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Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – May 14, 2021

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
Gasoline was on the minds of many this week. All the panic over a gas shortage earlier in the week appears to be overblown, but those concerns were not allayed until it was announced the Colonial Pipeline would get back online today. Supply levels are expected to improve within days, but it’s unclear at this... Read more » The post Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – May 14, 2021 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Wicomico Council Reviewing Individual Budget Requests

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
SALISBURY – A review of funding requests for the coming fiscal year highlighted recent work sessions on the 2022 budget.Last Friday, the Wicomico County Council began the process of reviewing department budgets ahead if its annual budget adoption in June.Last month, Acting County Executive John Psota submitted a proposed operating budget and capital budget for... Read more » The post Wicomico Council Reviewing Individual Budget Requests appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland...READ POST.

County Agrees To Bolster Sheriff’s Personnel

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
SNOW HILL – County officials agreed this week to fund several new public safety positions in the coming year’s budget.During a budget work session Tuesday, the Worcester County Commissioners agreed to include funding for three new sheriff’s deputies as well as the conversion of several part-time positions to full-time in the fiscal year 2022 budget.... Read more » The post County Agrees To Bolster Sheriff’s Personnel appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast...READ POST.

Assault Suspect Sentenced For Boardwalk Assault

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
SNOW HILL — Another suspect connected to a serious incident on the Boardwalk last year plead guilty last week to second-degree assault and was sentenced to 10 years, all but seven of which were suspended.Last June 9 between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m., Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers responded to two serious assaults on... Read more » The post Assault Suspect Sentenced For Boardwalk Assault appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Mallards Fall to Sabres in ESIAC Final

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s girls’ varsity lacrosse team wrapped up the 2021 season with a 13-6 loss to old rival Saints Peter and Paul in the Eastern Shore Independent Athletic Conference (ESIAC) championship on Monday.It was an up and down season for the Mallards, who started with four straight wins, but then lost five of their... Read more » The post Mallards Fall to Sabres in ESIAC Final appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Recycling Drop-Off Option To End

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
BERLIN – Single stream recycling at Heron Park will be phased out this spring.Town Administrator Jeff Fleetwood told town council members this week the town planned to eliminate the single stream recycling drop-off at Heron Park by the end of June.“I remind every resident of the town that the town does provide curbside recycle,” he... Read more » The post Recycling Drop-Off Option To End appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

‘Restore The Shore’ Effort Launched

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
BERLIN – Two local residents are trying to inspire the public with a new cleanup effort.Area residents Andy Blizzard and Andrew Duley launched Restore the Shore in February. Restore the Shore and its volunteers have now removed hundreds of bags of trash from local roads.“There’s no way one group can clean up all the roads,”... Read more » The post ‘Restore The Shore’ Effort Launched appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Berlin Budget Officially Introduced; Public Hearing Planned For May 24

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
BERLIN – Mayor Zack Tyndall formally introduced Berlin’s $6.3 million budget this week.At Monday’s meeting of the town council, Tyndall told officials the budget as presented varied little from what they saw in April’s budget work sessions. A public hearing on the proposed spending plan is set for May 24 at 7 p.m.“I will say... Read more » The post Berlin Budget Officially Introduced; Public Hearing Planned For May 24 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland...READ POST.

Things To Do Around Town – May 14, 2021

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
Sundays: Berlin Farmers MarketMain Street will be closed every Sunday through September from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in downtown Berlin. A producers only market featuring produce, flowers, baked goods, art and homemade products. Free parking.May 13: Derby Day TeaPoplar Hill Mansion will host a special Derby Day Tea on May 13, 2021 at 11:30 a.m., as... Read more » The post Things To Do Around Town – May 14, 2021 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Commissioner Questions Read Woke Program

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 13, 2021
BERLIN – A county official raised questions about a library program this week, citing potential political connections.Worcester County Commissioner Chip Bertino expressed concerns this week about the Read Woke program currently offered at the Worcester County Library. He said the program had been funded by a group that appeared to be connected to Black Lives... Read more » The post Commissioner Questions Read Woke Program appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.
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