Some Bizarre News From 2008

OCEAN CITY – Throughout the course of each year, hundreds of criminals are arrested and prosecuted in the resort area for a wide variety of offenses ranging from the gravely serious to the downright silly, and 2008 was certainly no exception. Crime is rarely funny and often tragic, but there are those occasions when the… Read more »

Route 50 Bridge Stuck Up For Hours

OCEAN CITY – The traffic headache that was supposed to last six hours during Monday’s Route 50 Bridge malfunction consequently only lasted three.According to Wayne Weichman of the Snow Hill division of the Maryland State Highway Administration, one of the four tail-locks, which bond the two moving parts of the drawbridge together, broke loose and… Read more »

Fisheries Task Force Seeks Stronger Protection Laws

OCEAN CITY – Charged with developing new strategies to better manage Maryland’s valuable fishery resources, the state’s Task Force on Fisheries Management last week released its 2008 legislative report offering over 30 specific recommendations on habitat preservation and restoration across the state including the waters around Worcester County.Gov. Martin O’Malley last November established the 17-member… Read more »

Broken Pipe Damages Boardwalk Condos

OCEAN CITY – Despite mild weather in the resort earlier this week, winter’s cold blast is still causing problems in some areas, including a high-rise condominium in downtown Ocean City where a pipe froze and burst last week causing serious damage to dozens of units.On Dec. 23, the Ocean City Fire Company responded to the… Read more »