Bills of local importance reach the General Assembly

OCEAN CITY — The 2022 Maryland General Assembly session wrapped up sine die last Monday with several significant statewide issues resolved and a handful of bills relevant to the local area. The session ended with a bang last Monday as state lawmakers closed the books on another session. After two years of…

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Grant will fund safety improvements in Berlin

Grant will fund safety improvements in Berlin

BERLIN– Security cameras and other safety improvements are coming to downtown Berlin thanks to a state grant. The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development informed Berlin city officials this week that the municipality will receive the $76,300 Business District Works Community Safety Grant it applied for. The grant will…

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New Ad Agency OC Launches “Enjoy” Campaign

New ad agency OC launches campaign

OCEAN CITY — Resort tourism officials this week got their first look at a new “Enjoy Every Little Moment” ad campaign from its new ad agency. On Monday, the Tourism Commission got a glimpse of the new BVK Advertising campaign being rolled out during a Zoom meeting. In December, the mayor and council confirmed that BVK…

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Ocean City Council Approves Deputy City Manager Position

Ocean City Council Approves Deputy City Manager Position

OCEAN CITY — A proposed reorganization of the city’s pecking order, including the creation of a deputy city manager position, was approved this week by station officials. Just months into City Manager Terry McGean’s tenure, it’s become clear his office needs a lighter workload, including fewer direct reports. As it stands now,…

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