O.C. Woman Charged with Killing Her Unborn Child

OCEAN CITY- Ocean City Police Department detectives were contacted by the Department of Social Services yesterday regarding a woman who was hospitalized at Peninsula Regional Medical Center.Christy Freeman, 37, of Ocean City, was admitted to the hospital around 4:25 a.m. Thursday. Upon examination, medical personnel determined she was pregnant, but the child was missing.After interviewing… Read more »

Foreign Worker Foils Robbery Attempt

OCEAN CITY – In a situation that would be comical if it weren’t so serious, an attempted armed robbery at a resort department store was thwarted this week when the clerk, a foreign seasonal worker, allegedly could not decipher the suspect’s note demanding money.Resort police this week are searching for man who attempted to rob… Read more »

Fire Wipes Out Route 589 Structure

Fire Wipes Out Route 589 Structure

BERLIN – A Tuesday evening fire at a plant nursery along Route 589 across from Ocean Downs pumped billowing black smoke into the sky that could be seen from miles around and snarled rush hour traffic along the busy corridor for hours as five area fire companies battled the blaze.The fire started around 5 p.m…. Read more »

County’s First Online Auction Called A Success

SNOW HILL – Worcester County’s first online auction of surplus vehicles and equipment was successful and brought in more money than the most recent traditional auction, Worcester County staff reported this week,“We grossed around $84,500 on the auction with minimal expenses,” said Public Works Director John Tustin. “In 2005, we had nine more pieces of… Read more »

Council Seeks Town Hall Flag Thoughts

BERLIN – The two new flagpoles proposed for the roof of Berlin’s town hall may not be the best choice, and public input on new flagpoles at Berlin’s Town Hall is needed, the Town Council agreed this week.Two weeks ago, Mayor Tom Cardinale suggested replacing the current set-up, which has small flagpoles jutting from the… Read more »

Chilly Ocean Rebounds From Recent Cold Spell

OCEAN CITY – Swimmers who have noticed the unusually cold waters over the past two weeks saw a five-degree temperature spike Sunday, resulting in warmer waters for beach-goers.According to Ocean City Beach Patrol Crew Chief Jason Konyar, the ocean temperature increased from 68.7 degrees on Saturday to 73 degrees on Sunday. The temperature increase is… Read more »