10/11/2022 | Declining growth and aging population reviewed as full plan update nears

Declining growth and aging population reviewed as full plan update nears

SNOW HILL — County officials began reviewing census data last week in preparation for an update to the Worcester County Comprehensive Plan. County staff shared the latest census information with members of the Worcester County Planning Commission last week. Economic and demographic data will come into play as the county updates its comprehensive plan, a…

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Several resign from Pines Elections Committee

Several resign from Pines Elections Committee

OCEAN PINES – The Ocean Pines Association Board of Directors is seeking volunteers to fill vacancies following a series of resignations from the Ocean Pines Elections Committee. In a statement released last week, Association President Doug Parks announced several resignations from the Elections Committee. As a result, the board is now looking for volunteers to fill…

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Motorist found at neighboring house after hit-and-run; Victim hospitalized, charges pending

Motorist found at neighboring house after hit-and-run;  Victim hospitalized, charges pending

BERLIN — Maryland State Troopers are investigating a hit-and-run accident involving a pedestrian Thursday night in Worcester County. The victim is identified as Terri Wattay, 59, from Berlin. She was transported from the scene by EMS personnel to Atlantic General Hospital where she was later transferred to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma…

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Resort planners recommend changing the pier plan

Resort planners recommend changing the pier plan

OCEAN CITY — Resort planners this week approved a zoning map amendment that could lead to an expansion of Ocean City’s iconic fishing pier. On Tuesday, the Ocean City Planning Commission was seized with a request from the mayor and council to amend the zoning map for an expansion of the Pier Franchise District.…

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