Land Trust Partners With Community Foundation

BERLIN – The Lower Shore Land Trust, a private, non-profit charitable organization devoted to maintaining important open spaces in Worcester, Wicomico and Somerset counties through voluntary programs, has created a permanent endowment through the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. The endowment has been created to provide long-term, dependable resources to fund the Trust’s operations.“We… Read more »

O.C. Woman Charged with Killing Her Unborn Child

OCEAN CITY- Ocean City Police Department detectives were contacted by the Department of Social Services yesterday regarding a woman who was hospitalized at Peninsula Regional Medical Center.Christy Freeman, 37, of Ocean City, was admitted to the hospital around 4:25 a.m. Thursday. Upon examination, medical personnel determined she was pregnant, but the child was missing.After interviewing… Read more »

Water Restrictions Near In Berlin If Drought Continues

BERLIN – The town of Berlin is considering enacting water conservation measures after this year’s drought has significantly reduced water supplies. “We should talk about water conservation,” Town Council member Ellen Lang said during the council comments portion of the meeting on Monday evening. “Somerset County is having problems. We’re approximately 40 percent off of the… Read more »

County Votes 4-3 To Accept Exorbitant Bids

BERLIN – Despite bid prices for the county jail renovation and addition coming in at $3 million over estimate, four Worcester County Commissioners voted to accept the bids, derailing the efforts of other commissioners to re-bid some aspects of the project in search of lower prices.The jail project’s budget for materials and work was estimated… Read more »