Ocean City Council Briefs

OCEAN CITY- The Ocean City Mayor and Council met in a work session this week and discussed a wide variety of issues from a bid to repaint the water tower on 15th Street to improvements to the fire company headquarters to a new health care plan for town employees to new gear for resort firefighters…. Read more »

Downtown Height Restrictions Approved

OCEAN CITY- With the intent of preserving the old town charm of the downtown area in Ocean City, the Mayor and Council on Tuesday approved new maximum height limitations on new development in vast areas of the oldest section of the resort.During their regular work session on Tuesday, the council approved the proposed maximum height… Read more »

County Wrestles With Adult Shop Law

SNOW HILL- Citizens will get the chance to weigh in on temporary legislation to regulate adult businesses at a June 19 public hearing.Worcester County established a moratorium on new adult businesses in early May, extending through the end of 2007, to give the county time to put permanent legislation into place.The interim legislation will back… Read more »

North End Highway Study Set for This Summer

SNOW HILL- The north end of Worcester County will be subject to a regional transportation study this summer, set to begin sometime in July.The study, under consideration for the last two years, got approval from the Worcester County Commissioners Tuesday during a commissioner meeting. The $100,000 is currently available, and will not be part of… Read more »

Two Locals Busted in Drug Raid

OCEAN CITY- Two local residents were arrested on drug charges last Friday after a month-long narcotics investigation conducted by the Ocean City Police Department. Last Friday, the OCPD’s Quick Response Team (QRT), along with the resort’s narcotics officers, executed a search and seizure warrant at 1208 Baltimore Ave. Once inside the residence, resort police discovered… Read more »

Council Approves Flea Market Return

OCEAN CITY- An old Ocean City tradition gone for several years now will get a new life at a new location this summer when the weekly flea market returns to the Worcester Street parking lot downtown.For decades, the town hosted a huge flea market on the parking lot of the Convention Center on 40th Street,… Read more »

Four Sought in Armed Robbery

OCEAN CITY- Resort police are searching for four suspects involved in an armed robbery in Ocean City early Monday morning.Shortly after 1:30 a.m. on Monday morning, Ocean City Police Department officers responded to a reported armed robbery on Baltimore Ave. around 21st Street. The investigation revealed the victim had met the four suspects on the… Read more »