What The Business Community Said

OCEAN CITY – Here are some of the things that were said both during and after the City Council’s decision to upgrade the Roland E. Powell Convention Center with the $10.4 million “Option A.”“I think we need to do this right away, because we are hurting as a business community. Business in Ocean City has… Read more »

Trade Expo Seminars Take On Green Feel

OCEAN CITY – The 35th Annual Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Trade Expo, set for the Roland E. Powell Convention Center on March 8-9, will showcase how businesses can go green.Organizers have partnered with DLITE, Delmarva Low Impact Tourism Experiences and EcoVentures International to line up experts to educate attendees on what it means to go green.  In addition… Read more »

Town Puts Meeting Audio On Website

BERLIN – More transparency and citizen access has become the watchword for Berlin’s town government, which will soon offer audio recordings of council and other meetings after the fact, and which has recently begun uploading town council meeting packets to the Berlin website.“This is just another effort to get the people involved in town government,”… Read more »

Sewer Plant Improvements On Track

BERLIN – Slow behind-the-scenes progress is being made on the expansion of and improvements to Berlin’s wastewater treatment plant, and the process is still on track, according to the town of Berlin.The Berlin Mayor and Council recently approved a letter to the state asking for continued permission to discharge treated effluent to Hudson’s Branch in… Read more »

Ocean City Council News Briefs

OCEAN CITY – In “the briefs” this week, ideas seemed to come from all directions. One idea was trying to get to the front of the line, while another was hoping to address the need to help get folks out of dodge in an emergency. The other had something to do with flying under the… Read more »