County Concerned Over Slots Legislation Specifics

SNOW HILL – Hiring practices, distribution of slots revenue and road impacts need to be clarified in Maryland’s current slot machine legislation, Worcester County staff attorney Sonny Bloxom warned the County Commissioners Tuesday.“I looked at it from the standpoint of things that would really impact our county,” said Bloxom.The attorney identified five items of concern… Read more »

Berlin Signs Off On Parking Limits

BERLIN – The suggested two-hour Berlin downtown parking limit is now mandatory, after the Berlin Mayor and Council voted unanimously to restrict on-street parking on and near downtown Main Street.Vehicles on Main Street between Donoway Furniture and Town Center Antiques, and on roughly the first block of Jefferson, Pitt and Commerce streets, may only remain… Read more »

Council Backs Boardwalk Tram Service Cuts

OCEAN CITY – Pedestrians will only have to look over their shoulder for the lurching Boardwalk tram during the summer months after Tuesday’s City Council work session.The Boardwalk tram is breaking down more often and costing the town more money than ever, so when the service went under Public Works Director Hal Adkins’ “cost cutting”… Read more »

Judge Irked By Delays In CO Lawsuit

OCEAN CITY – The U.S. District Court judge presiding over the $30 million wrongful death lawsuit filed earlier this year by the family of two Pennsylvania tourists who perished from carbon monoxide poisoning in a Boardwalk motel room in June 2006 admonished attorneys on both sides yesterday in letter expressing her disappointment in the slow… Read more »