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Stephen Decatur High School graduates 360


By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (June 7, 2019) Family, friends and loved ones showed roaring support for the 360 graduates of Stephen Decatur High School, Wednesday, May 29, at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center on 40th Street in Ocean City. This year’s graduating class was the largest the school has ever had. During the… Read more »

Arts Council to offer summer camp at Berlin Intermediate

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Children can participate in drawing, painting, theater activities from June 17-20 By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (June 6, 2019) Children will have the opportunity to express themselves creatively during the Worcester County Arts Council’s 26th Summer Arts Camp later this month. “[There]’s such a need for art programs and cultural things for children, and we… Read more »

Free Concert on the Lawn in Berlin


Summer event commences this Sunday at Taylor House By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (June 7, 2019) Music lovers should be prepared to grab a chair and be ready to listen to some live music this summer during this summer’s free Concert on the Lawn series at the Calvin B. Taylor House Museum in Berlin. “We’re… Read more »

Fifty-three students graduate from Wor. Prep


By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (May 30, 2019) Fifty-three Worcester Preparatory seniors accepted their diplomas last Friday during the 47th annual commencement ceremony at the Berlin school. Numerous awards and honors were presented to the graduates during the ceremony in the Athletic and Performing Arts Center, which also included the Upper School Chorus singing “Don’t… Read more »

Berlin ‘Hometown Heroes’ honored for service

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By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (May 30, 2019) Veterans at Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center were honored for their service during a ceremony last Wednesday. They were originally part of Ocean City Elks Lodge #2645’s sixth annual “Hometown Heroes,” banner dedication ceremony, held May 2 on the Ocean City Boardwalk, but the facility’s van broke… Read more »

Taylor House opens for 2019 season


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (May 30, 2019) The Calvin B. Taylor House Museum is open for the 2019 season. “I suggest people start [at the museum] and learn about the town’s history, and then you can see how it’s changed,” curator Susan Taylor said. “It’s just a great look into the past and a… Read more »

Maryland Coastal Bays Program crab survey


By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (May 30, 2019) From mid-May to early July, the Maryland Coastal Bays Program and the Maryland Natural Resources Fishing and Boating Services will conduct its annual survey of the horseshoe crab population. Horseshoe crabs are not crabs as the name would imply, but are most closely related to spiders and… Read more »

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 »