Close Menu
Berlin, Ocean Pines News Worcester County Bayside Gazette Logo Berlin, Ocean Pines News Worcester County Bayside Gazette



Mayor gives weekly update

14 Gee Williams

(April 2, 2020) Berlin Mayor Gee Williams issued his weekly statement on Monday with updates concerning COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the town. To the Citizens of Berlin: The Town of Berlin continues to actively monitor the evolving situation regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus). All town services continue to be provided. Town employees are working on a modified work… Read more »

Maryland schools closed four more weeks

12 Taylor, Lou

By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer State plan being developed for continuation of learning opportunities for students (April 2, 2020) Maryland public schools, including those in Worcester County, will remained closed for another four weeks, State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon announced last Wednesday. During a COVID-19 update meeting held by Gov. Larry Hogan, Salmon… Read more »

SonRise Church subdivision plat approved

35 SonRise

By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (April 2, 2020) The Berlin Planning Commission approved a final subdivision plat request for SonRise Church on Wednesday, March 11. Pastor Daryl McCready of SonRise Church next to Routes 113 and 818 asked the Berlin Planning Commission to approve the lot lines for the church in order to create an… Read more »

Atlantic Physical Therapy cautions patients

6 bobby hammond

By Greg Ellison (April 2, 2020) With travel bans in place across Maryland and Delaware because of COVID-19, Atlantic Physical Therapy is advising anyone currently rehabilitating muscular injuries to follow health safety guidelines and reschedule all non-essential visits. Vice President Bobby Hammond III said while many patients rightfully consider their injuries serious, the risk versus… Read more »

Coastal Bays promotes small farms

•Farm stand

By Greg Ellison (April 2, 2020) The Maryland Coastal Bays Program wants to promote small-scale farming practices and local agriculture producers through its new “Living Local: Small-Scale, Large Impact” project. The campaign includes a series of farm spotlight articles, with the first published tomorrow, along with community visits to small-scale operations at a still-to-be-determined date… Read more »

OP WWTP projects slated for later this year

View More:

By Greg Ellison (April 2, 2020) As Worcester County officials look ahead to improving water and wastewater treatment operations in Ocean Pines, among the projects on the schedule are constructing a new operations building, making a pair of pump station upgrades and improving the facility’s aeration system. Worcester County Public Works Director John Tustin said… Read more »

OP Rec & Parks suggests fun and safe activities

•MD Strong

By Greg Ellison (April 2, 2020) While families are sequestered at home during the COVID-19 pandemic response, and with playground facilities temporarily closed, the Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks department is providing alternative inside activities to help parents keep their offspring entertained. Recreation Program Coordinator & Camp Director Brittany Jarman said the stay-at-home directive issued… Read more »

Homes for America discusses plans

• homes 1

By Morgan Pilz, Staff Writer (April 2, 2020) Representatives from Homes Across America returned to the Berlin Planning Commission on Wednesday, March 11, to discuss new developments to their site plans for buildings on Flower Street. Homes for America, a nonprofit organization, has owned the property since 2002, according to Development Director Diana Talios. In February,… Read more »

Mayor’s weekly report says no tax increase

14 Gee Williams

(March 26, 2020) Berlin Mayor Gee Williams issued a statement on Monday with updates regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the town. To the citizens and guests of Berlin: This is the second public statement issued by the Town of Berlin regarding the evolving situation as a result of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) epidemic. I anticipate that there… Read more »

Horn announces OPA Board candidacy for 2020 election

6 Colette Horn

By Greg Ellison (March 26, 2020) Counting improved business operations and courteous meeting deliberations among her first-term accomplishments, OPA Director Dr. Colette Horn announced her intentions this week to seek re-election in 2020. Since winning a board seat in 2017, Horn said the directors have functioned productively to achieve a wealth of goals for association… Read more »