Ocean City Delays Fourth Of July Fireworks Show; No New Date Set Yet

Ocean City Delays Fourth Of July Fireworks Show; No New Date Set Yet

OCEAN CITY — The Fourth of July fireworks display has been postponed, resort officials announced this week.Near the end of Monday’s marathon Mayor and Council meeting, City Manager Doug Miller announced the traditional Fourth of July fireworks shows were being postponed to a later date. Miller later explained city officials believed the town was not… Read more »

OC Elected Officials Discuss Recent Incidents, Lawlessness; ‘We Didn’t Expect June On Steroids’

OC Elected Officials Discuss Recent Incidents, Lawlessness; ‘We Didn’t Expect June On Steroids’

OCEAN CITY — After taking heavy criticism. during the public comment period of Monday’s Mayor and Council meeting, the town’s elected officials talked tough and promised bold action on the crime situation that has evolved over the last couple of weeks.In the span of about 10 days beginning last weekend, there have been at least… Read more »

Difficult Stretch Of Violent Incidents, Behavior Problems Continues In Ocean City; Chief Issues Video Statement

Difficult Stretch Of Violent Incidents, Behavior Problems Continues In Ocean City; Chief Issues Video Statement

OCEAN CITY — With the resort community experiencing another stretch of violent incidents, Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) Chief Ross Buzzuro issued a statement vowing an increased police presence and strict enforcement along with a message of hope and understanding.Buzzuro characterized the last week or so in Ocean City and the surrounding area as a… Read more »

The Freeman Stage Going Local This Summer; Hopes For National Acts Officially Dropped

The Freeman Stage Going Local This Summer; Hopes For National Acts Officially Dropped

SELBYVILLE — The planning for the 2020 season at The Freeman Stage began soon after the last performance last year, but what would have been the organization’s biggest lineup to date had to be shelved when the pandemic struck.While the nation was in quarantine, the nonprofit pivoted its programming to provide virtual arts experiences via… Read more »

Maryland Governor Opens Inside Restaurants, Allows Outside Amusements Starting Friday

Maryland Governor Opens Inside Restaurants, Allows Outside Amusements Starting Friday

OCEAN CITY — The struggling resort business community breathed a collective sigh of relief on Wednesday when Governor Larry Hogan announced the next stage in his phased economic recovery plan.Hogan on Wednesday announced restaurants and food service facilities will be able to reopen indoor dining areas at a capacity of 50% Friday 5 p.m. The… Read more »

Efforts To Expand Outdoor Dining Opportunities In Berlin

Efforts To Expand Outdoor Dining Opportunities In Berlin

BERLIN –   Two outdoor public seating areas have been created to serve customers purchasing carryout meals from downtown restaurants.With the support of the town, Berlin businesses opened two outdoor public seating areas last week. One is located on Bay Street adjacent to Baked Dessert Café while the other is located on Jefferson Street behind Jeffrey… Read more »