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Frontier Town owners seek camp law change

Frontier Town in Berlin, Maryland

New spots to offer greenery, off-site parking, space to recreate, and picnic tables By Greg Wehner Worcester County Commissioners will soon vote on changing the code surrounding campgrounds after the owners of Frontier Town in Berlin asked to allow features not permitted under the current code. Sun TRS Frontier, LLC, which operates Frontier Town, Castaways,… Read more »

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Sports facility plan has town feeling left out


FILE PHOTO. The Berlin Planning Commission meets in 2021. Planning Commission wonders why Berlin not included in talks The Berlin Planning Commission convened on May 11 with one item on their docket — a revised site plan review for the West View at Purnell Crossing planned community, which was approved. Then, roughly three-quarters of the… Read more »

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OPA Sec. Farr qualifies candidates


Farr replaces Wheatley, who steps down to seek regular seat on board of directors The Ocean Pines Association shook up its ranks on Friday when Josette Wheatley resigned her position as board of directors secretary ahead of her bid to join the board. “Although it’s not a requirement that she resign, she resigned her secretary… Read more »

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New kayak launches planned in OP


The Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Committee is awaiting word to see if an old kayak launch recently discovered on the Route 90 walking trail can be brought back to life. Sharon Santacroce, Environmental Committee chair, stopped by the May 9 Recreation and Parks for an update on what her committee is working on. While… Read more »

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Community bike ride Friday starts at Heron Park

The Worcester County Pedestrian Bike Coalition and Tommy’s Bicycle Works are teaming up to put on the Berlin Community Bike Ride at 7 p.m. tomorrow. The bike ride starts at Heron Park and features a five-mile route through downtown Berlin. Tommy’s Bicycle Works owner Tom Simon says the bike ride is for new and experienced… Read more »

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Reggae Play Day returns to Main Street


By Jack Chavez, Staff Writer Reggae Play Day is back after a two-year hiatus with reggae music plus beer, wine and food on May 14 on Main Street. The annual event, sponsored every year by Ocean 98, hasn’t been scheduled since 2019 due to covid-19. “We’re an arts and entertainment district and we’re always looking… Read more »

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Gazette Editorial

Two ironic instances occurred in Berlin, OP If Berlin and Ocean Pines have had one thing in common lately — aside from the shared zip code — it’s the undeniable irony of recent events. In Ocean Pines, it’s the elevation of board of directors member Rick Farr to Ocean Pines Association secretary, the officer responsible… Read more »

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