OC Traffic Calming Plan Approved

OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City Mayor and Council signed off on a point-based traffic-calming policy for certain streets in town this week plagued by speeding and reckless driving after a few adjustments were made to the plan presented in December.In December, City Engineer Terry McGean outlined for the Mayor and Council some short-term and… Read more »

Royal Farms Plans Off Route 589 Advance

SNOW HILL –  County staff reviewed plans for a Royal Farms on Route 589 and a cottage court on Route 611 this week.The Worcester County Technical Review Committee held a teleconference Wednesday to review two upcoming projects. The committee discussed the Royal Farms planned for Route 589 next to Walgreens and also looked at a… Read more »

OCPD Finding More Interest In Seasonal Officer Jobs

OCEAN CITY – A positive report on recruitment and enforcement statistics highlighted a resort commission meeting this week.On Monday, Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) Chief Ross Buzzuro presented the Ocean City Police Commission with an update on seasonal recruitment efforts.For decades, the OCPD has enhanced its workforce with seasonal officers and public safety aides (PSA)… Read more »

Street Speed Limit Reduction Sought

OCEAN CITY – Citing consistency and safety concerns, a resort commission this week agreed to reduce the speed limit along an uptown residential street.On Monday, the Ocean City Police Commission voted unanimously, with Council President Matt James absent, to reduce the speed limit on 94th Street from 30 mph to 25 mph.City Engineer Terry McGean… Read more »

Council Supports Downtown Park Redevelopment Concept

Council Supports Downtown Park Redevelopment Concept

OCEAN CITY — Resort officials this week signed off on conceptual plans to redevelop the downtown recreation complex, which will likely be done in phases over multiple years, although there could be tweaks in the final version.During Tuesday’s meeting, Recreation and Parks Director Susan Petito and consultant Tom McGilloway of Mahan Rykeil Associates presented to… Read more »

Baltimore Avenue Next Up For City Surveillance Cameras

Baltimore Avenue Next Up For City Surveillance Cameras

OCEAN CITY – Connectivity issues highlighted a discussion this week on the installation of surveillance cameras along a busy downtown thoroughfare.On Monday, City Engineer Terry McGean presented the Ocean City Police Commission with an update on the installation of City Watch cameras on Baltimore Avenue.“We’ve got the Boardwalk fully covered,” he told commission members this… Read more »

Powerboat Races Returning To OC In May

OCEAN CITY — The grand spectacle of offshore powerboat racing will return to Ocean City in early May after resort officials approved the event last week.On Jan. 4, the Mayor and Council approved the proposed Ocean City Grand Prix scheduled for the weekend of April 30 to May 2 as part of its consent agenda…. Read more »