Berlin Sidewalk Work To Start

BERLIN – Repair work on some of the town of Berlin’s most deteriorated sidewalks will begin no later than next week, town staff announced Monday night.Parts of the sidewalks along Pitt, Jefferson and Washington streets are slated for improvement.“It’s not all contiguous. We picked the worst streets in town,” said Berlin Public Works Director Mike… Read more »

Assateague Work Funded By Fed Stimulus Money

ASSATEAGUE – Assateague Island National Seashore will get a fiscal shot in the arm with the announcement last week of over $900,000 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding for a handful of projects.Last week, the National Park Service announced nearly 800 projects totaling around $750 million will be completed with federal economic stimulus funds… Read more »

Local Health Officials On Swine Flu Alert

BERLIN – Even before several “probable” cases of so-called swine flue were identified in Maryland for the first time late Wednesday, local health department officials were already in a heightened state of awareness and preparedness as the disease continued to spread across the nation and around the globe.The so-called swine flu is now being identified… Read more »

Crowd Estimates Reflect Solid April

OCEAN CITY – Although current economic conditions have prompted concerns about the upcoming summer, Ocean City finally got a bit of good news this week.April’s demoflush numbers were released on Monday, showing that the resort enjoyed its best April since 1992, and 2009’s year-to-date numbers showed that Ocean City is well ahead of last year’s… Read more »