BERLIN – Over the past week, the town of Berlin, in partnership with Grow Berlin Green (GBG) and Assateague Coastal Trust’s Coast Kids program, began the process of replacing the existing trees in and around the parking lot used by the Berlin Farmers Market. The first phase of this tree enhancement process involved replacing most… Read more »
SNOW HILL – Given lack of projected funding availability the Worcester County Board of Education’s annual Capital Improvement Plan remained unchanged for the fifth year in a row, according to Superintendent Dr. Jon Andes. In a brief presentation Andes also thanked Commissioners Linda Busick and Bobby Cowger – both of whom will be replaced by… Read more »
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OCEAN CITY – The town of Ocean City paid tribute to four employees who have recently retired at the Oct. 12 work session. The Mayor and City Council recognized each employee with a proclamation. Lance E. Collins retired July 31 after 26 years of service as a Firefighter/Paramedic in the career division of the Ocean… Read more »
BERLIN – The two most closely contested races in this year’s Mid-term Election appear as if they’ll remain so with more than 1,000 potential District 38 State Senate votes outstanding because of provisional, second round absentee, and military votes. District 38 covers Worcester, < ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"> Somerset and Wicomico counties…. Read more »
OCEAN PINES – Last year, members of the Worcester County Veterans Memorial Foundation (WCVMF) engaged in their first real participation in the Wreaths Across America program, although many of them had been participating in the program for longer than that. WCVMF secretary Marie Gilmore helped to organize the drive that places nearly 300 wreaths on… Read more »
< ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"> BERLIN – The Town Council held a public hearing on whether to change the definition of the R-1 residential zoning code to include nursing, hospice and other care facilities as Coastal Hospice looks to open a center off Broad Street near Purnell Crossing, but elected to put… Read more »
< ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"> BERLIN – Years ago, the beautiful Galapagos Islands were made famous by Charles Darwin, who introduced the idea of evolution to the world. In the wee hours, Wednesday morning Oct. 13, 37 Christians from two Berlin churches, The Worship Center and Sonrise Church, returned from a 10… Read more »