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Company To Seek Fed Grant For $15M Broadband Project

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, November 25, 2021

SALISBURY – Choptank Electric representatives came before the county council this month to pitch plans for broadband infrastructure projects totaling $15 million.The Wicomico County Council met with Choptank representatives Nov. 16 to discuss a $15 million infrastructure project that is expected to bring broadband to unserved areas of the county.Valerie Connelly, vice president of government... Read more »

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Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – November 26, 2021

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, November 25, 2021
A sports book could be up and running at Ocean Downs Casino soon after the new year. Gov. Larry Hogan said last week he was optimistic about “getting sports betting underway as quickly as possible in time for the NFL playoffs and the Super Bowl.” Approximately 67% of Marylanders supported a referendum in 2020 to... Read more » The post Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – November 26, 2021 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Seacrets Liquor Store Reconstruction Plans Approved In OC

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, November 25, 2021
OCEAN CITY – Planning officials approved minor changes to plans to replace the liquor store in front of Seacrets.The Ocean City Planning Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved minor revisions to the site plan for the Atlantic Beverage Center. The changes came after property owner Leighton Moore removed the employee housing proposed for the third floor... Read more » The post Seacrets Liquor Store Reconstruction Plans Approved In OC appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast...READ POST.

Coastal Awards Grant Funding To Nonprofits

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, November 25, 2021
BERLIN – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal) has announced it has awarded $4,750 in grants to local charities through the Coastal REALTORS® Foundation during its latest round of funding. This year to date the foundation has awarded $13,750.Received grants in the Coastal REALTORS® Foundation’s latest round of funding were the Alzheimer’s Association of the... Read more » The post Coastal Awards Grant Funding To Nonprofits appeared first on News...READ POST.

$717K School Turf Field Approved

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, November 25, 2021
NEWARK– Pocomoke High School is expected to have a new turf field in place by next school year.The Worcester County Board of Education voted unanimously last week to spend $717,113 to replace the turf field at Pocomoke High School.“We’re requesting Board of Education approval to replace the turf field at the home of the new... Read more » The post $717K School Turf Field Approved appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Activists Allege Suspects Never Interviewed By FBI For Probe

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, November 25, 2021
OCEAN CITY – Civil rights activists gathered in front of Worcester County District Court on Monday as court cases against the men arrested on the Boardwalk this summer in separate vaping incidents were postponed.The trials in Worcester County District Court in Ocean City for Taizier Griffin, 19, of Perryville, Md., and Brian Anderson, 19, of... Read more » The post Activists Allege Suspects Never Interviewed By FBI For Probe appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

Sheriff Pitches County Public Safety Facility For Departments

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, November 25, 2021
SNOW HILL – A new public safety facility would provide law enforcement with much needed space and a more visible location, according to Sheriff Matt Crisafulli.Crisafulli met with the Worcester County Commissioners last week to talk about the need for a new public safety building. Currently, the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office is housed in the... Read more » The post Sheriff Pitches County Public Safety Facility For Departments appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast...READ POST.

Dec. 6 Public Hearing Planned On Fenwick Height Regulations

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, November 25, 2021
FENWICK ISLAND – Officials have scheduled a public hearing on proposed amendments to Fenwick Island’s commercial height regulations.The Town of Fenwick Island will hold a hearing on Dec. 6 to receive public comments on a proposed ordinance amendment that would include mechanical equipment into the calculation of a commercial building’s height.“It’s basically marrying up what... Read more » The post Dec. 6 Public Hearing Planned On Fenwick Height Regulations...READ POST.

State’s Attorney Briefs County Officials On Body Camera Impact

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, November 25, 2021
SNOW HILL – Worcester County State’s Attorney Kris Heiser outlined the staggering impact she expects the police body camera mandate to have on her office this week.Heiser met with the Worcester County Commissioners Nov. 16 to brief them on the far-reaching effect Maryland’s body camera mandate would have on Worcester County. It’s her office that... Read more » The post State’s Attorney Briefs County Officials On Body Camera Impact appeared first on News Ocean City...READ POST.

Bays Program Updates Pines On Jenkins Point Restoration

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, November 25, 2021
OCEAN PINES – A Maryland Coastal Bays Program (MCBP) presentation highlighted efforts to seek state funding for a restoration project at Jenkins Point.Last Saturday, MCBP Watershed Coordinator Steve Farr came before the Ocean Pines Association Board of Directors to present an update on the Jenkins Point resilience project.Late last year, MCBP applied to the Maryland... Read more » The post Bays Program Updates Pines On Jenkins Point Restoration appeared first on News Ocean City...READ POST.
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