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Aug 6, 2018

Church worker in Ocean City charged with embezzling $100K

A Maryland woman has been charged with embezzling more than $100,000 from her Ocean City church.

Oct 12, 2015

‘Coolest Small Town’ designation boosts Md. businesses

BERLIN — It has no stoplight, large grocery store or food chain, but the downtown of this red-brick, Victorian-era community is plastered with boutique shops, quaint inns and the “America’s Coolest Small Town 2014” logo. This town, nestled 10 miles to the west of Ocean City, is no stranger to fame. Berlin has hosted movies […]

Apr 8, 2013

Worcester County plans trolley service to casino

Worcester County is planning a trolley service to transport visitors, residents and workers to areas outside Ocean City, including to the Casino at Ocean Downs.

Dec 17, 2012

Berlin considers building wind turbine

BERLIN — Town officials in Berlin are exploring the idea of installing a wind turbine to help save money on energy costs. The Daily Times reports town officials are considering the turbine for an electric substation on Schoolfield Street. Town staff were instructed to approach residents in the area with the idea to hear their […]

Dec 11, 2012

Truffles, fudge come to Berlin’s Main Street

BERLIN — When Connie Mayers decided to open a candy shop, she knew women would be her primary customers. So, to be successful, she designed her shop around what she thought women would like: chocolate and jewelry. “They come in and see the counters and the chocolates and then they turn around and see the […]

Nov 7, 2012

Md. monthly casino revenue drops below $40M for first time since June

Two out of three Maryland casinos showed year-over-year decreases in October revenue as the trio combined to generate $39.6 million last month, the first time since June the state’s slots parlors failed to break $40 million.

Oct 30, 2012

IMF chief urges further debt reduction

BERLIN — The head of the International Monetary Fund says the world’s leading economies must continue to cut government spending despite an overall situation of only “tepid growth.” Christine Lagarde said Tuesday in Berlin that those governments “have to continue fiscal consolidation at a sensible pace” and implement the necessary structural reforms to improve their[...]

Oct 5, 2012

Maryland casinos generate $42.9 million; Perryville continues free-fall

Maryland's casinos generated $42.9 million in September, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency announced Friday, the lowest monthly revenue total since June.

Sep 18, 2012

Alpacas help women stick to their knitting

BERLIN — At first, Nancy Taylor was worried when she started to see people pulling their vehicles over on Route 50 near her farm. But she soon realized that they didn’t have car trouble or an urge to trespass, they were simply admiring the farm’s herd of alpacas. After years of thinking about it, Taylor […]

Aug 29, 2012

Samsung reveals new Galaxy Note II

NEW YORK  — Fresh off a legal battle with Apple, Samsung is announcing a new version of the Galaxy Note, an offbeat, oversized smartphone that’s become a surprise hit. Samsung, the world’s largest maker of phones, is revealing the Galaxy Note II at a trade show in Berlin. The 5.5-inch screen is narrower but longer […]

Aug 27, 2012

German group gives Facebook privacy deadline

BERLIN — A consumer protection group Germany has sent Facebook a ‘cease and desist’ letter that claims the social-networking website breaches German privacy law. The Federation of German Consumer Organizations says Facebook has one week to stop automatically giving third party applications information about its users without their explicit consent. The group said in a […]

Aug 12, 2012

Help for Ocean Downs casino

The General Assembly’s broad and unwieldy casino debate has centered on the authorization of a gambling site in Prince George’s County, the legalization of table games at every state casino and the amount of money those changes would generate for the state.

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