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Va. Convenience Store’s Request To Use Pocomoke Sewer Denied

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, November 25, 2021
SNOW HILL – Plans for a Virginia convenience store to hook up to Pocomoke City’s sewer system have come to a halt following concern from county officials.Several of the Worcester County Commissioners last week expressed opposition to Pocomoke City’s plans to provide sewer service to the Royal Farms just over the Virginia line in New... Read more » The post Va. Convenience Store’s Request To Use Pocomoke Sewer Denied appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast...READ POST.

Alley Swap OK’d For Redevelopment

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, November 25, 2021
OCEAN CITY — The proposed alley swap to accommodate a restaurant redevelopment was formalized last week with the passage of an ordinance on second reading.Last year, the Ocean City Planning Commission reviewed a proposed site plan for the redevelopment of the BJ’s on the Water property on 75th Street. The property is now owned by... Read more » The post Alley Swap OK’d For Redevelopment appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Wicomico Records Increase In Overdose Cases, Deaths

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, November 25, 2021
SALISBURY – Wicomico’s health officer reports the county is seeing an uptick in overdose deaths.Last week, Health Officer Lori Brewster presented the Wicomico County Council with an update on the health of the county.While the health department continues to monitor COVID-19 statistics, Brewster said the agency is seeing an increase in overdose cases and deaths.“This... Read more » The post Wicomico Records Increase In Overdose Cases, Deaths appeared first on News Ocean...READ POST.

OPA Expects Budget Challenges

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, November 25, 2021
OCEAN PINES – Officials say inflation and minimum wage could have impacts on next year’s budget.In a meeting of the Ocean Pines Association Board of Directors last Saturday, General Manager John Viola announced that preparations have begun on the proposed budget for the coming fiscal year. He noted that he and his staff were working... Read more » The post OPA Expects Budget Challenges appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Fenwick Island Plans Deeper Dive On Existing Dumpster Rules

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, November 25, 2021
FENWICK ISLAND – A review of the town’s dumpster code highlighted a recent meeting of Fenwick’s commercial planning committee.Last Thursday, the Fenwick Island Commercial Planning and Building Review Committee met to discuss the town’s commercial dumpster ordinance.“The town council has requested we look at the dumpster ordinance and see if they need to be upgraded,... Read more » The post Fenwick Island Plans Deeper Dive On Existing Dumpster Rules appeared...READ POST.

Berlin Continues Modified Operations After Positive Tests

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, November 25, 2021
BERLIN – Town offices reopened to the public Tuesday but with modified hours after multiple employees tested positive for COVID-19.The town announced Tuesday that the Berlin Planning Department and the Berlin Welcome Center had reopened to the public. Town Hall will be open to the public only on Wednesdays.“Our top priority is protecting the health... Read more » The post Berlin Continues Modified Operations After Positive Tests appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast...READ POST.

Online Contest Results In New Name For Assateague Filly

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, November 25, 2021
ASSATEAGUE — Supporters and enthusiasts of Assateague’s famed wild horses have spoken, and a new foal birthed on the barrier island last spring is now officially known as Polaris.The Assateague Island Alliance (AIA), the friends group of the Assateague Island National Seashore, which advocates on behalf of the island’s most famous residents, each year hosts... Read more » The post Online Contest Results In New Name For Assateague Filly appeared first on News Ocean City...READ POST.

Welfare Check Leads To Search Effort, Ends With Happy Ending

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, November 25, 2021
SNOW HILL — An incident involving a potentially missing kayaker in Snow Hill last weekend had a happy ending when the man was located unharmed.Around 8:30 p.m. last Friday, a call was received by Worcester Central for a welfare check complaint in the area of Red House Road. The caller reported a vehicle had been... Read more » The post Welfare Check Leads To Search Effort, Ends With Happy Ending appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Wicomico Reviews Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, November 25, 2021
SALISBURY – School renovations, parks and recreation projects and civic center improvements highlight just some of the requests included in this year’s capital planning document.Acting County Executive John Psota and Finance Director Pam Oland held a public hearing Nov. 17 on the county’s proposed Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for fiscal years 2023-2027. The five-year planning... Read more » The post Wicomico Reviews Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan appeared first on...READ POST.

Pines Committee Pulls Support For Turf Grass Idea For Geese

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, November 25, 2021
OCEAN PINES – An Ocean Pines committee has withdrawn its support for the use of a specialty turf grass to deter geese.Last Saturday, Director Amy Peck, board liaison for the Environmental and Natural Assets Advisory Committee, announced a proposal to test FlightTurf, a low-maintenance turf grass, at the North Gate pond has been withdrawn after... Read more » The post Pines Committee Pulls Support For Turf Grass Idea For Geese appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.
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