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Majority Deserves Praise Editor: It never ceases to amaze me when intelligent people misinterpret the positive actions of others. Currently, some of the employees of Ocean City are upset with the majority on the City Council. One of their grievances is that the majority closed the defined benefit retirement plan for new employees.  Did they… Read more »

Out Of Darkness Benefit Walk Set For OC

SNOW HILL — Hoping to boost awareness of suicide in Worcester County, representatives from several advocacy groups met with the County Commission last week to update them on the status of prevention efforts in the area as well as to invite them to attend an upcoming fundraiser. That fundraiser, which is a joint effort by… Read more »

Phony Bomb Threat Evacuates Wal-Mart

BERLIN — The Wal-Mart on Route 50 near Berlin was evacuated on Monday evening when local law enforcement agencies responded to a reported bomb threat at the store. Around 6 p.m. on Monday, Maryland State Police troopers responded to the Wal-Mart on Route 50. According to Worcester County Bureau of Investigation (WCBI) Sgt. Scott Brent,… Read more »

Business Shut Down For Ignoring Resort Law

OCEAN CITY — An Ocean City restaurant was shut down for 30 days last week for allegedly flaunting the town’s laws against distributing flyers and handbills even after numerous convictions for the offenses. Last week, City Manager David Recor, at the request of the Ocean City Police Department, officially suspended the business license for Marco… Read more »

AARP Announces OC Candidates Forum

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City AARP Chapter 1917 is hosting a "Candidates Forum" to allow residents the chance to meet and hear from candidates for the upcoming Mayor and Council election. It will be held Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 5-7 p.m. with doors opening at 4 p.m. at the Ocean City Elks Lodge, 13708 Sinepuxent… Read more »