Things I Like

Things I Like

Lunch hot off the grillA squirrel’s dexterityA bee that minds its own businessSteam coming off a pile of hot crabsA cool car on a humid dayOld Bay atop corn on the cob A sunrise over waterThat NFL’s Week 1 is closing inMy dogs after they are brushedA big smile from my sonFall-like days in the… Read more »

Spike In CO Detector Sales Reported

OCEAN CITY – Many local hardware stores have seen a substantial spike in sales of carbon monoxide (CO) detectors in the last two weeks, and a few of them are reportedly having trouble keeping them on the shelves.One could deduce a few things from reports from local hardware stores who say they’ve noticed an increase… Read more »

Low Bid Brings Berlin Road Work Below Estimate

BERLIN – Road work will cost Berlin hundreds of thousands less than originally projected, staff reported this week during Monday night’s Berlin Mayor and Council meeting, after the lowest construction bid came in significantly under town cost estimates.The $861,000 bid price, from A.C. Croll and Sons, came in at $400,000 less than the engineer’s estimate…. Read more »

Island Phragmites Battle Renewed

ASSATEAGUE – Several areas of Assateague National Seashore were closed temporarily this week as federal officials renewed their aggressive aerial assault on invasive phragmites on the barrier island.Assateague officials this week began the latest phase in the ongoing effort to eradicate, or at least contain, the spread of noxious phragmites. The prolific, non-native and highly… Read more »