Berlin Council Reviews Possible Tax Increase Projections

Berlin Council Reviews Possible Tax Increase Projections

BERLIN — Town leaders kicked off the budget process with discussion of revenue projections and potential tax increases this week.On Monday, the Berlin Town Council reviewed revenue forecasts for the coming year and looked at the impact various tax increases would have for the town. Finance Director Natalie Saleh presented data for tax increases ranging from… Read more »

Enhanced Special Event Bill Includes Exhibition Driving

Enhanced Special Event Bill Includes Exhibition Driving

OCEAN CITY — As expected, a bill aimed at strengthening the resort’s motorized special event zone legislation was introduced this week in the General Assembly, including, for the first time, certain offenses for which suspects can be arrested.State Senator Mary Beth Carozza this week introduced Senate Bill 878, which includes under exhibition driving operating a… Read more »

Fatal Accident In Berlin

Fatal Accident In Berlin

BERLIN – A Parsonsburg man died in a collision on Route 113 in Berlin Thursday morning.Parsonsburg resident Johnnie Derrickson, 73, was killed Thursday in a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Route 113 and South Main Street in Berlin.According to the Berlin Police Department, Derrickson, who was driving a Chevy S10, was crossing Route… Read more »

Grand Jury Issues Child Porn Indictment; Five Felony Counts For Distribution Included

Grand Jury Issues Child Porn Indictment; Five Felony Counts For Distribution Included

SNOW HILL — A Worcester County grand jury last week indicted an Ocean City man on 55 counts of possession and distribution of child pornography following a long investigation dating back to 2017.Jarrett John Wise, 52, was indicted last week by a Worcester County grand jury on five counts of felony distribution of child pornography… Read more »