Study Suggests Fee To Address Flooding Woes

OCEAN CITY – A yearlong study on Ocean City’s failing stormwater infrastructure resulted this week in a recommendation made to the Mayor and City Council to establish a stormwater utility fee in order to fund necessary repairs.In September 2010, the Environmental Finance Center (EFC) at the University of Maryland was contracted by Ocean City to… Read more »

Local Diakonia Benefits Planned

WEST OCEAN CITY — With the holiday season approaching, Diakonia is planning several events, both new and traditional, to help raise funds and awareness about the organization.Offering a food pantry, emergency housing and transitional housing, Diakonia has been a staple of the county for almost four decades. Providing food and shelter to county residents in… Read more »

SHA, Resort Discuss Bridge, Infrastructures Issues

OCEAN CITY – Representatives from the State Highway Administration (SHA) updated the Mayor and City Council on current and scheduled projects on the town’s surrounding roadways.District Engineer Donnie Drewer and Assistant District Engineer for traffic Kenneth Cimino responded to a number of questions and concerns including the following points:Will the draw span on the Route… Read more »

Council Wants Proposed Boardwalk Comfort Station Design Altered

Council Wants Proposed Boardwalk Comfort Station Design Altered

OCEAN CITY – A new Caroline Street Comfort Station received the go-ahead this week with modifications to be made to the presented “futuristic” design.According to City Engineer Terry McGean, the existing Caroline Street Comfort Station was constructed in 1979. It is the last remaining comfort station on the Boardwalk that has not been reconstructed to… Read more »