Resort Accused Of Fixing Golf Discount Rates

OCEAN CITY – The on-again, off-again feud between Ocean City, several of its larger hotel groups and the golf-packaging industry boiled over again this week when a new golf packager accused the town of anti-trust law violations because of alleged attempts to “fix” discount rates and coerce some area courses into not participating in its… Read more »

Squabble Could Be Brewing Over OC Land

Squabble Could Be Brewing Over OC Land

OCEAN CITY – After weeks of delay on the momentum of the Downtown Recreation Complex, the town has received word from the county on a land lease, but with different terms than they had originally anticipated. For weeks, the Ocean City Mayor and Council have delayed any action in regard to the Downtown Recreation Complex… Read more »

Berlin Sidewalk Start Date Delayed

BERLIN – Tangible construction work on the Flower St. sidewalks will not begin until mid-November, despite hopes that a rapid approval of funding Monday night would allow paving work to begin Nov. 1.“We were hoping for a Nov. 1 start date, actually pushing dirt,” said Berlin Administrative Director Linda Bambary. “It’s probably going to be… Read more »

Couple’s Fight Leads To Serious Charges

OCEAN CITY – A Pennsylvania man faces multiple serious charges this week including assault and false imprisonment after a bizarre incident last weekend that included holding his girlfriend against her will, assaulting her and implicating her in a theft scheme.Shortly before 5:30 a.m. last Sunday, OCPD Ofc. Earl Campbell was in the 9th Street area… Read more »

Decatur Helps Dev. Center

Decatur Helps Dev. Center

OCEAN CITY – Stephen Decatur High School presented a check to the Worcester County Developmental Center on Tuesday, a donation reflecting a school-wide effort to raise funds for the facility that burned down in September.Twenty different groups or organizations at Stephen Decatur High School (SDHS) rallied for the cause over the last few weeks, raising… Read more »

Ideas Floated For Assawoman Restoration Plan

SHOWELL – Although the Assawoman Bay watershed has not yet been assigned a pollution limit, county planners are hard at work on a watershed restoration action plan (WRAP).At a public meeting this week, Worcester County planners reviewed 13 Best Management Practices (BMPs) intended to reduce nutrient loading on the bay.“Our analysis included a whole lot… Read more »

Mystery Unfolds Over Berlin Utility Seat

BERLIN – Mike Beaman does not know whether he will be appointed to the Berlin Utilities Commission (BUC) or not, despite an agenda item at Monday night’s Mayor and Council meeting that seemed to indicate he would be.Mayor Tom Cardinale, who makes commission appointments, injured his knee and could not make the Oct. 22 town… Read more »