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Berlin ready to bid Tyson demo project

Tyson Plant 1

Engineers conclude grant will cover more work than what town had estimated By Cindy Hoffman Staff Writer (Nov. 16, 2023) The Berlin Town Council unanimously approved a request for proposals drawn up by its engineering consultants for the partial demolition of the Tyson’s processing plant at Heron Park on Old Ocean City Road. Andrew Welsch, the… Read more »

Worcester County planning commission OK’s boat-building facility

Titan Custom Yachts

By Hunter Hine, Staff Writer Titan Custom Yachts project set for construction on Old Stage Road in Bishopville The Worcester County Planning Commission on Nov.2 approved the site plan for a 13,600-square-foot boat-building facility at Titan Custom Yachts in Bishopville. The planning commissioners unanimously voted to accept the facility site plan, which was submitted by… Read more »

Townhome project in West Ocean City downgraded

4 seasons plot

By Hunter Hine, Staff Writer Proposed new development reduced to 19 units for first phase due to lack of water Developers and designers for the proposed 4 Seasons Townhome community split their building plan into two phases because there isn’t yet enough water service assigned to the West Ocean City plots to serve the project’s… Read more »

Nichols appointed VP pro tem during Burrell’s absence

Shaneka Nichols headshot

By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Nov. 9, 2023) Berlin Town Council member Shaneka Nichols has been appointed vice president pro tempore during Council Vice President Dean Burrell’s absence from the council through the end of the year, or until his return. The appointment was made last Thursday, following Burrell’s announcement that he has some back issues… Read more »

Buckingham Elem. needs replacing, say backers


By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Nov. 9. 2023) Main Street in Berlin was filled with marching parents, teachers and students chanting “Build the bear!” last Friday evening during a protest over lack of state funding for the construction of a new Buckingham Elementary School (BES). Hundreds of people attended the march, carrying signs reading “It’s time… Read more »

Fallen OC fire company chief honored during rededication


By Stewart Dobson, Editor (Nov. 2, 2023) There’s no denying the respect firefighters have for each other and anyone who has ever been involved in the fire service, judging from the reverential ceremony last week honoring a former Ocean City fire chief who died in the line of duty … 86 years ago. Chief Ralph R…. Read more »