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Father-daughter swim event

(Jan. 11, 2018) Dads and their daughters are invited to a special swim event created just for them on Friday, Jan. 12 from 6-8 p.m. at the indoor Sports Core Pool, located at 11144 Cathell Rd. in Ocean Pines. A new offering by Ocean Pines Aquatics, the Father-Daughter Swim will include crafts, a keepsake photo… Read more »

Berlin recognizes Pop Warner Super Bowl champions

By Brian Gilliland, Associate Editor (Jan. 11, 2018) The Berlin Town Council lauded its national champion junior varsity Pop Warner football team during its first 2018 meeting Monday night, presenting the squad with a $500 check to fund a barbecue celebration once warmer weather comes. Each member of the team and coaching staff was presented… Read more »

AGH receives ‘Best in Benefits’ award

(Jan. 4, 2018) This year, Atlantic General Hospital has been recognized with a Best in Benefits Award for providing its associates with superior benefits packages among employers in the mid-Atlantic region. Milliman, one of the world’s largest providers of actuarial products and services and the company that bestows the award, calculates the benefit value and… Read more »

Berlin Briefs

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor Way-finding signs The Town of Berlin recently received an $11,000 Main Street Improvement grant for new way-finding signs for the downtown area. Town Administrator Laura Allen said the new signs would replace the old ones. Economic and Community Development Director Ivy Wells, during a council meeting last Monday, said additional… Read more »

Worcester Prep scholarship deadline Feb. 14

(Dec. 21, 2017) Worcester Preparatory School is offering a scholarship for students entering the ninth grade in September 2018. An outstanding student will have the opportunity to join the Worcester community which is recognized for its high academic standards, small classes, individual attention and strong sense of community. A need-based, four-year high school scholarship covering tuition… Read more »

Cops take kids shopping for gifts

By Greg Ellison, Staff Writer (Dec. 21, 2017) State troopers and area elementary school children brought the spirit of Christmas to life during the fifth annual “Shop with a Cop,” at the Berlin Wal-Mart last Saturday. As in past years, troopers from the Berlin Barrack, along with family members and volunteers, provided a memorable shopping… Read more »

Police to step up patrols of holiday shopping centers

(Dec. 21, 2017) Maryland State Police Barrack in Berlin will increase the number of patrols in local shopping centers. Ttroopers will monitor suspicious activity in and around the centers, which historically show an increase in criminal activity during the holiday season. Officers hope to enhance community policing efforts by making contact with citizens, using a… Read more »

Snow Hill inches closer to property purchase

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Dec. 21, 2017) Snow Hill government’s desire to purchase a property adjacent to the public works building on Cypress Lane became more formal last Tuesday, when the Town Council unanimously approved a resolution allowing for the sale. Cost estimates, however, are still being worked out, according to Mayor Charlie Dorman,… Read more »

Artfest at Berlin Intermediate School, Sat.

By Kara Hallissey, Staff Writer (Dec. 7, 2017) Screen-printing T-shirts and making ornaments and wreaths are a few of the projects children can create during Artfest at Berlin Intermediate School, this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The art department is slated to have 23 holiday-inspired stations set up for children 3-12 years old,… Read more »

Annual Christmas dinner moves to Holy Savior in OC

(Dec. 7, 2017) The N.O.E.L. (Nothing Other than Eating and Loving) Community will present its 20th annual Christmas Dinner on Dec. 25 at Holy Savior Catholic Church on 17th Street and Coastal Highway. It will take place at Holy Savior this year because of renovations at St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, where the event is normally… Read more »