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Business Briefs 3/9/17

Top in sales Hileman Real Estate has announced that Bethany Drew and Terri Bradford and their “Power of 2 Team” have achieved the top sales position for 2016 among the over 1,000 members of the Coastal Association of Realtors, the professional real estate organization that serves the tri-county region. Drew and Bradford sold 152 homes… Read more »

Fathom brings taste of city to downtown Berlin

(Feb. 23, 2017) Sisters Hunter Smith and Devon Donahue have moved off Artisan’s Way onto Main Street in Berlin with their new, urban-inspired clothing and gift store Fathom. That’s “Fathom.” with a period at the end of the word, regardless of its placement in a sentence, Donahue noted with a laugh. Her sister is apparently… Read more »

Local business vies for prize to create jobs

(Feb. 16, 2017) When Kim Shanahan, owner of Gifts Fulfilled, saw the theme of this year’s SCORE/Sam’s Club small business contest, “What Makes Your Business Unique,” she knew she had to enter. What makes her business unique is its mission to provide jobs for people with disabilities. Shanahan created her business, which sells baby, birthday,… Read more »

Bunting Realty Inc. hits quarter-century mark

(Feb. 2, 2017) Twenty-five years ago Cam Bunting started a fledgling real estate business in Berlin. Her father and brother were both agents based in Salisbury, and she was working for Moore, Warfield & Glick in Ocean City, at the time. “Real estate was in my blood,” she said. Because virtually all of her listings… Read more »

Hileman Realty celebrates 20 years in business

(Jan. 26, 2017) Debbie Hileman admitted she thought about a career change before opening her own real estate business 20 years ago on Cathell Road in Berlin. “I can’t believe it has been 20 years already,” she said. “I found a niche in the rental market and built a reputation on helping people. I started… Read more »

AGH cuts ribbon on new surgical office in Barrett building

(Jan. 19, 2017) Atlantic General Hospital and Health System recently held an open house at the new location for its Surgical Associates and Bariatric Center offices in the James G. Barrett Medical Office Building in Berlin. Atlantic General Surgical Associates and the Atlantic General Bariatric Center provide advanced minimally invasive surgical procedures performed by board… Read more »

Big turnout during ribbon cutting for Royal Farms store

(Jan. 12, 2017) The mood was noticeably light during the official ribbon cutting for the new Royal Farms at the corner of Route 50 and Stephen Decatur Highway in Berlin, which drew about 100 people last Friday, including several local officials and many members of town staff. They were there for the free chicken, but… Read more »

For TaDa, business all about family

(Dec. 1, 2016) Twenty years ago Patty Falck marched into her husband’s office on Williams Street in Berlin. She had good news, bad news and really bad news, she told him. The good news was she was going to open a shop. The bad news was she was going to open the shop inside his… Read more »

Sneaker Dreams come true in downtown Pocomoke City

(Nov. 24, 2016) Daniel LaMontagne left teaching high school math behind, for now, to do what a lot of serious hobbyists wish they could do — open a store dedicated to their passion in order to devote themselves to it full time. LaMontagne’s passion is sneakers, and has been with him for a long time…. Read more »

Fins reels in Berlin customers during first full week open

(Nov. 3, 2016) Fresh, local seafood, a slate of happy hour specials and plenty of craft beer are the stars of downtown Berlin’s newest restaurant, Fins Ale House and Raw Bar. Fins officially opened last week after moving into the space vacated by Leaky Pete’s on 119 North Main Street. “The first week was crazy… Read more »