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The horses returned to Assateague after crossing the bridge

BERLIN — Two of Assateague Island’s wild horses made an unauthorized trip to the mainland on Wednesday before being returned to their herd on the beach. Although a rare occurrence, two of the wild horses that call Assateague Island National Seashore home crossed the 611 Verrazano Highway bridge to the mainland on Wednesday afternoon. Personal…

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Berlin’s stormwater charges will double

Berlin's stormwater charges will double

BERLIN– Stormwater charges in Berlin will double in September following a city council decision this week. On Monday, the Berlin City Council voted 3-1 to raise residential stormwater fees from $50 a year to $100 a year starting Sept. 1. The increase is intended to fund capital projects that the Stormwater Service…

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Local killed crossing bridge 50

Local killed crossing bridge 50

OCEAN CITY – A local man died after being hit by a vehicle Wednesday while attempting to cross the Route 50 bridge. At approximately 8:05 p.m. Wednesday, Maryland State Police troopers from the barracks of Berlin responded to the Highway 50 bridge for a reported single-vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. The preliminary investigation revealed a…

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High bids put downtown park redevelopment on hold

High bids put downtown park redevelopment on hold

OCEAN CITY — Planned redevelopment of the downtown parks and recreation complex was put on hold this week after bids from contractors were significantly higher than budgeted. In recent years, city officials have planned a major redevelopment of the downtown parks and recreation complex along the bay between the 3rd…

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