Disappointment Runs High Over Governor’s Latest Announcement

Disappointment Runs High Over Governor’s Latest Announcement

OCEAN CITY — As expected, Gov. Larry Hogan late Wednesday announced the state was prepared to enter stage two of his phased recovery plan, but unexpected was his continued reluctance to ease the struggles of the restaurant and hospitality industries.Hogan announced on Wednesday stage two of his Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery would take effect… Read more »

Berlin Mayor Candidate Disputes April Drug Arrest

BERLIN – Days before Berlin’s municipal election, questions remain regarding mayoral candidate Lisa Hall’s South Carolina drug arrest earlier this year.An anonymous source provided local media outlets with details of an April 29 drug charge against Hall. According to online case search information, Hall was in fact arrested in Charleston County, S.C. and charged with… Read more »

Grant To Fund Surveillance Cameras On Most Resort Buses

Grant To Fund Surveillance Cameras On Most Resort Buses

OCEAN CITY — With the help of a major federal grant, all of the municipal buses in Ocean City’s fleet could be outfitted with surveillance cameras inside and out.At Tuesday’s Transportation Committee meeting, Public Works Director Hal Adkins told members the Maryland Transit Authority (MTA) was considering including a $500,000 investment in a state-of-the-art video… Read more »

Resort Begins Process For Next Major Convention Center Expansion; More Exhibit Space Needed, Officials Say

Resort Begins Process For Next Major Convention Center Expansion; More Exhibit Space Needed, Officials Say

OCEAN CITY — Citing a need to gain a competitive edge over similar facilities in the region and increase the economic impact, Ocean City officials on Tuesday moved forward with the next proposed major expansion of the Roland E. Powell Convention Center.The Mayor and Council on Tuesday approved hiring the Becker Morgan Group to begin… Read more »