County Views Mixed On Route 50 Bridge

SNOW HILL – After an inconclusive discussion by the County Commissioners on the Route 50 bridge options proposed by the state, one commissioner said she was happy the bridge is not the county’s responsibility.“I’m glad it’s not a county problem,” said Commissioner Judy Boggs. Several of the commissioners had unanswered questions after the informal discussion,… Read more »

Merchant Reports Carts Hurting Somerset Street

OCEAN CITY – The ongoing debate over Somerset Street continued this week as businesses on the street voiced their concerns and dissatisfaction with their current situation.Al Wendling, owner of Pop’s Joke Shop, said he was speaking on behalf of the businesses on Somerset Street this week as he addressed the issues of decreasing business, merchant… Read more »

More Trees Eyed For Route 346 In Berlin

BERLIN – Interparcel connectors and trees were on the Berlin Planning Commission’s mind at its June meeting.The commission has been attempting to set standards for development along the road, which continues to undergo widespread redevelopment. Three of the four projects before the commission at the meeting were located on Route 346, or Old Ocean City… Read more »

Ocean City On Lookout For Missing Family

Ocean City On Lookout For Missing Family

OCEAN CITY – Ocean City Police received word Sunday from the Montgomery County Police Department a “critically missing” family, including a father and two children, ages eight and 10, could be heading to the resort area after investigators there learned he has made verbal and written statements he intends to kill his children and himself.Montgomery… Read more »

OC’s Leash Law Tweaked Due To New Dog Park

OCEAN CITY – The resort’s “four-legged friends” were a topic of discussion once again at Tuesday’s work session at City Hall as the leash law was addressed and faced with a potential change.Tom Shuster, Recreation and Parks Director, came before the City Council on Tuesday to discuss a proposed ordinance change regarding both the leash… Read more »