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Junior League team heading to World Series

• Junior Championship sent by Kris Mandley

By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (Aug. 8, 2019) The Berlin Little League All-Star Junior League team had a stellar regional tournament and has now advanced to the World Series in Michigan, while the 8-10 squad continues to play in its own regional competition. Juniors League: The Berlin Little League All-Star Junior team is headed to… Read more »

Summer Sidewalk Sale to return to Berlin

•sidewalk sale

By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Aug. 8, 2019) If the past is any indicator, hundreds of residents and visitors will take advantage of discounts this weekend during the Summer Sidewalk Sale in downtown Berlin. “It just gives people a chance to go shopping [in] downtown Berlin, and be able to enjoy the weather and get a… Read more »

Berlin’s Makers Market winds down; only three events left

•Wendy Helmuth

By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Aug. 8, 2019) With three Makers Markets remaining this season, residents and visitors will see a full complement of area artisans during this Friday’s edition of the market this Friday in downtown Berlin. “I feel like more people so far have definitely known about the event this year,” said the market’s… Read more »

Berlin museum featuring items from ‘Runaway Bride’


Clothes, photographs from movie displayed as part of 20th anniversary festivities By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Aug. 8, 2019) Fans of “Runaway Bride” can reminisce about the film’s location in Berlin with an array of memorabilia this month at the Calvin B. Taylor House Museum on Main Street. “We were happy to be able to… Read more »

Berlin Police Department to host National Night Out, Tues.


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Aug. 1, 2019) Community members of all ages can anticipate an evening of food, games and music with the Berlin Police Department during National Night Out next Tuesday. “This is not a kids’ event, and it’s far from it, it’s a family-fun event,” said Chief Arnold Downing. Members of the Berlin… Read more »

Just peachy: Fruit star of show during Berlin festival


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Aug. 1, 2019) Berlin’s days of the peach and prosperity will be celebrated Saturday, when the town stages its 11th annual Peach Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the lawn of the Calvin B. Taylor House Museum. The event recalls the glory years of the Harrison peach orchards,… Read more »

Health dept. offers free camp for pre-teen girls


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Aug. 1, 2019) Girls entering sixth and seventh grade looking to learn about life skills and build self-confidence are eligible to participate in a free camp this month at the Worcester County Health Department. The Just for Girls program will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Aug…. Read more »

‘Runaway Bride’ 20th anniv. brings celebration to Berlin


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Aug. 1, 2019) It’s the 20th anniversary of the romantic comedy, “Runaway Bride,” and Berlin has planned a month-long celebration for it. It’s the first time festivities have been planned to recognize the 1999 movie that was filmed in town, said Ivy Wells, Berlin’s economic and community development director. In… Read more »

OP second annual National Night Out, Aug. 6


By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (Aug. 1, 2019) The Ocean Pines Police Department will focus on crime prevention and community partnerships during its second annual National Night Out event next Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 5-7 p.m. at White Horse Park on 235 Ocean Parkway. An estimated 30 groups plan to attend the free block party… Read more »

Annual Blessing of the Combines in SH, Sat.

16 crowd at combines

By Alexis Yovanno, Intern (Aug. 2, 2019) Farmers and more than 2,000 festival goers will gather for the 21st annual Blessing of the Combines, this Saturday, on Bank, Washington and Green streets in Snow Hill. Each year during the event a blessing is bestowed upon the farmers for a safe and good harvest season. Attendees… Read more »