02/03/2022 | Thoughts from the Editor’s Desk – February 4, 2022

North OC battery storage system could depend on land swap

OCEAN CITY — After a marathon public hearing this week, station planners have agreed to deliver a recommendation to the mayor and council allowing Delmarva Power to develop a battery energy storage system on one of the two plots of the North. It’s complicated, but simply put, a Battery Energy Storage System, or BESS, would be a…

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The OCFD assisted Baltimore during the memorial service

The OCFD assisted Baltimore during the memorial service

OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City Fire Department (OCFD) was one of many from across the state to deploy to Baltimore on Wednesday to allow the city’s fire department to mourn the loss of three of the their. For the first time in the 225-year history of the Baltimore City Fire Department, the entire BCFD…

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Parking waiver request denied for downtown hotel concept

Parking waiver request denied for downtown hotel concept

OCEAN CITY — Parking issues sent developers of a proposed luxury resort and spa back to the drawing board last week after the appeal board rejected a request to waive certain spaces on redevelopment foreseen. Attorney Hugh Cropper, representing developer Effie’s Beach, LLC and Sarantis Properties, explained the story of the…

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State’s Attorney’s request approved for 12 new positions

State's Attorney's request approved for 12 new positions

SNOW HILL — County officials have approved plans to augment the Worcester County State’s Attorney’s Office to prepare for the implementation of body cameras by local law enforcement. Worcester County commissioners this week voted 4-0, with three abstentions, to approve State’s Attorney Kris Heiser’s plan to hire six new attorneys and six attorneys…

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