08/11/2022 | Cops and Courts – August 12, 2022

Park visitors share concerns about horse management

SNOW HILL– Despite new safety initiatives, many park visitors continue to have concerns about horse management practices on Assateague Island. While Assateague Island National Seashore has announced new efforts to keep wild horses in the park safe less than a week after a mare was hit by a car, some say these measures won’t do much…

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Berlin officials discuss safety issues near intersection

Berlin officials discuss safety issues near intersection

BERLIN — Officials this week resumed talks about aligning Decatur Street and Flower Street. Following roadwork by the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) at the intersection of Route 113 and Assateague Road, Berlin officials said they still have concerns about safety in the area. Councilor Dean Burrell said the concept was explored several years ago…

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City officials reaffirm interest in skate park

City officials reaffirm interest in skate park

BERLIN — City officials this week asked the Berlin Parks Commission to put in place measures that will help the city make a skate park a reality. During a discussion of the priorities for the city park, members of the public expressed concern that an inclusive playground, a concept first discussed last year, was high on the list of priorities for the city park. the city…

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A month later, the victim’s family confirms their confidence with the authorities, but admits that a lengthy investigation has caused “extreme pain and grief”

A month later, the victim's family confirms their confidence with the authorities, but admits that a lengthy investigation caused

BERLIN – A month after a fatal collision with a pedestrian on Grays Corner Road, near Berlin, claimed the life of a local teenager, there are still more questions than answers, but the victim’s family hopes the closure will be over soon. At approximately 10:45 p.m. on July 11, a black Mercedes was driving eastbound on Grays Corner Road, a service road of…

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