What’s Your Sign?

ARIES (March 21 to April 19): Although taking advice isn’t always easy for the headstrong Sheep, you might want to consider what someone you respect says about an upcoming decision.TAURUS (April 20 to May 20): A new offer is tempting, but don’t be bullied into a quick decision. Rely on your keen Bovine business sense… Read more »

Berlin Weighs Options For Electric Supply

BERLIN – The Berlin Utility Commission (BUC) met with the Mayor and Council Wednesday to discuss the future of Berlin’s energy supply.Dwight Davis, Vice President of Financial and Strategic Services at Booth and Associates Inc, addressed the BUC and the council on the possibility of joining PJM Interconnection, a regional transmission organization that handles electricity… Read more »

Five Years For Shooting Incident

SNOW HILL – A Berlin man arrested in June on attempted murder charges after being identified as the suspect in a shooting incident outside the American Legion in March pleaded guilty last week in Circuit Court to reckless endangerment and was sentenced to five years in jail.On March 26, two shots were fired from a… Read more »

Crack Dealer Sentenced To 10 Years

SNOW HILL – A local man, one of dozens rounded up this summer during area law enforcement’s renewed battle to rid Berlin’s neighborhoods of open-air drug dealing, pleaded guilty last week in Worcester County Circuit Court to distribution of crack cocaine and was sentenced to 10 years in jail.Terrance Lee Purnell, Sr., 42, of Berlin,… Read more »

Christmas Gift Thief Arrested

BERLIN – A local man was arrested on burglary and theft charges this week after breaking into a residence in the southern end of Worcester County and stealing thousands of dollars worth of wrapped Christmas presents.On Tuesday, Worcester County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a reported residential burglary on Critcher Rd. in Pocomoke. The investigation… Read more »

Between The Lines

Ocean City is about to increase its bus fare, and the general public seems okay with it, if attendance at this week’s public hearing is any indication.Surely, there are people who will take umbrage at the increase in the all-day bus pass from $2 to $3 once its enacted, but the fact is ridership is… Read more »