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Virginia convenience store’s plan to connect to Pocomoke sewer moves forward

SNOW HILL– A Virginia convenience store should be able to hook up to Pocomoke City’s sewer system following a decision by county officials this week. Worcester County Commissioners voted 4-3 on Tuesday to amend the Worcester County Water and Sewerage Plan to include the Royal Farms store just above the state line…

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Six candidates are vying for three open seats on the school board

Six candidates are vying for three open seats on the school board

NEWARK — Seven candidates are seeking election to four vacant seats on the Worcester County School Board. As voters head to the polls on Nov. 8, they’ll see a variety of names on the ballot for the school board. While in District 7 incumbent Todd Ferrante is unopposed, there are contested races in District 1,…

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E-bike ordinances approved after classes debate

E-bike ordinances approved after classes debate

OCEAN CITY — Continuing a week-long debate, resort officials this week approved on first reading a pair of ordinances to ban certain categories of e-bikes from the boardwalk and address rentals anywhere in the resort. Two years ago, the mayor and council passed an ordinance banning the increasingly popular e-bikes on the boardwalk…

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Commissioners approve composting by-law

Commissioners approve composting by-law

SNOW HILL — County officials have approved a text amendment that will allow composting facilities in Worcester County. Worcester County Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved an amendment to the statute that would allow the composting facility for food waste as a special exception in certain districts. The change was continued by Garvey Heiderman, owner of the Hobbit Restaurant…

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