OC’s Open Container Change Tabled

OCEAN CITY – The fate of Ocean City’s open container law was delayed yet again this week, as the City Council voted unanimously to table the discussion until certain facts could be cleared up and all council members could be present.Open container discussions have been circulating for years, as town officials and the Ocean City… Read more »

Katie Jenkins Marks 100th Birthday

BERLIN – One of Worcester County’s most influential and prominent citizens turned 100 years old last month.Katie Jenkins, a long-time teacher in the local school system, marked the occasion quietly with family and friends. Although she has experienced health issues in recent years limiting her mobility, Jenkins’ contributions to the community are immense and her… Read more »

Local Committee Has Grand Plan For The Arts

BERLIN – At least two and perhaps three performing arts venues will be needed to turn Worcester County into an arts destination.”It’s a tremendous idea. It’s probably the only way they’re going to work, if there’s more than one,” Performing Arts Center Committee advisor Peck Miller said.Plans call for a smaller venue in the Berlin… Read more »

Old OC Library Branch To Come Down

OCEAN CITY – The fate of the old 14th Street library building was sealed this week, as the City Council voted unanimously to approve the demolition of the building.  The 14th Street library officially closed its doors last month, as the move was made to the new, expansive 100th Street building. The 14th Street building… Read more »

Bill Gibbs Wins ‘Pride’ Award

BERLIN – The Ocean City Lions Club has awarded Bill Gibbs, owner of the Dough Roller Restaurants in Ocean City, its prestigious “Pride” Award.“The Lions ‘Pride’ Award is presented to outstanding individuals who make contributions to our club – who take interest in our club and help us make our community a better place to… Read more »