Water System Connection Backed

SNOW HILL – Plans to connect the Ocean Pines and Glen Riddle water systems were endorsed by the County Commissioners this week.The Ocean Pines Service Area Advisory Board backed the plan in a mid-July memorandum. The 12,000-resident, year-round community needed more water, but another well would have cost too much, said Advisory Board Chair Dart… Read more »

Accused Murderer Admits To Leaving Baby In Toilet

OCEAN CITY – The sick and twisted case involving an Ocean City mother and business owner took another turn late yesterday with the announcement the county’s top prosecutor has filed new murder charges.Prompting national news attention on Monday and Tuesday, Christy Freeman, 37, was charged last week with first- and second-degree murder and manslaughter after… Read more »

Challenge To LaHa Project Dismissed By Zoning Board

BERLIN – The town’s zoning review board has dismissed the latest challenge to the new La Hacienda restaurant complex in Berlin.Berlin resident Sandy Coyman, director of Worcester County’s Comprehensive Planning Department and a former member of the Berlin Planning Commission, challenged the zoning certificate for the project because there was no finding of facts in… Read more »

Council Nixes New Comfort Station Proposal

OCEAN CITY – After negative feedback about the proposal to build a comfort station on 4th Street, the City Council has agreed to a new proposal to renovate and expand the current Caroline Street comfort station in lieu of the proposed 4th Street location.City Engineer Terry McGean and Bob Givarz, member of the Boardwalk Development… Read more »

Those Who Knew Freeman Shocked By Charges

BERLIN – There’s little personal information available about Christy Freeman, 37, who has been charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder and manslaughter after giving birth to a stillborn male infant at her Ocean City home last week.A complex picture has emerged this week of Freeman with people at times describing her as outgoing countered by… Read more »