Wicomico Dam Work Slowed By Redesign

Wicomico Dam Work Slowed By Redesign

SALISBURY – Officials say unanticipated construction challenges are to blame for a delay in the completion of a dam rehabilitation project.In a work session of the Wicomico County Council last week, Public Works Director Dallas Baker announced the Morris Mill Dam rehabilitation project, which has closed a portion of South Division Street in Fruitland, will… Read more »

Berlin To Weigh East Annexation

BERLIN – Town officials will soon consider a request for annexation of property just east of Seahawk Road.Planning Director Dave Engelhart told the town council this week that the Berlin Planning Commission was expected to consider an annexation request regarding the old McDonalds property and the adjacent Myers Tool Rental.“We have to advertise for the… Read more »

County Library Reviewing Options On Petition Policy

OCEAN CITY – Officials with the Worcester County Library are looking to establish a policy on petitions.On Tuesday, the Worcester County Library Board of Trustees continued a discussion on adopting a policy that could ban petitioning within library buildings.Library Director Jennifer Ranck said efforts to establish a petition policy began earlier this fall. After reviewing… Read more »

Church Reviews Plans To Sell Two Properties

BERLIN – Representatives of Sonrise Church shared plans to subdivide property in Berlin with town officials this week.Church representatives presented the Berlin Planning Commission with a preliminary plan to subdivide the former Merial Select property off Route 50. Though the church uses a portion of the site, Keith Hammer, executive pastor, said officials wanted to… Read more »

Symphony Plans Holiday Concerts

Symphony Plans Holiday Concerts

BERLIN — The Mid-Atlantic Symphony, the Delmarva peninsula’s only professional orchestra, continues its 22nd season with two exciting programs dedicated to the holiday season.On Dec. 6 in Easton, Dec. 7 in Lewes, Del. and Dec. 8 in Ocean City, the Mid-Atlantic Symphony (MSO) will present its annual Holiday Joy Concert.While performing seasonal favorites that pay… Read more »

County Officials Outline Education Funding Concerns

SNOW HILL – In a show of solidarity, Worcester County’s elected officials and school system leaders joined together to express their education funding concerns to the Kirwan Commission.More than a dozen Worcester County representatives, including county staff, commissioners and Worcester County Public Schools officials, traveled to testify in front of the Kirwan Commission. The commission… Read more »

Students Hear From Shark Expert

Students Hear From Shark Expert

BERLIN — A Stephen Decatur High School marine biology class last week got a first-hand, up close and personal presentation on sharks from one of the foremost authorities on the subject in the region.Captain Mark Sampson of Fish Finder Adventures last week gave a detailed, informative presentation on everything related to sharks to Mr. Jim… Read more »