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OPA board officers elected during meeting

OCEAN PINES—The Ocean Pines Association Board of Directors re-elected Tom Terry as president during its Aug. 20 organizational meeting, the first official gathering of the group since the Aug. 12 elections. Sharyn O’Hare was elected vice president, Terri Mohr was elected secretary and newly-elected director Bill Cordwell was elected treasurer, during the meeting. The nominees… Read more »

OPA prepares to resolve storm water management problems

OCEAN PINES—The search is on for a contractor to map and analyze storm water drainage conditions in Section 3 of the Ocean Pines community, according to a request for proposal that is scheduled to close on Sept. 12. Meanwhile, one new director is proposing using the intellectual resources that may already exist in the membership… Read more »

Classic Car Show & Parade at OP Veterans Memorial Park

OCEAN PINES–To commemorate the 45th anniversary of Ocean Pines, the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce will host a Classic Car Show & Parade on Sunday at the Veterans Memorial Park located on the corner of Cathell and Racetrack roads. There will be several craft and business vendors, a radio remote from the WAVE, music by… Read more »

Comptroller Franchot presses for later start of Md. School Year

OCEAN CITY– Citing the benefits to Maryland families, small businesses and tourism overall, Comptroller Peter Franchot reiterated his desire for all state public schools to start classes after Labor Day. He released the economic impact report completed by the Bureau of Revenue Estimates regarding that issue last Wednesday. Alongside Ocean City Mayor Richard Meehan, Sen…. Read more »

Public Landing Pier reopens after 10-month closure

WORCESTER COUNTY–The Public Landing Pier reopened to the public last week, after a 10-month closure. The pier was severely damaged during Hurricane Sandy in late October 2012. Rehak’s Contracting, LLC of Baltimore, repaired the pier at a total cost of $198,226.96, with Federal Emergency Management Agency funding of $44,395 and insurance settlement funds of $130,861.57… Read more »

Delmarva Power warns customers of 'Green Dot' scam

SALISBURY – Delmarva Power reminds home and business owners to practice safety when someone claiming to represent a business contacts them either in person or by telephone. Recently, Delmarva has been alerted to a “Green Dot” scam. As such, information from law enforcement officials and other utilities has indicated that “scammers” are now targeting commercial… Read more »

Projects will soon get funding through Program Open Space

ANNAPOLIS – Recreational projects in Allegany, Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Frederick, Garrett, Prince George’s, Somerset and Worcester counties will soon receive funding for upgrades and additions through Program Open Space. Gov. Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved the projects at today’s meeting in Annapolis. Among the funding measures approved was a grant of… Read more »

McDermott preparing to annouce senate candidacy

MARYLAND—Del. Michael McDermott (38B-R) has not announced it yet, but the Bayside Gazette has confirmed that he is preparing to announce after Labor Day his plans to run for the state senate, in a challenge to incumbent Sen. Jim Mathias (38-D). McDermott has been a member of the Maryland House of Delegates since January 2011…. Read more »

Berlin Police Department to offer emergency care training

BERLIN—Town officials are wasting little time putting a newly acquired resource to good use in a Berlin police officer, who earned certification to instruct both first responders and the public on certain types of emergency medical care on July 17. Pfc. Jessica Collins is certified to instruct law enforcement officers on how to render care… Read more »

Pines Recreation Department presents kite event

OCEAN PINES—The skies above the Worcester County Veteran’s Memorial Park on Route 589 will be festooned with kites on Saturday, provided the wind cooperates. For the second year, the Ocean Pines Recreational Department will host a kite-flying event in the clearing in front of the Sports Core and the South Gate. Renamed Family Fun Fly… Read more »