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Berlin tattoo group not yet inked

(Oct. 5, 2017) Town Administrator Laura Allen will lead a committee that will develop standards for tattoo shops and tattoo-related industries in the Town of Berlin. The Berlin Town Council last week voted unanimously to put a 120-day moratorium on new tattoo businesses while the committee works on codifying its regulations. Apparently, Planning Director Dave… Read more »

Shoplifting spree ends with arrest on Main Street

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(Oct. 5, 2017) Akron, Ohio resident Pamela Andrella, 61, faces four charges of theft after an alleged shoplifting spree that involved several stores in West Ocean City and downtown Berlin on Saturday. Several shop owners located the woman’s whereabouts using surveillance footage from their stores and social media posts. Nicole Chamberlain, who operates Back East… Read more »

OPA Briefs

(Oct. 5, 2017) The Ocean Pines Association Board of Directors discussed the following items during a meeting in the community center, last Friday. Stevens honored At the start of the meeting, former Director Dave Stevens was honored for his nine years of service as an elected official. “Anybody that has dedicated that much time to… Read more »

Endless Summer Cruisin’ in full swing this weekend

(Oct. 5, 2017) Check out car shows, celebrities, auctions, vendors and parades during Ocean City’s 20th annual Endless Summer Cruisin’ event. More than 2,300 hot rods, classics, muscle cars, trick trucks and customs will be driven down Coastal Highway this weekend. Vehicles newer than 1976 must have custom modifications or be of special interest. Festivities… Read more »

No urgency for fiber optics in Ocean Pines

(Oct. 5, 2017) Ocean Pines Association Board President Doug Parks said this week a deal to bring fiber optic internet to the community police station is being examined at a minimal cost. A request for proposals to bring fiber to the entire association, however, likely will take a back seat, at least for the time… Read more »

Pocomoke landlord committee tasked with rental regs

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(Oct. 5, 2017) The Pocomoke City Council will form an advisory committee to examine three ordinances related to rental properties, following a lengthy discussion with numerous landlords during its meeting on Monday. Last month the council held first readings on ordinances to create a rental registration program, establish a fee schedule for the city to… Read more »

Pines man to take on senior olympics

(Oct. 5, 2017) After only learning how to swim six months ago, Ocean Pines resident Joe Schneider, 91, will compete in the 50-meter backstroke event during the Delaware Senior Olympics, Friday, in Dover. “I want to do well in this one,” Schneider said. “It’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how you play the… Read more »

Exhibitions, sales, eats and live music during First Friday

(Oct. 5, 2017) Tomorrow’s Snow Hill Arts on the River First Friday provides a perfect opportunity to savor the quickly descending autumn weather while perusing art, browsing street vendors and listening to music, all while enjoying food and drinks from 5-8 p.m. Kate Patton, executive director of the Lower Shore Land Trust on 100 River… Read more »

Shishito peppers best over open flame

Sometimes you experience something that is so simple, revolutionary and delicious that it truly boggles the mind. It’s almost as though time stands still for oh, so short a period of time and you just want to figure out what in the hell just happened to you. Recently, I had this moment with yet another… Read more »

Pocomoketoberfest canceled because of lack of interest

(Oct. 5, 2017) The Pocomoketoberfest, scheduled for this Saturday, has been cancelled. Pocomoke Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Michelle Hickman said after analyzing the level of pre-ordered tickets, organizers opted to abandon plans for the sud-soaked event. “The numbers just weren’t there,” she said. The cost for admission was $30 and included a commemorative glass,… Read more »