Local Student Wins National Poetry Competition

Local Student Wins National Poetry Competition

BERLIN – School system officials held a special ceremony last week to congratulate a Berlin Intermediate School sixth-grader whose poetry was recognized in a national contest.Gavin Conner, a sixth-grader at Berlin Intermediate, was honored by his school and members of the Worcester County Garden Club for winning first place in a poetry contest sponsored by… Read more »

Things I Like

Hearing the wind howling from bedWhen all the Halloween candy is out of the houseBrunch after churchA talented lawyer presenting a caseCookies still warm from the ovenA bright moon on a clear nightWaking up with energyMy kids running on the beach all by themselvesTrips to the attic when I don’t hit my head on somethingBlack-and-white… Read more »

A Week In Business

Commercial Property Part of Online AuctionOCEAN PINES — Brent Miller, Managing Director and Senior Advisor with Sperry Van Ness – Miller Commercial Real Estate, reports 11022 Nicholas Lane in Ocean Pines will be available for online auction on Nov. 12. The property is part of the SVN Q4 National Auction, which includes over 40 properties… Read more »

Perdue Farms $10K Grant Funded By Arthur W. Perdue Foundation Helps ASA

Perdue Farms $10K Grant Funded By Arthur W. Perdue Foundation Helps ASA

Perdue Farms, through a $10,000 grant funded by the Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, is helping Athletes Serving Athletes (ASA) of the Eastern Shore provide children, teens and young adults living with disabilities the opportunity to experience the thrill of athletic competition. The grant helps enable ASA to purchase adaptive joggers, an adaptive bike, a tent… Read more »

Commissioners Irked Over Surprise Roofing Projects

BERLIN – Worcester County officials, expressing concern over growing education costs, approved the school system’s Capital Improvement Program only after new roofs for two middle schools were removed from the planning document.Commissioners said they should have been given more warning that roofs at Pocomoke and Snow Hill middle schools would need to be replaced in… Read more »

West OC Man Stabs Another In Groin

West OC Man Stabs Another In Groin

OCEAN CITY — A West Ocean City man is being held on first-degree assault and other charges following an incident in Ocean City last Thursday night when he allegedly stabbed another local man multiple times in the groin.Around 8:25 p.m. on Thursday, Ocean City Police responded to a residence in the ocean block of 90th… Read more »

Four New Faces To Transform Worcester Commission

Four New Faces To Transform Worcester Commission

BERLIN – Following this week’s elections, four new faces will join the Worcester County Commissioners.In addition to the unopposed Republican Joe Mitrecic in District 7, newcomers Democrat Diana Purnell and Republicans Chip Bertino and Ted Elder will join the commission with a swearing-in Dec. 2 after Tuesday’s election.“With four new commissioners, it should interesting,” Elder… Read more »