School Funding

Carozza attends Kirwan Commission meeting

Ocean City Today    By Brian Gilliland | Jan 25, 2018

(Jan. 26, 2018) Del. Mary Beth Carozza attended a briefing this past week from the Kirwan Commission, which is expected to deliver a recommendation concerning statewide funding of public schools at the end of the session, prepared for members of the ...

 Educational Consortium requests legislative initiatives

 ANNAPOLIS — Superintendent of Talbot County Public Schools and current academic year President of the Eastern Shore of Maryland’s Educational Consortium Kelly Griffith presented to the Eastern Shore Delegation Feb. 9 in Annapolis.

Griffith along with the nine superintendents from the Eastern Shore school districts requested the support of their six legislative initiatives. Funding, capital projects, technology, assessments, local control, and teacher shortages are the top priorities facing the school districts on the Shore, Griffith said.

Hogan's Budget

Hogan’s budget is good news for local projects


Gov. Larry Hogan’s proposed $17.7 billion, FY19 budget is being praised by local officials and state lawmakers as being written with the Lower Shore in mind, a testament to the strong relationship among Salisbury, Wicomico County and state...

Hogan’s budget pays for design work and construction on the water line extension to the airport at a cost of $1.9 million.

More on H2O

H2Oi, Cruisin’: Officials weigh fines, other venues amid 'mayhem'

Susan Parker, [email protected] Published 6:00 a.m. ET Jan. 18, 2018 | Updated 8:32 p.m. ET Jan. 18, 2018

In the wake of problems that occurred during the 2017 H2O International and Endless Summer Cruisin' events in Ocean City, the Motor Event Task Force was created to address some of the issues that increasingly come with the resort's car-themed events.

The first meeting in December established specific areas for members to investigate, primarily ways for the town to lessen some of the immediate impact of these events.

And by impact, officials mean disrespect for both the community and law enforcement, loud noises into the wee hours of the morning, law-breaking and general mayhem and disregard for everyone in the resort.

The task force met for the second time Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center, to solidify a strategy.

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