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Travers pleads guilty to child sex abuse, porn production

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By Jack Chavez, Staff Writer (July 21, 2022) An Ocean Pines man facing nearly 100 charges of child sex abuse and child pornography has pled guilty to some of those charges. The guilty plea came on the morning of July 12, ahead of what would have been the first day of a two-day trial that… Read more »

Pines committee continues resolution reviews, updates


By Jack Chavez, Staff Writer (July 21, 2022) The Ocean Pines Bylaws and Resolutions Committee continued to update and confirm resolutions and processes in the association’s bylaws on Friday. “Our agenda was a long list of resolutions to establish the status of them concerning a periodic review that we initiate and keeping the resolutions up… Read more »

Jacobs has outsider’s perspective 

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Retired lawyer says career on Capitol Hill good experience for political position in Pines By Jack Chavez, Staff Writer (July 21, 2022) Steve Jacobs has been in Ocean Pines for a couple of years, perhaps not long enough to gain access to the cliques and factions that form in the tight-knit community over years and… Read more »

Peck strives to be voice for part-time residents in Pines

Amy Peck

By Jack Chavez, Staff Writer (July 21, 2022) Amy Peck doesn’t see herself as among the Ocean Pines elite. Sitting under the pavilion at White Horse Park on a pristine Thursday afternoon earlier this month, the former paralegal and retired early childhood teacher described her 1973 “original rancher” home that has aluminum siding “that’s as… Read more »

Major changes ahead in county government

The complexion of Worcester County’s Board of Commissioners shifted slightly with the Republican Party primary elections Tuesday, as the incumbents were returned to office and Eric Fiori held a 34-vote lead over Tim VanVonno in the race in District 3, or Sinepuxent District. The county board of elections supervisors won’t declare any of these contests… Read more »

Soft pretzel topped with pimiento cheese

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By Paul Suplee, MBA, CEC, PC-3 I love traveling to the South. Hell, I love traveling to the North, East and West as well. I just love traveling. There is never a shortage of things to learn when one gets out of Dodge, and there is no better way to do so than under the… Read more »

Letter to the Editor

Complex should go at 113 and 589 Editor, Although I am not a sports enthusiast, I believe that a sports complex in the area is not a bad idea, but the proposed complex location next to Steven Decatur High School is not likely the best location given the access/egress to the property. Not only is… Read more »

Gavin Ross Knupp

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Gavin Ross Knupp Ocean Pines Gavin Ross Knupp, 14, of Ocean Pines, passed away following a tragic accident on Monday, July 11, 2022. Born on June 13, 2008 in Salisbury, he was the son of Raymond Knupp of Salisbury and Tiffany Knupp (Frye) of Ocean Pines. Gavin was an outdoor enthusiast. He loved hunting, fishing,… Read more »

Berlin receives Travelers’ Choice award

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By Jack Chavez, Staff Writer Another day, another award for the Town of Berlin. Last week, Tripadvisor selected the cozy community as a recipient for the 2022 Travelers’ Choice award, the second time in four years Berlin has won the honor. “It feels like a great accomplishment for such a small town,” said Berlin Economic… Read more »