Fatherhood Adventures

It’s amazing what you forget as a parent. My youngest Carson is now eating all sorts of baby food, and I’m dumbfounded how much I forgot about this amazing experience from my first go around, though it was just about 18 months ago. I chalk up this short-term memory loss to this parenting thing being… Read more »

What’s Your Sign


ARIES (March 21 to April 19): Making things more complicated than they need to be can be a problem for the typically orderly Lamb. Try to look for a less intricate way to accomplish the same goals. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20): Avoiding personal involvement in a troubling situation might be advisable at this… Read more »

Stolen Truck, Guns and Weed


Stolen Truck, Guns and Weed OCEAN CITY – A Berlin man was arrested on auto theft, weapons and drug charges last week after an Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officer spotted the stolen truck in the area of 16th Street. Around 11:40 p.m. last Thursday, an OCPD officer on stationary patrol near 16th Street observed… Read more »

A Week in Business


Shuttle Service Begins WEST OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City Factory Outlets announced this week it has begun offerings its summer shuttle service. The free transportation is offered seven days a week, to and from major Ocean City hotels and motels, June 25 through Sept. 30, with drop-off and pick-up near Carter’s for Kids. The… Read more »

Liquor Control Board Under Fire

OCEAN CITY — Local liquor licensees are banding together in what could result in an attempt to abolish the Liquor Control Board for Worcester County (LCB). At the Worcester County License Beverage Association (WCLBA) meeting on Tuesday, several license holders spoke out against some of the recent practices of the LCB, including unexpected price spikes… Read more »

Councils Must Weigh In On LCB Debate


The Liquor Control Board for Worcester County (LCB) needs to be abolished. We thought this back in 1998, the last time the LCB’s future was put before county voters, and we continue to endorse its abolition today. Not much has changed over the last 12 years. The LCB has had several personnel shifts in leadership… Read more »

Voices From the Readers


More Parking Meters Would Be Extortion Editor: I’ve been following all the discussions about placing parking meters in uptown Ocean City, which Mr. Joe Hall of the town council is trying to push down our throats. As a non-resident owner [with no voting rights] who owns a condo on 120th Street, I think it would… Read more »

Thoughts From the Publisher’s Desk


Although the county would not disclose the kind of health insurance plan they accept, i.e. single, husband/wife or family, we did hear five of the seven County Commissioners are currently enrolled on the county’s health insurance plan, meaning their coverage is funded by taxpayer dollars. In a letter this week, Administrator Gerald Mason said I… Read more »

Woman Charged In OC Stabbing

OCEAN CITY – A Selbyville woman was arrested on first- and second-degree assault charges after allegedly attempting to stab a couple of strangers on a downtown street. Around 3:40 a.m. on Monday, Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers responded to an area behind a 28th Street shopping center for a reported assault. Once on scene,… Read more »