Student Announcements

Texas A&M University has named its honor students for the spring 2009 semester, including Chelsea Ward Baldwin of Berlin.Allan Anthony Taylor, a resident of Ocean City, has earned a(n) Bachelor of Science, Information Technology from Excelsior College.Among the 466 students achieving the honor of Dean’s List for the spring semester at Mount St. Mary’s University… Read more »

Worcester Prep Seventh Grader Wins Essay Competition

Rising Worcester Prep seventh-grade student Molly Soule´, Ocean City, was a winner in the 2009 Veterans of Foreign Wars patriotic essay competition. At an awards ceremony at the Ocean City VFW, she was honored with a savings bond, plaques and certificates and a pin. She is pictured with her parents Catherine and Paul Soule´.

Worcester Prep Middle School Talent Show

Some of the students doing individual performances in Worcester Prep’s Middle School Talent Show were, front from left, Razaak Eniola, Salibury; Elise Harmon, Rehoboth Beach; Katherine Pavlos, Salisbury; Ariella Anthony Seaford; Raphael DeJesus, Seaford; and, back, Alyssa Mocci, Lewes; Emma Richardson, Rehoboth Beach; Elena LaPlante, Salisbury; Madison O’Malley, Salisbury; Miranda Buas, Ocean City; and Alexa… Read more »

Ravens Roost of Ocean City Awards Annual Scholarships

At its monthly meeting in June, Ravens Roost #44 of Ocean City awarded its annual scholarship awards to six students from the three local high schools. Each student received $1500 toward his or her college expenses. The winners were, from left, Parker McIntosh, Worcester Preparatory School; Samantha Taraila, Worcester Preparatory School; Lindsay Chetelat, Stephen Decatur… Read more »

Friday, June 26–Juggling Act Saves Berlin $70K In Insurance Costs

BERLIN – Changing some job categories under standard workmen’s compensation insurance codes has saved the town of Berlin a total of $70,000 in insurance premiums.A reclassification of some positions under national insurance codes resulted in a $35,000 to $37,000 refund in workmen’s compensation insurance premiums for fiscal year 2009 premiums from the current provider, with… Read more »

Friday, June 26–Federal Funds OK’d For Route 113 Land Buys

BERLIN – The ongoing Route 113 dualization project got a small boost this week from federal funds assigned to right-of-way acquisition for the third phase.The $222,300 appropriation comes from the Federal Highway Administration through the Fiscal Year 2009 Omnibus Appropriations bill. Bob Hulburd, president of 113 dualization proponent CRASH (County Residents Action for Safer Highways),… Read more »