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Operation Medicine Drop

BERLIN — While the unfavorable weather threatened to be an issue, the rain and wind had little affect on Operation Medicine Drop, the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) prescription drug take-back program. The collection was the second effort this year. The previous Operation Medicine Drop, held in April, resulted in more than 130 pounds of prescription… Read more »

Carving Out A Living

BERLIN — What started out as an alternate way of carving pumpkins for his children’s class projects has turned into a cottage industry for carver Kenny Bliss. When he began carving pumpkins professionally, he was working at the Dough Roller in Ocean City and convinced his bosses to commission one from him. The project took… Read more »

WSW Lights Up 2nd Friday

BERLIN — Lit votive candles in hand, more than 100 people gathered at the Berlin Farmers Market parking lot Friday to participate in the group’s annual candlelight ceremony and walk. Some of those participating in the vigil had survived breast cancer and some were the friends and family members of survivors, but many were walking… Read more »

Photo Contest Winners Announced

BERLIN — There were only four entries files with only days to go in the stormwater photo contest, but given that the contest was about flooding, it should have come as no surprise than 20 more entries came in at the last minute to round out the field to an even two dozen submissions for… Read more »

Golf Course Could Cost $1.7 Million

OCEAN PINES — If the Ocean Pines Association Board of Directors is willing to spend another $1.7 million on the golf course over the next year, General Manager Bob Thompson has a suggestion that would have club members finance the bulk of it. This summer, as it became clear the golf course’s condition was making… Read more »

Honey-Chipotle Shrimp

It is not often that someone calls me to help out with their parties.  Usually I am cooking them myself or traveling to Virginia to work for friends up there, but when a friend recently called me for some aid, I jumped at the chance. With a beautiful menu on hand, I found myself midday… Read more »

New Tourism Opportunities Explored

 OCEAN CITY — More challenging economic times call for more creative solutions and business owners are looking for new ways to expand and grow their businesses beyond the expected.  Angela Reynolds, of Fager’s hotel group, has been working on partnerships with other local business to provide unique experiences for travelers seeking experiences outside of the… Read more »

Boarded Windows Still an Issue in Berlin

 BERLIN — Even though they have not officially passed, the new rules aimed at getting property owners to take care of their boarded-up properties is already having an affect. For the first time since discussion of the regulations began, a person directly affected by the legislation raised objections during this week’s public hearing on the… Read more »

'Outside the Box' Opens Friday

BERLIN — The color of the light is something that is easy to take for granted. A person might look at a brown chair, say, without really stopping to recognize that there isn’t anything inherently brown about it. It reflects the part of the light spectrum that makes up the color brown but in the… Read more »

Decatur's Homecoming Blowout

Last Friday’s Homecoming football game at Stephen Decatur High School resulted in an exciting victory for the Seahawks. The team earned an impressive win, besting the Easton Warriors 41-8. Stephen Decatur gained the upper hand almost immediately. Following a pass to Decatur junior Tim VanVonno resulting in a first down, senior D.J. Kee, a skilled… Read more »