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442-acre property along Ayers Creek to be conserved

BERLIN – The Trust for Public Land has conserved a large, forested wetlands property along a half-mile of Ayers Creek, the conservation group, Worcester County, and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday. The property is within the 4,000-acre Holly Grove Swamp area, and will be the first large wooded area available for public… Read more »

Ocean City buses begin spring schedule April 4

OCEAN CITY – Town of Ocean City buses will operate on spring schedule beginning on Monday, April 4. Municipal buses will run on a 15-minute schedule from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and every 30 minutes from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. Passengers can ride on Ocean City buses for just $3 a day or… Read more »

Maryland Coastal Bays to host program on native plants

BERLIN – Join the Coastal Bays Program Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) Speaker Series and learn about native plants 5-6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, at The Globe in Berlin. Commercial Horticulture Maryland Extension Educator Ginny Rozenkranz will give a presentation on native plants, for both sunny and shaded areas. Rosenkranz has worked for the University… Read more »

Burley Oak Brewery Another Step Closer to Opening

BERLIN – Although he might still be as much as two-months shy of his official grand opening, Bryan Brushmiller of Burley Oak Brewery is already making plenty of friends in the neighborhood. When he took delivery of additional brewing equipment this month he asked his across the street neighbors at Croppers Towing if they’d help… Read more »

Chesapeake Announces Plans for Worcester

Dover — Chesapeake Utilities Corporation announced today that it is exploring natural gas service to Worcester County, Maryland as a result of increasing community interest. “The people of Worcester County are asking for clean burning natural gas now because of its cost relative to alternative fuels, as well as its environmentally friendly features,” said Stephen… Read more »

Chesapeake Utilities may expand natural gas service to Worcester County

DOVER, Del. — Chesapeake Utilities Corp. announced Friday that it is exploring natural gas service to Worcester County as a result of increasing community interest. “The people of Worcester County are asking for clean burning natural gas now because of its cost relative to alternative fuels, as well as its environmentally friendly features,” said Stephen… Read more »

SU earns national honors for teaching partnerships with Worcester County schools

SALISBURY – Salisbury University has earned national kudos for its teaching partnerships with Worcester County Public Schools. The university was honored with the 2011 Exemplary Professional Development School Achievement Award from the National Association of Professional Development Schools (NAPDS). Only five campuses across the country were recognized. “The work of the people involved in the… Read more »

Garry Wayne Donaway Jr.

WILLARDS – Garry Wayne Donaway Jr., 37, died Saturday, March 5, 2011. Born in Salisbury, he was the son of the late Garry Wayne Donaway Sr., and his surviving mother, Frances May Adkins and step-father, Tommy Adkins of Salisbury. Mr. Donaway was a mechanic and had been employed at various car dealerships around the local… Read more »

James H. Davis

SHOWELL – James Handy Davis, age 85, died Friday, March 11, 2011 at his home. Born in Willards, he was the son of the late Charles Burton Davis and Sarah Truitt Davis. He is survived by his sons, James Lemuell Davis of Salisbury, and Milton Tyndall of Texas. He leaves a granddaughter Dawn Marie Hales… Read more »

Glenn Oliver Bond

 HORNTOWN, Va. – Glenn Oliver Bond, age 85, died Sunday, March 6, 2011 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury. Born in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Martin A. Bond and LV Griffin. He was preceded in death by his wife Arline M. Goode Bond. Mr. Bond is survived by his… Read more »