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Tasty, filling barbecue burrito ‘sandwich’

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By Paul Suplee, MBA, CEC, PC-3 Reprint from Oct. 27, 2022 I raise my glass as I think of our broken industry, one to which hundreds of thousands of workers never returned after the pandemic. Short-staffed, short-tempered and exhausted, those of us remaining in the field simply try to eke out a week or two… Read more »

Berlin’s FY 2023 budget depicts  sound projections 

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By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Oct. 19, 2023) Natalie Saleh, the finance director for the Town of Berlin presented the unaudited finances for Fiscal Year 2023 during the last Tuesday’s  mayor and council meeting. Total revenue raised in the general fund was $9 million, with 47 percent of that coming from property taxes. Other sources… Read more »

Council passes motions on pickleball, events, fire funds

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By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Oct. 19, 2023) The Berlin Council passed four motions regarding tennis courts, 2024 events for the town and the Taylor House Museum and a re-allocation of funding for the Berlin Fire Company. The council approved a motion to allow We Heart Berlin, a non-profit organization, to raise money for agreed-upon projects… Read more »

Trash truck woes send it in for repairs


Reduced pickup in store   for Berlin unless workers can dump cans manually By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Oct. 19, 2023) Berlin’s trash truck is going into the shop for 14 days. Jimmy Charles, the director of Public Works told the Berlin mayor and Town Council last week that the hydraulic components on the truck are wearing… Read more »

Berlin’s casino revenue pays for officers pension system

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By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Oct. 19, 2023) Local Impact Grant funds from Ocean Downs Casino revenue will be used by the Town of Berlin for the Law Enforcement Officers Pension System, or LEOPS, with $175,000 going to a hoped-for community center in Berlin and $45,000 for an ambulance replacement fund from unassigned funds. The vote… Read more »

Cardamone rebuts shed theft assertions

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Sheriff’s office chief of staff says claims on OP podcast don’t reflect facts of case By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Oct. 19, 2023) Despite assertions on a local podcast that working firearms and evidence were not kept in the Ocean Pines Police Department storage shed that was broken into last December, that was not the case,… Read more »

Proper disposal of fishing line critical to wildlife safety

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By Cindy Hoffman, Staff Writer (Oct. 19,2023) Many people love to fish in the various ponds in Ocean Pines, but sometimes fishing line can get caught in trees or just left on the ground by careless anglers. During a recent fishing tournament, two birds were injured after they got caught up in the monofilament fishing lines. One… Read more »

Walter Maximo

1 Obit Walter Maximo.10.12.23

Walter Maximo Ocean Pines Walter Maximo, 81, passed away on Sept. 25, 2023, surrounded by family and friends. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he attended grade school at Immaculate Conception Parish and graduated from Northeast Catholic High School. Walter was a career truck driver and a member of Teamsters Local 107 in Philadelphia…. Read more »