Board Rejects Historic Building Appeal

BERLIN – An appeal to the Berlin Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) seeking to save a historic telescope building, known as the Elizabeth White house, was rejected by the BZA this week because the appellants could not articulate grounds for the appeal.BZA Vice Chair Woody Bunting repeatedly asked attorney King Burnett, representing appellants Sherrie Beckstead… Read more »

North-End Property Values On Decline

BERLIN – When the latest reassessment notices for the north end of Worcester County hit mailboxes later this month, most residents will not be surprised to learn their property values have declined, but they be surprised to see how far they have dropped, likely by as much as 20 percent or more.Over the last 12… Read more »

Inlet Lot Hikes Do Not Go Far Enough

Inlet Lot Hikes Do Not Go Far Enough

The Ocean City Mayor and Council should take another look at the plan to raise hourly parking fees at the Inlet next summer. It’s the obvious call to raise rates across the board at the oceanfront lot, but the in-season increase does not go far enough. Even with the significant increase approved conceptually this week,… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Healthcare For All Is A Fundamental RightEditor:Those who proclaim that government has no business getting involved in our healthcare are either ignorant of the founding principles of our nation or are intentionally ignoring or misrepresenting them. Our Declaration of Independence states two basic propositions: (1) that we are all created equal with inalienable rights to… Read more »