Four Arrested After Boardwalk Raid Finds Synthetic Drugs

OCEAN CITY — Four men were arrested for allegedly selling synthetic marijuana after two Boardwalk stores were raided last weekend.Around 7:30 p.m. last Friday, Ocean City Police narcotics officers, OCPD patrol officers, the Worcester County Sheriff’s Criminal Enforcement Team and investigators for the Worcester County State’s Attorney’s Office served search and seizure warrants on two… Read more »

OC Council Approves Event Permits

OCEAN CITY – A number of private event permits were approved last week by the Mayor and City Council, including a couple of new additions.The town approved the Delaware Volleyball Academy’s (DVA) request to hold a tournament on the beach from 20th to 23rd streets this summer, with 100 estimated participants and 150 spectators.The Delaware… Read more »

Weekend Ocean Rescues Nearly Set Record

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Beach Patrol wasted no time getting its feet wet last weekend after a variety of factors conspired to force a near-record number of rescues on the first few days on the stands.With a tremendous crowd in the resort for the Memorial Day weekend, coupled with picture-perfect weather and unseasonably… Read more »

Berlin Makes Avenue A No-Parking Zone

BERLIN — Booming crowds have prompted the Berlin Mayor and Council to outlaw parking on the often congested Powellton Ave.“It’s just not a street, that small, that was designed for parking,” said Mayor Gee Williams.According to Williams, Powellton has a history of becoming troublesome when people begin parking along the curb. It’s an issue that… Read more »

Ravens Beach Bash Invades Ocean City

OCEAN CITY — The resort will become ground zero for Baltimore Ravens fans this weekend with players, coaches, cheerleaders, mascots and, of course, the fans, converging for the inaugural Ravens Ocean City Beach Bash.For decades, the Council of Colts Corrals met in Ocean City each June for an annual convention culminating with a parade down… Read more »

New Chick-fil-A To Open Thursday

WEST OCEAN CITY — Before the new Chick-fil-A restaurant officially opens for business in West Ocean City next Thursday, hundreds of local residents and visitors will likely line up for a chance at a year’s worth of the chain’s famous offerings.Chick-fil-A opened its first restaurant in an Atlanta mall in 1967 and in 2011 celebrated… Read more »

Snow Hill High School Funding In Budget

SNOW HILL — With the Worcester County Commissioners preparing to vote next week on the budget, it seems that the highly anticipated Snow Hill High School (SHHS) renovation could receive some preliminary support if the budget remains intact, though one commissioner warned that people shouldn’t expect to see shovels in the dirt until at least… Read more »