OP Community Center Referendum Date Set

OCEAN PINES – The new Ocean Pines Community Center referendum question will be sent out April 18, the Ocean Pines Board of Directors decided Wednesday.“It’s in the hands of the populace,” said Ocean Pines Association President Glenn Duffy. “Everyone I speak to is in favor. We’ll have to wait and see.”Ocean Pines property owners will… Read more »

Award-Winning Journalist Talks Smart Growth

BERLIN – The Worcester County Commissioners’ vision of a rural county dotted with self-contained communities was reinforced at the Tuesday’s smart growth presentation by Pulitzer prize winning journalist Tom Hylton.“In a way, I’m kind of wondering why I’m down here because you’re doing all the right things,” said Hylton. Hylton described driving through Salisbury on… Read more »

Berlin Residents See Varying PCA Charges

BERLIN – Some Berlin residents and town staff are looking forward to their April electric bill, when the reduced PCA charge takes effect.The town has received a multitude of complaints over high electric bills, with high PCA charges, in recent weeks. PCA, or power cost adjustment, charges result from a gap between the fixed rate… Read more »

Berlin Flooding Report Delayed Till Next Month

BERLIN – The final stormwater management report by the Army Corps of Engineers expected at any time has been pushed back another month.“It’s been delayed because of staff shortages on their end. We’re now expected to get the draft in April,” said Berlin Administrative Director Linda Bambary.The town will hold an informal work session, Bambary… Read more »