County Volunteers Recognized For Charitable Ways

County Volunteers Recognized For Charitable Ways

BERLIN — Eight individuals and nonprofit organizations were recognized during the annual Volunteer Spirit of Worcester County Awards dinner ceremony at the Atlantic Hotel in Berlin.Volunteers were nominated by their peers in one of eight categories — individual, member of a board, Worcester County employee, group or team, faith-based, nonprofit volunteer program, veteran, and lifetime… Read more »

Assault Charge Filed In Downtown Street Incident

OCEAN CITY — A Delmar man faces first-degree assault and other charges after allegedly knocking out his girlfriend on a downtown resort street and causing her to have multiple seizures.Around 9 p.m. last Wednesday, Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers responded to a reported fight in progress on Caroline Street. When officers arrived, they observed… Read more »

Berlin Cleanup Costs Mounting

BERLIN –  Cleanup efforts at one of the town’s parks continue after a chemical spill in June.Town officials said Monday that cleanup should be complete at Berlin Falls Park — which is now known as Heron Park — by the end of this week. They approved a $30,453 requisition to Chesapeake Environmental Services (CES) at… Read more »

Youth Mediation Program Discussed

SALISBURY – More than $24,000 in grant funding is expected to help start a new mediation program for youth who have committed a criminal offense.On Aug. 20, Wicomico Partnership for Families and Children Director Michelle Bradley came before the Wicomico County Council with a request to accept $24,389 in grant funding from the Governor’s Office… Read more »

Utility Rate Study Eyed In Berlin

Utility Rate Study Eyed In Berlin

BERLIN –  A rate study by a regional nonprofit is expected to help ensure the town is managing its water and wastewater finances effectively.Jean Holloway, representing the Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project Inc. (SERCAP), presented the Berlin Town Council with plans for a rate study this week. Holloway, who in the early 1990s worked as… Read more »