Resort Police Chief Looks To Grow Force By Two Officers

Resort Police Chief Looks To Grow Force By Two Officers

OCEAN CITY – Requests for two new police officers, proposed changes to the police department’s General Orders and a discussion on new special event zone legislation highlighted this month’s meeting of the Ocean City Police Commission.Police Chief Ross Buzzuro told the commission this week he was requesting two additional full-time police officers be added to… Read more »

Berlin Considers Flower Street Property Donation

Berlin Considers Flower Street Property Donation

BERLIN – Discussions are underway regarding the potential donation of the Flower Street Multi-Purpose Building to the Town of Berlin.The Berlin Community Improvement Association (BCIA), the organization that owns the aging facility, has been in talks with town officials regarding donating the property — which includes the multi-purpose building as well as the classrooms alongside… Read more »

Berlin Council Tables $20K YMCA Feasibility Study For Falls Park Land

Berlin Council Tables $20K YMCA Feasibility Study For Falls Park Land

BERLIN – Questions surrounding a proposed YMCA feasibility study prompted Berlin officials to delay a decision on the issue.On Monday, town staff presented the Berlin Town Council with a recommendation to spend $20,000 on a YMCA feasibility study, the first step in bringing one of the facilities to Berlin Falls Park. Councilmembers voted to table… Read more »

Ocean City ‘Finding More Material Than We Originally Thought’ With Storm Drain Cleaning

Ocean City ‘Finding More Material Than We Originally Thought’ With Storm Drain Cleaning

OCEAN CITY – Work on a project to clean Ocean City’s vast drainage system began uptown last week, but a state-led effort to clean the pipes and catch basins along Coastal Highway has since stopped.Public Works Director Hal Adkins said crews last week began the difficult task of cleaning out the resort’s storm drain system… Read more »

Proposed Change In Parking Rules Divides Planning Commission; Attorneys Argue Redevelopment Will Be ‘Stifled’ If Passed

Proposed Change In Parking Rules Divides Planning Commission; Attorneys Argue Redevelopment Will Be ‘Stifled’ If Passed

OCEAN CITY — Resort planners this week took no action on a proposed code change that could eliminate or at least limit special exceptions for parking amid concerns it could stifle redevelopment projects in town.For the last few months, the Ocean City Planning Commission and staff have been exploring ways to tighten certain loopholes and… Read more »