Berlin Business Grants Total $194K

BERLIN – The town’s Main Street program awarded 43 grants, ranging from $2,500 to $6,000, to local businesses this month.Thanks to $7 million awarded to Main Street Maryland programs by Gov. Larry Hogan in February, the Berlin Main Street program was able to award $194,113 in grants aimed at helping businesses address impacts of COVID-19.“We’re… Read more »

Ocean Pines Board Slows Down Short-Term Rental Changes

OCEAN PINES – The Ocean Pines Association (OPA) Board of Directors has canceled Saturday’s town hall meeting to discuss proposed short-term rental guidelines.On Wednesday, President Larry Perrone announced the board’s decision to cancel its April 17 town hall meeting to discuss proposed short-term rental regulations.“[Director] Frank Daly is withdrawing his motions after consultation with all… Read more »

Wicomico Council To Consider Increases To Rec Fees

SALISBURY – A recommendation to increase certain recreation fees will move forward for council consideration after a discussion with department leaders last week.Last Tuesday, officials with Wicomico County Recreation, Parks and Tourism came before the Wicomico County Council seeking fee increases to certain recreation programs in fiscal year 2022.Deputy Director Katie Rouse said an increase… Read more »

Ocean City Noise Code Amendments Advance

OCEAN CITY — In an effort to gain control of noise pollution, particularly on the Boardwalk, the City Council this week advanced a series of amendments to the town’s noise code.Last summer, the Mayor and Council contracted with consultant RK&K to conduct noise readings at different times and different locations on the Boardwalk to determine… Read more »