Berlin Community Center Vision Advances With MOU Approval

Berlin Community Center Vision Advances With MOU Approval

BERLIN – Plans for a community center on Flower Street took a major step forward this week with approval of an agreement between the town and the Berlin Community Improvement Association.On Monday, in a split vote elected officials approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the town and the Berlin Community Improvement Association (BCIA). After… Read more »

Resort Officials Approve 3-Year Fireworks Contract; 4th Of July Shows, New Year’s Eve Display Included

Resort Officials Approve 3-Year Fireworks Contract; 4th Of July Shows, New Year’s Eve Display Included

OCEAN CITY – Although not entirely satisfied with losing a New Year’s Eve show at Northside Park, resort officials this week approved a bid recommendation for a three-year contract with a private sector company to provide fireworks shows in Ocean City.The Ocean City Mayor and Council had before them on Tuesday a recommendation to approve… Read more »

Local Officials Thank Church For Years Of Service

Local Officials Thank Church For Years Of Service

BERLIN– Local leaders expressed their gratitude to longtime Worcester County Commissioner Bud Church this week as he prepares to retire in December.On Tuesday, both the commissioners and the Worcester County Board of Education recognized Church for his decades of service. Church spent a decade on the school board before serving 20 years as a commissioner.“His… Read more »

Berlin Officials Agree To Explore Adding Speed Cameras

Berlin Officials Agree To Explore Adding Speed Cameras

BERLIN– Officials in Berlin are exploring the possibility of installing speed cameras near schools.Police Chief Arnold Downing on Monday outlined how a speed camera program would work with the Berlin Town Council. Elected officials agreed they wanted to continue exploring the concept, which Downing said would aid in speeding enforcement.“With a smaller town, the opportunity… Read more »

Berlin Salary Study Advances

Berlin Salary Study Advances

BERLIN – Town officials agreed to spend $32,500 for a compensation survey and classification study.The Berlin Town Council voted 4-0 on Monday to move forward with hiring a Davidsonville company to conduct a salary survey and classification study.“This not only affects our staff we currently have but it also shows a forward path for anybody… Read more »