Commissioners Approve Room Tax Increase; Pocomoke Official Had Threatened To Block Hike

Commissioners Approve Room Tax Increase; Pocomoke Official Had Threatened To Block Hike

SNOW HILL –  Room tax in Worcester County will increase following a unanimous vote by the Worcester County Commissioners this week.On Tuesday, the commissioners voted 7-0 in favor of increasing the room tax from 4.5% to 5%. The vote came in spite of indecision voiced in previous weeks by District 1 Commissioner Josh Nordstrom, who… Read more »

“It’s like there’s a magic in the air. There are smiles and tears all day long. This is a day these kids remember.”

“It’s like there’s a magic in the air. There are smiles and tears all day long. This is a day these kids remember.”

OCEAN CITY – Surfers Healing returned to the beaches of Ocean City this week for the 10th annual day-long surf camp for children with autism.On Wednesday, more than 200 children, their families and surfers from Hawaii, New Zealand and California gathered on the beach in front of the Castle in the Sand Hotel for Ocean… Read more »

Ocean Pines Annual Meeting Announces Election Results

Ocean Pines Annual Meeting Announces Election Results

BERLIN — A petition effort, election results and presentations by Ocean Pines Association officials highlighted the homeowners association’s annual meeting Saturday.Roughly 100 Ocean Pines Association (OPA) members were in attendance at this year’s meeting, which included remarks from General Manager John Viola as well as Doug Parks, president of the OPA board. Much of their… Read more »

Gerardi Eyes New Mixed-Use Building In Berlin

Gerardi Eyes New Mixed-Use Building In Berlin

BERLIN –  The Berlin Historic District Commission approved a mixed-use building for Stevenson Lane this week.The commission on Wednesday voted 5-0 to approve plans for a mixed-use building, to include retail on the ground floor and apartments on the second and third floors, for 2 Stevenson Lane. Commission members praised the project design.“I’m really excited… Read more »