Beach Hot Dog Contest Approved As Qualifier

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City will host a qualifying event this June for a world-renowned hot dog eating contest on the beach after resort officials approved the special event this week.During last week’s Recreation and Parks Committee meeting, Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs Ocean City Boardwalk franchisee Russell Laurenzano told committee members he was in discussion… Read more »

Significant Inlet Dredging Work Scheduled

OCEAN CITY — The Army Corps of Engineers hopper dredge Currituck is expected to arrive in Ocean City next week for a scheduled routine dredging project around the Inlet.Three or four times a year, the Army Corps of Engineers-Baltimore District sends the Currituck, or its sister ship Murden, to Ocean City to conduct routine dredging… Read more »

Decatur Student Named A National Merit Finalist

Decatur Student Named A National Merit Finalist

BERLIN – A Stephen Decatur High School student has advanced to finalist standing in a national scholarship competition.Earlier this month, the National MeritScholarship Corporation (NMSC) issued Certificates of Merit to principals across the country, notifying them of the students who have advanced to finalist standing in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.Grayson Wolf, a senior… Read more »

Evidentiary Hearings Granted On Wind Turbine Height

OCEAN CITY — Following a five-hour-plus public hearing on the issue last month, the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) late last week issued a pair of orders granting evidentiary hearings strictly limited to the potential turbine size of two offshore wind energy projects.In 2017, the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) approved two offshore wind energy… Read more »