A Week In Business

New Board Installed BERLIN – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) installed its 2014-2015 board of directors at a special ceremony on Oct. 1 at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club. Vicki Harmon, a REALTOR® for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage at 104th Street in Ocean City and a CAR member since 2007, was installed as president of the association’s board. “Being … Continue reading

Bertino, Wilson Vying To Replace Boggs As Ocean Pines Commissioner

BERLIN – One candidate pushed world experience while another touted Worcester County experience at a forum featuring the District 5 Worcester County Commissioners this week. Long-time Ocean Pines resident and newspaper publisher Chip Bertino, a Republican, and local volunteer Tom Wilson, a Democrat, shared their thoughts on the challenges facing Worcester County and the best way to promote it at … Continue reading

General Levin Winder Chapter Of The DAR Welcomes Its Newest Members

The General Levin Winder Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recently welcomed its newest member during a luncheon at the Worcester County Developmental Center. Regent Barbara Greene May and Chaplain Ann Frey Fowler administered the oath of membership to Martha (Marty) Ray Waters Pusey, whose grandmother and great-grandmother were members of one of Maryland’s oldest chapters, Janet … Continue reading

District Delegate Opponents Talk Issues At Forum

BERLIN – Candidates for the new District 38C seat shared their views on job creation and how to get things done at the state level at a forum this week as they prepared for a final stretch of campaigning. Candidates Mary Beth Carozza and Judy Davis joined several other candidates in a forum Oct. 22 sponsored by the Coastal Association … Continue reading

Berlin’s New Econ. Development Director Named; Wells Currently Works For Sykesville In Same Position

BERLIN – An accomplished tourism and economic development professional from Sykesville has been selected to replace Michael Day as Berlin’s director of economic development. Town officials announced that Ivy Wells, currently the director of economic development in Sykesville, has been selected to take over the position being vacated by Day, who is retiring. “We’re obviously all delighted with how much … Continue reading

Ocean City News In Brief

OCEAN CITY – This week’s Mayor and City Council agenda was light with the election looming, but a construction manager for the fire headquarters renovation was hired, an employee benefit insurance contract was renewed for 2015 and additional donations were received to purchase more beach toys.   Construction Manager For Headquarters Chosen Under the consent agenda this week was a … Continue reading

Officials Celebrate New West OC Treatment Plant

WEST OCEAN CITY — After years of planning and preparation, followed by more years of actual construction, Worcester County on Tuesday officially dedicated the new wastewater treatment plant at Mystic Harbour in West Ocean City. The concept of replacing the aging and poorly functioning wastewater treatment plant at Mystic Harbour was hatched back in 2007. Through the complex planning period … Continue reading