Community Should Be Proud Of Event

Editor:Thanks to the efforts of a handful of people, the Town of Berlin’s Main Street Program successfully hosted about 1,000 residents and guests at Berlin’s first-ever, community-wide New Year’s Eve celebration to welcome 2011.On behalf of the Town Council and the citizens of Berlin, I wish to thank town resident Barb Stack for first suggesting… Read more »

State’s 2nd Slots Facility Now Open At Ocean Downs

BERLIN – Amid much fanfare, the highly anticipated Casino at Ocean Downs officially opened for business on Tuesday, completing a long and often arduous trek for the state’s second slots facility near Berlin.Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and a large contingent of state and local elected officials and dignitaries officially opened the Casino at Ocean Downs… Read more »

Expanded Casino A Concern For Some

OCEAN CITY – Less than 24 hours after the Casino at Ocean Downs opened on Tuesday, some resort area business leaders and elected officials were already casting a wary eye toward the new slots facility.The Casino at Ocean Downs opened to big crowds on Tuesday afternoon after a ribbon-cutting ceremony and speeches by state and… Read more »


One area where the Seahawks had some success during Tuesday’s loss to Pocomoke was the free-throw line. Pictured above, Monique Wise converts a free throw during the first half of the Seahawks’ loss to the Warriors.Photo by shawn soper