Berlin Residents See Varying PCA Charges

BERLIN – Some Berlin residents and town staff are looking forward to their April electric bill, when the reduced PCA charge takes effect.The town has received a multitude of complaints over high electric bills, with high PCA charges, in recent weeks. PCA, or power cost adjustment, charges result from a gap between the fixed rate… Read more »

Berlin Flooding Report Delayed Till Next Month

BERLIN – The final stormwater management report by the Army Corps of Engineers expected at any time has been pushed back another month.“It’s been delayed because of staff shortages on their end. We’re now expected to get the draft in April,” said Berlin Administrative Director Linda Bambary.The town will hold an informal work session, Bambary… Read more »

Local Restaurants Vie For Awards.

OCEAN CITY – On Monday, April 16, the Maryland Restaurant Association presents its “Stars of the Industry” Annual Industry Gala. An evening dedicated to recognizing those in the restaurant industry who have been nominated by both members of the industry and the public as the best of the best when it comes to pleasing palates.Categories… Read more »

OCDC’s Planned Changes Tabled

OCEAN CITY – After a lengthy discussion of planned recommendations by the Ocean City Development Corporation (OCDC) a few weeks ago to the Mayor and City Council, it was decided the issues would be tabled until a later date when they could be separately addressed.At the work session of the Mayor and City Council Tuesday,… Read more »

Room Tax Bill Concerns Owners

OCEAN CITY – Resort business leaders this week were urged to rally against a bill introduced in the Maryland General Assembly which, if approved, would allow municipalities such as Ocean City to add its own tax on hotel and motel rooms rented exclusive of state and county taxes already collected.Carousel Hotel and Resort Managing Partner… Read more »