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2 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Fire Crews Battle Apartment Fire in Ocean City

The Worcester County Fire Marshal is investigating an apartment fire that happened Saturday night in Ocean City.

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Related Topix: Fire, Ocean City, MD

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Berlin Home Catches Fire Courtesy: Wayne Bassett

Berlin, Md.- A woman rescued from her burning home this week in Berlin has been transported to a burn center in Baltimore where she remains in critical, but stable condition.

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Related Topix: Fire, Berlin, MD

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Dispatch

Berlin Couple Mourned Day After Murder-Suicide

An elderly couple's apparent planned murder-suicide shocked many in the Berlin community this week, but many are finding comfort in their memories of the long-time residents.

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Related Topix: Berlin, MD, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Elderly Couple Dead in Berlin Murder-Suicide

BERLIN , Md-An elderly couple is dead following a murder suicide in Berlin on Wednesday morning, according to the Worcester County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Berlin, MD

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Police Continue Probe of Salisbury Walmart Bomb Threat

SALISBURY , Md.- Salisbury police say they are continuing to investigate last weekend's bomb threat that was called in to the Walmart at 2702 N. Salisbury Boulevard.

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Related Topix: Salisbury, MD

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Daily Times

No reason seen to implement Common Core

The following information was presented to Worcester County Superintendent of Schools Jerry Wilson at a recent Ocean City Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting, at which he had addressed members.

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Related Topix: Ocean City, MD

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Pole delivered to Havre de Grace for shaping into Skipjack Martha Lewis' mast

It took a five-state search, a 2 1/2 hour transport and one 66-foot long loblolly pine to move forward with a historically faithful mast for the 59-year-old skipjack Martha Lewis.

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Related Topix: Havre de Grace, MD, Snow Hill, MD, Recreational Vehicle, Mitchell

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Daily Times

Pocomoke elects new councilman, mayor unopposed

A career police officer has won a seat on the Pocomoke City Council, while the mayor ran unopposed for a second term.

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Related Topix: Pocomoke City, MD

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Patch.com

Howard County's Unemployment Rate Lowest in State

The most recent unemployment rates indicate Howard County has the lowest rate of unemployment in the state, according to the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation .

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Related Topix: Fort Meade, MD, Montgomery County, MD

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Golf Courses Recovering from Harsh Winter

BERLIN , Md.- Every year people travel from all over the country to take advantage of Delmarva's golf course, but a harsh winter made business slower this year.

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Related Topix: Berlin, MD, Ocean City, MD

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Sex Offender Arrested for Entering Snow Hill Elementary

SNOW HILL, Md.- Police say a Pocomoke man was arrested after trying to bring balloons to his daughter at school.

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Related Topix: Snow Hill, MD

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Enterprise

St. Marya s has fourth-lowest property tax rate

The property tax in St. Mary's County is fourth lowest in the state this fiscal year and the county commissioners do not plan to change that rate for the next fiscal year, which begins July 1. The property tax brings in more money to the county's treasury that any other revenue source.

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Related Topix: Talbot County, MD, Calvert County, MD, Charles County, MD, Tax

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Daily Times

Families need not travel this path alone

April is Autism Awareness Month. It is important to understand that autism does not discriminate.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

Snow Hill Man Killed in Car Accident

BERLIN, Md.- The Worcester County Sheriff's Office says one man was killed in a car accident on Wednesday, April 2nd.

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Related Topix: Berlin, MD, Snow Hill, MD

Wed Apr 02, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Planning to Expand Route 113 in Worcester County

SNOW HILL, Md.- More than 11,000 vehicles travel Route 113 between Snow Hill and Berlin each day, and that number will more than double in 20 years.

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Related Topix: Snow Hill, MD, Berlin, MD

Tue Apr 01, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Worcester County Boat Ramp Closing for Renovations

WORCESTER, Md: The Shell Mill Landing boat ramp will undergo rehabilitation work and is closed to the public for approximately 90 days.

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Related Topix: Bishopville, MD

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Route 113 Project Tops County To-Do-List

NEWARK, Md.- There are three major roadways in Worcester County in need of repair.

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Related Topix: Newark, MD, Ocean City, MD, Ocean Pines, MD, Berlin, MD

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Up in smoke? Ocean City ponders ban on beach smoking

Ocean City announced last week it will crack down on profanity on the boardwalk, but the city council is also considering banning another public vice - smoking on the beach.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Ocean City, MD

Fri Mar 28, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Berlin Woman Dies in Crash

BERLIN , Md.- Police in Worcester County are investigating a Friday morning crash that claimed the life of a 44-year-old Berlin woman.

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Related Topix: Berlin, MD

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Mid-Day Traffic Report for Friday, 28 March 2014

Light Street SOUTHBOUND at Conway Street - Through traffic on Light Street gets by one lane BOTH to the LEFT and RIGHT.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Berlin, MD, Allegany County, MD, Ocean City, MD, Baltimore, MD

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