Town’s Sidewalk Project Could Cost $500K

BERLIN – Flower St. sidewalk project’s costs could be nearly $500,000, a town staffer revealed at last Monday’s Berlin Town Council meeting.Engineering estimates top out at $486,000 for the apparently never-ending project.“That’s without the contingencies,” said town Administrator Linda Bambary.The cost, which could be less when bids are received, ballooned from the starting price of… Read more »

Two Charged With Armed Robbery, Assault

OCEAN CITY – A 26-year-old New Jersey man was robbed at knifepoint, beaten and thrown unconscious into some bushes along 94th Street early last Sunday morning after accepting a ride to a party from his attackers.Ocean City police officers were called to the area of Mediterranean Drive and 94th Street last Sunday morning to investigate… Read more »

Worcester Prep Grads Named All-Americans

BERLIN – Two of this year’s most distinguished graduates from Worcester Preparatory School were honored this week for their achievements on and off the field.– Travis Gregory has been named an All-American in lacrosse by US Lacrosse. Gregory was nominated by Kevin Gates, head coach of the Worcester Prep boys’ team. Gregory was voted the… Read more »

Ocean City On Lookout For Missing Family

Ocean City On Lookout For Missing Family

OCEAN CITY – Ocean City Police received word Sunday from the Montgomery County Police Department a “critically missing” family, including a father and two children, ages eight and 10, could be heading to the resort area after investigators there learned he has made verbal and written statements he intends to kill his children and himself.Montgomery… Read more »

Ongoing Condo Project On Bay Debated At City Hall

OCEAN CITY – The City Council faced further concerns and complaints regarding the Rivendell condominium project at Tuesday’s work session as they fielded questions and comments from residents of a nearby condominium. Bay Princess Condo Association President Shirley Eshleman attended the meeting as a representative of the Bay Princess Condominiums. “I have some unhappy owners… Read more »

Route 346 Corridor Plan Moves Ahead

SNOW HILL – A meeting between two local planning bodies last week showed that Worcester County planners are on board with the Berlin Planning Commission’s attempt to create a Route 346 corridor plan.Berlin Planning Commission Chair Pete Cosby, Vice Chair Dave Rovansek and town Planning and Zoning Superintendent Stacey Weisner met with the Worcester County… Read more »