Too Much Rain Too Fast For Farmers

BERLIN – Too little rain last growing season has been succeeded this spring by too much, and some farmers in Worcester County are looking at replanting saturated fields.Shirley Hastings, nutrient management advisor for the Worcester County agriculture extension office, said the effects of the record amounts of rain on county farmers varies according to their… Read more »

MML Gives Legislative Report To OC

OCEAN CITY – The Mayor and City Council were briefed with a wrap-up of the 2007 special legislative session as well as the 2008 regular session in Annapolis this week, through a presentation of pertinent bills from the eyes of the municipalities.The Maryland Municipal League   (MML) presented the legislative wrap-up to the Mayor and City… Read more »

Grant Money Sought For Flower St. Building

BERLIN – Planning for a new building to replace the deteriorated Flower St. Multi-purpose Building could soon be aided by state block grant funds, after the Berlin Mayor and Council voted to apply for the grant Tuesday night.Unlike construction requests, community development block grant (CDBG) planning fund requests do not have to be in by… Read more »

Flea Market License Fee Delayed Till July

OCEAN CITY – Discussions over a business license fee for the town’s flea market left the council divided this week, with several members agreeing that the flea market should be held accountable for the business license fee this year. The flea market, held on Saturdays and Sundays, was held in the Worcester Street parking lot… Read more »

Drafts Outline Berlin Capacity Issues

BERLIN – The public got its first look at the current wastewater capacity management plan, and other development related resolutions this week when the Berlin Mayor and Council released draft copies of the documents at the Tuesday’s meeting.The council did not discuss the documents, planning to schedule a work session to go through each of… Read more »