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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 »

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 »