No Need To Tighten Fenwick Parking

No Need To Tighten Fenwick Parking

At the height of the summer season, it could be argued parking is tight in Fenwick Island. This is not unlike most beachfront communities. The problems, though, do not require a massive change to parking ratios in the commercial district.A proposed ordinance, one that was mysteriously not vetted through the town’s ad hoc parking committee,… Read more »

Changing Times For OC Fireworks

Changing Times  For OC Fireworks

Fireworks on the Fourth of July in Ocean City has evidently become tricky business.Two years ago, after the pandemic canceled plans the year before, a vendor accident caused a daylight fireworks show with the uptown display also being canceled for safety. Last year, out of the blue the new vendor told Ocean City the week… Read more »

Post-Festival Crowds Merit OC’s Attention

Post-Festival Crowds Merit OC’s Attention

September is going to be a busy special events month in Ocean City with many challenges for town government.After this weekend’s wine fest comes bike week, the new OC AdventureFest and then the new Oceans Calling Festival, which may or may not coincide with the pop-up rally folks.The three-day music festival offers an exciting opportunity… Read more »

Family’s Faith In Justice Worth Modeling

Family’s Faith In Justice Worth Modeling

“Crash team investigators continue to follow up on leads while talking to witnesses. This case is active and ongoing while police seek anyone with first-hand knowledge of the incident or who may have witnessed the incident to contact police at 410-819-4721. Callers will remain confidential. Once the investigation is complete, it will be presented to… Read more »

Positives Possible With Sunfest Change

Positives Possible With Sunfest Change

Though traditionalists have generally frowned on the date change, the later Sunfest could ultimately be beneficial to all.The new Oceans Calling Festival essentially kicked Sunfest out of its traditional weekend on the September special event calendar. With an estimated 40,000 tickets being sold for the three-day event, it’s tough to argue against that decision, as… Read more »

White Marlin Open A True Success Story

White Marlin Open A True Success Story

While there is much excitement for next month’s first-ever Oceans Calling music festival, the highlight of Ocean City’s annual special events calendar continues to be the White Marlin Open.There are several significant special events that annually pack an economic punch for the Ocean City area, but there’s no mistaking the most impactful of them all…. Read more »

Contract Extension Needed For Complex

Contract Extension Needed For Complex

When the new Worcester County Commissioners are sworn in this December, it appears the majority vote will not be for the sports complex site as presented currently. It’s important to note the county this week removed about $11 million in project development funds from a proposed bond bill due to the referendum.We are now in… Read more »

Family’s Poise Sets Community Example

Family’s Poise Sets Community Example

It’s tough to be patient, but it’s needed with the investigation into the death of Gavin Knupp, a 14-year-old Ocean Pines resident who was killed on Grays Corner Road in a heinous hit-and-run collision. We need to look no further for an example of poise and perspective to follow than the Knupp family, which has… Read more »

Rules Being Changed For Massive Project?

Rules Being Changed For Massive Project?

When a hotel project’s massive scope prevents it from meeting the parking code, it stands to reason connections to the project would downsize the development to fit the existing rules those before them had to follow.In the case of the Margaritaville project – a 265-room hotel, three-restaurant resort between 13th and 14th streets — the… Read more »