If Gov. Larry Hogan’s latest order stands, Worcester County students will be able to breathe freely and show their faces when they return to school in the fall.
Plans to replicate a historic Ocean City building on the corner of Baltimore Avenue and Talbot Street are still alive.
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.
Proponents say enforcing rules job of association
The Worcester County Commissioners allocated 34 equivalent dwelling units for sewer service to the owner of Salt Life Park, a mobile home park in West Ocean City.
Council votes unanimously to override Tyndall in favor of its own fiscal package
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will fly into town this weekend for the 14th Annual Ocean City Air Show, an event that features death-defying acts performed by pilots and aerialists.
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.
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.
The final lingering state mask mandates and pandemic orders issued in response to the pandemic are set to end July 1, both statewide and in Worcester County.
Ocean City officials are offering more overtime, ramping up recruitment efforts to attract Boardwalk tram operators and add more deployments this summer.
Three individuals were arrested and now face serious charges after stealing a car and driving it to Ocean City before leading police officers on a high-speed chase and fleeing on foot.
The Worcester County Commissioners discussed several topics during their biweekly meeting including a Worcester Tech program and care for those who provide care.
The Lewis Road sewer expansion project was confirmed after a the Worcester County Commissioners narrowly passed a funding proposal during their Tuesday meeting.
The Worcester County Commissioners unanimously passed two bills on Tuesday that amount to comprehensive animal control and zoning reform for commercial kennels.
The Worcester County Commissioners approved a grant modification on Tuesday that preserves costs for the Ocean City Inlet and Harbor revitalization project.
Ocean City Council members denied Crown Castle’s request to install three 5G towers in residential neighborhoods, stating fears that the poles would grow like weeds throughout town.
Days after Ocean City drew national attention for the police department’s handling of a situation on the Boardwalk, Tom Perlozzo gave the Tourism Commission a plan to rebrand the resort.
The brief elimination of three Baltimore-based stations from Ocean City Comcast lineups this week was inadvertent and not indicative of any planned changes.
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.
The Town of Ocean City Police Department drew national attention this week for the way police officers handled the arrests of several people seen vaping on the Boardwalk on Saturday night.
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.
Three individuals were arrested by OCPD on Thursday morning and charged with possessing two handguns in a vehicle, according to a press release.
Broadband is finally coming to rural Worcester County.
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.
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.
The Black Eyed Susan riverboat’s long and arduous journey to Snow Hill will conclude on Monday.
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.
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.
The Ocean City Council on June 7 approved several events that are expected to take place through Sept. 25:
Shelia Mary Hurst Brex, a WWII veteran who served the British Royal Navy, was honored by the Ocean City Mayor and City Council on June 1 with a proclamation and a key to the city.
Recreation complex to get facelift with new skatepark, tennis courts and shrubs
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.
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.
Two people were stabbed at a mini golf course on 18th Street after fight broke up on Sunday.
A pair of Honduran brothers accused of raping two teenagers last month are headed to circuit court on rape and assault charges following preliminary hearing proceedings this week.
Ocean City transportation officials are pulling out all the stops to make more trams go on the Boardwalk this summer.
A dismally low number of Ocean City bus drivers has prompted resort officials to jump into action and reach into the government’s wallet.
A Pennsylvania woman who made national headlines in 2018 after a stray beach umbrella impaled her while she sunned herself on an Ocean City beach is seeking monetary compensation from the resort.
If maskless crowds popping up throughout Ocean City weren’t enough of an indicator, a record low number of covid-19 hospitalizations in Worcester County and statewide show that the virus may be coming to an end.
Another man who was arrested in a now notorious brutal beating last June on the Boardwalk is headed to prison.
UPDATE (June 7, 12:30 p.m.)
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.
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.
The Worcester County Commissioners unanimously approved the rezoning of two properties on Tuesday, after hearing that the planning commission had endorsed the proposals to help farmers.
Agricultural buildings won’t need new permit if used for weddings, more in ’22 bill
The Worcester County Commissioners discussed the following during the June 1 meeting:
The Worcester County Commissioners have officially approved the FY22 general fund budget at $216.5 million.
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…
Anyone who was planning to skydive Wednesday through Friday evening in Ocean City this week had to change their plans — and they have President Joe Biden to thank.
A large chunk of the Worcester County Detention Center’s annual budget is safe for another year after a gubernatorial veto, but state lawmakers on the left side of state immigration debates are coming for it next session.