City Planners Tackle Changes To Bayside Projects

OCEAN CITY – The regulations for bayside development that are aiming to bring better and more diversified buildings to the area faced further changes and discussion this week as the Planning and Zoning Commission considered further changes.The Planning and Zoning Commission met with Jesse Houston, director of Planning and Community Development, this week to discuss… Read more »

OC Comfort Station Proposal Sparks Concerns

OCEAN CITY – A proposal for an additional Boardwalk comfort station before the City Council on Monday created discussion and yielded immediate opposition from Boardwalk home and business owners.Boardwalk Development Association (BDA) President Bob Givarz and City Engineer Terry McGean came before the council at Monday evening’s meeting to present their idea for an additional… Read more »

County Views Mixed On Route 50 Bridge

SNOW HILL – After an inconclusive discussion by the County Commissioners on the Route 50 bridge options proposed by the state, one commissioner said she was happy the bridge is not the county’s responsibility.“I’m glad it’s not a county problem,” said Commissioner Judy Boggs. Several of the commissioners had unanswered questions after the informal discussion,… Read more »

Merchant Reports Carts Hurting Somerset Street

OCEAN CITY – The ongoing debate over Somerset Street continued this week as businesses on the street voiced their concerns and dissatisfaction with their current situation.Al Wendling, owner of Pop’s Joke Shop, said he was speaking on behalf of the businesses on Somerset Street this week as he addressed the issues of decreasing business, merchant… Read more »

More Trees Eyed For Route 346 In Berlin

BERLIN – Interparcel connectors and trees were on the Berlin Planning Commission’s mind at its June meeting.The commission has been attempting to set standards for development along the road, which continues to undergo widespread redevelopment. Three of the four projects before the commission at the meeting were located on Route 346, or Old Ocean City… Read more »