Attempted Murderer Could Get 25 Years

SNOW HILL – A Salisbury man arrested on attempted murder and other charges last May after holding his long-time girlfriend against her will for several hours and strangling her several times to the point she lost consciousness was convicted of first-degree assault last week in Worcester County Circuit Court and now faces as many as… Read more »

Berlin Council Looks To Tackle Noise Complaints

BERLIN – Live music outside the Atlantic Hotel and continuously running refrigeration units at the icehouse have prompted the town of Berlin to think about buying a decibel meter and getting more specific with the town noise ordinance.Councilwoman Ellen Lang reported to the council this week that she has had several citizen complaints over recurring… Read more »

Big Weekend Helps Coastal Bays Near Goal

BERLIN – The combination of the Coastal Bays’ triathlon on Saturday, Fager’s Island charity cookout on Sunday and incredible local generosity has put Coastal Bays closer to their goal of raising $250,000 by Dec. 15.In January an anonymous donor gave the Coastal Bays Program $500,000 with a pledge to give another $500,000 if the program… Read more »

National Retailer Granted Sign Exception

SNOW HILL – Despite a site plan approval from last winter requiring uniform signs at White Marlin Mall, shopping center management asked Worcester County for an exception to that condition last week’s Planning Commission meeting.A new anchor tenant, home goods store Bed Bath and Beyond, would like to use its nationally recognized logo instead of… Read more »

Ocean City Hoops Court Specifics Questioned

OCEAN CITY – Discussion surrounding the basketball courts at the proposed Downtown Recreation Complex continued at a Recreation and Parks meeting this week as complaints over the compromised court length were heard.Pete Wimbrow III came before the Recreation and Parks Committee in July to voice concerns over the length of the new basketball courts at… Read more »