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Some to receive new voting cards

BERLIN–On March 10, the Berlin Mayor and Council passed Resolution 2014-01 which reconfigures the Town of Berlin municipal voting districts based on the 2010 census. Each district was affected in some way. Voters whose election district is now changed will receive new voter registration cards from the Worcester County Board of Elections sometime within the… Read more »

Local organizations partner to meet needs of veterans

EASTERN SHORE–On the Lower Eastern Shore, and nationwide, more veterans are coming home to their families and communities. National research shows that more than two million veterans have come home so far from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. While this is positive news, local organizations supporting these men and women are challenged with how to… Read more »

OP Platform Tennis Club to offer youth, parent lessons

OCEAN PINES—The Platform Tennis Club is gearing up for a brand new program that will offer free lessons to lure local young people and their parents outside into the fresh and open air this summer, based on a description of the clinics by Linda Horst, who is coordinating the program. Interested parents and children can… Read more »

Beach Bots team gets recognition at council meeting

BERLIN—The Worcester County Beach Bots Robotics Team was recognized by Mayor Gee Williams and the Town Council on March 24 for their achievements in designing and building award-winning robots. The 60-member team was presented with a $400 check by Chief Arnold Downing from the Berlin Police Department to help support the team by contributing some… Read more »

OPA board vote deadlocked on committee term extentions

OCEAN PINES— A deadlocked vote by the Ocean Pines Association Board of Directors during the March 19 regular meeting failed to allow for extensions for three expiring members of the Communications Advisory Committee. The board did approve a motion to allow its legal counsel to pursue a turn over agreement relating to The Point development,… Read more »

It took the village of Dagsboro to help save Clayton Theater

DAGSBORO—Through an outpouring of community support—and a little Hollywood-styled luck—the Clayton Theater managed to upgrade its movie projection systems by converting to digital technology on March 7, allowing the 65-year-old movie house to continue to show first-run films, like its current showing of “Son of God.” On many levels Joanne Howe had a horrible 2013…. Read more »

Dozer’s dogged cancer research run

Had an opportunity to interview Rosana Panza, an Ocean Pines resident, and owner of one remarkable dog named Dozer. Why remarkable? How many dogs do you know who has a Facebook page? You can like him at Dozer the Dog. He has already over 16,000 likes. And why shouldn’t he. Dozer, 6, has raised over… Read more »

Tickets on sale for Ocean Pines Springo Bingo event

OCEAN PINES–Tickets are on sale now for the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce Bingo event on Thursday April 3, in the Ocean Pines Community Center. At Springo Bingo, players will win cash and prize packages from area businesses. Each game is worth at least $50. There will also be a Chinese Auction, extra games and… Read more »

Berlin starts reign with block party set for Main Street

BERLIN—Get ready to don your red, white and blue, and party like you are in the coolest small town in America—and why not? You are. The little town with the big attitude will kick-off its year-long reign as Budget Travel’s “America’s Coolest Small Town” for 2014 with a “rain or shine” Main Street block party… Read more »

Tourism officials seeking Green Awards nominations

WORCESTER COUNTY–Worcester County Tourism is accepting nominations through April 11 for the third annual Worcester Green Awards. Worcester Green celebrates excellence in promoting environmentally friendly practices, strategies and products. Awards will be granted to Worcester County businesses that demonstrate extraordinary performance related to sustainable environmental practices, such as water conservation, wastewater management, the promotion of… Read more »