Category: County News

Tax Assessments See Increase in Urbana

Photo | Brent Pernak, Cruising Altitude Photography LLC Area residential assessments went up about 10 percent in Urbana.

Two days after Christmas, the Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) sent out their reassessments of nearly 700,000 residential and commercial properties across the state and Urbana residents saw a noticeable increase. Area residential assessments went up about…

Regulating Pop-Up Signs

Photo | Pam Schipper With the approach of the General Election on Nov. 6, political candidate signs are a common sight for motorists.

The Five Man Electrical Band once sang, “Sign, sign, everywhere a sign. Blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mind. Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sign?” This 1970 rock song lyric might pop into your head while…