White Marlin Open Kicks Off Monday

OCEAN CITY – The 36th Annual White Marlin Open, the World’s Largest Billfish Tournament, based out of Harbour Island Marina on 14th Street for the better part of the last four decades, gets underway on Monday with the first of five official fishing days.Each year, over 300 boats vie for millions of dollars in prize… Read more »

Police Nab Robbery Suspects

OCEAN CITY – Resort police this week closed the books on the investigation of an armed robbery at a downtown hotel in June with the arrests of two of the three suspects still wanted in the case after tracking them to Pennsylvania.Around 5:45 a.m. on June 11, Ocean City police responded to the Americana Hotel… Read more »

Ocean City News In Brief

OCEAN CITY – In the brief this week, the downtown water tower is about to get a much needed makeover, albeit a pricey one, and the topic of raising the inlet parking lot’s rates has come up once again.Hefty Price For Water Tower BidsPublic Works Director Hal Adkins rarely looks surprised or taken aback when… Read more »

Nutria Project Excludes County

OCEAN CITY – Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) this week introduced legislation to pump millions of federal dollars into an expanded nutria eradication effort across Maryland, but even if approved, none of the funding will be headed to Worcester and the coastal bays because the area inexplicably does not have a problem with the voracious wetlands… Read more »

New False Alarm Law To Begin

SNOW HILL – Each year false alarms cost thousands of dollars in equipment, fuel and manhours and place lives in danger. To decrease the number of false alarms to which fire fighters and Emergency Medical Service (EMS) providers respond, the County Commissioners adopted Bill 09-3 (Public Safety–Nuisance Alarms) on June 16, a law that will… Read more »

Local Killed Trying To Cross Route 50

BERLIN – Tragedy struck this week when an elderly local woman was killed in a two-vehicle accident on Route 50 on Tuesday afternoon. Around 2:20 p.m., Maryland State Police responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on eastbound Route 50 just west of Jerry Mack Rd. The investigation revealed a 2006 Toyota operated by Mary… Read more »