Permanent off-premise alcohol sales
OCEAN CITY – A couple of bills floating around the General Assembly looking for continuous alcoholic beverages for consumption or off-site delivery went through their respective chambers this week. When COVID-19 surfaced around this time last year and Governor Larry Hogan declared the state -Emergency, restaurants and bars were closed to the public and many went to a…
County Sheriff Aims for 30% More Budget Funding; More full-time staff needed
SNOW HILL – The increase in proposed public safety and emergency services spending highlighted a working session on Worcester County’s budget. Worcester County’s officers met with department heads Tuesday to begin reviewing the proposed fiscal year 2022 budget. Overall fund income for the coming year is estimated at $ 211 million while the proposed spending is $ 219 million. The… Read more »
Route 90 project completed one day early
OCEAN CITY – The overnight closure of Route 90 this week to allow crews to perform major repairs and upgrades at one of the resort’s main access points was completed a day earlier than expected. Beginning Monday, Maryland Department of Transportation – State Highway Administration (SHA)) The crews began extensive repairs along the entire length of Route 90.
Berlin Council votes in favor of a slight increase in the property tax rate; The city department heads blow up the mayor for the proposed budget at the same tax rate
BERLIN – After hours of discussion and four failed votes, the elected Berlin officials this week approved a tax increase of one and a half cents. On Monday, Berlin City Council voted 4: 1 for a tax rate of US $ 0.815 per person. Property valuation valuation of US $ 100 The decision, which equates to an increase of US $ 45 for someone with a home…