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Plant Nite offers ‘Succulent Beer Garden’ at Burley

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By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (May 30, 2019) Residents and visitors can become one with nature while sipping a beer this Sunday during Plant Nite at Burley Café in downtown Berlin. The event, hosted by Yaymaker Eastern Shore Maryland, will take place from 4-5:30 p.m. at the eatery on 17 Jefferson St. Tickets cost $45… Read more »

Berlin Ghost Walk tour offers history, mystery of town

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By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (May 30, 2019) Participants in the Berlin Ghost Walk can expect to learn a little something about the supernatural occurrences in town. “It is … a walking tour with stories about hauntings, paranormal activities and unexplained events, [as well as] mystical events,” Mindie Burgoyne, owner and founder of Chesapeake Ghost… Read more »

Mountain bicycling program offered at Berlin Intermediate

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By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (May 23, 2019) The fourth, fifth and sixth-graders who participate in the mountain biking club at Berlin Intermediate School are apparently learning more than just how to ride a bike. “It’s preparedness for life. It really is,” said program organizer Tres Denk. Assistant Principal David Gell said about 20 students… Read more »

Community mural project wraps up

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By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (May 23, 2019) It’s been a long journey for those involved with the community mural project in Berlin, as it was just a little more than two weeks ago when artist John Donato put the finishing touches on the piece’s fourth and final segment. Toni Keiser, vice president of Public… Read more »

Memorial Day activities planned in county


By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (May 24, 2019) Several Memorial Day activities will take place this weekend, ranging from patriotic ceremonies to a parade. Here are a few events planned Friday through Memorial Day Monday: Ocean City: The Dunes Manor Hotel on 28th Street and Baltimore Avenue will host the American Legion Synepuxent Post 166,… Read more »

Memorial Day Parade, Monday


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (May 23, 2019) Berlin’s Old Fashion Memorial Day Parade will take place on Monday, and organizers are feeling good about the logistics and organization of the festivities. “It’s coming together really well,” said DJ Lockwood, chairman of the Berlin Community Improvement Association. “…We have about 40 units, which … I… Read more »

ACT allowed to use Berlin Falls Park

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Town Council approves org. for frog calls event at space By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (May 23, 2019) Assateague Coastal Trust was permitted to use Berlin Falls Park for an educational activity last Saturday, following unanimous approval from the town’s mayor and council at the beginning of the week. Verena Chase, “Coast Kids” director for Assateague Coastal… Read more »

Rackliffe House story comes full circle with slavery exhibit


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (May 23, 2019) The surnames featured in the Rackliffe Plantation House’s newest exhibition, “The Enslaved at Rackliffe House and Worcester County, Maryland: A Local Story” will be familiar to many. Purnell, Ayers, Fassitt, Derrickson, and Henry, just to name a few. “Many people in this area have really deep roots… Read more »

Manklin dog park enforces key card access

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By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (May 23, 2019) Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department established key card access to its dog park at the Manklin Meadows complex in the south end of the community on Monday, May 13. The dog park, which includes benches, a water station, and dog waste bags, features an enclosed space… Read more »

Cruisin’ OC returns to resort, Berlin

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By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (May 17, 2019) The 29th annual Cruisin’ Ocean City event rolled into the resort on Thursday and will continue until Sunday. This nationally-recognized show attracts more than 3,000 customs, hot rods, street machines, classics and other vehicles from over 20 states, and Canada. “It’s just become a tradition,” Event Promoter… Read more »