Old Marlin Club Property Sold For $1.04M

Old Marlin Club Property Sold For $1.04M

WEST OCEAN CITY – The Sunset Marina potentially extended its property line on Tuesday after representatives outbid the competition in a public foreclosure auction for the building that last housed the Miyako Sushi and Seafood Buffet.A bidder representing John Gudelsky, owner of the Sunset Marina and OC Fishing Center, won the building with a bid… Read more »

Berlin Utilities Comm. Seeks Member

BERLIN – The Berlin Utilities Commission (BUC) has at least one vacancy after the departure of BUC chair Damian Preziosi, and is looking for someone with experience to fill that spot. Preziosi resigned from the BUC in late August, citing the lack of respect for the BUC by the town government.At their first meeting after… Read more »

Energy Official Tells Berlin To Keep Power Plant

BERLIN – An official from the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) encouraged Berlin to keep its electric power plant Monday night during a Berlin Town Council meeting devoted to the electric system and use the power plant to help make Maryland more energy self-sufficient.Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley pushed for more local, smaller scale power plants in… Read more »

Federal Grant Hike Not A Big Help For Shore

BERLIN – A federal rural development grant to improve substandard housing in the tri-county area is nearly $10,000 more than the 2008 funds, but many homeowners will be left out.“It’s very little we get to address it,” said McKinley Tull, housing development director at Shore-Up! “It’s very hard.”The $35,378 grant will fund Shore-Up’s entire housing… Read more »

Route 50 Repaving Project Kicks Off

BERLIN – The arrival of fall in the resort area typically coincides with the arrival of a maze of orange cones and barrels in the resort area and this year will be no different with a couple of substantial repaving projects underway along the busy Route 50 corridor.The State Highway Administration (SHA) this week began… Read more »

County Takes Control Of Broadband Cooperative

SNOW HILL – Lightning strikes on five wireless towers this summer nearly put Lower Shore Broadband Cooperative (LSBC) out of business, prompting a county takeover of the broadband provider.“Following notification of the LSBC’s operational failure, the county entered into an agreement with the LSBC that gives us effective control of the LSBC and allows us… Read more »