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Pines nonprofit benefits soldiers serving overseas


By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Dec. 7, 2017) A Maryland Army National Guard truck pulled up to Anna Foultz’s home in Ocean Pines last Thursday to haul away dozens of bags of items donated for soldiers serving overseas. Foultz and her late husband, Carl, started the “Holiday Gifts for Our Soldiers Overseas” drive two decades… Read more »

Tree lighting signals start of Berlin’s 150th anniversary


By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Nov. 30, 2017) Mayor Gee Williams threw the switch Saturday night on what he called a “very special” town Christmas tree, unofficially kicking off a yearlong celebration. “It’s going to be a very special year, here in America’s coolest small town,” Williams said during the tree lighting. “With deep appreciation… Read more »

‘Colby Claus’ will lend hand to Santa


By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Nov. 30, 2017) It’s a poorly kept secret that Santa and Ocean Pines Aquatics Director Colby Phillips are close friends. Because of that close relationship, Phillips, for the fifth year, is helping St. Nicholas send letters to children throughout the community. Anyone who sends an email with his or her… Read more »

Four first readings in final OPA meeting of ‘17

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By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Nov. 30, 2017) Four first readings of proposed amendments to the Ocean Pines Association resolutions will be on the agenda during a rare board of directors meeting tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m. in the Assateague Room of the community center on 235 Ocean Parkway. Board President Doug Parks said Monday… Read more »

Guinness confirms record for juggler Cascading Carlos


By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Nov. 30, 2017) “Cascading Carlos” Mir recently added another hyphenate to his long list as a performer and entertainer – Guinness World Record holder. On Nov. 7, Mir received an email confirming that his diabolo throw of 78 feet 5 inches at the Holiday Inn on 66th Street in Ocean… Read more »

Mayor Morrison hospitalized

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(Nov. 30, 2017) Pocomoke Mayor Bruce Morrison underwent emergency surgery for a brain aneurysm on Wednesday after reportedly losing consciousness earlier that day. Town officials said Morrison was rushed from his home by ambulance to Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury at about 2:30 a.m. Doctors at the hospital diagnosed Morrison with a brain aneurysm… Read more »

Carozza will run against Mathias for Md. Senate

By Katie Tabeling, Staff Writer (Nov. 23, 2017) Delegate Mary Beth Carozza (R-38C) believes that her next calling is a place in the Maryland Senate and she’s challenging incumbent Sen. Jim Mathias (D-38) in the 2018 election to get there. “For real and lasting change, Gov. (Larry) Hogan needs more team players in the Maryland… Read more »

Park committee has first meeting

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Nov. 23, 2017) Ten of the 11 members of the newly formed Berlin Falls Park Advisory Committee met for the first time Thursday night to discuss how the group would work towards recommendations for future developments. Mayor Gee Williams and project coordinator David Deutsch addressed the group, and Town Administrator… Read more »

Fit and trimmed, Berlin’s tree goes up in downtown

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Nov. 23, 2017) About a dozen volunteers gathered at the Atlantic Hotel in Berlin last Thursday to decorate the town Christmas tree, which was installed two days earlier by the town public works crews. “The Atlantic Hotel is a beautiful backdrop,” Economic and Community Development Director Ivy Wells said. “It’s… Read more »

More treats than tricks for Berlin Halloween

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor  (Nov. 2, 2017) Halloween night in downtown Berlin was a success, judging by the thousands of costumed children who descended on the downtown, accompanied by thousands more adults. Hundreds of Disney princesses, Wonder Women, and Power Rangers of all colors and sizes stood in line for a haunted house at… Read more »