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  1. Voices From The Readers a " November 10, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | The Dispatch

    Please remember, this Veterans Day weekend, especially Sunday Nov. 12, is the national boycott of all NFL games either in person or on TV. It's a disgrace to all men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice in America's wars to have these people kneeling down or hiding in stadium tunnels while our National Anthem is played.

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  2. Ocean Pines Limits Yacht Club OperationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | The Dispatch

    While scheduled banquets and special events will continue, the yacht club will only be open to the public for dining Friday and Saturday during the offseason. Last week Ocean Pines Association General Manager John Bailey told the board the facility was scaling down its hours between November and March.

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  3. Voices From The Readers a " October 27, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 | The Dispatch

    On sports fields, team members, while paying respect to the flag, are simultaneously paying respect to their team mates and fans and making the statement that, despite differences, no one nor thing is going to divide their team. They stand "united."

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  4. Beach Maze, Great Pumpkin Race, Beer Fest, Races, Dog Costume Contest Set For This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | The Dispatch

    Halloween Beach Maze: Located at North Division Street and the Boardwalk, experience the thrill of a giant Halloween Beach Maze Oct. 28-29. Children of all ages can enjoy a pleasant scream as they meander the sands of the giant beach maze.

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  5. Casino Hopes To Add Table Games By Year's EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | The Dispatch

    Table games could be coming to the Casino at Ocean Downs before the end of the year, casino officials confirmed this week. The Casino at Ocean Downs along Route 589 near Ocean Pines opened for business in September 2011.

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  6. Redesigned Skate Park Eyed In OCRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | The Dispatch

    While a major renovation of the downtown recreation complex continues to be a discussion point, town officials this week got a look at a dynamic concept plan for a rejuvenated skate park that could be the centerpiece of the finished product. During a Recreation and Parks Committee meeting this week, a discussion on the future redesign of the downtown park complex was renewed with a focus on the redevelopment of the historic Ocean Bowl skate park on the site.

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  7. Unified Approach Needed On Future Road ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | The Dispatch

    Once the massive dualization of Route 113 is complete, Worcester County will be at a key point when it comes to its major infrastructure needs and wants. Delegate Mary Beth Carozza is right when she said the county will be at a "crossroads" when Route 113 is a four-lane, divided highway from the Delaware line south to Route 13. At this point, local governments are not on the same page as far as what should be the next priority effort.

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  8. Resort Officials Call Route 90 Dualization - Critical' For Public SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | The Dispatch

    The Town of Ocean City came before the Worcester County Commissioners and state highway officials this week to make a case for prioritizing the dualization of Route 90. On Tuesday, Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan and other resort officials appeared before the commissioners following an annual visit from the Maryland Department of Transportation to request the dualization of Route 90 be placed at the top of the county's priority list. For years, Ocean City officials have advocated for expanding the highway and its bridges from two lanes to four to facilitate the flow of traffic both entering and exiting the resort.

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  9. School System, Police Issue Safety MessageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | The Dispatch

    School system officials in Worcester County are urging parents to be vigilant as they take their children to bus stops following suspicious activity in Ocean Pines. Late last week parents of students in Berlin Intermediate School and Showell Elementary School received a letter from Superintendent Lou Taylor advising them of suspicious activity that had occurred near a number of bus stops in Ocean Pines.

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  10. Cathell Will Not Seek Re-Election To Register Of Wills PostRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | The Dispatch

    Cathell said during an interview Tuesday that she'd decided not to file for re-election. Instead, she will endorse Terri Westcott, the register of wills administrator, as she campaigns for the position.

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  11. OPA Board Hears Property Owners' Flooding ConcernsRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2017 | The Dispatch

    Following heavy rains in early August, several residents entreated the board to find a solution to flooding in the Pines. Rhonda Holson said her home had been flooded three times during the past six years.

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  12. Until Help Arrives' Workshop Planned For OP Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | The Dispatch

    These workshops, entitled "Until Help Arrives", teach participants basic life-saving skills in emergency situations and are presented by Worcester County Emergency Services and the Worcester County Volunteer Connection. Fred Webster, WCES director, said the workshops follow Federal Emergency Management Agency course guidelines and is offered in conjunction with National Preparedness Month in September.

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  13. Incumbent, Newcomer Elected In Ocean PinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | The Dispatch

    Incumbent Doug Parks and newcomer Colette Horn will join the Ocean Pines Association Board of Directors following this summer's election. On Saturday, Ocean Pines officials announced that Parks and Horn had won the two seats available in this year's election.

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  14. Ocean Pines Association Board President Steps Down From Post; - Too...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | The Dispatch

    The association announced late Wednesday afternoon that Tom Herrick, the board's president, had resigned from the position and that Dave Stevens, the board's vice president, would take on the role. "To be perfectly frank, it's fair for the members to know, that it's specifically related to the conduct displayed by two sitting directors," Herrick said.

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  15. Ocean Pines Board Rejects Food, Beverage Consultant IdeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | The Dispatch

    Ocean Pines officials opted not to hire a California restaurant consulting firm recommended by the community's acting general manager. In a special meeting of the Ocean Pines Association Board of Directors Sunday afternoon, a motion to accept a proposal from California's Synergy Restaurant Consultants failed.

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  16. President Of Achilles Maryland Guest Speaker At Kiwanis Club MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | The Dispatch

    Jeremy Goetzinger, president of Achilles Maryland, a 501 non-profit organization with a "mission to enable people with disabilities to participate in mainstream athletics in order to promote personal achievement, enhance self-esteem and lower barriers to living a fulfilling life," was the guest speaker at recent meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City in the Ocean Pines Community Center on June 28th. Goetzinger, President Barbara Peletier and Secretary Pat Winkelmayer are pictured after he demonstrated a special bike.

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  17. Ocean Pines Freedom 5K Set For TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | The Dispatch

    Hosted by the Ocean Pines Veterans Memorial Park, the 5K race will start at the Worcester County Veterans Memorial, go around the beautiful South Gate pond. From there, runners will cross Ocean Parkway, travel through the Parke community, cross back over Ocean Parkway and around the pond back to a finish line at the Veterans Memorial.

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  18. Maryland Coast Dispatch Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The Dispatch

    A Berlin man was charged with first-degree assault last week after Ocean City police connected him to a choking incident in the resort in early May. On May 3, Ocean City Police Department officers responded to a reported domestic assault involving a choking at a hotel in the area of 12th Street. While the officers were in route, Ocean City Communications advised the suspect, later identified as Craig Powell, 31, of Berlin, had left the area.

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  19. Thoughts From The Publishera s Desk a " June 9, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | The Dispatch

    Ignore it - that's the approach the Ocean City Beach Patrol has essentially adopted when it comes to barechested women on the beach. If a complaint is made by another person on the beach, the lifeguard on duty is to document it but not take action.

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  20. Ocean Pines Association And Ocean Pines Pickleball Club Host Ribbon Cutting EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | The Dispatch

    The Ocean Pines Association and the Ocean Pines Pickleball Club hosted a ribbon cutting event for its eight new pickleball courts at the Manklin Meadows Racquet Sports Complex last month.

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