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SABERS take home grant from env. summit


Berlin youth group proposal gets $1,400 for Dr. William Henry Park improvements By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (April 18, 2019) Dr. William Henry Park on Flower Street in Berlin will get an environmental facelift through a $1,400 grant won last Friday by the Strengthening Adolescent Boys with Education and Resources (SABERS). The Worcester Youth and Family… Read more »

Buckingham gets grant to study monarch butterflies

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By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (April 19, 2019) For Buckingham Elementary School, a $750 grant to study monarch butterflies will help students learn all about the majestic creaturesand celebrate their own heritages. “The goal was to apply for the grant so we could relate the migration story of the monarchs with the migration stories of our… Read more »

Easter activities planned throughout county

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By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (April 18, 2019) An assortment of activities for the entire family will take place throughout Worcester County this weekend in celebration of Easter. OCEAN PINES: The Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department will present its annual Easter and Spring Celebration, Saturday, April 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in… Read more »

Environmental groups speak on how to make difference


By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (April 18, 2019) As Earth Day grows closer, residents were given a better understanding of how even a small environmental group can help make a difference during a presentation on Land and Water: Protection, Conservation and Improvement in the Ocean Pines Community Center last Thursday. Sponsored by the Protectors of… Read more »

Arrive Alive Tour visits Wor. high schools with simulator

By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (April 18, 2019) UNITE’s Arrive Alive Tour visited Worcester County’s three high schools last week, providing students and teachers with a virtual firsthand experience of driving under the influence. UNITE’s Arrive Alive Tour program uses a high-tech simulator, impact video and a number of other resources to educate the public… Read more »

Second Friday stroll reinvigorated


By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (April 11, 2019) The first in a reinvigorated series of monthly 2nd Friday strolls will begin in downtown Berlin this week, from 5-8 p.m. Following a well-attended merchant’s meeting last month, many local business owners pledged to recommit to the event, which has seen dwindling participation in recent years. The 2nd… Read more »

Youth basketball league coming to Berlin


By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (April 11, 2019) A youth basketball summer league is coming to Dr. William Henry Park in Berlin on Saturdays from June 8 until July 27. For eight weeks, play will run from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the park on 123 Flower Street. The league is part of a growing… Read more »

Church hopes new building helps expand congregation

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By Victor Fernandes, Staff Writer (April 4, 2019) Much about Coastal Community Church remains unfamiliar to its congregation, even after waiting a decade for its completion. Some still call the newly opened church on Ocean Gateway in Berlin by its once longtime name, Ocean City Worship Center. Others still head to the old church, a short… Read more »

Buckingham county’s green school


By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (April 4, 2019) Buckingham Elementary, the only Maryland Green School in Worcester County, continues to conduct experiments and use resources to teach using low energy and cost. A Maryland Green School is a school that creates a healthy environment conducive to learning, while saving energy, environmental resources, and money. A presentation… Read more »

Decatur renames athletic complex after Knox, Taylor


By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (March 28, 2019) What started as a standard Board of Education meeting on Tuesday turned into a celebration of two local educators, who each became emotional, as they learned a soon to be renovated athletic complex would be renamed in their honor. Stephen Decatur High School’s athletic complex will be renamed… Read more »