Berlin is the proud recipient of a number of national, state, and local awards both from public entities and private enterprises.

2020

2019

2018

2017

  • Huffington Post – 2017 Absolute Cutest Town in Maryland
  • Alarmsystemreviews.com – #9 Safest Place to Live in Maryland
  • Thecrazytourist.com – #2 of the 15 Best Small Towns to Visit in Maryland
  • Onlyinyourstate.com – #2 of the 10 Towns in Maryland with the Best and Most Lively Main Streets

2016

2015

2014

2012

2000

  • Maryland Rural Water Association – Wastewater Treatment Plan of the Year

 

Berlin is also very proud of the individual employees who have achieved recognition both within their own departments and through other government agencies.

Police Department

Officer of the Year

  • 2010    SPO Claude Holland
  • 2011    Cpl. Jason Burnett
  • 2012    PFC Brian Hirshman
  • 2013    PFC Brian Hirshman
  • 2014    PFC Edward Carmean
  • 2018    PFC Gary Bratten

Unit Citation 2015

  • Lt. Jeffrey Lawson
  • Lt. Robert Fisher
  • Cpl. Jason Burnett
  • SPO Claude Holland
  •  SPO Merle Bragg
  •  PFC Jessica Collins

Certificate of Excellence

  • 2008    Cpl. Jason Burnet
  • 2015    PFC Jessica Collins

Commendation Award

  • 2010    SPO Claude Holland
  • 2010    Lt. Jeffrey Lawson

Certificate of Merit

  • 2013    PFC Jessica Collins
  • 2013    Cpl. Jason Burnett
  • 2015    PFC Jessica Collins
  • 2018    Officer Christopher Bireley, Lt. J.D. Lawson

Life Saving Award

  • 2013    SPO Claude Holland
  • 2014    SPO Merle Bragg
  • PFC Edward Carmean
  • 2018 Sr. Officer Joseph Kerr, Sr. Officer Claude Holland, Sgt. Michael O’Connor, Patrolman Kevin Lloyd

 

Water Resources – The following awards were given by the Maryland Rural Water Association.

Water Operator of the Year

  • 1996  Marvin Smith

Wastewater Operator of the Year

  • 1999 Jane Kreiter
  • 2012 Jamey Latchum

Distribution and Collection Operator of the Year

  • 2007 Keith Mariani

Town Calendar

Upcoming Events

Events Calendar

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Upcoming Events

Mon 26

Mayor & Council Meeting

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Town Hall
Nov 03

Parks Commission

November 3 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Nov 04

Fall Bulk Waste Collection – Tuesday or Wednesday trash customers

November 4
For Tuesday or Wednesday Trash customers. NEW POLICY IN EFFECT AS OF MARCH 1, 2020. Click here for more information.
Nov 04

Historic District Commission

November 4 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Town Hall
ALL EVENTS