July-August 2020

‘Miracle man’

When Mike Lavorel developed a rare infection, likely from something he ate, it didn’t look like he would survive. Less than a year later, the Bethesda dad was coaching soccer again—and adjusting to challenges he never expected.

Ruff times

When we asked local residents to tell us about the pets they’ve added to the family during the pandemic, the adorable photos came rolling in

Stuck at home

With little warning, local residents had nowhere to go so they tried to make the best of it. We checked in with 12 of them in April and May to see how the pandemic was affecting their lives.

Beach memories

With many summer plans still up in the air, six local families reflect on why Bethany, Rehoboth, Dewey and Ocean City are so important to them