Wind Farm Hearing Set For Saturday

OCEAN CITY — On the eve of the highly-anticipated public hearing on the increased height of the proposed offshore wind turbines off the resort coast, the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) this week approved the town’s petition to intervene and also changed the hearing’s site within the convention center to accommodate the expected crowd.Late last… Read more »

Small Water Rate Hike To Fund Big Projects

OCEAN CITY — Resort residents can expect a water usage rate increase over the next five years, but the modest hike will offset the cost of major infrastructure improvements.The Mayor and Council this week got a review of the town’s five-year comprehensive water and wastewater rate study prepared and presented by consultant NewGen Strategies and… Read more »

Engine Failure Blamed In Crash

BERLIN — Engine failure was to blame for a small plane crash in a cornfield near Berlin last September, according to a preliminary report released this week by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).According to the NTSB report, the Grumman G-164 aircraft piloted by Robert Bunting, Jr., 62, of Berlin, left Bunting’s Field airport around… Read more »