Bus contractors seek fare increases to cover rising costs

SNOW HILL – Faced with rising fuel and maintenance costs, school bus drivers continue to demand a pay raise. Members of the Worcester County Bus Contractors Association are expected to approach Worcester County Commissioners next week to share rate issues they say have not been addressed by the school system. They say they have a hard time…

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60 years later, a local historian remembers the 1962 storm

60 years later, a local historian remembers the 1962 storm

OCEAN CITY – The March 1962 storm was the worst natural disaster in Ocean City’s history. A Nor’easter – not a hurricane – raged through three high tide cycles on March 6 and 7, causing the ocean and bay to meet and flood downtown. Weather reports were limited at that time, so…

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Historic district commission approves changes to main street in Berlin

Historic district commission approves changes to main street in Berlin

BERLIN — The revitalization of a key section of Main Street is set to begin after approval from the city’s historic district commission. On Wednesday, the Berlin Historic District Commission (HDC) approved plans to renovate structures from 19 N. Main St. to 7 N. Main Street. Work is already underway in the buildings owned by Jack…

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Approval of new Diversity OC position

Approval of new Diversity OC position

OCEAN CITY — Resort officials agreed this week to create a new recruiting, inclusion and diversity position, but not before a very candid and lengthy discussion of race and equality issues. Over the past year or so, the Town of Ocean City has had difficulty recruiting employees for a variety of reasons. In November, the…

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