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Berlin Fire and EMS deliver quarterly report to council


By Hunter Hine, Staff Writer The Berlin Fire Company responded to 30 in-town fire and rescue calls from July 1 to Sept. 30, consisting of about 28 percent of their total calls for that period. There were nine fewer calls in town this year compared to the same quarter last year, according to the Berlin… Read more »

Berlin mayor and council approve land transfer, other motions

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By Hunter Hine, Staff Writer The Berlin mayor and City Council voted to approve motions for a land transfer, rain dates and a water works apprenticeship at their Monday meeting. Land transfer on Flower St. Council members unanimously approved a transfer of property from the Berlin Community Improvement Association to the Town of Berlin with… Read more »

Steak and Bearnaise still perfect pairing

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By Paul Suplee, MBA, CEC, PC-3 Reprint from Nov. 24, 2022 Steak and Bearnaise. Has there ever been a more appropriate pairing? Indeed, yes there has, and I fell in love again last weekend. A couple weeks ago I made mention of having the privilege of tasting a 21-year-old Chardonnay, and it was magical. It… Read more »

Understanding EDUs and why they exist

What is an EDU, anyway? As the discussion continues over the future of Heron Park in Berlin and the parcels within it that are or could be for sale, the big snag in the process seems always to come down to who gets the EDUs attached to a specific piece of land. The general public… Read more »

Charles Owen Rouse

Charles Owen Rouse Ocean Pines Charles Owen Rouse, age 73, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2023 at Tidal Health in Salisbury. Born in Baltimore to the late Charles R. Rouse and Mary Bernadette Rouse, Charles was the second oldest of six children in a close, loving family. After graduating from college, he obtained… Read more »

Cardamone clears air on OP police shakeup

Lt. Brian Cardamone, chief of staff at the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office, has had his say, and that is the end of it. No amount of story-bending or tale-twisting regarding last December’s burglary of an Ocean Pines Police Department storage shed and the aftermath of that event will change the facts as he laid them… Read more »

C. James Holloway Jr. (Jim)

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C. James Holloway Jr. (Jim) Ocean Pines James Holloway Jr. (Jim), 86, of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, passed away after a brief illness on Oct. 12, 2023, surrounded by his family. Born in Salisbury, he was the beloved husband of Betty Larmore Holloway and son of the late Claude J. and Grace T. Holloway. A graduate of Wicomico High… Read more »