Close Menu
Berlin, Ocean Pines News Worcester County Bayside Gazette Logo Berlin, Ocean Pines News Worcester County Bayside Gazette



Council majority rejects Gillis purchase

Tyson Plant 1

Opts to proceed separately with demolition of former poultry plant buildings By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Aug 31, 2023) The verdict is in on the short-term future of Heron Park, or at least parcel 57, where the old Tyson’s building still stands.  The town council on Monday voted three to two to walk away from a… Read more »

Pres. Doug Parks shares board highlights

Doug Parks and crowd

By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Aug. 31, 2023) The golf club meeting room was packed, with people sitting all the way out to the bar and restaurant area for the annual meeting of the Ocean Pines Association on Saturday. A quorum of members/voters was met with 135 people attending the meeting, both in person and virtually. At… Read more »

OP residents to elect three new board members on Thursday

Ocean Pines elections

By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Aug. 24, 2023) Residents of Ocean Pines can watch Election Trust count the ballots for the Ocean Pines Association Board of Directors elections at 5 p.m. Thursday. The count will be broadcast via zoom at Tom Piatti, the chair of the Election Committee collected 58 ballots from the drop box… Read more »

Campaigns signs sprout up across Ocean Pines lawns


By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (July 6, 2023) The Ocean Pines Board elections are in full swing, and with that come election signs. Ocean Pines has specific guidance developed by the Architectural Review Committee on signs in the community. Signs cannot be displayed on any developed or vacant lot without the approval of the property… Read more »

Verizon will update OPA on upgrades

john viola headshot

By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer Terrible cell phone service could improve … some day (June 22, 2023) During a board of directors meeting a few months ago, a resident challenged Ocean Pines Association President Doug Parks to address the poor cell service in certain areas of Ocean Pines. That challenge was accepted and now Verizon… Read more »