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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 »

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 »

Spring Just Walk back Saturday


By Jack Chavez, Staff Writer After a year off, “Spring Just Walk” is back at Stephen Decatur Park on Tripoli Street on Saturday. The biannual Just Walk event, facilitated through a partnership between the Worcester County Health Department and the Berlin Parks Commission, has missed two of its last three events, having returned for the… Read more »

Berlin named most charming small town in Maryland


By Jack Chavez, Staff Writer Berlin added another feather to its cap of outsider compliments when travel platform Trips to Discover named it to its list of most “charming” small towns in every state recently. “Berlin was named Budget Travel‘s ‘Coolest Small Town in America,’ and we agree that it has loads of appeal,” the… Read more »

Jazz and Blues this Saturday


By Jack Chavez, Staff Writer The Berlin Chamber of Commerce’s Jazz and Blues, Wine and Brews festival comes back to Main Street at full strength on Saturday, a year removed from having to accommodate covid-19 restrictions to facilitate the event. The free, eight-hour event, from 2-10 p.m., will feature two alternating stages — one for… Read more »

OP resident pens true crime novel

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By Greg Ellison, Staff Writer After years of stalled writing projects, Ocean Pines resident Terry Adcock got the time he needed to write his crime novel, “They Call Me Ms.” When he had to retire for medical reasons. Intended for fans of fast-paced crime fiction and suspense, Adcock’s book centers on protagonist Vic Carella, formerly… Read more »

Main Street will close for market

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By Ally Lanasa, Staff Writer (March 25, 2021) A portion of Main Street will be closed for the fourth season of the Berlin Farmers Market every Sunday from May to September, town representatives announced this week after receiving approval from the Maryland State Highway Administration. “During the farmers market last year, there were safety concerns… Read more »

Tennis clinics offered in May at Berlin park

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By Ally Lanasa, Staff Writer (March 18, 2021) Worcester County Recreation and Parks will offer tennis stroke clinics May 11 and May 18 from 6-7 p.m. at the Stephen Decatur Park tennis courts, following approval from the Berlin mayor and Town Council. Kim Moses, public information officer for Worcester County, said tennis professional Bruzz Truitt is… Read more »