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Berlin audio tour features old script


By Ally Lanasa, Staff Writer (July 9, 2020) The audio walking tour of Berlin unveiled last month has its own background story, considering that it was almost lost to history itself. “The Globe had a cassette tape audio walking tour that I found in a file folder when I was going through some of the… Read more »

Berlin informs residents about pollination


By Ally Lanasa, Staff Writer (July 9, 2020) Berlin might have observed National Pollinator Week from June 22-28, but the buzz in town was toned down somewhat by the distancing requirements necessitated by the efforts to curtail the spread of covid-19. As a Bee City USA affiliate, the town did everything it could safely do… Read more »

Ghost tours offer history of Eastern Shore

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By Ally Lanasa, Staff Writer (July 9, 2020) The Chesapeake Ghosts Tours has resumed its tours in Ocean City and Berlin for the seventh year. “I started the tours because I wrote a book about the haunted Eastern Shore, and I did a Facebook page for it. It was just very, very popular,” said Mindie… Read more »

Movie, laser show in Snow Hill park


(June 25, 2020) Worcester County Recreation and Parks is bringing a free, drive-in movie experience to Snow Hill, on Saturday, June 27, at 9 p.m. Families are invited to watch “Trolls” at the John Walter Smith Park. All movie goers will be asked to follow social distancing guidelines and stay in their designated areas. Space… Read more »

Berlin parks reopen with guidance from CDC

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By Ally Lanasa, Staff Writer (June 18, 2020) Stephen Decatur Park and Dr. William Henry Park reopened to the public at noon last Friday, following the May 7 opening of Heron Park. In addition, public restrooms in Henry Park and on William Street next to Town Hall also reopened. Portable toilets have been placed in Stephen… Read more »

Berlin celebrates National Pollinator Week June 22-28

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By Ally Lanasa, Staff Writer (June 18, 2020) Berlin will observe National Pollinator Week from June 22-28, Mayor Gee Williams proclaimed at the June 8 meeting of the mayor and Town Council. The declaration reflects the town’s effort, begun in May 2018, to create sustainable habitats to preserve pollinators as a Bee City USA affiliate…. Read more »

At 108, Munro gets parade for his birthday

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By Ally Lanasa, Staff Writer He still sings bass harmony as chorus members deliver some of his favorite songs (June 18, 2020) Snow Hill resident Leslie John Munro had a big day Monday, complete with a parade, honors, and recognition for having accomplished what most people can’t even contemplate: he celebrated his 108th birthday. About… Read more »

Vote Berlin Best Small-Town Shopping


By Morgan Pilz Contest open until June 29, and winner announced July 10 (June 11, 2020) Berlin has been nominated as one of 18 candidates for “Best Small Town for Shopping” as part of the USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice competition this month. USA Today has selected 18 small towns from across America that… Read more »

Black Lives Matter march in Berlin

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This event has been postponed due to inclement weather. A new date and time will be announced. By Ally Lanasa, Staff Writer (June 11, 2020) The public is invited to participate in a peaceful family friendly march for the Black Lives Matter movement on Thursday from 5-6 p.m. through Berlin. Marchers will gather in Stephen… Read more »

Berlin may expand Sunday farmers market


By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (June 4, 2020) The Berlin council is considering the expansion of the Farmers Market onto Main Street and could potentially look into using cross guards to keep the event safe, after discussion at the last meeting on Tuesday, May 26. Councilmember Zackery Tyndall first recommended the idea of expanding into… Read more »