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Triggers and Bluefish

Posted by The Dispatch | Friday, July 19, 2019
Another HOT one today with thunderstorms rolling around this evening and the weekend looks like a scorcher.  I just heard that the high on Saturday is supposed to be 94 on the coast and 100 inland….and that’s before the heat index!  You know it’s gonna be fun when you hear the weatherman use words like... Read more » The post Triggers and Bluefish appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Wicomico Hires Law Firms To Fight Opioid Companies

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 18, 2019
SALISBURY – Officials this week agreed to hire Texas law firms to represent Wicomico County as it takes legal action against opioid manufacturers.On Tuesday, the Wicomico County Council agreed to hire the law firms of Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough and Fears Nachawati as it pursues litigation against opioid manufacturers for their alleged role in the... Read more » The post Wicomico Hires Law Firms To Fight Opioid Companies appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

Wicomico Adopts Honorary Street Naming Policy

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 18, 2019
SALISBURY – Following months of discussion, officials in Wicomico County this week adopted a new honorary street sign policy and application for county roads.The Wicomico County Council on Tuesday approved and adopted a new policy and application process for recognizing community leader or groups through honorary street signs.Officials first initiated a discussion on the benefits... Read more » The post Wicomico Adopts Honorary Street Naming Policy appeared first on News Ocean City...READ POST.

State Grant To Help Improve Boat Ramp

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 18, 2019
SALISBURY – A $99,000 state grant is expected to benefit a construction project at the Riverside Boat Ramp in Salisbury.On Tuesday, the Wicomico County Council voted to accept a $99,000 grant from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to complete improvements at the Riverside Boat Ramp.“I think it’s a pretty straight-forward project,” Councilman Bill McCain... Read more » The post State Grant To Help Improve Boat Ramp appeared first on News Ocean City...READ POST.

Questions Slow County Building Request

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 18, 2019
SNOW HILL –  County leaders voted not to move forward with replacement of a communications building this week, citing questions surrounding the proposal.The Worcester County Commissioners on Tuesday denied a request from Director of Emergency Services Billy Birch for funding for replacement of the communications shelter located near Snow Hill’s water tank. Commissioners expressed concerns... Read more » The post Questions Slow County Building Request appeared first on News...READ POST.

Sewer Flow Public Hearing Scheduled

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 18, 2019
SNOW HILL –  The public will have the opportunity to comment on Worcester County’s proposed standard sewer flow calculations at a hearing next month.The Worcester County Commissioners agreed this week to set a public hearing date of Aug. 6 for the newly proposed standard sewer flow calculations. Though they initially had concerns with the proposed... Read more » The post Sewer Flow Public Hearing Scheduled appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

Resort Working On Nuisance Flood Plan

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 18, 2019
OCEAN CITY – Resort officials will soon start gathering data for a new nuisance flooding plan.On Wednesday, Bill Neville, the director of planning and community development, presented the Ocean City Green Team with a timeline for preparing a local plan on nuisance flooding.“This is a quick summary of the requirement the state has applied to... Read more » The post Resort Working On Nuisance Flood Plan appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Resort Mayor Reflects On Foreign Workforce Interactions

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 18, 2019
OCEAN CITY — At a time when immigration and open borders is such a divisive issue, the influx of thousands of foreign summer workers in Ocean City appears to be the opposite.During Monday’s Mayor and Council meeting, Mayor Rick Meehan told his colleagues about an informal gathering of foreign students working in the resort on... Read more » The post Resort Mayor Reflects On Foreign Workforce Interactions appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

No Parking Signs Set For WOC’s Golf Course Road

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 18, 2019
WEST OCEAN CITY –  County officials approved plans to add “no parking” signs to the east side of Golf Course Road this week.The Worcester County Commissioners on Tuesday approved a request from Public Works Director John Tustin to add no parking signs to the east side of Golf Course Road between Old Bridge Road and... Read more » The post No Parking Signs Set For WOC’s Golf Course Road appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

More Sewer Capacity OK’d For New WOC Restaurant

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, July 18, 2019
SNOW HILL –  The Worcester County Commissioners approved a request for additional sewer capacity for a new restaurant in West Ocean City.The commissioners voted 6-1 to approve a request for additional EDUs (equivalent dwelling units) for a restaurant in the new Hooper’s Plaza Shopping Center. Commissioner Joe Mitrecic said he opposed the request because of... Read more » The post More Sewer Capacity OK’d For New WOC Restaurant appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland...READ POST.
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