Accident Causes OC Power Outage

OCEAN CITY – A local man faces several hit-and-run charges this week for leaving the scene of an accident after colliding with stabilizing wires on an electric utility pole, knocking out power for much of the resort Wednesday afternoon and into the night. Ocean City police responded to a hit-and-run traffic crash Wednesday afternoon around… Read more »

County Votes 4-3 To Accept Exorbitant Bids

BERLIN – Despite bid prices for the county jail renovation and addition coming in at $3 million over estimate, four Worcester County Commissioners voted to accept the bids, derailing the efforts of other commissioners to re-bid some aspects of the project in search of lower prices. The jail project’s budget for materials and work was… Read more »

Water Restrictions Near In Berlin If Drought Continues

BERLIN – The town of Berlin is considering enacting water conservation measures after this year’s drought has significantly reduced water supplies.  “We should talk about water conservation,” Town Council member Ellen Lang said during the council comments portion of the meeting on Monday evening. “Somerset County is having problems. We’re approximately 40 percent off of… Read more »

Berlin OKs New Dog Rules

BERLIN – A public hearing on Berlin’s new dog regulations attracted a single speaker, and the Town Council passed the ordinance with little fanfare Monday night. “I agree with the ordinance. I appreciate the ordinance,” Diane Graham said. “It seems lately in our society dogs are more entitled to rights than people are.” The new… Read more »

Live Bands And DJs

Angler, The: 410-289-7424, Talbot St & the bay; Outside Deck: Sunday, July 29: Drew Stevyns, 4-7 p.m.; Every Sunday night; Locals Social with DJ Deogee. Assateague Island Oasis: 410-629-1492, Rt. 611; Friday & Saturday, July 27 & 28: Patrick McAllorum; Sunday, July 29 & Wednesday, Aug. 1: Jon Pheasant; Thursday, Aug. 2: Katie Bragg. All… Read more »