Berlin Mulls Parking Solutions

BERLIN — In a case of what several officials call a “good problem” to have, parking scarcity in Berlin went under the lens this month after a proposal to re-locate the town’s farmers market to increase parking was quickly dismissed in a wave of public backlash. Though the market will be staying put for the… Read more »

OC Carriage Rides Become A Reality

OCEAN CITY – If the first weekend was any indication, the operator of the horse and carriage rides in downtown Ocean City looks forward to a successful first season. Randy Davis of R and B Ranch located in Salisbury first proposed horse and carriage rides on the Boardwalk in Ocean City last May and Mayor… Read more »

OC Police Officers Honored For Heroic Actions

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) this week announced several officers have been recognized with commendations for their actions during several serious incidents and arrests throughout 2012. Each year, the OCPD meets to review the performance of its sworn personnel along with its civilian personnel and issues commendations and recognitions. This week,… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

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Mayor Apologizes For Market Confusion Editor: In the two-hour plus discussion at Monday’s Berlin Council Meeting about the possibility of moving the Berlin Farmer’s Market from downtown to the Town’s parks many people spoke passionately and thoughtfully about their views on this issue. Ironically, it was something that was not said that needs to be… Read more »

Berlin Should Leave Farmers Market Alone

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Although there have been some considerable public relations hiccups in recent months, Berlin is still a hot, little town that people marvel over for its recent commercial renaissance, successful special events and wave of positive exposure. The town’s elected officials, the Chamber of Commerce, business owners and residents all deserve credit for this boom in… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

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It was interesting to learn this week about Ocean City’s strategic plan effort, which officially got underway on Tuesday. With the election looming, most important to me was what was consultant Lyle Sumek and City Manager David Recor had to say about their individual interviews with Mayor and Council members. Sumek summed up current affairs… Read more »