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Hospice named OPA nonprofit of year Editor, On Nov. 16 at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club, Coastal Hospice was proud to receive the Nonprofit of the Year Award from the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce. Thank you to the members of the Chamber for bestowing this prestigious honor on us. Thank you, as well, to… Read more »

Help keep Berlin weird

Editor, I was so glad to read in last week’s Bayside Gazette that the new owner of the building rented by Downtown Video was not going to “kick her out” and is giving the owner the option of renewing her lease. I am sure I speak for all of the many longtime customers of Downtown… Read more »

Coastal Hospice event well attended

Editor, Coastal Hospice wishes to thank everyone who made this year’s Blues on the Bay a big success. More than 220 supporters attended the event on Sept. 27 at Macky’s Bayside Bar & Grill and raised more than $33,000 for the capital campaign to build The Macky & Pam Stansell House at Coastal Hospice at… Read more »

Thanks for helping Berlin’s Oktoberfest

Editor, Berlin Main Street would like to thank the Berlin Chamber of Commerce and Town of Berlin for their usual outstanding support of our annual Oktoberfest/Fall Sidewalk Sale event. We would like to especially thank the Town of Berlin’s Water Resources, Public Works, Electric and Police departments for their assistance throughout the day. In addition,… Read more »

Successful Berlin Lioness Club event

Editor, The Berlin Lioness Club held their second annual “Hallowingo” Bingo on Oct. 7 and wish to “thank” all the businesses and individuals for their donations for the raffle. Thanks to the Berlin Fire Company for the use of the hall. A special thanks to all who attended and we hope to see you again… Read more »

Thanks to those who supported Berlin Cruisers

Editor, The Berlin Cruiser Committee would like to thank the Town of Berlin for their usual excellent support of our semi-annual Cruisers event. We would like to especially thank Jane Kreiter and Wendell Purnell and the entire public works crew, the Berlin Electric Department, Berlin Police Department and Sharon Timmons for posting our “no parking”… Read more »

Colleges teaching the wrong lessons

Editor, We raised our children for 18 years; instilling in them a sense of responsibility, morals, industriousness, charity, kindness, and love for this country. Then they are off to college. They come home with those character traits that you, as a parent, worked so hard to inculcate in them – greatly distorted. Parents are finding… Read more »

Letters to the Editor

High expectations for Pines Board Editor, With the recent resignation of Brett Hill and the appointment of Ted Moroney as his replacement, the lot owners of Ocean Pines can, and should, look forward to a year of progress under a new board majority and leadership. From a personal standpoint, I would like to thank Doug… Read more »

Letters to the Editor

Editor, I write this letter with some hesitation. My involvement in OPA administration ended in August of 2016 and I do not wish to dwell on assessing every action taken since then.   What I want to do is to insure the Members of the OPA remember where the organization has been, where it is… Read more »

Letters to the Editor

Anxieties of back to school Editor, Transitions are stressful for everyone. Single to married, renter to homeowner, employed to unemployed, working to retired (or any of those in reverse order). But for young people, because they do not have the long-term perspective of adults, and because the areas in their brains that control impulsive behavior… Read more »