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Contracts On Rise BERLIN – Increased contracts in all three counties on the Lower Eastern Shore reflect a busy start to the spring real estate market, according to the latest figures from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR). CAR’s local housing statistics for March 2016 showed an overall 14 percent increase in contracts, or pending… Read more »

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Agent Leads Mid-Atlantic OCEAN CITY — Peck Miller, sales associate for Coldwell Banker Residential 104th Street office, was ranked first in a list of the Top 100 Mid-Atlantic Sales Associates for January. The region includes Leesburg, Va., Washington, D.C., Reston, Va., Harford and Carroll counties, Baltimore, Annapolis and the Eastern Shore. He was ranked second… Read more »

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Hotel Introduces Suites OCEAN CITY – The Dunes Manor Hotel and Suites announced this week the completion and introduction of the all-new Dunes Suites, located oceanfront at the beginning of the famous Ocean City Boardwalk. The Dunes Manor was founded by the late Thelma Conner and has been serving guests in the Ocean City market… Read more »

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Purnell-Ayres Named To Wor-Wic Board SNOW HILL-Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan recently appointed Lorraine Purnell-Ayres of Snow Hill to the Board of Trustees of Wor-Wic Community College. Purnell-Ayres is a retiree who has worked in a variety of positions in the Snow Hill and Salisbury areas for the past 30 years. She was a parole and… Read more »

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Renovation Completed SALISBURY – Gillis Gilkerson announced the completion of the renovation of Fisher’s Popcorn at 37081 Coastal Highway in Fenwick, Delaware. “With a brand and product as popular as Fisher’s Popcorn, we wanted to make sure we didn’t disrupt their business so we made sure to schedule the renovation work when they weren’t open,”… Read more »

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Apartment Project Planned SALISBURY – Gillis Gilkerson announced last month it has been hired to renovate Bay Terrace Garden Apartments, an affordable housing community located at 517 Bay Street in Berlin. The project is a joint venture between Severn Development Company, based in Annapolis, and Berlin Community Housing Corporation, a local nonprofit based in Berlin…. Read more »

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AGH, Health Dept Partner For Online Health Resource BERLIN – The Worcester County Health Department and Atlantic General Hospital have partnered to offer an online health resource for the community. The Network of Care website acts as a one-stop shop for all the services available related to public health, disease prevention and treatment, communicable diseases, crisis services… Read more »

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Hotel Gets New Look OCEAN CITY – Located on Ocean City’s Boardwalk at 14th Street, the Commander Hotel is a prime spot for vacationers during the on and off seasons. With its growing popularity, the hotel is undergoing renovations to stay ahead of the game ensuring it can handle the influx of interest. The owners… Read more »

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Monthly Market Recap BERLIN – The Lower Eastern Shore kicked off 2016 with a spike in pending sales, according to the latest figures from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR). CAR’s local housing statistics for January 2016 showed an overall 23.6 percent increase in pending sales, or contracts, compared to the same time last year… Read more »

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Annual Awards Presented OCEAN CITY — Atlantic/Smith, Cropper & Deeley held its annual meeting on Jan. 19 at the Princess Royale in Ocean City. Many awards were handed out at this meeting to celebrate a successful 2015 fiscal year. Account Executive Megan Muller received the 2015 Top Producer Award. She focuses on community associations and… Read more »