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Students raise funds for Sudanese water wells

‘A Long Walk to Water’ book inspired Stephen Decatur Middle Schoolers to action By Kara Hallissey, Staff Writer (April 5, 2018) For the second year, seventh grade students at Stephen Decatur Middle School are raising money to help build clean water wells in South Sudan. “These kids had no idea,” said Michelle Hammond, a seventh… Read more »

Berlin to host first Worcester CARES Expo

Shore Transit providing free transportation from Snow Hill and Pocomoke City (April 5, 2018) Berlin is hosting the first Worcester Community Access to Resources Expo (Worcester CARES) event on Saturday, April 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the multipurpose building located on 130 Flower Street. This family friendly event features nonprofit organizations throughout… Read more »

Annual ACT Native Plant Sale returns to Berlin on May 5

(April 5, 2018) Assateague Coastal Trust will offer perennials, heirloom vegetables, fruit and herbs for pre-order for its annual Native Plant Sale, scheduled May 5 at the ACT office on north Main Street in Berlin. Pre-ordering is strongly encouraged to guarantee choice of varieties. Visit ACT’s website at www.actforbays.org to browse and buy from the… Read more »

Historical Society annual dinner

(April 5, 2018) The Worcester County Historical Society will hold its annual spring dinner meeting at the Pocomoke Community Center on Market Street, Friday, April 13. Dinner guests will learn about Worcester County’s past while enjoying a meal of chicken and dumplings with all the fixings prepared by the Ladies Auxiliary. Following the dinner, Mabel… Read more »

Worcester CARES event Saturday, April 14 in Berlin

(March 29, 2018) Berlin is hosting the first Worcester Community Access to Resources Expo (Worcester CARES) event on Saturday, April 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the multipurpose building on 130 Flower Street. “This is a great family friendly event featuring nonprofit organizations throughout the county. All partners are essentially creating a one-stop… Read more »

Inaugural cycling event ‘Algonquest’ was spoke-tacular

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (March 29, 2018) Organizer Tres Denk said the first “Algonquest” event in Pocomoke City and Ocean City last weekend was a success. The bicycling experience included a Friday night ride and Saturday daytime race along the Algonquin Trail in the Pocomoke Forest, and a Sunday morning event on the Ocean City… Read more »

Regal Beast endures in Snow Hill

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (March 29, 2018) For more than a decade, Ellen Tolliver’s Regal Beast studio in Snow Hill has provided both a showcase for her creative approach to ceramics and a home for other artists working in a range of media. Glass artist Donald Cheeseman currently works out of the space on… Read more »

Berlin honors town workforce

By Marshall Gabell, Intern (March 29, 2018) The Town of Berlin on Friday honored five employees for a combined 80 years of service. During a ceremony at Town Hall, Mayor Gee Williams recognized Ricky Dennis from Berlin Public Works, Sharon Timmons from the economic and community development department, and Berlin Police Department workers Lt. Jeffrey… Read more »

Series of small events for Worcester Habitat

Berlin business after hours nets $1,240; up next are DIY and yoga fundraisers By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (March 29, 2018) Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County Inc. raised more than $1,200 last Thursday at a Berlin Chamber of Commerce business after hours at the Maryland Wine Bar at Sisters. The event included guest bartenders… Read more »

Nonprofit aid for Lower Shore women, girls

Community Foundation has designated up to $25,000; applications due March 30 (March 29, 2018) Up to $25,000 in grant funding is available to aid nonprofit programs designated for Lower Shore women and girls. The funding is made possible by the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore’s Women’s Fund, and applications are due by Friday, March… Read more »