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Berlin projects image other areas must envy

Berlin’s annual Christmas parade will march, roll, dance and twirl its way up Main Street for the 50th time tonight, demonstrating that even in middle age this event is just as fresh now as it was a half-century ago. But, of course, it’s not just the parade by itself that draws such huge crowds from… Read more »

Letter to the Editor

Editorializing concerns Editor, I am writing in reference to the first paragraph of the article by Mallory Panuska in the Nov. 11, 2021 edition of your paper, titled “WCPS mask mandate slated to remain until at least Dec.” That paragraph reads as follows: “Students and staff inside Worcester County Public Schools building will not be… Read more »

Thankful we continue to get second chances

One might have asked this week, what do we have to be thankful for after the past year-and-a-half of exceptionally difficult circumstances? Well, as my 102-year-old great-aunt replied after being asked how she had been doing, “I’m still here, aren’t I?” And that’s the thing. Another year under the curse of covid-19, of physical suffering,… Read more »

Some understanding vital during holiday

As families prepare to reunite or are contemplating gathering for Thanksgiving during this continuing pandemic, the vaccination disagreement continues. Do the vaccinated Joneses invite unvaccinated family members who will be mingling with grandma and grandpa, who, despite having been vaccinated themselves, are still at risk because of age and underlying conditions? Do the Joneses welcome… Read more »

No-Scam November: be cautious, skeptical

It’s No-Scam November, Worcester County State’s Attorney Kris Heiser reminded the public this week, and that means extra scrutiny is being directed at the bogus offers many of us receive all year-round. Because of the Internet and highly advanced telephone techniques, the odds of getting ripped off have soared since the days of door-to-door salespeople… Read more »

Commendations to staff, admin in saving a life

Cool heads in a moment of crisis prevailed at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club Sunday, as bartender Rob Ruszin and manager Judie Scotti saved the life of a heart attack victim by deploying a defibrillator and administering CPR. To hear them tell it, they weren’t that calm when they discovered a customer on the floor… Read more »