Berlin To Avoid Expansion By Adding Wastewater Plant

BERLIN – Berlin’s elected officials have formally asked Worcester County to add two wastewater plant systems to the books.Discussions between Troy Purnell’s Berlin Properties North, which owns the Tyson chicken plant site, and the town of Berlin have resulted in an unusual public-private partnership that will forestall expansion of the municipal wastewater plant.The new plan… Read more »

Berlin To Avoid Expansion By Adding Wastewater Plant

BERLIN – Berlin’s elected officials have formally asked Worcester County to add two wastewater plant systems to the books.Discussions between Troy Purnell’s Berlin Properties North, which owns the Tyson chicken plant site, and the town of Berlin have resulted in an unusual public-private partnership that will forestall expansion of the municipal wastewater plant.The new plan… Read more »

DNR Institutes Firewood Ban On Assateague

ASSATEAGUE – Visitors pouring into the Assateague Island State Park for the holiday weekend will likely have to discard any firewood they brought with them as state officials this week took drastic measures to prevent the spread of an invasive species devastating woodlands across Maryland.Both the Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Forest Service and… Read more »

Resident Plans To Lead Tax Offset Petition

OCEAN CITY – An Ocean City taxpayer is organizing a campaign to persuade state legislators to mandate tax offsets for Worcester County’s municipalities.Carol Krimm, who lives in Frederick, Md. and owns property in the resort, is putting together a petition drive to request a state law forcing Worcester County to reduce county taxes on Ocean… Read more »