ICE’s Bill Passage To Impact Worcester Jail

SNOW HILL – Though Gov. Larry Hogan could veto a bill that would prohibit the county jail from working with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, county officials are still preparing for decreased revenues going forward.The legislature this week passed the “Dignity Not Detention Act,” which will ban local jails like Worcester County’s from housing detainees for… Read more »

AGH Presentation Focuses On Pandemic Response

OCEAN CITY — Atlantic General Hospital officials made their annual presentation this week to the Mayor and Council, but the focus was more on the challenges of the last year than the typical nuts and bolts information.Each year, Atlantic General Hospital (AGH) makes a presentation to the Mayor and Council, outlining the successes and challenges… Read more »

Berlin Fire Company Requests $477K More In Town Grants; Four New Full-Time Hires Needed

Berlin Fire Company Requests $477K More In Town Grants; Four New Full-Time Hires Needed

BERLIN – The Berlin Fire Company is asking the Town of Berlin to more than double its annual grant to the agency.On Monday, Berlin Fire Company (BFC) President David Fitzgerald presented the Berlin Town Council with a request for roughly $477,000 in additional emergency medical services (EMS) funding and an additional $84,715 in fire and… Read more »

Berlin Police Chief Clarifies Skateboarding Approach; Frequent Offenders’ Board Get Confiscated For Short Time

Berlin Police Chief Clarifies Skateboarding Approach; Frequent Offenders’ Board Get Confiscated For Short Time

BERLIN – Town officials could soon be reviewing Berlin’s laws regarding skateboarding following concerns voiced by community members.The Berlin Police Department’s recent confiscation of some skateboards prompted spirited debate on social media this week regarding the activity. While some cited safety issues created by kids skateboarding where they shouldn’t, including along Main Street, others used… Read more »