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Sports facility plan has town feeling left out


FILE PHOTO. The Berlin Planning Commission meets in 2021. Planning Commission wonders why Berlin not included in talks The Berlin Planning Commission convened on May 11 with one item on their docket — a revised site plan review for the West View at Purnell Crossing planned community, which was approved. Then, roughly three-quarters of the… Read more »

Letter to the Editor

Supports Lakernick joining committee Editor, After reading the Opinion titled “Board majority silent, but its dislike is clear” I wanted to share my perspective on the subject. As a former member of the OPA board and the association’s secretary, I understand how important it is to have a clear knowledge of the OPA governing documents…. Read more »

OP remains ahead of budget for fiscal year

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GM John Viola says positive variances anticipated to be retained through April By Greg Ellison (March 24, 2022) Ocean Pines General Manager John Viola updated the Budget and Finance Committee on Monday on year-to-date revenues and spending and gave a progress report on capital projects. Viola reported the month of February is anticipated to close… Read more »

Berlin man on scooter dies after being struck by vehicle


(Feb. 24, 2022) A Berlin man died early Tuesday morning after the electric scooter he was riding on Route 50 was struck from behind by a car. Maryland State Police said troopers from the Berlin Barrack responded to reports of a vehicle collision near Route 50 and Riddle Lane just after midnight on Tuesday. A… Read more »

William Fry

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Berlin William “Spider” Fry, 92, of Berlin, Maryland, died on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, at his home.  Spider was born on March 14, 1929, in Norristown, Pennsylvania, but spent his early childhood living in Elkton, Maryland.  Spider graduated from the University of Maryland class of 1951. He was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity…. Read more »

Woman suffers severe injury in Berlin crash


By Greg Ellison (July 1, 2021) Berlin Police are investigating a collision between a pickup truck and a parked car Sunday evening on Route 50 near Friendship Road that left two men with non-life threatening injuries, with a woman who was hit while outside the vehicle severely hurt and flown to Shock Trauma in Baltimore…. Read more »