Builder’s Club Officers Installed

On Nov. 16, Berlin Intermediate School held its Installation of 2010-2011 Officers and new members of the Builders Club, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City. Pictured, from left, are Rachel Slotter, Capital District Kiwanis Key Club Governor and Stephen Decatur High School student; Matthew Sobol, Builders Club Secretary; Eric Rimel, Treasurer; and… Read more »

Things I Like

Hooded sweatshirts on a cold dayThat both my kids are now facing forward in the carSmell of a breakfast restaurant
Wildlife photos

Homemade lasagna

Oprah’s generosity

My sons in their Ravens gear

Easy decisions

Warm chocolate

Morning workouts

The baby E-trade commercials

An Ideal Succession Plan

OCEAN CITY – It is perhaps the entrepreneur’s fondest wish: to pass a business on to a daughter or son. Yet actually making the transfer can be complicated and often includes undesirable compromises for parents, children or both.Taxes will vary depending on whether you give or sell the business to your offspring, and whether it… Read more »

What’s Your Sign?

ARIES (March 21 to April 19): Don’t feel sheepish about looking to spend more time with that special person during the upcoming holidays. Do it because it’s the right thing to do.TAURUS (April 20 to May 20): Never mind letting misunderstandings repair themselves. Consider speaking up while the healing process can be shorter and sweeter… Read more »

New Addition For Group

New Addition For GroupBERLIN – Shamrock Realty Group has announced Carolyn Downey has joined its office in the Grays Corner Professional Center in Berlin.Downey specializes in representing clients in the sale and purchase of single-family residences, vacation homes and investment properties.Bank Makes New HireBERLIN – Edward M. Thomas, President and Chief Executive Officer of The… Read more »

OC Seeks To Reduce Building Lighting

OCEANCITY – The ongoing issue regarding the Rivendell lighting issue returned to the Mayor and City Council again this week.Bay Princess resident Andy Anders presented the Mayor and City Council with the history between the neighboring Bay Princess and Rivendell buildings. There have been issues concerning the height, setback, shadows and lighting of the Rivendell… Read more »

Oglesby, Todd Pledge Smooth Transition Ahead

BERLIN – Transition and cooperation were the catch words this week when the dust settled after another remarkably closeWorcester CountyState’s Attorney election was officially conceded by the incumbent late a week ago.Incumbent Worcester CountyState’s Attorney Joel Todd officially conceded to Republican challenger Beau Oglesby last Friday after the penultimate batch of absentee ballots had been… Read more »