Things I Like

Things I Like

Sharing bottles of wine with friendsA cool breeze first thing in the morningBBQ chicken wingsTina Fey as Sarah PalinHow Phil Cropper throws a partyFuze’s Green TeaThe first red leaf of fall on the window shieldThe unique sound of a banjoThe temperature swings of a fall dayMy son’s early gibberishDriving with a full moon overhead

Fiddlers Weekend Set For Berlin

BERLIN – The historic town of Berlin will once again host its annual Fiddlers Convention on Sept. 19-21 on Main Street. Organized by the Berlin Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by local businesses, this event is part concert and part competition and has grown to become the mid-Atlantic region’s largest festival of its kind with… Read more »

Engineer Defends Northside Park Project

OCEAN CITY –After coming under some fire for approving a new “press box” at Northside Park, resort officials this weekdefended the project and clarified it will be much more than its name implies.Included in a budget amendment passed by the Ocean City Council is a $585,000-plus expenditure for a new press box at the Northside… Read more »

County Takes Control Of Broadband Cooperative

SNOW HILL – Lightning strikes on five wireless towers this summer nearly put Lower Shore Broadband Cooperative (LSBC) out of business, prompting a county takeover of the broadband provider.“Following notification of the LSBC’s operational failure, the county entered into an agreement with the LSBC that gives us effective control of the LSBC and allows us… Read more »

City Council Candidate Has Big Plans

OCEAN CITY – Among the many objectives City Council candidate Sean Rox wants to see accomplished if he is elected next month is limiting tobacco sales in town, expanding the municipal airport, catering to senior citizens more, building schools in the town, constructing a monorail-like system, replacing parking lots with parks and installing surveillance cameras… Read more »

Cannery Project Could Start In Early ‘09

BERLIN – Despite several delays over funding and permitting, the Cannery Village green workforce housing project should break ground in January.“We’re prepared. We have a contractor,” said Frank Gunion, president of the Berlin Community Development Corporation, a partner in the enterprise.The project needs to begin in January in order to comply with Maryland Community Development… Read more »