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911 Remembered

WEST OCEAN CITY — The horror unleashed that September morning echoes to this day in public speeches, airport security lines, and seemingly endless foreign conflicts. Those same attacks left children without parents, parents without children, and voids in thousands of families- including that of River Run resident Bob Dillon. Born in New York City, Dillon… Read more »

Shakespeare in the park and on the beach

BERLIN — Two young men engaged in a sword fight less than 1,000 yards from Route 50 this week. In fact, they engaged in several. The men were actors, part of the Brown Box Theatre Project, preparing to unveil their performance of Twelfth Night, Or What You Will by William Shakespeare at venues throughout the… Read more »

SDHS Golf Ready for Bayside

BERLIN — Stephen Decatur’s golf team is off to a strong start this year, according to Coach James Krall. The six players on the varsity squad have been practicing hard to prepare for upcoming matches. Four of these players are newcomers to varsity, making this a fairly young team.   The two returning players, however,… Read more »

Pole Power

WEST OCEAN CITY — Finding the balance between realistic, attainable goals and the will to complete them is really what being part of an exercise program is all about. As an instructor, Angela Houck, who owns and runs the Pole Power studio, is responsible for keeping that distinction in the minds of her students. As… Read more »

Art from the Sea

WEST OCEAN CITY — During his 12 years as a commercial fisherman, Timothy Trout has seen an astounding variety of items in his nets. But as fewer of those items were fish, Trout began looking for a different way to earn a living. As it turned out, the answer to his new calling has been… Read more »


OCEAN PINES — One of the things that opening a new business has in common with raising a newborn is that although you think you know what you are getting into, you are wrong. They tell you that you won’t get much rest and you know you won’t get much rest in both scenarios, but… Read more »

Staff visits developer

BERLIN — As the proposed 40-plus housing development on Tripoli Street continues to work its way through the town approval process, Town Administrator Tony Carson decided to combine his weekly staff meeting with a field trip so the department heads could get a sense of what type of work the town could expect from the… Read more »

Burley Oak opened in a hurricane

BERLIN — After what seems like an eternity, especially to the owners, the Burley Oak Brewery opened for business Friday to the relief of Bryan Brushmiller and the fans of the local brew who have been waiting more than a year to buy their first growler. Hurricane or no, when Brushmiller announced he was officially… Read more »

Ocean Pines man promotes cancer awareness

OCEAN PINES — The only thing less consistent with traditional notions of manliness than a prostate exam is joining a men’s group to discuss feelings over a cancer diagnosis, especially for men of a certain generation. Men are made, tradition goes, to work and to die and to not worry or complain about either. That… Read more »

Berlin weathers storm

BERLIN — With the exception of the odd power outage from fallen limbs, town departments kept things running smoothly during the recent storm, according to Town Administrator Tony Carson. “I can’t say enough about the way the staff responded,” Carson said. Police, public works and the electric company all worked around the clock shifts to… Read more »