Berlin Fire, EMS Contract Approved; Town Funds Increase $205K

Berlin Fire, EMS Contract Approved; Town Funds Increase $205K

BERLIN – Town officials approved a contract for services with the Berlin Fire Company this week.On Monday, the Berlin Town Council voted 3-1 to approve a contract with the Berlin Fire Company (BFC) for fire and rescue services and EMS services. The agreement, which mandates quarterly financial presentations from the fire company and subsequent quarterly… Read more »

Mayor On Crazy Weekend: ‘We’ll Be Vigilant In Our Pursuit To Find Answers For This Community’

Mayor On Crazy Weekend: ‘We’ll Be Vigilant In Our Pursuit To Find Answers For This Community’

OCEAN CITY — After yet another troublesome unsanctioned motor vehicle special event last weekend, Ocean City officials on Monday heard an impassioned plea to affect concrete change from an unlikely source.For the record, the official H2O International (H2Oi) car show was held in Atlantic City last weekend, but as expected, a huge contingent of car… Read more »

Worcester Scores $1.2M Literacy Grant

NEWARK – Worcester County will receive a $1.2 million grant from the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) to aid in literacy efforts.On Monday MSDE announced it was awarding $43.3 million in grants to local school systems. Worcester County Public Schools (WCPS) is set to get $1.2 million to help update its literacy curriculum and… Read more »

Heroin Dealer Nabbed In Resort Drug Sting Sentenced To 15 Years

SNOW HILL — A Baltimore man, one of 21 arrested last year following a local allied law enforcement agency drug distribution investigation, pleaded guilty last week to distributing heroin and cocaine and was sentenced to 15 years in prison.Last November, the Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) Narcotics Unit, along with the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement… Read more »

Message To Motorized Events: Welcome To OC, Drive Safely, Fines Doubled

Message To Motorized Events: Welcome To OC, Drive Safely, Fines Doubled

OCEAN CITY — Plans for how best to utilize the freshly-minted special event zone and other initiatives aimed at curbing illicit activity associated with the motorized special events in the resort were unveiled during a task force meeting on Wednesday.After a troublesome motorized special event season last year, resort officials formed a special task force… Read more »