Berlin Officials Continue Short-Term Rental Talks

Berlin Officials Continue Short-Term Rental Talks

BERLIN – Short-term rentals again dominated discussion at a meeting of the Berlin Planning Commission.The commission, which met Wednesday, was presented with a letter from the Coastal Association of Realtors outlining concerns with short-term rental regulations being drafted by town staff. Planning Director Dave Engelhart, however, stressed the ordinance was still being developed. He said… Read more »

Cellular Antennas For Tower Possible

SNOW HILL – The Worcester County Commissioners advised staff to consider cellular antennas as they prepare to repaint a water tower in Ocean Pines.As they approved plans to get bids to paint the north water tower in Ocean Pines, the commissioners told staff to reach out to Verizon regarding the possibility of installing an antenna… Read more »

OC Man Killed In Fenwick Crash

FENWICK — An Ocean City man perished in a vehicle-pedestrian collision early last Wednesday morning on Coastal Highway just north of neighboring Fenwick Island.Around 3:20 a.m. last Wednesday, Delaware State Police responded to a vehicle-pedestrian collision on Route 1, or Coastal Highway, about a mile north of Fenwick Island. The investigation revealed a 2016 Jeep… Read more »

Enhanced Event Bill Could Include Exhibition Driving

OCEAN CITY — While moving the Sunfest dates this year has already been announced as one possible solution, another key component is enhancing the existing special event zone legislation including a proposed new violation defined as “exhibition driving.”Three years ago, after several unruly and disruptive unsanctioned motorized special events, resort officials began exploring ways to… Read more »

Public Marijuana Use Ordinance Eyed In Wicomico

SALISBURY – An effort to prohibit the consumption of marijuana in public areas will move forward in Wicomico County.In a work session Tuesday, Wicomico County State’s Attorney Jamie Dykes, Deputy State’s Attorney Bill McDermott and Sheriff Mike Lewis presented the Wicomico County Council with proposed legislation that would prohibit the consumption of marijuana in public… Read more »

Expanding Butt Hut Sites North Of Boardwalk Discussed

OCEAN CITY – Efforts to make a cigarette disposal program sustainable highlighted a resort committee meeting this week.On Wednesday, members of the Ocean City Coastal Resources Legislative Committee (Green Team) discussed ways to expand and improve its cigarette butt disposal program.Last summer, resort officials implemented a two-pronged initiative to install cigarette butt receptacles – or… Read more »