Berlin Man Arrested for Resort Burglary

OCEAN CITY- A Berlin man was arrested this week on a slew of charges including first-degree burglary after Ocean City Police connected him with a breaking and entering at an unoccupied home in the resort.Douglas Lawrence Ransley, 20, of Berlin, was arrested this week after resort police were able to connect him to a robbery… Read more »

Berlin Town Council To Donate Old Ledgers To Museum.

BERLIN – Some old books from Berlin’s history have a new home, after the Berlin town council voted to donate 13 dusty old ledgers of town records to the Calvin B. Taylor House museum.            “Some of these are from 1901,handwritten town minutes,” said Weisner.  “Because they’re town records, I don’t want to throw them away.”           … Read more »

Potential Sex Store Sites Identified

OCEAN CITY- Resort planners on Tuesday got a first look at maps showing potential sites throughout Ocean City for adult book stores and shops selling sexually-related content, and while the sites identified added up to just about one percent of the total area of the town, there were a few surprise locations identified under the… Read more »

Ocean City Council Briefs

OCEAN CITY- The Ocean City Mayor and Council met in a work session this week and discussed a wide variety of issues from a bid to repaint the water tower on 15th Street to improvements to the fire company headquarters to a new health care plan for town employees to new gear for resort firefighters…. Read more »

Downtown Height Restrictions Approved

OCEAN CITY- With the intent of preserving the old town charm of the downtown area in Ocean City, the Mayor and Council on Tuesday approved new maximum height limitations on new development in vast areas of the oldest section of the resort.During their regular work session on Tuesday, the council approved the proposed maximum height… Read more »

County Wrestles With Adult Shop Law

SNOW HILL- Citizens will get the chance to weigh in on temporary legislation to regulate adult businesses at a June 19 public hearing.Worcester County established a moratorium on new adult businesses in early May, extending through the end of 2007, to give the county time to put permanent legislation into place.The interim legislation will back… Read more »

North End Highway Study Set for This Summer

SNOW HILL- The north end of Worcester County will be subject to a regional transportation study this summer, set to begin sometime in July.The study, under consideration for the last two years, got approval from the Worcester County Commissioners Tuesday during a commissioner meeting. The $100,000 is currently available, and will not be part of… Read more »