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Ocean City Not Concerned About ‘Faith-Based Decorations’ After Nativity Scene Removed In Rehoboth
OCEAN CITY — After a major dust-up in Rehoboth Beach this week over the positioning of a nativity scene on town-owned property, a closer look at the hundreds of holiday displays in Ocean City revealed the number of faith-based displays included is fairly underwhelming.
Small cell towers raise big issues in resort
Local control over locations nearly eliminated by FCC’s rule on utilities’ placement. (Dec. 14, 2018) After the Montego Bay Civic Association asked for more time to gauge residents’ sentiments over placing small cellular antenna towers in their neighborhood, the Ocean City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday
Kolacz pleads guilty to three charges from embezzlement
Former employee of Greek church awaits felony theft criminal sentencing hearing. (Dec. 14, 2018) Teresa M. Kolacz, 51, of Berlin, formerly an employee of St. George Greek Orthodox Church, pleaded guilty to three counts for embezzling more than $100,000 from its treasury in Worcester Circuit Court la
Movie to be filmed in Ocean City this fall needs extras
(Dec. 14, 2018) Director Nick Belial is looking for area residents to play extras in his thriller, which will be filmed in Ocean City beginning this fall. The feature film, “To Avenge,” needs 30 to 50 background actors for the opening night scene on the Boardwalk, which would require the extras to p
OC firefighters send holiday cheer for overlooked elderly
Deputy Fire Marshal Ryan Whittington says donations will be accepted until event. (Dec. 14, 2018) Providing holiday joy for residents at the Berlin Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is the aim of Ocean City Deputy Fire Marshal Ryan Whittington’s campaign to adopt and provide Christmas gifts for about
Officials await court opinion in topless sunbathing case
(Dec. 14, 2018) Ocean City officials are awaiting the judge’s decision in the court action seeking a preliminary injunction that would suspend the resort’s power to prohibit women from baring their breasts in public.
OC Comic Con draws 4,500 guests
Attendance doubles from last year’s event; organizer ‘blown away’ by reception. (Dec. 14, 2018) The second annual Ocean City Comic Con, held last Saturday, was a huge success as attendance doubled from the year before.
13-Year-Old Maryland Girl Says Cops Detained Her, Called Her A Slur For Riding Her Bike
A Maryland mother who says her daughter was called a slur by a police officer wants action. According to The Capital Gazette, Amy Brown alleges her 13-year-old daughter Jayda, who is mixed, was called the slur by a plainclothes police officer while riding her bike near their Millersville, Maryland h
VIDEO: Bomb Threats Reported Across the United States and Southern Maryland
On Thursday, December 13, at approximately 2:10 p.m., police responded to Exploration Drive, in Lexington Park for the reported bomb threat. At least one bomb threat was also reported in Charles County.
AGH board of trustees appoints chairman
(Dec. 14, 2018) During its annual Corporation meeting, Atlantic General Hospital’s Board of Trustees appointed a new chairman, Greg Shockley, who is the former treasurer of the board.
Wastewater treatment plant concrete repair bids opened
(Dec. 14, 2018) The Ocean City Council reviewed three bids for wastewater treatment plant concrete repairs and remanded them to staff for future recommendations during its work session on Tuesday.
Two Ocean City real estate companies merge
Keller Williams Ocean City announced a merger with the Mark Fritschle Group and Condominium Realty, making it one of the area's biggest real estate company. Following the merger, the two real estate businesses will operate under the Keller Williams brand and will continue work out of the company off
Woman Awaits Sentence In Church Embezzlement
SNOW HILL — A local woman is awaiting her fate pending a pre-sentence investigation this week after entering a plea to multiple counts of theft and embezzlement from an Ocean City church where she worked.
The Winter Village In Maryland That Will Enchant You Beyond Words
So many Christmas attractions in Maryland and such a limited amount of time. Today we’re featuring one that’s worth adding to your list. Come for the lights, Santa, and of course… hot cocoa!
Ocean City Young Professionals take children shopping
(Dec. 14, 2018) Simply having a wonderful Christmas time. Those song lyrics apparently rang true for children who participated in the Ocean City Young Professionals’ Christmas Spirit Shopping Campaign on Dec. 1.
Baskets filled with soap put together by WCDC clients
(Dec. 14, 2018) Clients of the Worcester County Developmental Center in Newark, Maryland, are again making unique, scented and festive soap baskets for the holiday season. Different soap styles are available, including seashells, shorebirds, crabs, starfish, seahorses, sea turtles and sand dollars,
Ocean City Topless Ban Testimony Ends, Awaits Judge's Decision
OCEAN CITY, MD — Community standards dictate that Ocean City leaders were within their rights to ban topless women at the busy beach resort, testimony in a Baltimore federal court argued, and now a judge is weighing whether the ordinance banning bare-chested women should be struck down. Attorneys fo
What's happening in Worcester, Ocean City, Berlin
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Divided Council Votes Against Cell Towers Near Homes, But Company Could Move Forward Anyway
OCEAN CITY — Resort officials this week refused to budge on the proposed installation of small-scale cell phone towers in residential areas after an often-tense debate, but it remains to be seen if the vote for “no action” will deter the proposal.
A gift guide for the Ocean City lovers in your life
There’s always that one person — a distant cousin, or a sibling who’s personal taste refuses to be summed up by a sweater or scented candle — who’s really hard to shop for.