Berlin Planning Needed Street Repairs

BERLIN – The Berlin Mayor and Council considered a variety of street- and water-related items at the Dec. 8 Berlin Mayor and Council meeting. They are summarized below.— Berlin will pursue promised street repairs on Vine and Grice streets and Graham Avenue this year with work planned for spring 2009.“We definitely did budget money to… Read more »

Resort Rescue Gear Upgrade Approved

OCEAN CITY – The City Council unanimously approved the purchase of new safety equipment for the fire department water rescue team, stemming from the heroic late September rescue of three intoxicated swimmers in dreadful conditions.OC Fire Department Chief Chris Larmore came before the Mayor and City Council on Tuesday asking for a number of improvements… Read more »

Man Gets 7-Year Sentence For Cocaine

SNOW HILL – A Berlin man, one of 10 people arrested during a major brawl at the parking lot of a mid-town nightclub involving hundreds of people, pleaded guilty this week to possession with intent to distribute cocaine and was sentenced to seven years in jail.All in all, 10 people were arrested, four Ocean City… Read more »

Local Charged With ’07 Juvenile Rape

BERLIN – An Ocean City man is behind bars facing rape and assault charges this week after admitting to police late last month he had sexual relations with a 13-year-old girl on multiple occasions last year.On Nov. 30, 2007, Ocean City Police arrested Christopher Michael Shockley, 19, for outstanding warrants related to a malicious destruction… Read more »