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Gazette Editorial: Our primary election recommendations

As the final countdown begins for next Tuesday’s primary elections in Worcester County, “balance” is the word voters should consider when they go to mark their ballots. With a couple of exceptions, ideology and personal alliances should have nothing to do with the positions up for election. That said, the ballots next Tuesday will contain… Read more »

Gazette Editorial: More respect needed

Brooks Davis, who owns Wainright’s Tire Center in Berlin, doesn’t want to be the Grinch who stole the town’s many downtown festivals and events. That’s why he more or less threw up his hands and gave up Monday, when he admonished town officials for not keeping its end of a post-event clean-up agreement deal for… Read more »

Gazette Editorial: Outsourcing talk in Pines is premature

The campaign season is in full-swing in Ocean Pines and one of the platforms being touted by some candidates is to outsource administrative management and financials. One candidate also looks to outsource individual department directors as well. Last year, saw a tremendous amount of change, with almost a full sweep of high-level personnel throughout the… Read more »

Gazette Editorial: Town hall was minefield

Going into a question-and-answer session with a hostile agenda, which some members of the audience did at the Ocean Pines town hall meeting last Thursday, is one of those increasingly disagreeable developments of our current democratic circumstance. Why, for instance, would anyone ask a question of the presiding person or group, when he or she… Read more »

Hal Glick sets new fundraising record

(March 15, 2018) An event record of $130,000 was raised in support of this year’s Hal Glick Distinguished Service Award Gala, to be distributed amongst local charities. As one of the annual recipients, Atlantic General Hospital Foundation received a $9,000 donation from this year’s gala. The Glick Award started in 2010 with the recognition of… Read more »

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for support Editor, As many of you know, our home on Main Street burned on Dec. 12. By the grace of God, none of us were home at the time and we are all safe. What was lost can be rebuilt, the adversity can be overcome. We as a family could never have anticipated… Read more »

Letters to the Editor

Video proves there’s a hole in the bucket Editor, I wish to respond to the comments made in the Dec. 14 edition of the very fine Bayside Gazette by Ivy Wells and likewise to the assertion of Laura Allen about the lack of diversity in the Berlin video. Both of you fine people are known… Read more »

Letters to the Editor

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 »