Berlin Mixed-Use Project Clears Planning Commission With Reduced Setback Condition

Retail and apartments comprise a proposed new development on Jefferson Street in Berlin. Rendering by David D. Quillin, AIA

BERLIN – A mixed use project proposed by Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County is set to move forward after receiving planning commission approval. On Wednesday, the Berlin Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve Habitat for Humanity’s plan to replace an old home with a new building featuring retail and apartments at 21 Jefferson St…. Read more »

Senators Urge FEMA To Act On Flood Map Error, Saying, ‘Fixing This Mistake Should Not Be The Town’s Burden’

Photo by Chris Parypa

OCEAN CITY — It didn’t take long for federal elected officials to join the resort’s battle over an apparent error in flood zone mapping that has left some oceanfront property owners facing huge insurance premiums, as U.S. Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin sent a strongly-worded letter to the agency’s director urging him to right… Read more »

Grant To Fund Surveillance Cameras On Most Resort Buses

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OCEAN CITY — With the help of a major federal grant, all of the municipal buses in Ocean City’s fleet could be outfitted with surveillance cameras inside and out. At Tuesday’s Transportation Committee meeting, Public Works Director Hal Adkins told members the Maryland Transit Authority (MTA) was considering including a $500,000 investment in a state-of-the-art… Read more »