State’s Approved Capital Budget Includes Funding For OC Convention Center, Hospital

OCEAN CITY — State lawmakers this week passed Governor Larry Hogan’s fiscal year 2018 capital budget, which includes a significant financial shot in the arm for several major Lower Shore projects including the next major phase of the Roland E. Powell Convention Center expansion. On Wednesday, the House of Delegates passed Hogan’s capital budget with… Read more »

Fatal Balcony Fall In Ocean City

OCEAN CITY — There has been a fatal fall from a Boardwalk hotel on Thursday afternoon. Shortly before 3 p.m. on Thursday, the Ocean City Fire Department was called to respond to a reported fall from the Holiday Inn at 17th Street. According to Ocean City Police, the victim fell from a significant height. The… Read more »

Bow Riding Ban Effort Derailed Temporarily; Legislature Will Have To Approve Quickly For Change This Summer

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OCEAN CITY — If new regulations are going to be in place prohibiting bow-riding in Ocean City this summer, it will have to be approved as legislation and not by regulation as originally planned. In the wake of several serious boating accidents in the resort last summer, including a fatal propeller strike that claimed the… Read more »

Police Monitoring Homeless Squatting, Criminal Acts At Comfort Station

OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City Police Department will increase efforts to monitor the Caroline Street Comfort Station after officials received complaints from nearby residents. In a Police Commission meeting Monday, Councilman Dennis Dare presented the issue to members in attendance. “We had a correspondence from a property owner about the Caroline Street Comfort Station… Read more »