New Briddletown Interpretive Sign Celebrated

New Briddletown Interpretive Sign Celebrated

BERLIN – Cheers, applause and tears of joy marked the unveiling of a new interpretive sign outlining the history of Briddletown east of Berlin.On Tuesday, elected officials, community members and descendants of the Briddell family gathered at the east end of Flower Street to celebrate the installation of a sign displaying the history of Briddletown…. Read more »

OC Energy Efficiency Projects Save $375K

OCEAN CITY — Sweeping energy conservation measures through a series of projects performed even better than expected with over $375,000 in savings in the first year alone.In November 2015, the town of Ocean City entered into an energy performance contract with the Energy System Group (ESG). The contract required ESG to complete a number of… Read more »

Berlin Electric Earns Recognition

Berlin Electric Earns Recognition

BERLIN – A national organization issued a commendation to Berlin Electric in recognition of the department’s efforts to help restore power in Florida following Hurricane Irma.The American Public Power Association (APPA) recognized the town’s electric department for its mutual aid response last year in Hurricane Irma recovery efforts in Florida.“They awarded our Berlin Electric Utility… Read more »

Fenwick Issues Ocean Reminders

FENWICK ISLAND – As the summer season comes to an end, officials with the Fenwick Island Beach Patrol are reminding visitors of unattended lifeguard stands.In last week’s Fenwick Island Town Council meeting, Beach Patrol Captain Tim Ferry announced that some lifeguard stands will remain unoccupied in the weeks following Labor Day.“Due to staff shortage we… Read more »

Revenue Jump Sends Company Up Fastest Growing List

Revenue Jump Sends Company Up Fastest Growing List

SALISBURY – A construction company based in Salisbury has been recognized as one of the nation’s top 500 fastest growing private businesses.Last week, Delmarva Veteran Builders was named the 456th fastest growing company in America by Inc. magazine, a national publication for small businesses and startups. The magazine’s 2018 Inc. 5000 list reported the company… Read more »

Unique Dishes With Local Flare Highlighted At Blacksmith

Unique Dishes With Local Flare Highlighted At Blacksmith

BERLIN – Local. Small. Handmade.That, according to owner Justine Zegna, is what makes Blacksmith Bar and Restaurant unique.Located on Pitts Street in Berlin, Blacksmith is a chef-owned and locally sourced establishment that features Eastern Shore inspired dishes and modern cuisine.For Zegna, the Blacksmith is not just a local restaurant, but a labor of love.“Everything is… Read more »

Worcester Habitat Opens ReStore

Worcester Habitat Opens ReStore

BERLIN – A Habitat for Humanity ReStore opened in Berlin this week.On Thursday, Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County welcomed shoppers to its new ReStore on Route 113. The home improvement store sells new and gently used furniture, appliances and building materials, among other things. The Berlin ReStore is the first to open in Worcester… Read more »