Council Questions BFC On Old Library Building’s Future

Council Questions BFC On Old Library Building’s Future

BERLIN – Town officials encouraged the Berlin Fire Company to consider leasing the former library building to generate additional revenue.As Berlin Fire Company (BFC) leaders presented the organization’s quarterly report to the Berlin Town Council this week, the now vacant library building was a key point of discussion. Municipal officials said the building, which is… Read more »

Ocean City Continues Room Tax Increase Talks; Council Seems Supportive Of Hike, But How To Spend New Revenue Remains Unclear

Ocean City Continues Room Tax Increase Talks; Council Seems Supportive Of Hike, But How To Spend New Revenue Remains Unclear

OCEAN CITY — After hours of often-tense debate, resort officials this week chose not to increase the room tax rate in Ocean City in favor of having their counterparts in the county begin to explore the potential change.During Tuesday’s work session, the debate over potentially increasing the room tax in Ocean City from the current… Read more »

Pines GM’s Proposed Budget Calls For Assessment Increase

OCEAN PINES – Ocean Pines residents could see a substantial increase in their annual assessments if the recommended budget is approved.The budget proposed by Ocean Pines Association (OPA) General Manager John Bailey for the coming fiscal year includes a recommended $127 assessment increase for property owners. The increase would bring the annual assessment to $1,078.Residents… Read more »

WOC Brewery EDU Request OK’d

SNOW HILL – County officials approved sewer capacity for a farm brewery on Route 611 but only after imposing a variety of conditions on the project.The Worcester County Commissioners this week voted unanimously to approve a request for six EDUs (equivalent dwelling units) for Assateague Island Farm LLC. Property owner Paul Carlotta plans to add… Read more »