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Administrator Allen relieved of admin. post

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Dismissal vote unanimous in Monday morning session By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Sept. 19, 2019) Berlin Town Administrator Laura Allen has been fired, town officials confirmed to the Bayside Gazette Monday. No cause for the dismissal was given, with Councilman Thom Gulyas saying only, “I can’t believe we’ve been betrayed like this.” Berlin Mayor Gee Williams… Read more »

County Planning Commission approves commercial project

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By Elizabeth Bonin, Staff Writer (Sept. 12, 2019) The completion of the Manklin Station commercial development cleared another step at the Worcester County Planning Commission last Thursday in Snow Hill. Two more office/retail buildings, each 6,000 square feet, will be added to the complex south of Manklin Creek Road and east of Ocean Parkway in Ocean… Read more »

Campground gets unfavorable recommendation from comm.

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By Elizabeth Bonin, Staff Writer (Sept. 12, 2019) Full-time residents of White Horse Park campground subdivision in Ocean Pines lost step one of their battle to continue living at the park year round, as the Worcester County Planning Commission last Thursday voted to give an unfavorable recommendation to a proposed zoning code amendment that would permit… Read more »

Table game revenue grant talks postponed

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By Elizabeth Bonin, Staff Writer (Sept. 12, 2019) The governments of Snow Hill and Pocomoke may get an indirect slice of the gambling revenue from Ocean Downs Casino, but they won’t know until the county commissioners begin their budgeting for the next fiscal year. The commissioners last Tuesday postponed until May consideration of a request from… Read more »

Golf site plans denied modification

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Planning Commission says loading space cannot be smaller than code requires By Elizabeth Bonin, Staff Writer (Sept. 12, 2019) Site plans for the new Ocean Pines Golf Clubhouse will have to be adjusted before they can advance in the county government approval process. The Worcester County Planning Commission last Thursday denied an Ocean Pines Association request… Read more »

Decatur Park to be used for adult drop-in tennis program

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By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Sept. 12, 2019) Worcester County Recreation and Parks will be permitted to use the tennis courts at Stephen Decatur Park following unanimous approval from the Berlin Town Council Monday. Program Manager Myro Small of the county recreation department told the mayor and council that a clinic will be offered to acquaint… Read more »

Berlin’s HDC approves plans for commercial space project

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By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Sept. 12, 2019) A vacant one-story building on William Street is in line for a facelift, following the Berlin Historic District Commission’s approval last Wednesday of its exterior remodeling plans. Samantha Pielstick, who represented property owner Jack Burbage, said plans for the property include an authentic brick front exterior and a… Read more »

Berlin jewelry store to help Dorian victims

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By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Sept. 12, 2019) The public can help victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas by purchasing a simple bracelet at Beach Memories Jewelry on Main Street in Berlin. Michele Krempa, owner of Beach Memories Jewelry and Seachelle Designs, began offering the $10 bracelets last week as a way to donate to… Read more »

Berlin community helps out neighbor burned in June fire

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By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Sept. 12, 2019) The Berlin com- munity continues to raise money to help resident John Maxwell, who is recovering from injuries suffered in a June 13 fire that destroyed his home. Members of the Germantown School Community Heritage Center, a local historical organization, presented a $1,712 check on Aug. 28 in… Read more »

Berlin to experience farm-to-table with dinner

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By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer (Sept. 12, 2019) Residents can experience the true farm-to-table experience during a dinner next Wednesday at the Atlantic Hotel in downtown Berlin. “I just think it shows what Berlin is about. It builds community,” said Ivy Wells, Berlin’s community and economic development director. “Who doesn’t like to eat outside with your… Read more »