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‘Track or Treat’ set for Worcester rec center, Oct. 27

(Oct. 19, 2017) Worcester County Recreation & Parks will host Track or Treat at the Worcester County Recreation Center on Friday, Oct. 27, from 6-8 p.m. This family-fun event is open to youth ages 12 and under. Local vendors will hand out goodies to children, and games will be offered. Children should come dressed in… Read more »

OP Rec and Parks offers scary good time with ‘Dracula’

(Oct. 19, 2017) Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department will host its scary Halloween Classic Movie Night where guests can watch “Dracula” on a blow-up screen at the Ocean Pines Community Center, located at 235 Ocean Parkway in Ocean Pines, on Friday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. “Spooky times call for spooky movies,” said Ocean… Read more »

Worcester Wor-Wic summer program grads announced

(Oct. 19, 2017) A number of students from Worcester County completed their program requirements to graduate with a certificate of proficiency (CT), associate of applied science (AAS), associate of arts in teaching (AAT), associate of science (AS) or associate of arts (AA) degree from Wor-Wic Community College this past summer. They are: Berlin: Glen Michael… Read more »

Decatur NJROTC program seeks donations

By Kara Hallissey, Staff Writer (Oct. 19, 2017) The Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) boosters at Stephen Decatur High School hope to raise up to $18,000 to help expand and provide incentives for new students to join the program. “It is important for the community to understand the goal is not to act… Read more »

OPA Ethics Cmte. first meeting set for Friday, Oct. 27

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 19, 2017) Membership and a first meeting for the new Ocean Pines Association ethics work group was announced late last week. The board of directors last month voted unanimously to create the group, with the stipulation that its membership would include three directors and three association members and that… Read more »

Election Committee hoping to cut down on voter error

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 19, 2017) Members of the Ocean Pines Association (OPA) Elections Committee are looking for ways to make sure each vote cast is counted. While the total number of ballots cast have stayed essentially the same during recent board of directors elections, the number invalidated appears to be increasing. According… Read more »

Berlin Briefs

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 19, 2017) The Berlin Mayor and Council discussed the following items during a public meeting last Tuesday at Town Hall: Exchange scientists Kreiter said she would be picking up a pair of “exchange scientists” from Washington, D.C. on Saturday. The town announced last week it would host two environmental… Read more »

Town Council approves Baker Street repairs

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 19, 2017) The Berlin Town Council last Tuesday approved a $139,364.57 contract with Goody Hill Goundwork Inc. to repair Baker Street. The contract was about $20,000 over budget, but included additional drainage improvements not part of the original scope of work. Additional funds will be taken from town reserves… Read more »

Purnell Museum celebration of 75th anniversary, Oct. 28

By Greg Ellison, Staff Writer (Oct. 19, 2017) The Julia A. Purnell Museum will commemorate its 75th anniversary with a birthday party to honor its namesake on Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Executive Director Dr. Cindy Byrd shared details about the upcoming anniversary event, along with a number of other highlights, during… Read more »

Mallards flies north to Pocomoke

By Greg Ellison, Staff Writer (Oct. 19, 2017) Mallards Restaurants, Catering & Equipment of Onancock, Virginia was selected to revive operations at the recently shuttered Riverside Grill in Pocomoke. City Manager Bobby Cowger said the city council, during a closed session last Tuesday evening, was presented with concepts from a handful of restaurant operators vying… Read more »