State To Transfer Five Buses To OC

OCEAN CITY – The transfer of five buses to Ocean City’s public works department is expected to bolster the town’s aging fleet.In Tuesday’s meeting of the Ocean City Transportation Committee, Public Works Director Hal Adkins announced the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) has donated five used buses to the town.“These buses are actually really nice,” he… Read more »

High Speed Chase Nets 45 Charges

OCEAN CITY- A Georgetown, Delaware man was being held without bond this week after allegedly first colliding with a vehicle on Coastal Highway before leading police on a high-speed chase through the midtown area, nearly striking numerous pedestrians and bicyclists.Around 2:25 a.m. on Wednesday, an Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officer on patrol in the… Read more »

Early Review of New Inlet Lot System Reveals Tweaks Needed

OCEAN CITY –  Positive outcomes, issues and concerns relating to the Inlet parking lot’s new pay-by-plate system were presented to a resort committee this week.On Tuesday, City Engineer Terry McGean presented the Ocean City Transportation Committee with an evaluation of the resort’s new Parkeon payment system at the Inlet.Prior to the start of the summer… Read more »

School Safety Remains Top Priority

NEWARK – School safety remains at the top of the priority list for the Worcester County Board of Education as the start of the school year nears.Educators joined members of the law enforcement community last week for the school system’s sixth annual safety conference. Superintendent Lou Taylor and Chief Safety Officer Steve Price reviewed the… Read more »

One Month For Disorderly Conduct

OCEAN CITY – A Delmar man, arrested in July during a near-riot outside an underage nightclub that triggered an internal review of Ocean City Police Department’s handling of another arrest made during the incident, was found guilty this week of disorderly conduct and sentenced to 30 days in jail.On July 5, shortly after midnight, OCPD… Read more »

Boardwalk Narwhal Hunt Planned

OCEAN CITY – An inaugural Boardwalk scavenger hunt is expected to provide free, family entertainment throughout the remaining weeks of August.Beginning Aug. 17, visitors and residents will have the opportunity to participate in the first annual Boardwalk Narwhal Hunt, sponsored by the Ocean City Downtown Association.For two weeks, guests ages 13 and under can pick… Read more »

Worcester Habitat To Open ReStore

BERLIN – Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County will join its supporters and many eager shoppers on Thursday, Aug. 30, to celebrate the grand opening of the first Habitat ReStore in Worcester County.The new ReStore is located at 9026 Worcester Highway in Berlin. A multi-chamber ribbon cutting ceremony will take place from 11:30 a.m.-noon. Doors… Read more »