Ocean City

August 31, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Ocean City’s Boardwalk Redecking Pushed Back A Year

Due to a nationwide shortage of treated lumber, a major redecking of the Ocean City boardwalk has been pushed back a year. Just like most everything else these days, the blame lies with COVID-19. Several major lumber mills reduced production when the global pandemic hit, partly to keep its workers safe and partly because of […]

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May 19, 2020 | Staff Writer

Ocean City Restaurant Uses ‘Bumper Tables’ to Promote Social Distancing

    A popular waterfront restaurant and bar in Ocean City went fishing for a way to make social distancing fun. Fish Tales will now use “bumper tables” to promote social distancing. The tables contain inner tubes and wheels. Customers will have the ability to walk around and socialize with others while still practicing social distancing. The […]

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May 5, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Ocean City Mayor: ‘We Just Hope Everyone Makes Good Decisions’

Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan views Saturday’s beach and boardwalk opening as a test to pave the way for large summer crowds. “We are looking at this as a positive way to make that transition,” he said during a 30-minute press conference Tuesday. Opening the area for Mother’s Day is not the same as opening […]

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May 5, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Las Playas de Ocean City Abrirán este Sábado

La playa, el paseo marítimo y el estacionamiento de entrada de Ocean City estarán abiertos el sábado 9 de mayo, luego de una declaración de emergencia del alcalde Rick Meehan, emitida el lunes por la noche. Esta por verse si los asistentes acudirán a la playa en masa o por el contrario rehuirán, a medida […]

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May 5, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Ocean City to Test the Waters, Open Beach Saturday

Ocean City’s beach, boardwalk and inlet parking lot will be open Saturday, the start of Mother’s Day weekend, following an emergency declaration by Mayor Rick Meehan Monday night. It remains to be seen whether beach goers will flock to the beaches or shy away as people stress over possibly lying next to someone who has […]

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August 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Cambridge Man Breaks Record with Mahi Mahi Catch near Ocean City

Catch Tops Maryland Record Held Since 1985 Jeff Wright of Cambridge caught a record-breaking dolphinfish or mahi mahi recently off the coast of Ocean City. The catch sets a new Maryland state fishing record in the Atlantic Division for a common dolphifish, or mahi mahi set in 1985. Wright caught the 72.8-pound fish July 28 […]

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June 18, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Damascus Man Helps Ocean City Crew Catch 900-Pound Marlin

A Damascus man was part of an Ocean City-based fishing crew that caught a record-breaking marlin at the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament in Morehead City, N.C. over the weekend. Todd Dickerson aided the Top Dog crew in catching a marlin so big, it not only made them “Top of the World” in the tournament, […]

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December 18, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Jesuits Release Names of Priests ‘Credibly Accused’ of Sexually Abusing Minors

The Maryland Province Jesuits released the names of 24 priests—former, deceased, and current Jesuits “no longer serving in ministry”—who were “credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors. In a letter, Fr. Robert M. Hussey, who oversees Maryland Province Jesuits said he apologized to the victims of the named priests. “We view the disclosure today of our shameful […]

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July 31, 2017 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Proposed Wind Farm Off Ocean City Beach, John Delaney Announces 2020 Presidential Bid (VIDEO)

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss a possible wind farm off the coast of Ocean City, U.S. Rep. John Delaney’s bid for the 2020 presidential primary election, State’s Attorney John McCarthy warning about the county’s growing gang problem, and the County Council considers legislation […]

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July 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke and Douglas Tallman

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz Considers a Run for Governor (VIDEO)

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said he is considering a run for governor in 2018. Kamenetz is touting his record of service in Baltimore County and said he may enter the race because there is a lot of work to get done statewide. He said his experience in Baltimore County on issues such as school […]

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