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Berlin projects image other areas must envy

Berlin’s annual Christmas parade will march, roll, dance and twirl its way up Main Street for the 50th time tonight, demonstrating that even in middle age this event is just as fresh now as it was a half-century ago. But, of course, it’s not just the parade by itself that draws such huge crowds from… Read more »

Some understanding vital during holiday

As families prepare to reunite or are contemplating gathering for Thanksgiving during this continuing pandemic, the vaccination disagreement continues. Do the vaccinated Joneses invite unvaccinated family members who will be mingling with grandma and grandpa, who, despite having been vaccinated themselves, are still at risk because of age and underlying conditions? Do the Joneses welcome… Read more »

No-Scam November: be cautious, skeptical

It’s No-Scam November, Worcester County State’s Attorney Kris Heiser reminded the public this week, and that means extra scrutiny is being directed at the bogus offers many of us receive all year-round. Because of the Internet and highly advanced telephone techniques, the odds of getting ripped off have soared since the days of door-to-door salespeople… Read more »

Commendations to staff, admin in saving a life

Cool heads in a moment of crisis prevailed at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club Sunday, as bartender Rob Ruszin and manager Judie Scotti saved the life of a heart attack victim by deploying a defibrillator and administering CPR. To hear them tell it, they weren’t that calm when they discovered a customer on the floor… Read more »

Compromise produces Showell Elementary

The smiles, handshakes and congratulatory comments at the ribbon cutting for the new Showell Elementary School on Monday belie a tumultuous beginning roughly seven years ago when the project was tested routinely on a pass-fail basis and endured several time-outs. When the talks between the Worcester County Board of Education and the Worcester County Commissioners… Read more »