Deal Inked In Pizza Shop Suit

SNOW HILL – A multi-million dollar civil suit filed in August 2008 by two high-ranking staffers in Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon’s office and a state official against an Ocean City pizza store and its corporate partners was settled out of court earlier this month.Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon’s Chief of Staff Demaune Millard, along with Deputy… Read more »

WOC Duck Boat Proposal Grounded

SNOW HILL – Duck boat tours will not be leaving from the West Ocean City boat ramp, the Worcester County Commissioners decided this week, after the state made clear that letting a commercial operation use the public boat ramp would endanger hundreds of thousands in federal funds.That means Paradise Watersports owners Tyler and Logan Barnes’… Read more »

Barrier Island Picking Up Storm Debris

ASSATEAGUE – Last week’s storm that lashed the mid-Atlantic coast with a fury not seen in recent years did not spare Assateague Island, where state and federal officials this week were assessing the damage and picking up the pieces, including thousands of old tires that broke loose from a decades-old artificial reef and washed ashore.Major… Read more »

Ocean City News in Brief

OCEAN CITY—In the briefs this week, the town secured the company that handles the grandiose tent setup from the town’s major festivals, the Board of Zoning Appeals officially got their new members, and the town boasts its social networking skills.Tent Contract Secured Until 2012City Council voted to extend the current contract for three years to… Read more »

Town to Replace Emergency Dispatch System

OCEAN CITY- After an untimely fire that resulted in critical damages to the town’s current equipment, the Ocean City Council voted to replace the emergency dispatching system on Tuesday.Emergency Services Director Joe Theobald came to City Hall on Tuesday afternoon to ask for emergency funds totaling just over $22,000 to replace all six of the… Read more »