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OPA GM gives dept. updates in Nov. report

Viola and Martin

By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Nov. 23, 2023) Ocean Pines Association General Manager John Viola provided highlights of last month during his report to the board of directors at its meeting on Saturday. Racquet Center: Public Works installed a fence at the racquet center in an effort to stop people from using the courts without paying…. Read more »

OP signs get with times by going digital


But will get costs and start small with one installation By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Nov. 23, 2023) The question of whether Ocean Pines’ old signs should be replaced with programmable digital signs has been debated repeatedly during board meetings. But on Saturday, the Ocean Pines Association Board of Directors decided  to seek proposals to determine… Read more »

Berlin ready to bid Tyson demo project

Tyson Plant 1

Engineers conclude grant will cover more work than what town had estimated By Cindy Hoffman Staff Writer (Nov. 16, 2023) The Berlin Town Council unanimously approved a request for proposals drawn up by its engineering consultants for the partial demolition of the Tyson’s processing plant at Heron Park on Old Ocean City Road. Andrew Welsch, the… Read more »

Scharle kayaked around Delmarva Peninsula

•boat on water

It took Ocean Pines woman 11 yrs. to achieve her goal, just short of 40th birthday By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Nov. 9, 2023) It took 11 years, but she did it. Laura Scharle paddled 600 miles around the entire Delmarva Peninsula. That includes nearly the entire coast of Delaware from Delaware City, down the Eastern… Read more »

Buckingham Elem. needs replacing, say backers


By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Nov. 9. 2023) Main Street in Berlin was filled with marching parents, teachers and students chanting “Build the bear!” last Friday evening during a protest over lack of state funding for the construction of a new Buckingham Elementary School (BES). Hundreds of people attended the march, carrying signs reading “It’s time… Read more »