Berlin Town Limits Expand East With Annexation

Berlin Town Limits Expand East With Annexation

BERLIN –  The Berlin Town Council approved the annexation of two properties on Route 50 this week.The council voted 4-1, with Councilman Zack Tyndall opposed, to approve the annexation of the former McDonald’s property and the Myers Tool property on Route 50.“We’re already in your growth area,” attorney Joe Moore told the council.The proposed annexation… Read more »

Early Work Underway For Pocomoke Library Changes

BERLIN – Library officials this week highlighted ongoing efforts to complete pre-design work for a shared facility in Pocomoke.On Tuesday, Library Director Jennifer Ranck provided the Worcester County Library Board of Trustees with an update on pre-design work for a proposed shared facility in Pocomoke.For years, the library system has identified a need for significant… Read more »

Wicomico Council Supports Student Transportation Bill

SALISBURY – Officials in Wicomico County last week agreed to send a letter of support for proposed legislation that could improve student transportation.Last week, representatives from Wicomico County Public Schools (WCPS) came before the Wicomico County Council seeking support for proposed state legislation permitting alternative modes of student transportation.According to the Code of Maryland Regulations,… Read more »

Deer Harvest Numbers Up In Local Counties

BERLIN — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported Thursday that deer hunters harvested 79,457 deer during the combined archery, firearms, and muzzleloader seasons, from Sept. 6, 2019 through Jan. 31, 2020.The statewide harvest included 29,233 antlered and 46,777 antlerless white-tailed deer, plus 1,552 antlered and 1,895 antlerless sika deer. The overall harvest was 3% higher than… Read more »

Wicomico Superintendent Reappointed To New Term

SALISBURY – School system officials reappointed Superintendent Donna Hanlin to another four-year term this week.On Tuesday, the Wicomico County Board of Education voted unanimously to reappoint Dr. Donna Hanlin July 1 to another four-year term as superintendent of Wicomico County Public Schools.Bill Chambers, president and CEO of the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce, and Mike… Read more »

$12M Berlin Project Moves Ahead

$12M Berlin Project Moves Ahead

BERLIN – The town’s board of zoning appeals approved variances that will allow an apartment renovation on Flower Street to move forward.The board of appeals voted unanimously Feb. 5 to approve a trio of variances requested by Homes for America as it prepares to renovate the apartments at 113 Flower Street and rebuild the apartments… Read more »