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Berlin Briefs

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Nov. 23, 2017) The Berlin Town Council discussed the following items during a public meeting at Town Hall last week. Council meeting canceled A Berlin Town Council meeting originally set for Monday, Nov. 27 has been canceled. Town Administrator Laura Allen said there were no discussion items and the cancelation… Read more »

Holiday Wrappings fashion show and luncheon, Dec. 5

By Kara Hallissey, Staff Writer (Nov. 23, 2017) A few days remain to purchase tickets to the 29th annual Holiday Wrappings fashion show and luncheon, which is slated to take place on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the Ocean City convention center, benefiting the American Cancer Society. The fashion show, organized by CraZy LadyZ! owner Jan… Read more »

Dorman clears air about inaccurate adult biz stories

By Greg Ellison, Staff Writer (Nov. 23, 2017) Snow Hill Mayor Charlie Dorman criticized what he deemed inaccurate news coverage regarding the possibility of adult-oriented businesses opening in town during a council meeting last Tuesday. The controversy began during a council work session on Oct. 30 when the town reached an agreement with Annette Gibbons-Tarr… Read more »

Clubs committee sharpens focus on food and service

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Nov. 23, 2017) Members of the Ocean Pines Clubs Committee continue to gather information, anecdotal and otherwise, in the hopes of improving operations at association food and beverage facilities. The committee’s focus at last Thursday’s meeting was the yacht club, where the biggest obstacles to success are inconsistency and a… Read more »

Continuing ed. scholarship applications being accepted

(Nov. 23, 2017) The Junior Woman’s Club of Pocomoke City is accepting applications for its Continuing Education Scholarship. The Continuing Education Scholarship was established to provide an opportunity for women who have been out of the classroom for several years, to continue their education or training. The scholarship is open to women age 25 or… Read more »

Suggested pool rules could make an ‘Oasis’

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Nov. 23, 2017) The Oasis Pool Working Group recently forwarded to the Ocean Pines Board of Directors a four-page letter of recommendations addressing the formerly adults-only Oasis swimming pool at the yacht club. The pool changed to allow all ages last summer, based on the opinion on association attorney Jeremy… Read more »

‘Artists Giving Back’ provides meals to those in need, Tues.

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Nov. 23, 2017) The second annual “Artists Giving Back, a Holiday Meal for those in need,” event returns to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Berlin on Tuesday, Nov. 28 from 2-5 p.m. Artists Giving Back is a program of the Berlin Arts and Entertainment Committee. Organizer Robin Tomaselli said… Read more »

Berlin Falls cmte. meets

The 11 people who signed on to the Berlin Falls Advisory Committee to help guide the creation of this environmental preserve and recreation center will need many more attributes besides enthusiasm and willingness to serve to handle the job ahead of them. Its members will require, as Mayor Gee Williams suggested at the committee’s first… Read more »

Pocomoke Christmas parade Mon.

By Greg Ellison, Staff Writer (Nov. 23, 2017) The 45th annual Pocomoke Christmas parade will transform Market Street into a holiday winter wonderland on Monday starting at 7 p.m. The lengthy line of floats, high school marching bands, fire equipment, dance troupes, ROTC and equestrian units will stretch nearly two miles, event chairman Mike Shannon… Read more »

Fit and trimmed, Berlin’s tree goes up in downtown

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Nov. 23, 2017) About a dozen volunteers gathered at the Atlantic Hotel in Berlin last Thursday to decorate the town Christmas tree, which was installed two days earlier by the town public works crews. “The Atlantic Hotel is a beautiful backdrop,” Economic and Community Development Director Ivy Wells said. “It’s… Read more »