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The pandemic resulted in a decline in enrollment for the first time in 10 years and Worcester County Public Schools and officials are calling it an anomaly.

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The “Big Wheel” may not leave Ocean City after all, as long as the owner, Michael Wood, can figure out a way to get the amusement park ride to fit completely on the Trimper Rides property.

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The Ocean City Police Commission met on Monday morning and discussed fees and actions surrounding taxi medallions, police enforcement along the Boardwalk, and crime statistics.

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Ocean City officials are offering more overtime, ramping up recruitment efforts to attract Boardwalk tram operators and add more deployments this summer. 

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Thanks to state grant funding, Worcester County Public Schools teachers and staff who choose to continue working in this summer will get a little more money.

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A man faces second-degree attempted murder and various other charges after shooting a 21-year-old man who fell through the sunroof of a car that he walked on because he believed it was unoccupied.

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The Worcester County Commissioners on June 1 approved a public hearing to be planned that will allow citizens to voice their concerns regarding the county’s Housing Rehabilitation Grant, which is provided through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.

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The Worcester County Commissioners approved an $11,399 contract on June 1 with EA Engineering to conduct a study that officials hope will convince the state to allow an increase in the water allocation for the Ocean Pines Service Area.

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Owners of the "Big Wheel," a massive Ferris wheel Trimper Rides brought to the south end of the Boardwalk, are dismantling the attraction after Ocean City Council members demanded the ride be moved so it did not hang 10 feet over the boards. Rather than move the ride, the owner has decided to take it out of the resort area.

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First term Ocean City Councilman Frank Knight is buying a condominium in the southern part of town to maintain his residency, after selling his principle residence on Teal Drive in January so he could build a new home in GlenRiddle – outside town limits.

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A Temple Hills man originally charged by Ocean City Police with littering when he dropped his open container on the ground was ultimately charged with threatening arson after saying he would burn the jail down, according to a police report.

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Three 18-year-old men from Hanover, Pennsylvania were arrested last week after a stash of drugs were discovered in the car they drove to Ocean City.

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Traditionally, Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer in resort towns like Ocean City, though it exists to honor the fallen who died serving the United States.

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With covid-19 restrictions lifting and a sense of normalcy beginning to return, Ocean City Director of Emergency Services Joe Theobald said that Ocean City’s hurricane plan for the 2021 hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through Nov. 30, looks no different from last year’s plan.

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Three weeks after County Commissioner Chip Bertino raised questions about a Worcester County Library reading program for teens that he said is affiliated with the Black Lives Matter political organization, Library Director Jennifer Ranck explained to the commissioners Tuesday the library’s c…