Grant To Help With Old Soup Factory Demolition

SALISBURY – A $2.5 million grant award is expected to help with the demolition and revitalization of the old Campbell Soup factory on West Road.On Wednesday, the Wicomico County Council voted unanimously to accept a $2.5 million Neighborhood Revitalization grant from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, which will be allocated to Salisbury-based… Read more »

OC Updating Key Mitigation Plan

OCEAN CITY – Officials say a draft of the town’s updated hazard mitigation plan will be released in the coming months.On July 13, Planning and Community Development Director Bill Neville presented members of the Ocean City Coastal Resources Legislative Committee (Green Team) with an update on the resort’s hazard mitigation plan. As the town concludes… Read more »

Berlin To Hold Night Out Aug. 2

SNOW HILL – The Berlin Police Department will once again promote community partnerships with a National Night Out event in August.On Tuesday, Aug. 2, the Berlin Police Department invites the community to Henry Park for an afternoon of free food and fun. Officers will be joined by a variety of local organizations and businesses that… Read more »

Wicomico Superintendent Reviews Entry Plan

SALISBURY – In his first board meeting as the school system’s new leader, Superintendent Dr. Micah Stauffer announced the selection of a new chief finance and operations officer.In last week’s school board meeting, Stauffer introduced the community to Dr. Brian Raygor, who will leave his role as the curriculum, instructional resources and professional development director… Read more »

Pocket Park Planned Near Mural

BERLIN– With the addition of the Rev. Dr. Charles Albert Tindley mural to a Commerce Street building, plans are now in the works to create a pocket park in the vicinity.Benches, landscaping, new lampposts and even an electric vehicle charging station will soon be coming to the parking lot on Commerce Street in front of… Read more »

SU Study Reveals Eastern Shore Economic Outlook

SALISBURY –Eastern Shore business owners and managers optimism is on the decline regarding the economic outlook over the next 12 months.These trends are among the findings of the latest Eastern Shore Business Sentiment Survey conducted through a partnership with Salisbury University’s Business Economic and Community Outreach Network (BEACON), SU’s Eastern Shore Regional GIS Cooperative (ESRGC),… Read more »

OPA Board Ballots Due Back Aug. 10

OCEAN PINES – Association officials say members have until Aug. 10 to return ballots for this year’s board election.On Monday, the Ocean Pines Association announced that paper ballots and voting instructions for the 2022 Ocean Pines Board of Directors election have been mailed out and are due back by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10…. Read more »