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Movie, laser show in Snow Hill park

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(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

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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

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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 »

Stephen Decatur gives Class of 2020 parade

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By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (June 4, 2020) Since traditional graduation ceremonies could not take place this year because of covid-19-related health concerns,  administrators of the Worcester County Public Schools and Stephen Decatur High School seniors celebrated their achievement with a Boardwalk drive-through parade last Wednesday. More than 250 cars participated in the Class of… Read more »

Christina McQuaid 2020 Teacher of the Year

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By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (June 4, 2020) Pocomoke Middle School teacher Christina McQuaid has been named the 2020 Worcester County Teacher of the Year, Worcester County Public Schools announced Monday evening. McQuaid, an English-language arts teacher, has been teaching at Pocomoke Middle School for eight years and is currently in her 17th year of… Read more »

Organizations join to support rehabilitation

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By Ally Lanasa, Staff Writer (June 4, 2020) The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t just sent people to the hospital and closed businesses, it also has disrupted the routines of recovering addicts who were already to stay on the path toward a healthier lifestyle. Hope4Recovery Executive Director and Founder Patrice “Tish” Ottey said the recovery house has… Read more »