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Cruisin’ Berlin rumbles back into downtown this Saturday


By Jack Chavez, Staff Writer (May 18, 2023) The familiar rumble from the engines of a mass of classic hotrods and roadsters will return to downtown Berlin as the Cruisin’ Berlin car show revs up on Saturday. Starting at 6 a.m., Main Street and adjacent streets, including Broad, Pitt and Commerce, will be shut down… Read more »

Soft pretzel bites perfect post-trip snack

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By Paul Suplee, MBA, CEC, PC-3 After a long day on the road, I say out loud that I would love to stop at a local brewery and have a beer and maybe a soft pretzel. Both of these things are taboo on my latest diet, but after a nine-hour drive, is there anything better… Read more »

Sadly, shooter drills  becoming routine

It’s a sad commentary on the state of affairs in this country when a small local hospital announces intent to  conduct an active shooter drill and no one responds, “You have to be kidding!” But worse, not only did Atlantic General Hospital’s news release about a desire to proceed with this training exercise fail to… Read more »

Jerry Murphy runs for Ocean Pines Board of Directors

Jerry Murphy

(May 18, 2023) Jerry Murphy has already made a mark on Ocean Pines. He was the builder of the round houses that can be seen throughout the neighborhood. Now he wants to make his mark in another way, as a candidate for the Ocean Pines Board of Directors. Four candidates are now vying for the… Read more »

Jeffrey Heavner files for seat on OP Board of Directors

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By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (May 18, 2023) Jeffery Heavner and his wife were first attracted to Ocean Pines in 2017 and purchased a condominium in Marina Village to relax and enjoy the amenities on weekends. They loved it so much that they purchased their current home in 2019 and became permanent residents. That love… Read more »

Students get dose of history at local Veterans Memorial 

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By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (My 18, 2023) The fifth-grade class of Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School got a history lesson on Wednesday with a field trip to the Worcester County Veterans Memorial in Ocean Pines. The trip is part of a countywide program to bring all fifth graders to the memorial to learn about… Read more »

Jenkins Point plan unveiled at town hall

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Will be restored to become natural buffer for mainland By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (May 18, 2023) Looking to the left from Pines Point Marina, the little islands that can be seen in the Isle of Wight Bay are part of Jenkins Point, an eroding piece of property owned by the Ocean Pines Association. Help,… Read more »

Wooden Octopus gets design help


By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (May 11, 2023) Two times the charm for Matthew Amey, owner of 8 Jefferson Street in Berlin, a house built in 1900 that he and his wife, Lisa Tossey, bought in 2015 for their home and workspace. Amey has gone before the Berlin Historic District Commission twice to get approval for the… Read more »

Micro-park gift to Berlin from local family

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By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer Evermoore Park, in heart of town, will provide special green space for all to enjoy  (May 11, 2023) Berlin is about to get a micro-park, thanks to Deborah and Michael Everett, the new owners of 1 Main Street. The building was a bank in its former life, which began in… Read more »