Police Make Another Internet Prostitution Arrest

OCEAN CITY – An Easton woman was arrested on prostitution charges last week after arranging a meeting with an undercover OCPD detective, who discovered the services she was offering on the Internet.Last Wednesday, Ocean City police arrested Jennifer Watson Ambrose, 35, of Easton, on charges of soliciting for prostitution after detectives discovered advertisements for her… Read more »

Police Seek Child Abuse Suspect

BERLIN – Area police this week are looking for a 39-year-old local man wanted on child abuse, numerous sex offenses and assault after a joint investigation pointed to him as a suspect in a sexual assault on a 7-year-old female victim. After an investigation conducted by the Worcester County Bureau of Investigation (WCBI) with assistance… Read more »

Survey Seeks Resident Input On Future

BERLIN – With at least two meetings planned to receive comments on the future draft Berlin Comprehensive Plan, citizens will also have a less public way to get their views across.Every home in the town of Berlin will receive a survey seeking input on the new Berlin Comprehensive Plan, with questions on the future of… Read more »

Body Found Off Assateague

ASSATEAGUE – A Pennsylvania man was found floating face down in the water near the Virginia end of Assateague Island National Seashore last week, becoming the second fatality in the waters in and around the resort area in as many weeks.Last Thursday, the unidentified man was found floating in the water just north of the… Read more »

Temporary Taxi Permits Eyed In Resort

OCEAN CITY – The Police Commission considered a 30-day temporary permit at last week’s meeting, one that would allow potential taxicab drivers on the road during the permit approval process. Currently, obtaining approval for a taxi permit can take up to four to eight weeks, often preventing potential taxi drivers from being on the roads… Read more »

Town Electric Bills Questioned

BERLIN – Berlin electric customers pay more for power than any other electric customers in the state and one elected official wants to know why.“Currently we are paying the highest rates in the state of Maryland,” said Council member Ellen Lang said at Monday night’s town council meeting.The supply costs are reasonable, Lang said. The… Read more »