OC Wants Offshore Wind Farm At Least 26 Miles Offshore; State Public Service Commission Could Issue Decision May 17

OCEAN CITY — With the clock ticking on a Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) decision on one of two offshore wind project proposals off the coast of Ocean City, or perhaps both, resort officials this week decided to fire off another letter expressing their desire to have the turbines far enough beyond the horizon to… Read more »

Assateague Seeks Public’s Input On Campground Relocation Effort

ASSATEAGUE ISLAND – Officials with Assateague Island National Seashore are seeking the public’s input on a strategy to relocate oceanfront campsites on the island as they are lost or damaged. In an open house last Thursday, park employees and officials presented community members with displays and timelines that showed the impact of recent storms and… 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

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 »