Two Boats Win First White Marlin Prize

OCEAN CITY — The crew on the local sportfishing boat Uncle Keith caught and released the first white marlin of the season, earning $11,000 in combined prize money for the feat.Last Saturday morning, the crew on the Uncle Keith reported catching and releasing the first white marlin of the season. The Uncle Keith was fishing… Read more »

State Officials Discuss Inlet’s Future With ‘More Permanent’ Shoaling Solution Sought

State Officials Discuss Inlet’s Future With ‘More Permanent’ Shoaling Solution Sought

BERLIN –  Construction of a permanent solution to the shoaling problems in the Ocean City Inlet is expected to begin in 2021, federal officials said at a public meeting last week.Representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) shared information about planned improvements to the Inlet and a scour hole near Homer Gudelsky Park… Read more »

Pines Public House & Eatery Offers New Upscale Dining Spot

Pines Public House & Eatery Offers New Upscale Dining Spot

OCEAN PINES – The owners of a local pizza chain are bringing fine dining to Ocean Pines with the opening of Pines Public House & Eatery.Located on Nicholas Lane, Pines Public House & Eatery combines elevated Eastern Shore cuisine with handcrafted metropolitan cocktails in an upscale dining atmosphere.Co-owners Alex Buinovskis and Dennis Klimins said Pines… Read more »

Commissioners Approve Property, Income Tax Increases

Commissioners Approve Property, Income Tax Increases

SNOW HILL –  The Worcester County Commissioners approved a $201 million budget Tuesday that includes slight property and income tax rate increases.The commissioners voted 6-1, with Commissioner Joe Mitrecic opposed, to approve a fiscal year 2020 budget that includes a one-cent property tax increase and a half-a-percent income tax increase.“I would like to thank the… Read more »