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Worcester Tech students honored in ceremony


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (May 16, 2019) For the students attending Worcester Technical High School, last Wednesday’s 2019 National Signing Day was more than just a ceremony. “An event like this is important because it’s good for kids to get recognition for their skills, and it makes them feel like they’re appreciated,” said Di’Mond… Read more »

Argh mateys: Pirate Party returns

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By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (May 16, 2019) Roughly 20 pirates of a sort will don their finest gear for a good cause this Friday during the Pirate Party fundraiser. Steve Taylor, executive director of Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services, said event guests could expect to see a ship’s complement of buccaneers at the… Read more »

Comcast Cares bolsters ‘Clean Up’


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (May 9, 2019) An increase in volunteers boost efforts to beautify parks in Berlin last month during the 2019 Clean Up Day event. Mary Bohlen, administrative services director for the Town of Berlin, appeared pleased with the success of the event held last month. “I think it went very well,” Bohlen… Read more »

Reggae Play Day returns Fri. night


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (May 9, 2019) Jah Works and Zion Reggae Band are expected to have people moving to the music Friday evening during the second annual Reggae Play Day in downtown Berlin. Sponsored by Ocean 98 radio, the event will take place from 5-9 p.m. on Main Street, with a stage set up… Read more »

Makers Market to open during Berlin’s 2nd Friday


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (May 9, 2019) More than 100 people are expected to attend the launch of the 2019 season of Makers Market in downtown Berlin. Heather Layton, president of the Berlin Arts and Entertainment District, said the monthly event, held in conjunction with second Friday, will run from May to October. “We want… Read more »

SDHS works to improve teaching practices


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (May 2, 2019) Stephen Decatur High School teachers have changed their teaching practices over the nearly two years they have been working with Learning Sciences International. Tom Sites, principal at Stephen Decatur High School, said the school has used the consulting firm since May 2017. Sites discussed the school’s developments… Read more »

Buckingham teacher to hold fundraiser in OC


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (May 3, 2019) After all the support she received while battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, April Eichelberger wanted to give back. She will co-host a fundraiser this Friday at Buxy’s Salty Dog Saloon on 28th Street in Ocean City, beginning at 8 p.m. Eichelberger was first diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in April… Read more »

Jazz and Blues, Wine and Brews festival in Berlin


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (May 2, 2019) Downtown Berlin is expected get jazzed up with wine, beer and live music this weekend at the 13th annual Jazz and Blues, Wine and Brews Festival. Presented by the Berlin Chamber of Commerce, the festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday on… Read more »

2019 Berlin Farmers Market to commence season, Sunday


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (May 2, 2019) Residents and visitors can get fresh produce and baked goods this summer at the Berlin Farmers Market, which will begin its second season Sunday morning. The market will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Pitts Street in the Calvin B. Taylor Bank lot behind J&M… Read more »

Community welcome for Starr Restaurant


By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (May 2, 2019) River Run, the community on Beauchamp Road next to Ocean Pines, is giving its restaurant a new name and menu makeover. Starr Restaurant at River Run, previously known as The Players Club because of its location near the greens, has been serving the community for nearly 15… Read more »