02/24/2022 | Thoughts from the Editor’s Desk – February 25, 2022

Manslaughter conviction overturned

BERLIN– A Berlin man convicted in 2016 of manslaughter after supplying heroin to another man before a fatal overdose had that conviction overturned this week by a state appeals court. In May 2016, Robert Skinkle, now 32, of Berlin, was convicted in Worcester County Circuit Court of possessing with intent to distribute…

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Resort officials approve body-worn camera deal

Resort officials approve body-worn camera deal

OCEAN CITY — Police officers in Ocean City this summer will be outfitted with body-worn cameras after station officials this week approved the contract with the vendor, though questions about running the program persist. The mayor and council had before them on Tuesday a request for approval of the contract with the private supplier Axon to supply clothing worn…

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Inlet Approved Bull Riding Event

Inlet Approved Bull Riding Event

OCEAN CITY– For the first time ever, professional rodeo bull riding is coming to the Ocean City Inlet parking lot in June after resort officials this week approved the special event. On Tuesday, the mayor and council had before them an application from Triple Creek Events to approve a planned Bulls on the Beach event…

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The Berlin Library will add a walking path

The Berlin Library will add a walking path

SNOW HILL– Installation of a new walking path behind the Berlin Library is set to begin next month. Worcester County Commissioners last week approved plans for a quarter-mile walking path at the Berlin branch of the Worcester County Library. Work on the trail is expected to begin in March. “Reading and walking are excellent…

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