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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 »

Compromise produces Showell Elementary

The smiles, handshakes and congratulatory comments at the ribbon cutting for the new Showell Elementary School on Monday belie a tumultuous beginning roughly seven years ago when the project was tested routinely on a pass-fail basis and endured several time-outs. When the talks between the Worcester County Board of Education and the Worcester County Commissioners… Read more »

Pines board election ballot count on Wed.

There’s nothing quite like a hotly contested election to juice up the level of local interest, especially when no one knows whether the final ballot count is truly an election or just a legal exercise to be used as the basis for a court decision. As this is being written several hours before ballot counting… Read more »

Seek better means to honor Rev. Tindley

As easy as it might be to conclude that Berlin’s Historic District Commission dislikes the idea of having a Rev. Dr. Charles Albert Tindley mural in particular painted on a downtown building, that would be the wrong conclusion. Remember, this is the same body that warred with then-Mayor Gee Williams years ago over whether the… Read more »