Berlin Council News In Brief

BERLIN – The Berlin Mayor and Council held its final September meeting Monday night. The town council discussed a variety of issues. A selection follows below.—The townwide power failure on Sunday morning was due to an equipment problem, not, as electric utility staff initially thought, the result of a dead snake found across an electric… Read more »

Berlin Inks Spray Land Deal

BERLIN – A deal for 350 acres of spray irrigation land in Newark has been struck, according to an unheralded announcement made during the Berlin Mayor and Council meeting Monday night.The land’s purchase price, $1.7 million, will come from a bond issue, with the total cost, including debt service over 20 years, bringing the price… Read more »

Ocean City News In Brief

OCEAN CITY — Here’s the weekly recap of some of the smaller stories circulating around City Hall in the last seven days.Town Saves Big With Bus BidIf you notice the city buses looking a bit cleaner in the not so distant future, there is a logical reason for that.The town needs a new facility to… Read more »

Routine Dredging Project Underway

Routine Dredging Project Underway

OCEAN CITY – Dredging work in the Inlet channel and the nearby ebb shoal continued this week as part of a routine effort by the federal Army Corps of Engineers to keep the area open to navigation and supplement areas prone to beach erosion.The Army Corps’ hopper dredge “Currituck” has been frequently been seen in… Read more »