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Berlin Fire Co. going after cornhole toss world record

BERLIN—The Berlin Fire Company, long known for its breakfast fundraisers, will add something new this year, a Cornhole Toss Tournament on March 29 that will offer contestants the opportunity to try to break an official Guinness World Record. The day-long event will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Berlin Fire Company, located at 214 North… Read more »

Student-written plays to grace Stephen Decatur High stage

BERLIN—The Stephen Decatur High School Theatre Department on Thursday, will present three performances of its spring production “Flights of Fancy,” from Wednesday, March 19, to Friday, March 21 at 7 p.m. The performances are a compendium of five award-winning student-written plays that will be performed in the school’s auditorium, which is located at Route 50… Read more »

Charity seeking volunteers to help needy, elderly, ill

BERLIN—Spring arrived this week and The Worship Center is seeking registrants for its second annual SERVEFEST on March 29, a daylong event where church members and local residents join to help community members in financially strained situations.   The Worship Center, located at 10736 Ocean Gateway, announced it is seeking individuals in the Berlin and… Read more »

Barks in the Forest dog walk event set for Furnace Town

SNOW HILL –After a bitterly cold winter, pet owners and their beloved canines are invited to Furnace Town Living Heritage Village on Saturday, April 5, for the first Barks in the Forest dog walk. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. Admission will be free for pet owners and $10 for dogs. Once registered, the walk… Read more »

Assateague Island Alliance to host Dr. Jay F. Kirkpatrick

MARYLAND–Assateague Island Alliance, the non-profit friends group of Assateague Island National Seashore, will host Dr. Jay F. Kirkpatrick, Saturday March 22 at 11 a.m. in the ASIS Environmental Education Center (old visitor center).   Dr. Kirkpatrick is the scientist and researcher who partnered with ASIS and spent 27 years making the humane control of the… Read more »

Abuse prevention nominees sought for council awards

SNOW HILL – The Worcester County Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council is seeking nominations of adults, youth, or groups who have made outstanding community contributions to drug and alcohol prevention or treatment.  The awardees will be honored by Worcester County residents, elected officials, and Council members at the 23rd Annual Drug and Alcohol Awards Reception. … Read more »

Four friends bring ‘Sassy Moments’ to mini-mall

BERLIN—What do you get when you cross four friends, three specialty boutiques, two relatives and a row of next-door neighbors? You get the newest addition to the lineup of merchants in the Uptown Antiques mini-mall—Sassy Moments at Home, a home décor emporium. Proprietors Laura Blinn, Holly McIntyre, Fran Murray, and Barbara Therry, have all previously… Read more »

Conway, Hall bring pedestrian safety issues to Annapolis

MARYLAND—Delegate Norm Conway (D-38B) and Berlin Town Councilmember Lisa Hall testified before the General Assembly’s Environmental Matters Committee on Feb. 21 to bring the matter of pedestrian safety to a statewide level of awareness. Conway testified at the committee’s first reading of HB 873, a bill he has sponsored to update the maximum speed limit… Read more »

Pickleball clinic set for community center in Pines

OCEAN PINES–Ocean Pines is offering a pickleball clinic on Sundays from 2-3 p.m; beginning Sunday, March 2, and running for four weeks. This clinic is a family-friendly beginner’s course.  All equipment is provided at no additional charge. This increasingly popular sport is a cross between ping pong, badminton and tennis. The cost is $15 per… Read more »

Berlin Lion’s Club seeks nominations for ‘Citizen of the Year’

BERLIN—The Lions Club is seeking nominations for its annual Citizen of the Year Award, The deadline for nominations is March 14. The award is intended to recognize a citizen who has provided a significant service to the community. Nomination forms can be picked up at the Berlin Chamber of Commerce at 14 South Main St.,… Read more »