Late Distance Amendment Could Derail Offshore Wind Project

OCEAN CITY — Less than 24 hours after Ocean City officials voted to send another letter to potential offshore wind farm developers over the distance from shore issue, Congressman Andy Harris was successful in getting an amendment passed that could derail the project altogether. Harris, who represents Maryland’s first congressional district, on Tuesday was able… Read more »

OCPD Enlists Help From Outside Agencies For Weekend’s Unsanctioned Event

OCEAN CITY — It remains to be seen if an unsanctioned “College Beach Weekend” event scheduled for this weekend passes quietly without any major incidents, but the town and its police department and allied agencies certainly appear to be prepared. In June, the Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) issued a warning about an unsanctioned event… Read more »

Ocean City To Explore Gas, Electric Options For Boardwalk Tram Replacements

OCEAN CITY — Resort officials this week moved closer to resolution on the Boardwalk tram issue after approving a dual Request for Proposal (RFP) to explore options and benefits for both gasoline and electric replacements. For the last several months, the Transportation Committee and city staff have been exploring options for repairing or replacing the… Read more »

OC Fire Station’s Future Plans Remain In Doubt; Council Remains Divided On Proposed Relocation

OCEAN CITY — The future of Ocean City’s midtown firehouse at 74th Street remains much in doubt this week after a rather terse debate about the direction in which to head for the facility. In March, the Mayor and Council had before them four proposed bids for preliminary design, engineering and cost analysis for replacing… Read more »