City Prefers Soft Shoreline Over Bulkhead

OCEAN CITY — Bulkheads could be making way for more ecologically friendly and natural looking shorelines as town officials reported this week that the state is leaning toward funding the latter for the foreseeable future.A new eco-friendly soft shoreline will be constructed on Robin Drive, replacing a decaying bulkhead funded by a no-interest loan in… Read more »

A Family’s Unforgettable Gift

BERLIN – The gift of homeownership and stability came early for one local family last week with the dedication of the latest Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County house in Berlin, renewing faith and the spirit of generosity in the community during the holiday season.The latest Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County home on Flower… Read more »


CorrectionIn last week’s Between The Lines column, information retrieved from the Ocean City Police Department’s Daily Bulletin on its website was referred to as calls for service. According to PFC Mike Levy, the information found on that bulletin represents “physical written reports.”Those figures were examined to compare the resort’s police activity to that of Salisbury’s…. Read more »

Ocean City News In Brief

 OCEAN CITY — In the brief this week, Winterfest took a hit from the so-called blizzard of 2009, while the town got the go-ahead from the Mayor and City Council to add some new “lighting” to the Boardwalk.New Digital Message Boards To Appear On BoardwalkAfter Mayor Rick Meehan brought the idea to the City Council… Read more »

Questions Raised About Charity Requests

OCEAN CITY – The alleged victims of a mobile home explosion in Ocean City in early December have been making the rounds seeking charitable donations from individuals, businesses and financial institutions in the community, but it now appears the supposedly displaced mother of three is not on the up and up.Around 3 a.m. on Dec…. Read more »