Coast Insurance Bill Sails Through House

ANNAPOLIS – A bill approved unanimously by the Maryland House of Delegates last week does not entirely guarantee major homeowner insurance carriers do not pull out of coastal areas around the state including Ocean City and much of Worcester County, but it does provide safeguards for property owners should they decide to in the future.The… Read more »

State Grants To Help Fund Ocean City Projects

BALTIMORE – Governor Martin O’Malley has announced funding that would stimulate reinvestment in and revitalize Maryland’s historic and Main Street communities.  Standing at Veterans Park, in the heart of the Dundalk commercial center, Governor O’Malley announced $7 million in Community Legacy awards for 73 projects across the State.  Eight organizations on the Eastern Shore received… Read more »

Fishing Show Still Hoping For Resort Sponsorship

OCEAN CITY – Although the Tourism Commission has initially denied the recent sponsorship request of local fishing show “Hooked On OC”, show producers remain hopeful that the town will partner with them to give Ocean City’s fishing industry national exposure.At a Tourism Commission meeting in January, producers of the local fishing show “Hooked On OC,”… Read more »

Police Comm. Votes To Alter Open Container Law

OCEAN CITY – After numerous discussions over the current open container laws, the Ocean City Police Commission agreed this week to support the change of open container violations from arrestable to non-arrestable offenses.The consideration to change the open container law from a criminal misdemeanor to a municipal infraction has been circulating for years. Under the… Read more »

Area Attorney In Running For High Court Seat

BERLIN – Local attorney Joe Moore is back among the candidates seeking appointment to a seat on Maryland’s highest court this week after the state’s judicial nominating committee forwarded the names of all three applicants for the position to the governor for final approval.Moore in December officially filed an application to replace Judge Dale Cathell… Read more »