Staley Named Ocean City Citizen Of Year

OCEAN CITY – Long-time local resident and community activist John Staley has joined a long list of distinguished winners when it was announced this week he will be honored later this month with the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce’s 2007 Citizen of the Year award.The Chamber of Commerce several years ago established the outstanding Citizen… Read more »

ODEC Pulls Out Of Deal, Ending Utility Deal Saga

BERLIN – The sale of Berlin’s electric system is dead.The months-long saga ended Monday night when the Berlin Town Council voted unanimously to discontinue negotiations for the controversial sale of the power plant and distribution system.Old Dominion Electric Cooperative’s (ODEC) decision to back out of the deal over environmental issues at the Berlin power plant… Read more »

Berlin Right To Fold On Utility Sale

In the poker game that had become the negotiations over the sale of the Berlin electric system, it can be said the Berlin Mayor and Council folded. As in any poker game, if you don’t have the cards and the odds are stacked against you, that’s the only play.While we felt selling the electric system… Read more »

Voice From The Readers

A Matter Of ChoiceEditor:Living in Baltimore 60 odd years then moving to Ocean City and walking the Boardwalk passing shops showing bikinis, towels, T-shirts, bathing suits and other attire in the windows displaying same, now adult shops are a thing of concern. Shucks, “The Block” was the thing. Only it was called adult entertainment. They… Read more »