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Roast leg of farm-raised venison with mirepoix

I must confess that sometimes it would be nice to live a bit closer to the D.C. museums or other parts of the city life that I miss on occasion. Now that the cold season is upon us, I have to get creative on how to keep my brain occupied, dreaming of world-class dining and… Read more »

Casino at Ocean Downs to open Jan. 4

BERLIN – As of Jan. 4 the games are on at The Casino at Ocean Downs. That Tuesday, Gov. Martin O’Malley and several state and local dignitaries will participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to help inaugurate the $45 million gaming facility on Route 589 in Berlin. The casino features more than 700 video lottery terminals… Read more »

Decatur wins season opener

BERLIN – Stephen Decatur started off its season with a solid win over Colonel Richardson on Tuesday night, 50-41. The Seahawks, which went 21-5 last season and won its first East Region title since 1992, lost not only a bunch of seniors from that team but also the head coach. Travis Lloyd stepped down after… Read more »

Dr. Harvey L. Saxton

BERLIN – Dr. Harvey L. Saxton, 83, died at home surrounded by his family Nov. 27, 2010. Harvey’s life was filled with many accomplishments among which include degrees: Ph.D from University of Connecticut, N.Y. Psychoanalytic Institute, Am. Institute for Psychotherapist and Psychoanalyst, International College of Prescribing Psychologists. Harvey completed an internship at Spring Grove, had… Read more »

Java Bay Café opens in Ocean Pines Yacht Club

OCEAN PINES – Looking around the recently-opened Java Bay Cafe at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club it is immediately apparent that Ocean Pines Association General Manager Bob Thompson is right to be proud of his team’s accomplishment in the facility’s new concept and operation.  The experience is improved just inside the Yacht Club entrance where… Read more »

New Options for Moving Violations in Maryland

BERLIN – Practical judicial innovation is pretty rare, and for good reasons. Unlike the private sector, government, and especially the judicial branch, have particular responsibilities that must be met regardless of cost. But a newly passed law enacted this week solves a fundamentally weak procedural problem while not significantly reducing a person’s right to a… Read more »

County Honors Civic Leader

SNOW HILL – The Worcester County Board of Commissioners were sworn in at a ceremony Tuesday morning and welcomed new commissioners Jim Bunting representing District 6 and Merrill W. Lockfaw Jr. representing District 1. The commissioners approved a request to honor recently deceased civic leader Tom Patton by renaming the road that leads past the… Read more »

Animal Control Seeks Pet Food Donations

SNOW HILL – Animal Control officers kicked off the second annual Secret Santa Pet Food Drive this week by asking residents and businesses to help them provide nourishment to hungry pets this winter.  Small bags of cat and dog food are needed and can be delivered to Worcester County Animal Control (WCAC) in Snow Hill… Read more »

Recreational Project in Bishopville Receives State Funding

ANNAPOLIS – Governor Martin O’Malley recently announced Board of Public Works (BPW) approval of recreational projects in Worcester and Carroll counties through local Program Open Space.  “Maintaining and improving Maryland’s outdoor recreational facilities is an important function of Program Open Space,” said O’Malley. “We continue to evaluate these areas, making the necessary enhancements to keep… Read more »

Community Emergency Response Training in Pocomoke Begins in January

POCOMOKE – Worcester County Emergency Services (WCES) officials invite area residents to train to help in times of disaster.  WCES in cooperation with Worcester County Volunteer Services and Lower Shore Chapter of the American Red Cross will offer the seven-week course Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) at the YMCA in Pocomoke on Wednesday evenings from… Read more »