Spirited Debate Featured At Offshore Wind Public Hearing; City Engineer Fears ‘A Wall of Turbines’ On Horizon

OCEAN CITY — In an often-spirited, three-hour plus virtual public hearing, the Maryland Public Service Commission heard a wide range of opinions on the proposed next phases of two offshore wind energy projects off the coast of Ocean City.The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) on Tuesday held the first of two virtual public hearings on… Read more »

Sunfest Returns To Ocean City

Sunfest Returns To Ocean City

OCEAN CITY – The resort’s Inlet parking lot will welcome back Sunfest this weekend after a one-year break caused by the pandemic.Kicking off yesterday, Sunfest is celebrating its 46th year in Ocean City, featuring a variety of arts and crafts vendors, a huge food tent, drinks and live music. Enjoy free live entertainment all day… Read more »

Local Museums Offering Expanded Schedule This Year For History Week

BERLIN — From Pocomoke to Ocean City, Berlin to Ocean Pines, there’s something happening at every corner of the region during Worcester County History Week, scheduled for Oct. 10-16.History Week evolved from an annual tour of historic homes presented by the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum begun in 2017.This year, along with the continuation of… Read more »

‘Level Of Destruction Is Shocking’ For Furnace Town

‘Level Of Destruction Is Shocking’ For Furnace Town

SNOW HILL – Vandalism has resulted in the temporary closure of Furnace Town.The historic site remains closed this week after staff discovered extensive vandalism at Furnace Town last Wednesday.“There’s an active police investigation and because of the level of vandalism we had to enlist the services of a restoration company,” said Claudia Nagle, executive director… Read more »

Berlin Officials Discuss Proposed Short-Term Rental Regs

Berlin Officials Discuss Proposed Short-Term Rental Regs

BERLIN – Officials renewed discussion of a short-term rental ordinance this week.The Berlin Town Council reviewed a draft short-term rental ordinance and heard concerns from residents this week. A handful of people shared experiences they’ve had with short-term rentals in their neighborhoods.“I’ve seen the problems,” said resident Ron Cascio, a member of the Berlin Planning… Read more »

Police Statistics Confirm Tamer Pop-Up Rally Weekend; Officials Will Not ‘Let Our Guard Down’ In Future Years

OCEAN CITY — While there were still significant hassles at times, the pop-up car rally weekend last week was decidedly tamer then recent years and the statistics bear it out.The Town of Ocean City was bracing for another major unsanctioned pop-up car rally last weekend and officials said going in they were more prepared then… Read more »