OC Signs Off On Plan Hiking Towing Expense

OCEAN CITY – The City Council unanimously voted to pass the first reading of an ordinance increasing the towing fees throughout the town this summer, an increase operators say is necessary with rising fuel costs.Several representatives from local towing companies were present at a Police Commission last month to discuss the current towing prices; prices… Read more »

Organizers Revise New Event Details

OCEAN CITY – Planning for OC Beachfest is preceding smoothly, reported event coordinators last week, noting that while the running component of the three-day sporting event will be seeing some changes, the rest of the events remain on track.Event planners Brad Hoffman and Jack Hennen returned to the Tourism Commission last week to update members… Read more »

Park-And-Ride Incident Probed

OCEAN CITY – Area police this week are looking for a suspect in a reported strong-arm robbery of a juvenile at the Park-and-Ride in West Ocean City.Around 2:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Maryland State Police troopers responded to a reported robbery that had just occurred. The victim, a juvenile from Berlin, had been dropped off at… Read more »

Report Provides Snapshot Of Berlin Residents

BERLIN – A report released last week by a national research company presented a snapshot of the town of Berlin, its people, their quality of life and even their collective political tendencies and compared the town to similarly sized municipalities in Maryland and across the country.According to the town profile prepared by CityTownInfo.com, the independent… Read more »