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Berlin Restaurant Week to showcase cuisine


Event to take place from Jan. 13-19 across town; features several eateries By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Jan. 2, 2020) Area residents and visitors should go hungry and return well satisfied during Berlin Restaurant Week, which begins Monday, Jan. 13. Berlin Restaurant Week will run until Sunday, Jan. 19 at most downtown eateries, according to Berlin… Read more »

Berlin’s NYE comes in two editions


Children, adult ball-drops to take place on Tuesday night throughout downtown By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Dec. 26, 2019) Thousands of residents and visitors can ring in the new year, and the new decade, next Tuesday in downtown Berlin with two ball drops. Ivy Wells, Berlin’s economic and community development director, said the festivities started about… Read more »

ACT’s 40th New Year’s Day beach walk set

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By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (Dec. 26, 2019) Celebrate the start of 2020 with a scenic nature stroll during Assateague Coastal Trust’s 40th annual Ilia Fehrer/Judy Johnson New Year’s Day Beach Walk at Assateague State Park. Assateague Coastal Trust Communications Manager Billy Weiland will be leading participants up the beach to scenic and pristine views,… Read more »

Little Leaguers celebrate great tourney results

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By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (Dec. 26, 2019) Berlin’s Little League All-Star teams were quite successful this season, with several winning district, state and/or regional titles. One squad even advanced to the World Series. Junior League: The Junior Berlin Little League All-Star team played in Taylor, Michigan for the World Series in August and finished… Read more »

Berlin police officer named ‘Everyday Hero’


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Dec. 19, 2019) Berlin Police Officer Joseph Kerr represented the state of Maryland as an “everyday hero” and received an award for his contributions last week. “It was a proud moment,” he said. Kerr said his wife, Christy, nominated him in the Norwegian Cruise Line’s Encore Moments campaign, which aims to… Read more »

Berlin Christmas Parade: what’s involved?

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By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Dec. 12, 2019) The Berlin Christmas Parade has several moving parts to make it the successful event people look forward to year after year. Organizers, volunteers and participants are all involved in the process. Ocean Pines resident Ginger Fleming, who has been volunteering for the past seven years, praised last Thursday’s parade…. Read more »

Fourth annual Meal for the Hungry fills Berlin


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Dec. 12, 2019) More than 200 people were fed last Tuesday during the fourth annual Meal for the Hungry at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. “From the standpoint of community outreach, it’s a win-win for everyone,” said Robin Tomaselli, vice president of Berlin’s Arts and Entertainment committee. “The people that are… Read more »

Chili contest collecting toys, cash for charity


By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer Annual Hots 4 Tots raises money for local nonprofit Worcester County G.O.L.D. (Dec. 6, 2019) Local restaurants will showcase their chili during the 22nd annual Hots 4 Tots Chili Cookoff at the Greene Turtle in West Ocean City, Sunday, Dec. 8. The Cookoff raises funds and collects toys for Worcester… Read more »

Fourth annual Berlin Holiday Studio Tour returns to town


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Dec. 5, 2019) Residents and visitors can get an inside look at several artists’ studios throughout Berlin this Saturday during the Berlin Holiday Studio Tour. The fourth annual studio tour will take place from 12-6 p.m. on Dec. 7. Admission is free, and maps will be available in the Berlin… Read more »