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State Police Warn Against Wearing Cheese

  Maryland  state  troopers  have  important  traffic  safety  advice  for  drivers  this  weekend  which  includes:   -Do  not  wear  large  pieces  of  cheese  on  your  head  while  driving;   -Do  not  wave  terrible  towels  while  driving;     and  the  most  important  of  all  advice  which  is-  -DO  NOT  DRINK  AND  DRIVE.                     For  those  who  fail  to  heed … Read more »

County to Decide on Allowing Group to Bypass LCB

BERLIN – Earlier this month a collection of Worcester County businesses that hold liquor licenses petitioned the Worcester County Board of Commissioners to support proposed legislation that would allow them to opt out of making their liquor purchases from the Worcester County Liquor Control Board (LCB).   The Worcester County Alliance for Fair Markets (WCAFM)… Read more »

New events will benefit Berlin

Working in partnership with the Main Street Maryland Program, the Berlin Chamber of Commerce has put together an outstanding, innovative schedule for the coming year. By adding events, and considering adding even more and by re-tooling other events to make them more visible and practical, the town is all set to take advantage of the… Read more »

Decatur takes down Kent Island

BERLIN – From the look of the score, 50-10, Stephen Decatur blew out Kent Island on Monday night by registering six pins and losing only four matches, but that did not tell the whole story, according to SDHS coach Kevin Gilligan, who was fuming after the match.  “Terrible. Absolutely terrible. Performance-wise, attitude-wise we were not… Read more »

Helen Holland Vinyard

MILLSBORO, Del. – Helen Holland Vinyard, 89, of Millsboro, Del., and formerly of Baltimore, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. She was born in Abbeville, Ala., and was the daughter of the late Leslie and Irene (Solomon) Holland.     She attended Holy Trinity Cathedral near Berlin and was a… Read more »

County Revenue Projection Shows $200K Shortfall

SNOW HILL – Worcester County assistant finance officer Phil Thompson presented the Worcester County Board of Commissioners with his department’s revenue projection for the fiscal year 2012. While the assessable base will only decline about $1 million this year, for the 2013 fiscal year the assessable base may drop more than $1 billion, according to… Read more »

Tell Your Story and Be a Part of History

OCEAN PINES – With very few exceptions, much of history is a cobbled-together account of what important people thought about important events. There is little from the perspective of every day people about the every day events that better define an era than any broad overview. Humans have been studying history almost as long as… Read more »

Coastal Association of Realtors Bleeds with Volunteers

OCEAN CITY – While nothing can be taken away from the hundreds of people expected to donate blood at next week’s 13th Annual Beach Blanket Blood Drive, in addition to the hundreds of people who will take time out of their busy schedules to make sure they participate, there are a group of people whose… Read more »

SHA crews pre-treat interstates in preparation for two-day ice event

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland State Highway Administration crews are preparing for a storm forecasted to begin later tonight and continue Tuesday with sleet, freezing rain and light snow possible through Wednesday morning. Motorists should be aware that even a thin layer of ice on the roadway can result in dangerous driving conditions. “Based on the latest forecast,… Read more »

OPA proposed budget includes fee increase

OCEAN PINES – Ocean Pines Association General Manager Bob Thompson presented his proposed budget to the association members for 2011-2012 fiscal year. Although there will be more changes before February’s final approval, as it stands the $10 million budget includes a $45 assessment increase. The potential slots revenues will not be included in the coming… Read more »