Ocean Pines Food Operations Set New Record Under Ortt Companies

OCEAN PINES — The Matt Ortt Companies officially set a new high mark for Ocean Pines’s food and beverage profits for a single fiscal year, topping $400,000 for the first time in association history.Fiscal year 2021/2022 combined facilities profits, based on the unaudited report, were $403,554.“With the Clubhouse Grille, Beach Club and Yacht Club combining… Read more »

In Most Recent Collision In North OC, Pedestrian Listed As Stable; Police Offer Safety Reminders

In Most Recent Collision In North OC, Pedestrian Listed As Stable; Police Offer Safety Reminders

OCEAN CITY – For the second time this week, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Coastal Highway late Wednesday night.Around 10:18 p.m. on Wednesday, Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers responded to the area of Coastal Highway and 139th Street for a reported motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. The investigation revealed the… Read more »

Juvenile Arrested In Triple Stabbing; More Suspects Sought

OCEAN CITY — One juvenile suspect has been arrested and other suspects are still being sought after a triple stabbing during a downtown altercation late Monday night.The Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) is currently investigating a serious assault that occurred shortly before midnight on Monday. OCPD officers observed a fight between multiple individuals and approached… Read more »

Council Wants Angels Or Thunderbirds For Each Air Show; Headline Act Specifics Delay OC Air Show Terms Sheet

Council Wants Angels Or Thunderbirds For Each Air Show; Headline Act Specifics Delay OC Air Show Terms Sheet

OCEAN CITY — Concerns about some elements in the terms sheet for the OC Air Show contract in future years caused resort officials this week to table a discussion on the proposed document.Tourism and Business Development Director Tom Perlozzo on Tuesday presented Tuesday the basic framework for negotiations on a new three-year contract with the… Read more »

Visiting Volunteer Firefighter Dies Crossing Coastal Highway

Visiting Volunteer Firefighter Dies Crossing Coastal Highway

OCEAN CITY — A vehicle-pedestrian collision on Coastal Highway on Monday night claimed the life of a visiting volunteer firefighter in the resort for the annual convention.The Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) is currently investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred around 9:40 p.m. on Coastal Highway in the area of 46th Street. The preliminary… Read more »

Resort Increasing Hourly Bus Driver Pay With Shortage, Morale A Concern

Resort Increasing Hourly Bus Driver Pay With Shortage, Morale A Concern

OCEAN CITY — With declining ridership and persistent recruiting challenges, resort officials this week voted to hike the pay rate for municipal bus drivers, solid waste department drivers and supervisors, potentially staving off a planned walkout.Last week, the Transportation Committee reviewed early summer season ridership numbers for the municipal bus system and the continued challenges… Read more »