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Commissioners Object To Proposed School Health Education Changes; Bertino: ‘This Is Abhorrent To All Of Us Who Live In Worcester County…’

Posted by The Dispatch | Wednesday, February 08, 2023

SNOW HILL – Local officials voiced vehement objections to a state bill that would establish a comprehensive health education framework for schools.The Worcester County Commissioners this week voted 6-0 to send a letter of opposition to local delegates as well as state and federal officials regarding HB 119. Commissioners said the bill, which calls for... Read more »

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Scooter Rental Operator Argues Against Any New Regulations

Posted by The Dispatch | Wednesday, February 08, 2023
OCEAN CITY – Borne out of a larger discussion about the rental of electric bicycles, or e-bikes, has come a debate about prohibiting the rental of all small, motorized vehicles in the resort, but at least one scooter rental operator this week made an impassioned plea to leave them alone.For the last several months, the... Read more » The post Scooter Rental Operator Argues Against Any New Regulations appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Education Officials, County Commissioners Talk Blueprint

Posted by The Dispatch | Wednesday, February 08, 2023
SNOW HILL– Education officials outlined changes tied to the new Blueprint for Maryland’s Future with the Worcester County Commissioners this week.On Tuesday, Worcester County Public Schools (WCPS) leadership outlined the five pillars associated with the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future. While salary increases, expanded dual enrollment offerings and more social workers are among the changes expected,... Read more » The post Education Officials, County Commissioners Talk...READ POST.

The Lobster Curse

Posted by The Dispatch | Wednesday, February 08, 2023
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6vBBlmXLcgHaving a great week up here at the Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, PA and was glad to get a fishing report proving what I’ve been saying this week….tautog fishing in the ocean is pretty good right now.  Captain Monty Hawkins of the Morning Star got out in rougher than expected seas, but he... Read more » The post The Lobster Curse appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Firearms, Drugs Seized After Multi-Agency Investigation

Posted by The Dispatch | Tuesday, February 07, 2023
BERLIN — A local man was arrested last weekend on drugs and weapons charges after a long-term investigation by local law enforcement agencies.Last Friday, members of the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team successfully concluded a long-term controlled dangerous substance investigation involving Tromaine Briddell, 43, of Berlin. As a result of the investigation, search and seizure... Read more » The post Firearms, Drugs Seized After Multi-Agency Investigation appeared first on...READ POST.

OCFD Launches Therapy Dog Program

Posted by The Dispatch | Tuesday, February 07, 2023
OCEAN CITY – Officials this week welcomed a new therapy dog to the Ocean City Fire Department.On Monday, elected officials, public safety representatives and Worcester County students gathered at the Ocean City Fire Department to welcome Max, a 20-month-old black Labrador, as part of the department’s new therapy dog program. Fire Chief Richie Bowers said... Read more » The post OCFD Launches Therapy Dog Program appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

Historic District Commission Delays Decision On Gay Street Building

Posted by The Dispatch | Monday, February 06, 2023
BERLIN– Officials delayed a decision regarding plans for a new building on Gay Street to give the architect time to make changes to the proposal.The Berlin Historic District Commission (HDC) agreed last week to a continuance regarding the property at 19 Gay St. While architect Jonathan Selway, who is also the project’s developer, presented plans... Read more » The post Historic District Commission Delays Decision On Gay Street Building appeared first on News Ocean City...READ POST.

Revised Downtown Project Reviewed By OC Officials

Posted by The Dispatch | Monday, February 06, 2023
OCEAN CITY — Revised plans for a proposed mixed-use redevelopment project downtown at Somerset Street with a significantly higher price tag was one of the highlights of an initial review the town’s draft capital improvement plan last week.Last spring, the Ocean City Development Corporation (OCDC) pitched the concept for a pair of projects in the... Read more » The post Revised Downtown Project Reviewed By OC Officials appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

Council Honors Agreement For Downtown Beach Stand Parcel

Posted by The Dispatch | Monday, February 06, 2023
OCEAN CITY – Making good on a prior approved agreement last month, resort officials last week voted to not rescind the lowest minimum bid for a downtown beach equipment rental franchise despite other interest in the parcel.In December, the Mayor and Council were presented with the results of bids for the downtown beach rental franchise... Read more » The post Council Honors Agreement For Downtown Beach Stand Parcel appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

A Fine Bite

Posted by The Dispatch | Friday, February 03, 2023
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6vBBlmXLcgI just finished setting up the Fish in OC – Ocean City, MD booth at the Great American Outdoor Show up here in Harrisburg, PA and was happy to get some fishing reports.  The show starts Saturday morning and we’re in booth 2518 right next to the bass tub….hope to see you here!Captain Chase Eberle... Read more » The post A Fine Bite appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.
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