Resort Council Field Swells To Five

Steve GreenEditorOCEAN CITY – Some familiar faces, including two incumbents, have joined the race for the four City Council seats up for grabs in next month’s election.Councilman Jim Hall and Doug Cymek filed for office within the last week, joining Councilman Jay Hancock, Councilwoman Mary Knight and resident Sean Rox as the candidates thus far…. Read more »

Resort Okay With Spending $1M On Restrooms

OCEAN CITY – Despite its $1 million price tag, town officials this week approved final design plans for the new comfort station and performing arts stage at Caroline Street and the Boardwalk.The new facility will replace the existing restrooms just north of Caroline Street. The old bunker-style restrooms will be replaced with a new comfort… Read more »

Legislators Promise No Tax Increases

OCEAN CITY – State lawmakers this week warned the current budget situation in Maryland could be worse this year than last when a special General Assembly session was called to address the problem, but each said further reductions in spending would likely supersede any new tax increases. Ocean City’s Economic Development Committee (EDC) hosted a… Read more »

OC Mayor Confirms Re-Election Bid

OCEAN CITY – Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan appeared energized this week as he formally announced to a contingent of resort business leaders he was seeking re-election and would likely file some time next week.Meehan told Economic Development Committee (EDC) members on Wednesday he would seek a second term as mayor of Ocean City. The… Read more »