Berlin Affordable Housing Project Denied Critical Grant

BERLIN – The Cannery Village workforce housing endeavor was denied Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, supporters learned last week, a potentially serious blow to the construction schedule. Supporters learned of the denial last Friday. “The Cannery Village application was denied,” reported Berlin Administrative Director Linda Bambary to the Berlin Town Council Monday night. CDBG… Read more »

Police Seek Child Abuse Suspect

BERLIN – Area police this week are looking for a 39-year-old local man wanted on child abuse, numerous sex offenses and assault after a joint investigation pointed to him as a suspect in a sexual assault on a 7-year-old female victim. After an investigation conducted by the Worcester County Bureau of Investigation (WCBI) with assistance… Read more »

Police Make Another Internet Prostitution Arrest

OCEAN CITY – An Easton woman was arrested on prostitution charges last week after arranging a meeting with an undercover OCPD detective, who discovered the services she was offering on the Internet. Last Wednesday, Ocean City police arrested Jennifer Watson Ambrose, 35, of Easton, on charges of soliciting for prostitution after detectives discovered advertisements for… Read more »

Fell Soccer Camp on Tap Next Week

BERLIN- Former Stephen Decatur soccer standout Steve Fell, who excelled in college and on the professional level, returns to his roots next week when he hosts a soccer camp at the Northern Worcester Athletic Complex (NWAC) for young players in the area. Fell, one of the most decorated scholar-athletes ever at Decatur, hosted his first… Read more »

Shriner’s Golf Tourney Date Set

OCEAN CITY- The Ocean City Shrine Club will host its 11th Annual Co-Ed Golf Classic next Friday, August 8, at the Newport Bay course at the Ocean City Golf Club with all proceeds dedicated to the Shriner’s Children’s Hospitals. The tournament will be played in two divisions including a low gross and low net division… Read more »

Shockers to Hold Tryouts

BERLIN- The Mid-Atlantic Shockers Baseball Club will hold a second round of tryouts in the area this weekend at Berlin and at Georgetown in Delaware. The Mid-Atlantic Shockers youth baseball program fields teams of local players from under age nine to under age 15 that compete in area and regional tournaments. The program is led… Read more »