Voices From The Readers

Spending Crippling Town Editor:Last year, FY13, the town property taxes for my residence in Ocean City increased by 19.5%, over the previous year. Based on the proposed town budget for FY14, they are scheduled to increase another 6%. The compound effect is that over the last two budgets, my town property taxes will have increased… Read more »

State Conducting Early Study On Third Bay Bridge

BERLIN — The Maryland Transportation Authority (MTA) is embarking on an environmental impact study for a potential third span over the Chesapeake.According to the MTA, about 366,000 vehicles crossed over the dual Chesapeake Bay bridges from Friday to Monday during the Memorial Day weekend and the first official weekend of the summer season. According to… Read more »

Berlin Park Mural Upgrade Planned

BERLIN — The worn mural at Stephen Decatur Park will be getting a facelift next year when the town replaces it with a design comprised of multiple pictures chosen through a high school contest.“Rather than try to design an entire mural, we’ll take winning pieces and incorporate it into a mural,” said Deputy Town Administrator… Read more »