Berlin Council Moves To Raise Home Height Limits

BERLIN — After considerable debate about loosening the town’s height restriction on residential buildings, Berlin officials this week made a blanket decision to increase the limitation to 35 feet across the board. Currently, the town code allows for a maximum height of 30 feet on residential construction in Berlin. Developers of new residential projects currently… Read more »

Berlin Is State’s 1st Sustainable Municipality

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BERLIN — Berlin’s growing environmental efforts have been honored with two significant awards including being named the first Sustainable Maryland Certified Municipality and receiving one of the first-ever Worcester Green Awards. Grow Berlin Green team members Steve Farr, Dave Wilson, Jane Kreiter, Kate Patton, Kathy Phillips and Debbi Dean-Colley came before the Mayor and Council… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

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Pillas Right On Bonus Editors: I though we elected people to the City Council who would be considerate on how they spent other people’s money. It seems I was wrong when all but one member of the council were willing to go along with the idea of giving a bonus to all full-time employees. Your… Read more »

Seahawks Stay on Cruise Control

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity baseball team special season continued this week with a handful of wins to improve to 11-1 on the season. The Seahawks beat Pocomoke, 28-1, and Mardela, 10-0, last week to stay on a major roll. Decatur hit the road on Tuesday and beat Crisfield, 14-5. Mike O’Neill was strong on the… Read more »

Locals Finish First, Second in Komen Race

OCEAN CITY- The pouring rain and terrible conditions did not put a damper on the inaugural Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Ocean City last weekend with nearly 3,600 competitors in the 5K run-walk and about $260,000 raised for the charity. After weeks of near perfect weather, conditions were less than stellar for… Read more »

Worcester Boys Have Up and Down Week

BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s boys’ varsity lacrosse team had an up and down week this week, sandwiching wins over ESIAC rival Salisbury School around a loss to traditional Baltimore powerhouse St. Paul’s at home last Saturday. Last Thursday, the Mallards cruised past conference rival Salisbury School, 11-3. Worcester scored early and often to set the tone… Read more »