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 (April 16, 2021) The Worcester County Commissioners continued their annual budget-balancing exercise Tuesday by reviewing the funding requests of county departments and agencies.

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(April 16, 2021) Taxi companies could be penalized if they continue to operate without obtaining a business license from Ocean City for both 2020 and 2021, according to Police Chief Ross Buzzuro.

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(April 16, 2021) The Ocean City Council discussed the following during the April 13 meeting:

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(April 16, 2021) Ocean City officials plan to hire a new company to light up the sky on the Fourth of July after the business that had been contracted to handle the fireworks show asked to be let out of its obligations because pandemic-related constraints.

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(April 16, 2021) Ocean City visitors will soon see new signs at the beach reminding them of several ordinances regarding certain prohibitions such as smoking or drinking that are expected to be obeyed on the Boardwalk.

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(April 16, 2021) The Ocean City Council has agreed to extend the beach photographers franchise agreement with Jonathan Cameron for an additional year, taking it from an eight-year, to a nine-year agreement.

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(April 16, 2021) Community support is pouring in for longtime Dumser’s manager Iris Jarmon who faces mounting medical costs while on the transplant list because of kidney failure.

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(April 16, 2021) From mobile apps on any Maryland soil to an in-person sportsbook at Ocean Downs Casino, sports betting is officially making its way to the Ocean City area.

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(April 9, 2021) Gov. Larry Hogan is fed up with leaving the livelihood of the state’s crab meat processing companies to chance and is pushing for a change that could trickle down to a more abundant supply for resort restaurants.

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(April 9, 2021) The Worcester County Commissioners discussed the following during the April 6 meeting:

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(April 9, 2021) The Worcester County Planning Commission last Thursday, unanimously approved a proposal to rezone two farms – Cellar House Farm, located northeast of Pocomoke City and a 192-acre farm on Nassawango Road, northwest of Snow Hill – from historic to agricultural.

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(April 9, 2021) The Worcester County Planning Commission unanimously approved an amended proposal for an Atlantic General Hospital professional office building off of Route 589 on Thursday.

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(April 9, 2021) Springfest organizers scrambled this week to get an agreement in place with a tent provider for the event, after bids that were submitted in late 2020 were much higher than expected.

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(April 9, 2021) Ocean City Council members are giving cyclists an extra hour during the day to ride their bikes on the Boardwalk this summer, as a move made last month to start the tram at noon opened up a little extra time.

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(April 9, 2021) Nearly a month after gaining approval from the city Planning and Zoning Commission to operate a 15-vehicle storage lot next to Jolly Roger Amusement Park, a tow truck operator got the green light from City Council members on Monday.

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(April 2, 2021) The body of a missing 26-year-old woman who was a server at Macky’s Bayside Bar & Grill was recovered from the waters near Baltimore’s Canton neighborhood on March 25, authorities said.

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(April 2,2021) As revisions to the state’s controversial Kirwan education funding plan await approval on Gov. Larry Hogan’s desk, local lawmakers are still bucking its overall passage because of concerns about its fiscal impacts.

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(April 2, 2021) A new precedence for restaurants was set last week after Beach Barrels in North Ocean City was granted approval by the Ocean City Board of Zoning Appeals to waive a seven-parking space requirement that it would have had to provide to construct a tiki bar.

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(April 2, 2021) The Ocean City Council unanimously approved the renewal of a land lease agreement with the Wenzlaff family, which owns and operates Bay Water Ski & Skat Inc. (Advanced Marina) at 67th Street, for one year.

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(April 2, 2021) After a presentation of several initiatives that the Ocean City Development Corporation has taken on and completed over the past year, Ocean City Council members on Tuesday approved measures that would help the organization get the ball rolling on expanding the Somerset Plaza.

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(April 2, 2021) Despite this week’s announcement from President Joe Biden’s administration of making America the leader in offshore wind energy by 2030 – a move that will result in wind turbines being placed up and down the East Coast – Mayor Rick Meehan said he does not want turbines to blo…

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(April 2, 2021) Worcester Technical High School senior Brady Esham and Ocean Front Counseling will hold Operation Ocean Hope, an event for autistic and non-autistic children alike at the Healing Arts Center in Berlin at 10 a.m. on April 10.