Tourism Officials Explore Seasonal Housing Project Potential; Developer Identifies Possible Sites

Tourism Officials Explore Seasonal Housing Project Potential; Developer Identifies Possible Sites

OCEAN CITY — While it’s no secret Ocean City has an affordable seasonal workforce housing shortage, talks are underway between a developer and the city to address the issue.During Monday’s Tourism Commission meeting, members reviewed a presentation from Holtz Builders of Wisconsin for potentially one or more dormitory-style seasonal workforce housing projects in or around… Read more »

In 3-2 Council Vote, Berlin Will Return To Stringing Lights In Trees; Mayor Favored Uplighting Method

In 3-2 Council Vote, Berlin Will Return To Stringing Lights In Trees; Mayor Favored Uplighting Method

BERLIN – String lights are expected to return to the trees along Main Street in downtown Berlin following a decision by elected officials this week.On Monday, the Berlin Town Council voted 3-2 to return string lights to the trees in Main Street’s commercial center. Council members said they preferred the string lights to the uplighting… Read more »

Berlin To Seek Proposals For Heron Park’s Future; Planned Meeting With DNR, Town Officials Canceled

Berlin To Seek Proposals For Heron Park’s Future; Planned Meeting With DNR, Town Officials Canceled

BERLIN – Various options, including a potential agreement with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, appear to be on the table for Heron Park in Berlin.Though Mayor Zack Tyndall canceled a meeting with Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officials last week, he says the town is still interested in working with the agency on Heron… Read more »

County Seeks ‘Proactive’ Approach With OP Golf Course Irrigation Plan

County Seeks ‘Proactive’ Approach With OP Golf Course Irrigation Plan

OCEAN PINES – County officials say they are seeking the association’s support to use effluent water to irrigate the Ocean Pines Golf Course.Last Thursday, association staff and county officials held a town hall meeting to discuss the possibility of using effluent water on the community’s golf course.“We are not under orders to do this project,”… Read more »

Early Planning Underway For Hardee’s Off Route 50

Early Planning Underway For Hardee’s Off Route 50

SNOW HILL – County staff reviewed plans last week for a Hardee’s restaurant proposed near Samuel Bowen Boulevard.The Worcester County Technical Review Committee last Wednesday considered plans for a Hardees in the area in front of Home Depot in Berlin. Developers are reviewing project feasibility at this point.“We haven’t committed to a purchase contract yet,”… Read more »