Ocean City Council Votes To Build New Midtown Fire Station On 66th Street; Existing 74th Street Property Would Be Sold Under Plan

Ocean City Council Votes To Build New Midtown Fire Station On 66th Street; Existing 74th Street Property Would Be Sold Under Plan

OCEAN CITY — Responding to a “911 call” of sorts from the Ocean City Fire Department, resort officials Thursday voted to replace the dilapidated Station 3 firehouse at 74th Street with a new state-of-the-art firehouse in front of the Public Safety Building at 66th Street.The midtown Station 3 firehouse at 74th Street was first built… Read more »

Berlin Fire Company Requests $477K More In Town Grants; Four New Full-Time Hires Needed

Berlin Fire Company Requests $477K More In Town Grants; Four New Full-Time Hires Needed

BERLIN – The Berlin Fire Company is asking the Town of Berlin to more than double its annual grant to the agency.On Monday, Berlin Fire Company (BFC) President David Fitzgerald presented the Berlin Town Council with a request for roughly $477,000 in additional emergency medical services (EMS) funding and an additional $84,715 in fire and… Read more »

Berlin Police Chief Clarifies Skateboarding Approach; Frequent Offenders’ Board Get Confiscated For Short Time

Berlin Police Chief Clarifies Skateboarding Approach; Frequent Offenders’ Board Get Confiscated For Short Time

BERLIN – Town officials could soon be reviewing Berlin’s laws regarding skateboarding following concerns voiced by community members.The Berlin Police Department’s recent confiscation of some skateboards prompted spirited debate on social media this week regarding the activity. While some cited safety issues created by kids skateboarding where they shouldn’t, including along Main Street, others used… Read more »

Worcester County Seeing Flurry Of Retirements Including Chief Administrative Officer; Young To Replace Higgins This Summer

Worcester County Seeing Flurry Of Retirements Including Chief Administrative Officer; Young To Replace Higgins This Summer

SNOW HILL – Worcester County is set to lose decades of experience with the retirement of several key employees this year.Along with the retirement of Public Works Director John Tustin this month, the county is also going to see the departures of Chief Administrative Officer Harold Higgins and Budget Officer Kathy Whited in the next… Read more »