A Worthy Toast To Our Berlin Community

This week’s celebration surrounding Berlin’s victory in Budget Travel’s America’s Coolest Small Town poll was funny, charming and special.That makes it appropriate for Berlin, a town that is just that — funny, charming and special. While other words like historic, beautiful and quaint are more often used in advertising and marketing materials, we prefer the… Read more »

Local Student Announcements

BERLIN — The following is a compilation of press releases and announcements sent to this newspaper over the last month about local residents’ achievements in their post-secondary schooling.Calli Moniodis of Berlin, has been named to the dean’s list at Frostburg State University for outstanding academic achievement for the fall 2013 semester. To be eligible for… Read more »

Seahawks Finish Strong in Bayside Championships

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity wrestling team turned in a strong performance in the Bayside Conference championships last weekend, collecting four individual titles and placing highly in 12 weight classes.The Seahawks finished second overall as a team with 253 points, close behind Kent Island, which finished first with 296. North Caroline was third with 178 total… Read more »

Controlled Blasts In Bishopville

BISHOPVILLE — Loud explosions heard in a rural area of northern Worcester County near Bishopville on Tuesday evening were caused by a controlled detonation of old copper blasting caps found in the area.Around 7:20 p.m. on Tuesday, local residents reported hearing loud explosions in the area of St. Martin’s Neck Rd. in Bishopville. As it… Read more »

Buzzer Beater Sinks Decatur, 64-61 … Loss Follows First Bayside South Title

BERLIN- In the blink of an eye, Stephen Decatur’s boys’ varsity basketball team’s dream of a first-ever Bayside championship disappeared with a miraculous buzzer-beating three-pointer by Easton in the conference championship game on Wednesday, but the loss did little to dampen what has been a remarkable season for the Seahawks and the quest for bigger… Read more »