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2nd Annual Decatur Way 5K Date Set

Posted by Shorebread | Thursday, August 28, 2014
BERLIN- The second annual Decatur Way 5K, benefiting Stephen Decatur High School and the Decatur Athletic Boosters, is set for Saturday, September 27 at the Berlin school. Produced by OC Tri Running, The Decatur Way 5K is a fun run open to runners of all ages and skill levels with the proceeds benefiting the high school and its athletic boosters. The course begins and ends at Decatur High School … READ MORE...READ POST.

Adventures Of Fatherhood

Posted by Shorebread | Thursday, August 28, 2014
There’s nothing quite like hearing a curse word come from your 6-year-old child. Okay, that’s what is called a hook lead in journalism circles and demands an explanation. While on the beach last weekend, as is usually the case, Beckett, “6-and-a-quarter” by his own estimation, made a friend out in the water. He and the boy hit it off immediately and seemed to be a good fit for each … READ MORE...READ POST.

Worcester School Survey Records Participation Drop

Posted by Shorebread | Thursday, August 28, 2014
SNOW HILL — Returns from the Worcester County Board of Education’s 9th Annual Communications Survey show that parents who participated find many aspects of the school to be excellent. Survey participation saw a significant drop this year. Officials are blaming the dip on a variety of factors but particularly a scheduling and technology change in the survey and hope to see participation start to buoy up next year. “We … READ MORE...READ POST.

Things I Like

Posted by Shorebread | Thursday, August 28, 2014
A day on the beach with tidal pools   Old Bay on the corn on the cob   A big group of people on a pontoon   Running in the rain   A day with extreme temperature swings   First blooms on a mum   A young person with an old soul   An old salt with a young soul   Overhearing people talk to themselves   Little dogs … READ MORE...READ POST.

Dog Attack Prompts Berlin Leash Law Questions

Posted by Shorebread | Thursday, August 28, 2014
BERLIN — A recent incident involving an unleashed dog in Berlin has at least one resident pushing for stricter penalties for unattended animals. The Town Council has agreed to examine the codes on the books but officials believe any immediate change needs to start with residents taking personal responsibility for their pets. Earlier this month, resident Pam Hay was walking her own leashed dog on Vine Street when another … READ MORE...READ POST.

Statement Alleges Suspects Acted In Self-Defense; Manslaughter Charges Filed In Weekend Death

Posted by Shorebread | Thursday, August 28, 2014
SNOW HILL — Less than 24 hours after the arrest of two local men for their alleged role in the death of a Pennsylvania man found unconscious in a downtown hotel parking lot early Sunday morning, one of the suspects had his bond set at $400,000 during a hearing on Wednesday afternoon, and the groundwork for a self-defense approach has already been laid out. Around 3 a.m. on Sunday, … READ MORE...READ POST.

Ex-Wicomico Employees Seek $3M In Civil Suit

Posted by Shorebread | Thursday, August 28, 2014
SALISBURY — Two former Wicomico County Board of Education administrators last week filed a civil suit in U.S. District Court seeking $3 million in damages and injunctive relief against their former employer, citing a long pattern of gender and age discrimination and harassment. Former Wicomico County School Board administrators Stacy Messick and Stephanie Moses were terminated in January 2012 after filing a complaint alleging a pattern of  sex and … READ MORE...READ POST.

Untied Way Receives $62,680 Contribution

Posted by Shorebread | Thursday, August 28, 2014
United Way Executive Board members Pete Bugas of Interstate Container, Jim Hartstein of The Insurance Market, Cathie Thomas of the Salisbury Chamber of Commerce and United Way Executive Director, Kathleen Mommé proudly display the $62,680.00 contribution to United Way. The contribution was a result of current and past board member and staff member pledges to kick-off the 2014-2015 United Way Campaign....READ POST.

City, Chamber Ink Two-Year Visitor Guide Accord

Posted by Shorebread | Thursday, August 28, 2014
OCEAN CITY – The Town of Ocean City and the Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce will continue their agreement in publishing and distributing the Visitor Guide for another two years. Tourism and Marketing Director Donna Abbott came before the Mayor and City Council on Tuesday afternoon to request the approval of a letter of agreement between the Town of Ocean City Tourism Department and the Greater Ocean City … READ MORE...READ POST.

Fenwick Talks More About Ban On Vehicle Ads

Posted by Shorebread | Thursday, August 28, 2014
FENWICK ISLAND – The Fenwick Island Town Council is continuing to mull a law that will restrict commercial vehicles being used for advertising purposes only despite warnings of enforcement challenges. During last Friday’s Fenwick Island Town Council meeting, Councilman Bill Weistling returned to the discussion of commercial vehicles being used strictly for advertising, asking for updates from staff. Last month, the council discussed regulating advertising on commercial vehicles at …...READ POST.
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