Letters to the Editor

Watching And NotingEditor:I am one of those people who enjoys watching our elected officials in action. Unscripted and speaking from the heart is local politics at its best.So, for me it was a surreal moment during the Jan. 16 County Commissioners’ meeting when the commissioners began discussing the merits of encouraging more public input on… Read more »

Jenkins Point project outlined; Restoration of peninsula would result in protection against storms, rising tides

Tara FischerStaff Writer(Feb. 1, 2024) The Maryland Coastal Bays Program (MCBP) hosted a meeting on Monday in Ocean Pines to discuss the Jenkins Point restoration project and answer questions from  residents.Jenkins Point, south of the Route 90 bridge in the Isle of Wight Bay, is a series of islands kayak-distance from Ocean Pines. The land… Read more »

Invasive species workshop in March; Forum set to target English ivy growing in popular Berlin park

An invasive species workshop will target English ivy growing in Stephen Decatur Park.On Saturday, March 2, Berlin resident Lara Mulvaney will host an invasive species workshop and guide attendees through hands-on cleanup action. She wants to remove English ivy from Stephen Decatur Park to protect local trees.“I love trees,” Mulvaney said. “I moved here from… Read more »

Berlin Business Once Again Celebrates The Season With Gingerbread

Berlin Business Once Again Celebrates The Season With Gingerbread

BERLIN– A gingerbread tradition is once again on display in Berlin’s Atlantic Hotel.For the sixth year in a row, the Atlantic Hotel’s Laura Stearns has recreated one of the town’s iconic structures in gingerbread. This year’s masterpiece, a gingerbread model of the Moore family home on South Main Street, is now on display inside the… Read more »