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Flush with cash, OP seeks improvement

Rick Farr

Racquet club, tiki bar will be enhanced, golf course will install spray irrigation By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Jan. 4, 2023) Under the direction of President Rick Farr and General Manager John Viola, the Ocean Pines Association has been going full steam ahead with projects to enhance amenities and make improvements in the community. At the… Read more »

IAC still saying maybe on Buckingham funds


By Hunter Hine, Staff Writer (Dec. 21, 2023) Maryland’s Interagency Commission on School Construction (IAC) didn’t allocate any state funding to Buckingham Elementary’s replacement project in the agency’s preliminary 2025 capital improvement plan budget, but this could change once the budget is finalized in May. At a meeting over Zoom last Thursday, the IAC approved staff… Read more »

Worcester Chamber adds Ocean Pines to its name

Worcester Chamber of Commerce

In light of criticism, board eliminates confusion over organization’s home base By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Dec. 21, 2023) The newly named Worcester Chamber of Commerce has modified its new logo and name and will now be known as the Worcester Chamber of Commerce in Ocean Pines. The decision was made during a board meeting last… Read more »

Wawa complex could be coming to Berlin

Proposed Wawa in Berlin

By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Dec. 21, 2023) The Berlin Planning Commission last Wednesday tabled a decision on changes to a pre-approved site plan for a convenience store and hotel at the intersection of Route 50 and Main Street. The original plan, dubbed Athena Plaza, included a 7-Eleven and Fairfield Inn. The partial revision to the… Read more »

OPA Board votes to fund several  priority projects

OPA board

By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Dec. 21, 2023) The Ocean Pines Association Board of Directors on Saturday voted unanimously to approve spending for priority projects, including the irrigation system for the golf course, the first of four electronic signs, renovations to the racquet sports building, the tiki bar at the yacht club, a pavilion at the… Read more »