News & Notes

New Year’s Eve Parties on Delmarva
Posted On: 12/15/17
Source: Shorebread

Cocktails, party favors and live music will be filling the Delmarva area this New Year’s Eve. Ring in 2018 at one of your favorite restaurants...

Things To Do Around Town – December 15, 2017
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Dec. 15: Pine Tones Chorus Christmas Concert 7:30 p.m. Atlantic United Methodist Church, Baltimore Avenue and 4th Street, Ocean City.   Dec. 16:...

Vanishing Ocean City With Bunk Mann – December 15, 2017
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

During World War II, Ocean City’s nightclub scene was centered on 9th Street. Within a short block, Jackson’s Casino, the Blue Dahlia and the...

Open Houses Of The Week – December 15, 2017
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY 1111 Edgewater Ave Fri-Mon 10-4 New Construction Direct Waterfront Boats slips available Furnished 3BR/2.5BA Peck Miller Coldwell...

What’s Your Sign? December 15, 2017
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

ARIES (March 21 to April 19): Make a start on that new workplace challenge. But get more information before you find yourself too deeply...

Decatur Wrestlers Finish 2nd At Mad Mats
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity wrestling team got its 2017-2018 campaign off to a fast start with an impressive second-place team finish at...

Ocean Pines Anglers Club Presents 2017 Fishing Tournament Awards
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

The Ocean Pines Anglers Club presented the awards for the 2017 fishing tournament winners at their December meeting. Tournament Chairman Tim...

Berlin Intermediate School Participates In “Pajama Day”
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Berlin Intermediate School participated in a “Pajama Day” on Dec. 8. Students and staff dressed in warm winter pajamas in turn for a donation...

Worcester To Participate In New Revolving Loan Fund Program
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

SNOW HILL – A new loan program is expected to spur small business growth on the Lower Shore. The Worcester County Commissioners agreed last week...

Bus Locator App Available On New Year’s Eve
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City is celebrating the New Year with the introduction of the highly anticipated bus locator application. Debuting on New...

Decatur Track Teams Solid In Opener
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity indoor track team turned in a solid performance last week in the first Bayside Conference meet of the year with...

‘Feed Our Friends’ Event Attracts 200-Plus In 10th Year
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY – A well-known resort establishment this week opened its doors to feed those less fortunate in the community. On Tuesday evening,...

13 Years For Assault On Deputy
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

SNOW HILL — A Salisbury man, found guilty earlier this year of first-degree assault and other charges after attempting to intentionally run over...

New Year’s Day Concert Planned In Ocean City
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — For the second year, Mayor Rick Meehan and members of the Ocean City Council will treat residents and visitors to a free concert at...

OC Council Reviews Comp Plan Update
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City’s revised comprehensive plan moved closer to adoption this week after the completed document was presented to the Mayor...

Ireland RnR Tours, a local veteran-owned travel business, presents a $1,000 donation to the Worcester County Library Foundation. Pictured, from...

West OC Property Owner Eyes Cottage Court Concept
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

SNOW HILL – The Worcester County Planning Commission delayed a decision on a text amendment that would allow cottage courts in the general...

Worcester Boys Routed By Wicomico
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s boys’ varsity basketball team lost to Wicomico, 93-32, in a rare regular season contest against the Bayside South school...

Cops And Courts – December 15, 2017
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Guilty Plea In Rape Case SNOW HILL — A Georgetown, Del. man, charged with rape last April after a sexual assault at an uptown Ocean City...

Cato Inc. representative Kathleen Abercrombie and her daughter, Worcester Preparatory School 11th grader Delaney Abercrombie, present Upper...

Library System Eyes Civility Grant
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN PINES – A $5,000 civility grant is expected to benefit library patrons and community members. On Tuesday, Library Director Jennifer Ranck...

Things I Like – December 15, 2017
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Night Christmas parades William H. Macy in ‘Shameless’ Mike Preston’s Ravens coverage Young kids singing well together Walking to dinner in...

Council Hears Update On Berlin Restroom Project
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN – The installation of permanent restrooms at Henry Park appears to be moving ahead after a lengthy delay. When asked for an update on the...

Nontypical Leads Marlin Club Tourney
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY- The 5th annual Ocean City Marlin Club Rockfish Tournament is off to a good start with plenty of action just off the coast and...

Who’s Playing When And Where – December 15, 2017
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

28th/127th Street Pit And Pub 410-289-2020/443-664-7482 28th St. & Coastal Hwy. & 127th St. & Coastal Hwy. Sunday, Dec. 17 & Wednesday, Dec. 20:...

Numerous Worcester Prep art students took first place honors in the “2017 Eastern Shore Classic Dog Show Art Contest.”  Winners were selected...

Seahawks Rout County Rival Pocomoke
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN- If the Stephen Decatur boys’ varsity basketball team’s early ranking as the top squad in the Bayside South was ever in question, a lot of...

Voices From The Readers – December 15, 2017
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Thanks To Taxi Drivers Editor: For the last month I have been struggling with a string of car problems. Not fun. A bright spot in all this was...

Berlin Intermediate students are recognized each day for being “Respectful, Responsible and Ready to Learn” as part of the school’s PBIS...

We Remember Those We Have Lost – December 15, 2017
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Margaret Ann Gunby Phillips BERLIN — Margaret Ann Gunby Phillips, age 97, died peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 surrounded by family. Born on...

Adventures Of Fatherhood – December 15, 2017
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

We have two Christmas trees each year. One is a traditional one with all the ornaments we have bought over the years or were handed down from...

Berlin, Utility Outage Generator Accord Approved
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN – An agreement with AT&T will give the town access to a generator during electrical outages. On Monday, the Berlin Town Council approved...

Decatur Girls Edge Warriors, 31-25
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s girls’ varsity basketball team rebounded from its first loss of the season this week with a narrow 31-25 win over...

Worcester Planners Exploring Estate Zoning District’s Future
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

SNOW HILL – Worcester County officials assured concerned residents they would be involved in any potential changes to the E-1 zoning district. As...

Restaurant Hosts Bake Sale Benefit  For Diakonia
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

WEST OCEAN CITY – A charitable bake sale at Sello’s Italian Oven and Bar was deemed a success this week. On Dec. 3, employees at Sello’s hosted...

OC Elementary Second Graders Work On Measuring
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Students in Kristie Fogle’s second grade class at Ocean City Elementary have been working on measuring using the inch ruler in math. Delaynie...

OC Elementary Holds First Pajama Drive
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Ocean City Elementary held its first Pajama Drive this fall. Students were encouraged to bring in a brand new pair of pajamas to donate to the...

Motorist Charged After Crashing Into MSP Cruiser
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN — A Berlin man was arrested on drunk-driving and other charges last weekend after allegedly slamming his vehicle into a Maryland State...

Berlin Seahawks Win Super Bowl Title
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN- The Berlin Seahawks returned from the Pop Warner Super Bowl in Orlando last week with the Division 3 Junior Varsity championship after...

Fenwick Okays Charter Change To Increase Borrowing Limit
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

FENWICK ISLAND – Officials in Fenwick Island last week approved on second reading a charter change that would allow the town to increase its...

Kiwanis Club Completes 2017 Toy Drive
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Dec. 6 was the last day for the Kiwanis 2017 Toy Drive. The club purchased some toys and the rest came from member donations. Pictured, from...

Worcester’s Mini-Streak Halted At Three
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s girls’ varsity basketball team lost a close one to Wicomico on Monday, but the loss did little to tarnish what has been...

Judy Young Continues 20 Year Christmas Tradition At PRMC
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

One of the favorite Christmas traditions dating back 20 years at Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) is the annual visit by Judy Young of...

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – December 15, 2017
Posted On: 12/14/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Ocean City visitors will notice a major change when they go to park downtown next summer. The Mayor and Council agreed to spend about $600,000...

BERLIN – June Moreau’s horses know her schedule. Each and every morning she finds the two mares, Sadie and Chrissy, waiting for her as she heads...

OCEAN CITY — With the aging parking meter system in place along the streets and certain municipal lots in the downtown area nearing the end of...

BERLIN – A historic South Main Street home suffered significant damage during a fire Tuesday afternoon. Five fire companies responded to 414 S....

12 Days Of Giving
Posted On: 12/13/17
Source: Shorebread

The countdown to the big day is here, but haven’t you felt the spirit of the holidays all around you since Thanksgiving? No? Well, we are here...

Motorized Special Events Task Force To Meet Thursday
Posted On: 12/13/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — One month after a plan of action called for eliminating most troublesome motorized special events in Ocean City, a task force,...

WEST OCEAN CITY – The health of Maryland’s coastal bays remained consistent last year, according to a report card released by the Maryland...

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