Burglar Charged With Taking Liquor

OCEAN CITY — A Baltimore man was arrested on burglary and other charges last weekend after allegedly entering an adjacent hotel room via a balcony and swiping liquor and margarita supplies.Around noon last Sunday, an Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officer responded to a hotel at 21st Street for a reported burglary. Upon arrival, the… Read more »

Wicomico Council Overrides Executive’s Veto

SALISBURY – County leaders this week voted to reaffirm a legislative bill vetoed by the county executive.On Tuesday, the Wicomico County Council voted unanimously to reaffirm a legislation bill adopted by the council in May and subsequently vetoed by County Executive Bob Culver.The legislative bill corrects a drafting error in the county’s personnel manual defining… Read more »

Safety Concerns Close Berlin Sidewalk

Safety Concerns Close Berlin Sidewalk

BERLIN –  A portion of the sidewalk on William Street is closed as structural issues at the adjacent building are addressed.On Tuesday, town staff cordoned off the sidewalk in front of the rear portion of the building that houses Burley Inn Tavern.“The property owner is investigating possible structural issues with the building and we closed… Read more »

Handgun Threat On Boardwalk

OCEAN CITY — A Frederick, Md. man was arrested on weapons charges last weekend after allegedly threatening a group of people on the Boardwalk and stating “I’ve got 30 bullets for all of you,” according to police reports.Shortly before 1 a.m. last Sunday, a description was broadcasted for a reported suspect with a handgun near… Read more »

Diakonia Project Bid Questioned

SNOW HILL –  Repairs at Diakonia will move forward in spite of concerns regarding the selected bid.On Tuesday, the Worcester County Commissioners approved roofing and siding bids from Robert’s Coastal Construction as part of Diakonia renovations being funded through a Community Development Block Grant. While they approved the bids, the commissioners expressed concern about the… Read more »

Two Boats Win First White Marlin Prize

OCEAN CITY — The crew on the local sportfishing boat Uncle Keith caught and released the first white marlin of the season, earning $11,000 in combined prize money for the feat.Last Saturday morning, the crew on the Uncle Keith reported catching and releasing the first white marlin of the season. The Uncle Keith was fishing… Read more »