Berlin Residents See Varying PCA Charges

BERLIN – Some Berlin residents and town staff are looking forward to their April electric bill, when the reduced PCA charge takes effect.The town has received a multitude of complaints over high electric bills, with high PCA charges, in recent weeks. PCA, or power cost adjustment, charges result from a gap between the fixed rate… Read more »

Award-Winning Journalist Talks Smart Growth

BERLIN – The Worcester County Commissioners’ vision of a rural county dotted with self-contained communities was reinforced at the Tuesday’s smart growth presentation by Pulitzer prize winning journalist Tom Hylton.“In a way, I’m kind of wondering why I’m down here because you’re doing all the right things,” said Hylton. Hylton described driving through Salisbury on… Read more »

Adult Video Shop Owners Unfazed By Critics

Adult Video Shop Owners Unfazed By Critics

OCEAN CITY – Facing an onslaught of criticism in the recent week from town officials, residents and neighboring businesses alike, Ocean City’s newest retail shop, SexStyle, wasted no time hunkering down and opening its doors for business.It was Friday when the adult boutique, located at the 137th Street Bayview Shopping Plaza and specializing in DVDs,… Read more »

State Green Fund Gets Overhaul, Includes Bays

ANNAPOLIS – The controversial Chesapeake Bay Green Fund, criticized in Worcester because it would charge local citizens to help clean up the Chesapeake Bay without returning any money to the local Atlantic coastal bays, underwent a major transformation late yesterday including a change in the name to the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coastal Bays Green… Read more »