Posted on September 1, 2019
September means school is back in session. Be sure to review our back to school tips below. For parents dropping off students at Stephen Decatur Middle and High Schools, please allow extra time for the new traffic pattern on Seahawk Road.
There are a number of events scheduled over the next few months, including one of my favorites, Touch A Truck on October 5th from 10 am until noon at Stephen Decatur Park. Miss Utility of Delmarva will join us this year. This event is a great opportunity to check out vehicles used by the Electric, Water Resources, Public Works and Police Departments. We’ll have exhibits, K9 demonstrations and food available for purchase.
I’m sure you’ve seen Town utility employees reading meters every month. Recently, we’ve had some challenges accessing water meters that are covered by growing plants and shrubs. We have pictures of some examples below. Please take a minute to make sure your water meter is easy to access. If you need help locating your meter, or have any questions please call 410-641-2414. We appreciate your help.
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Save The Dates – September in Berlin
Berlin Farmer’s Market: Every Sunday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm from May-September located on Pitts Street. Local produce, baked goods, petting zoo, and more!
Live music from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
- September 1st – Chris Sacks
- September 8th – Bryan Russo
- September 15th – The Bilenki Duo
- September 22nd – Sophia Tomaselli
- September 29th – Kasey Briggs & Natalie Davis
Small Town Throw Down: Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 1pm-6pm on Main Street. Enjoy the sounds of Nashville style music. Food and beer. Shuttle available. Performing Live: Jason Morton and The Chesapeake Sons; Boy in Black (Johnny Cash Tribute); and Ruthie and the Wranglers
Berlin Concert on the Lawn: Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm at the Calvin B. Taylor House Museum. Bring a chair, blanket and snack to enjoy the sounds of blue grass, country or gospel music
Second Friday Art Stroll: Friday, September 13, 2019
Berlin Farmers Market Farm to Table Dinner: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 from 5pm-8pm at The Atlantic Hotel. To learn how to purchase tickets or get more information , please click here.
Paint Berlin Plein Air: Wednesday, September 19 – Saturday, September 22, 2019 from 10am-5pm in Downtown Berlin. Artists grace our streets, sidewalks and green spaces to create original paintings of our scenic views and historic locations
Berlin Fiddlers Convention: Friday, September 20, 2019 from 7pm-10pm; Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 12pm-5pm; and Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 12pm-3pm . Friday and Sat urday will take place on Main Street and Sunday will take place at the Calvin B. Taylor House Museum . Music fills the air with music competitions, food and craft vendors and beer. Free admission and parking. Shuttle available from Berlin Intermediate School
Worcester County Household Hazardous Waste Collection: Saturday, September 28, 2019, 10 AM to 2 PM at Showell Elementary School. For details, please click here.
Berlin Touch A Truck: Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 10am-12pm at Stephen Decatur Park. Check out vehicles used by the Electric, Water Resources, Public Works and Police Departments. Exhibits, K9 demonstrations, and food available for purchase.
Labor Day: Monday, September 2, 2019 – Recycling collection normally scheduled for Monday will be collected on Tuesday along with regular trash collection.
Upcoming Mayor and Council Meetings :
Monday, September 9th at 7pm
Monday, September 23rd at 7pm
Upcoming Board and Commission Meetings : Please click here.
Water Meter Access
Water Resources has had difficulty accessing some residents meters in Town. Please remember to clear all grass, brush, and debris from your meter pit area and remember not to park over your meter. This will ensure that Water Resources can get an accurate reading of your meter for your bill. The photo on the right shows three meters that are inaccessible/difficult to access, and one that is easily accessible.
If you need help locating your meter to ensure you are in compliance, or have any questions please call 410-641-2414.
Slow Down: Back to School
Sharing the Road: Tuesday, September 3rd is the first day of school in Worcester County and school days bring changes to traffic: please pay attention!
Take extra care to look out for children and never pass a vehicle stopped for pedestrians. If you’re driving behind a bus, allow a greater following distance than if you were driving behind a car. It is illegal in all 50 states to pass a school bus that is stopped to load or unload children. Be alert; children often are unpredictable, and they tend to ignore hazards and take risks.
For more information about how you, or your child, can be safer on our roads year-round, please visit the National Safety Council website . We hope everyone has a safe school year!