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Berlin’s “Virginia Cottage” Featured on Sand Castle Tour

Posted by Shorebread | Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Wimbrow - Assateague RdBerlin natives and homeowners Maury and Susan Ayres Wimbrow will open their “Virginia Cottage,” nestled in a moss-covered pine forest fronting Assateague Road, for this year’s 10th Annual Sand Castle Home Tour, the year’s major fundraiser for the Art League of Ocean City.  A replica of the 18th-century Brush-Everard House in Colonial Williamsburg the Wimbrow’s home has been lovingly restored with eight-inch pine floors, antique hand-cut nails, English hardware … READ MORE...READ POST.

Sneak Peek at the 47th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival

Posted by Shorebread | Tuesday, September 02, 2014
From our office window, sometimes we are lucky enough to hear the waves rolling onto our shores. Most people would probably respond to this call of the ocean by yearning to frolic in the cool water, but if we hear those waves around lunch time, ShoreBread just wants to dive into a seafood platter. Luckily, we can fill ourselves with as much seafood as we would like next weekend … READ MORE...READ POST.

Ocean City Celebrates Labor Day Weekend with Big Retail Savings

Posted by Shorebread | Friday, August 29, 2014
With Labor Day Weekend just a day away, stores everywhere are getting ready for one of the biggest sale weekends of the year.  Labor Day Weekend sales are great because you get the opportunity to shop for fall fashion, for a fraction of what it might cost if there were no discounts. So, we’re thinking you should head to the Tanger Outlets or one of our locally owned surf … READ MORE...READ POST.

2nd Annual Decatur Way 5K Date Set

Posted by Shorebread | Thursday, August 28, 2014
BERLIN- The second annual Decatur Way 5K, benefiting Stephen Decatur High School and the Decatur Athletic Boosters, is set for Saturday, September 27 at the Berlin school. Produced by OC Tri Running, The Decatur Way 5K is a fun run open to runners of all ages and skill levels with the proceeds benefiting the high school and its athletic boosters. The course begins and ends at Decatur High School … READ MORE...READ POST.

Adventures Of Fatherhood

Posted by Shorebread | Thursday, August 28, 2014
There’s nothing quite like hearing a curse word come from your 6-year-old child. Okay, that’s what is called a hook lead in journalism circles and demands an explanation. While on the beach last weekend, as is usually the case, Beckett, “6-and-a-quarter” by his own estimation, made a friend out in the water. He and the boy hit it off immediately and seemed to be a good fit for each … READ MORE...READ POST.

Worcester School Survey Records Participation Drop

Posted by Shorebread | Thursday, August 28, 2014
SNOW HILL — Returns from the Worcester County Board of Education’s 9th Annual Communications Survey show that parents who participated find many aspects of the school to be excellent. Survey participation saw a significant drop this year. Officials are blaming the dip on a variety of factors but particularly a scheduling and technology change in the survey and hope to see participation start to buoy up next year. “We … READ MORE...READ POST.

Things I Like

Posted by Shorebread | Thursday, August 28, 2014
A day on the beach with tidal pools   Old Bay on the corn on the cob   A big group of people on a pontoon   Running in the rain   A day with extreme temperature swings   First blooms on a mum   A young person with an old soul   An old salt with a young soul   Overhearing people talk to themselves   Little dogs … READ MORE...READ POST.

Dog Attack Prompts Berlin Leash Law Questions

Posted by Shorebread | Thursday, August 28, 2014
BERLIN — A recent incident involving an unleashed dog in Berlin has at least one resident pushing for stricter penalties for unattended animals. The Town Council has agreed to examine the codes on the books but officials believe any immediate change needs to start with residents taking personal responsibility for their pets. Earlier this month, resident Pam Hay was walking her own leashed dog on Vine Street when another … READ MORE...READ POST.

Statement Alleges Suspects Acted In Self-Defense; Manslaughter Charges Filed In Weekend Death

Posted by Shorebread | Thursday, August 28, 2014
SNOW HILL — Less than 24 hours after the arrest of two local men for their alleged role in the death of a Pennsylvania man found unconscious in a downtown hotel parking lot early Sunday morning, one of the suspects had his bond set at $400,000 during a hearing on Wednesday afternoon, and the groundwork for a self-defense approach has already been laid out. Around 3 a.m. on Sunday, … READ MORE...READ POST.

Ex-Wicomico Employees Seek $3M In Civil Suit

Posted by Shorebread | Thursday, August 28, 2014
SALISBURY — Two former Wicomico County Board of Education administrators last week filed a civil suit in U.S. District Court seeking $3 million in damages and injunctive relief against their former employer, citing a long pattern of gender and age discrimination and harassment. Former Wicomico County School Board administrators Stacy Messick and Stephanie Moses were terminated in January 2012 after filing a complaint alleging a pattern of  sex and … READ MORE...READ POST.
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