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Berlin Oktoberfest, birthday bash

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 11, 2018) Berlin’s annual Oktoberfest, Saturday from noon to 5 p.m., will feature four stages of live music, authentic German food and locally produced beer, along with the celebration of a major historical milestone. “I always get excited about Oktoberfest each year,” said Economic and Community Development Director Ivy Wells,… Read more »

Berlin Ambassadors honored

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 11, 2018) The Town of Berlin last Thursday honored its volunteer ambassadors during a celebration at Fins Alehouse and Raw Bar. The annual program has been recognized by the Maryland Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism. Sharon Timmons, who helps organize the volunteers, said the ambassadors are an essential part… Read more »

Food secrets should be anything but secret

By Paul Suplee One of the dynamics that has always perplexed me in our industry is when a chef hides his or her “secrets” from people when sharing recipes. I often hear people tell me emphatically, “Chef, I know if I ask you for the recipe for [fill in the blank], you’re going to leave… Read more »

Museum honors history of Berlin women

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 11, 2018) Women are the driving force of Berlin’s downtown sector, considering that they either own or operate 80 percent of the businesses there. With that in mind, the staff at the Calvin B. Taylor House Museum decided to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Town of Berlin’s incorporation with… Read more »

Gilbert’s Provisions, A Little Bit Sheepish moving shops

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 11, 2018) Two Berlin businesses discussed moving locations during a Historic District Commission meeting last Wednesday. Gilbert’s Provisions on Commerce Street is moving to 116 North Main Street and A Little Bit Sheepish will move across the street from its original location, to 1 South Main Street. Both businesses requested… Read more »

Clay Guild exhibit on display at Worcester Co. Arts Council

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 11, 2018) The Worcester County Arts Council this month is featuring clay, ceramics, and stoneware artwork created by more than a dozen members of the Clay Guild of the Eastern Shore. Work will remain on display all month and a public reception is scheduled on Friday from 5-8 p.m. The… Read more »

AGH launches new Pain Rehab Program, adds yoga

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 11, 2018) A new “Pain Rehabilitation Program” at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin hopes to make life better for patients suffering from chronic pain. According to the National Institutes of Health, chronic pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. It is a leading cause of disability… Read more »

Route 589 closure causing traffic ‘headaches’

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 12, 2018) A complete closure of Route 589 in Ocean Pines began on Monday and is scheduled to last “up to eight weeks,” according to the State Highway Administration. Backed up traffic is apparently causing some havoc for motorists. The closure was said to be along Route 589 at Turnville… Read more »

Snow Hill Mayor Charlie Dorman resigns

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 12, 2018) Snow Hill Mayor Charlie Dorman said no one knew he was planning to resign, but that’s what he did at the Town Council meeting on Tuesday. “All their mouths flew open,” Dorman said on Wednesday. “It’s just about time, that’s all,” he continued. “I made a statement and… Read more »