Interviews, Email Spark Questions About LCB Motives

OCEAN CITY — The battle between the state’s wholesalers and the Liquor Control Board for Worcester County (LCB) for a stronger foothold on the second tier of the state’s three-tier alcohol system seems to be one of the driving forces behind continuous allegations and ongoing investigations against the quasi-governmental monopoly.Simply put, some wholesalers believe that… Read more »

Coach Files Suit Against Boardwalk Stores

OCEAN CITY – Several Boardwalk merchants were named as defendants in a multi-million civil suit filed on Monday in U.S. District Court by the maker of high-end luxury handbags for selling counterfeit merchandise earlier this summer.Coach, Inc. and Coach Services, Inc. on Monday filed suits in U.S. District Court against a dozen individual Boardwalk stores… Read more »

Friday, Aug 13–Neighborhood Watch Program Started On Boards

OCEAN CITY – Borrowing a time-honored and effective community policing partnership concept, the Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) and Boardwalk business owners and residents this week officially introduced a Neighborhood Watch program for the famous promenade.For years, several of Ocean City’s residential areas have implemented a Neighborhood Watch program, a public-private partnership in which residents… Read more »

Friday, Aug 13–Four Injured in Bridge Crash

OCEAN CITY – Four individuals were hospitalized after an accident on the Harry Kelley Memorial Bridge last Thursday evening that wiped out a large section of fence and closed the bridge in both directions during a peak summer evening.Around 8:15 p.m. last Thursday, Ocean City police responded to a reported single-vehicle accident with injuries on… Read more »