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Motherhood Walk for opioid awareness this Sat. in Berlin


Josh Kim, Staff Writer (July 19, 2019) In 2018, there were a reported 2,114 opioid-related deaths in Maryland. To raise awareness of this public health crisis, the Grace Center for Maternal and Women’s Health and Worcester Goes Purple will host a Motherhood Walk on Saturday, July 20, to shed light on this issue, and to show… Read more »

OP Art Hansen Memorial Youth Fishing Contest

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Sara Nickoles, Intern (July 19, 2019) The South Gate Pond in Ocean Pines will be buzzing with young anglers on Saturday, July 20, in anticipation for the 23rd annual Art Hansen Memorial Youth Fishing Contest. Located near the Sports Core Pool on Cathell Road, registration for the event is free and will take place from… Read more »

Berlin Little League teams win several titles

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By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (July 11, 2019) Berlin Little League All-Star teams have been successful this season as three district titles and two state championships have been won, thus far. Major Softball: The Major Softball League captured the state championship title on Tuesday, July 9, in Sharpsburg, in a thrilling game against Havre De… Read more »

WYFCS to run Fit Fun Field Day at Berlin park


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (July 11, 2019) Children in Berlin will have the opportunity to engage in some friendly competition during the first Fit Fun Field Day on Friday at Dr. William Henry Park in Berlin. The event, to be staged by Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services, will take place from 9 a.m…. Read more »

Campaign asks Pines to go purple


By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (July 11, 2019) Debbie Smullen from Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services in Berlin presented a Worcester Goes Purple campaign to the Ocean Pines Board of Directors last Saturday to “engage the community in preventing substance abuse and [promote] healthy life choices.” “I could talk to you all day about… Read more »

Berlin branch nears first anniversary in library

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By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (July 11, 2019) It’s been a year since the newly constructed Berlin branch of the Worcester County Library had its soft opening on July 10, and with the first anniversary of its official Aug. 7 ribbon cutting about to arrive, library officials are delighted with the reception it has received…. Read more »

‘Weirdos’ art show featured at Globe for Second Friday

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By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (July 11, 2019) Admirers of the arts can embrace their inner “weirdos” Friday evening during the second annual “Weirdos Like Us Collaborative Art Show” opening at the Globe. “For me, this is my favorite, because it’s weirdoes just like me, so I feel like I fit in pretty well,” artist… Read more »

Charity raising money for veterans


By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (July 4, 2019) Tickets are still available for the 22nd annual Country Western Night at the Ocean Downs Casino, Thursday, July 11. The event, which will start at 5 p.m., was created by 93-year-old Anna Foultz and hosted each year by Ocean Pines nonprofit Star Charities for the benefit of… Read more »

Berlin Police Department delivers groceries to seniors


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (July 4, 2019) A small act of kindness apparently goes a long way for those in need. Several members of the Berlin Police Department have delivered bags of groceries to people unable to get to Stephenson United Methodist Church Spirit Kitchen and food bank on 123 N. Main St. in Berlin…. Read more »

Picnic planned prior to fireworks in Berlin


By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (July 4, 2019) Berlin residents and visitors can take advantage of the eve of the United States of America’s 243rd birthday with a picnic on the lawn at the Calvin B. Taylor House Museum. The second annual event will take place from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday on the museum’s lawn on… Read more »