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OPA Ethics Cmte. first meeting set for Friday, Oct. 27

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 19, 2017) Membership and a first meeting for the new Ocean Pines Association ethics work group was announced late last week. The board of directors last month voted unanimously to create the group, with the stipulation that its membership would include three directors and three association members and that… Read more »

OPA Election Committee Briefs

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 19, 2017) The Ocean Pines Association Elections Committee discussed the following items during a meeting in the administration building last Friday: Tuttle nominated Current Committee Chairman Steve Tuttle was unanimously nominated to continue in that role. Director Slobodan Trendic, the board liaison to the committee, said Tuttle did a… Read more »

Election Committee hoping to cut down on voter error

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 19, 2017) Members of the Ocean Pines Association (OPA) Elections Committee are looking for ways to make sure each vote cast is counted. While the total number of ballots cast have stayed essentially the same during recent board of directors elections, the number invalidated appears to be increasing. According… Read more »

Long-lost siblings reunited in Ocean Pines

By Greg Ellison, Staff Writer (Oct. 19, 2107) Ocean Pines resident Barry Wright celebrated a sort of homecoming last week, as his long lost sister, Brenda Moorhouse, paid a visit from across the pond in England. Born in Bolton, England in 1947, Wright was relocated to the U.S. as an infant by his maternal grandmother,… Read more »

Berlin Briefs

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 19, 2017) The Berlin Mayor and Council discussed the following items during a public meeting last Tuesday at Town Hall: Exchange scientists Kreiter said she would be picking up a pair of “exchange scientists” from Washington, D.C. on Saturday. The town announced last week it would host two environmental… Read more »

Town Council approves Baker Street repairs

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 19, 2017) The Berlin Town Council last Tuesday approved a $139,364.57 contract with Goody Hill Goundwork Inc. to repair Baker Street. The contract was about $20,000 over budget, but included additional drainage improvements not part of the original scope of work. Additional funds will be taken from town reserves… Read more »

Harvest Festival at Mt. Zion Church

By Greg Ellison, Staff Writer (Oct. 19, 2017) Family fun will abound in Snow Hill during the inaugural Mt. Zion Harvest Festival this Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The free event is scheduled outside the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church at 410 Dighton Avenue. Church member Sylvester “Dawk” Bratten Sr., who joined the… Read more »

Purnell Museum celebration of 75th anniversary, Oct. 28

By Greg Ellison, Staff Writer (Oct. 19, 2017) The Julia A. Purnell Museum will commemorate its 75th anniversary with a birthday party to honor its namesake on Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Executive Director Dr. Cindy Byrd shared details about the upcoming anniversary event, along with a number of other highlights, during… Read more »

Mallards flies north to Pocomoke

By Greg Ellison, Staff Writer (Oct. 19, 2017) Mallards Restaurants, Catering & Equipment of Onancock, Virginia was selected to revive operations at the recently shuttered Riverside Grill in Pocomoke. City Manager Bobby Cowger said the city council, during a closed session last Tuesday evening, was presented with concepts from a handful of restaurant operators vying… Read more »

Oktoberfest brings food, drinks and fun to Snow Hill

By Greg Ellison, Staff Writer (Oct. 19, 2017) Downtown Snow Hill will be enveloped by Bavarian culture during the third annual Oktoberfest this Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Unlike last year, Economic Development Consultant Michael Day said this weekend’s German-themed celebration would not coincide with Berlin’s annual event. “We knew we were hitting… Read more »