Some Random Thoughts On The Positive Side

Grapes and cheese together Taking my kids to a pumpkin patch Political ads that aren’t negative Being the first awake in my house Char-grilled oysters at The Crab Bag Knowing the election is just days away Halloween in Berlin Sports columnists Clothes that don’t wrinkle easy Taking off a tie Coastal Highway this time of year

Honest Mistake Defense In Campaign Mailer Gaff

BERLIN – With the Worcester County State’s Attorney race nearing the finish line, a flap this week over campaign mailers sent out to voters all over the county including pictures and names of prominent local citizens has added a late chapter to what has already been a heated battle. Voters across Worcester this week received campaign literature in their mailboxes … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Office, Marshals Locate Sex Offender In Ecuador

BERLIN – Apparently unhappy with the state’s new stringent sex offender laws, a Worcester County registered sex offender recently flew the coop to Ecuador, but county law enforcement officials, with the help of U.S. Marshall’s, were able to track the offender back to his native country. According to Worcester County Sheriff’s Department Detective Lou Esposito, who oversees the county’s sex … Continue reading

Council To Discuss Spiking Government Committees

OCEAN CITY – Last week’s Mayor and City Council organizational meeting revealed the council’s division, even after many officials did their best publicly after the election to mask their diversity in opinion. Once former Councilman Joe Mitrecic gave his good-bye speech and the oaths of the new City Council had been taken, the agenda seemed to take a turn down … Continue reading

Gulyas, Diegelmann In Rematch For Ocean City Commissioner

BERLIN – Worcester County Commissioner Louise L. Gulyas (R) got a chance to face challenger Ellie Diegelmann (D) last Thursday in a question-and-answer forum. The Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce hosted an election candidate forum where representatives from three of the seven commissioner districts were in attendance. But the only district to have both an incumbent and opponent at … Continue reading

Ocean City News In Brief

OCEAN CITY – This week’s Mayor and City Council meeting agenda included a few requests that were approved. The following is a recap of the items discussed. Boardwalk Decking Maintenance Extended Public Works Director Hal Adkins requested for the contract with Kade Construction to be extended to continue the Boardwalk’s Decking Maintenance Project at the 2009 price. According to Adkins, … Continue reading

OCDC Scores $225K In Community Legacy Grants

OCEAN CITY – Ocean City Development Corporation (OCDC) recently received the largest award on the Eastern Shore from the Maryland Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD). According to Glenn Irwin, executive director of OCDC, the corporation has received funds for three of its application through DHCD’s 2011 Community Legacy Program. The three applications include the Façade Program, which had … Continue reading