News & Notes

Berlin’s Popularity Jump Leads To Parking Change
Posted On: 8/15/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
BERLIN – Officials agreed to limit parking to the east side of Jefferson Street in an effort to improve accessibility. On Monday, the Berlin Town...
OCEAN CITY — It remains to be seen if the disqualified angler from the 2016 White Marlin Open will be successful in appealing a federal judge’s...
Lavender Fields at Warrington Manor
Posted On: 8/15/17
Source: Shorebread

If you’ve been following along, you know that one of the items on the Shorebread Summer Bucket list was to visit the Lavender Fields at...

Incumbent, Newcomer Elected In Ocean Pines
Posted On: 8/15/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN PINES – Incumbent Doug Parks and newcomer Colette Horn will join the Ocean Pines Association Board of Directors following this summer’s...
8 Best Places for Breakfast in Ocean City
Posted On: 8/11/17
Source: Shorebread

As a beach known for both family-oriented fun and an exhilarating nightlife, Ocean City is filled with bars, pubs, sandwich shops and pizza...

Blue Water Development Hosts Big Brothers Big Sisters
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: Shorebread

Many of you saw our recent post about our day parasailing, fishing and riding the Sea Rocket.  While we were there, we learned about how the Sea...

Open Houses Of The Week – August 11, 2017
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY 1111 Edgewater Ave Fri-Mon 10-4 New Construction Direct Waterfront Boats slips available Furnished 3BR/2.5BA Peck Miller Coldwell...
Cops And Courts – August 11, 2017
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
Two Charged For Scrapping With Cops OCEAN CITY — A couple of arrests were made last weekend following a fight involving several people on the...
Sports Tourism Is A Growth Area
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
During last week’s discussion of a possible county-operated sports fields complex, the concept of sports tourism was discussed briefly, but it...
Schools To Host First Community Chat
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
POCOMOKE CITY – Principals at three Pocomoke schools will host their first Community Chat next week. Pocomoke High School Principal Annette...
Vanishing Ocean City With Bunk Mann – August 11, 2017
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
(Editor’s Note: With thousands of people converging on the Harbour Island Marina this week for the White Marlin Open, we thought it would be...
The Marlin Club Crew of OC recently awarded four $3,500 scholarships to Worcester County students to assist with their college education....
Health Department Launches Community Garden Effort
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
SNOW HILL – Nutrition starts from the ground up. That’s the message the Worcester County Health Department wants to share as officials launch an...
Temporary Changes Scheduled For Local Libraries
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
BERLIN – Library users in both Worcester and Wicomico counties will experience temporary operational changes in the coming weeks as the facilities...
24th Poor Girls Open On Tap Next Week
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY- After the drama of the high dollar, high profile White Marlin Open subsides, the resort area’s lady anglers get their turn in the...
Who’s Playing When And Where – August 11, 2017
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
28th Street Pit And Pub 410-289-2020 28th St. & Coastal Hwy. Friday, Aug. 11: Thursdays: Locals’ Night With DJ BK 45th Street Taphouse 45th St. &...
Voices From The Readers – August 11, 2017
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
Embrace Wind Farm Editor: As a lifelong Maryland resident, taxpayer, and ratepayer, I’d like to share a few thoughts about offshore wind on our...
A Week In Business – August 11, 2017
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) welcomed 14 new members during New Member Orientation on Aug. 3. “On behalf of CAR, I’d like to extend...
Failed Drug Test Violates Man’s Probation
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
SNOW HILL — A local man, sentenced to six years in prison for his role in the death of a Pennsylvania man in Ocean City in August 2014, could be...
OC Lax Classic Invades Resort Next Week
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY- Ocean City will become the center of the lacrosse universe next weekend when some of the top men’s and women’s lacrosse teams in the...
9th Heels And Reels Tourney In The Books
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY- The Ocean City Marlin Club’s 9th Annual Heels and Reels Tournament last weekend was a big success with plenty of big fish in several...
Assateague State Park Restoration Funding Awarded
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
BERLIN – Officials last week announced $2.35 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be awarded to the Maryland...
Berlin Parking Discussion To Resume Next Week
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
BERLIN – On Monday, town officials are expected to consider recommendations from the Berlin Police Department regarding parking on Jefferson...
Brown Box Theatre Announces 17 Hamlet Performances
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
BERLIN — Brown Box Theatre Project will return later this month with a seventh year of free outdoor Shakespeare with its largest and most...
Ocean City Lion Jeff Quillin was honored recently with the Melvin Jones Fellowship, the highest honor a Lion can receive. The Melvin Jones...
Third Skate Bowl Camp Set For Next Week
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY- The Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department next week will offer the third session of its summer-long skate camp series at the...
Al Handy of the Ocean City Recreation & Parks Department was the guest speaker at the Aug. 2 weekly meeting of the Kiwanis Club in the Ocean...
The Resorter … Revisited – August 11, 2017
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
Summer of 1970 Volume XVI Edition 3 Oceanfront apartments were renting from $125 to $400 per week at the Caliban at 67th Street John Rolfe, Lloyd...
School Board Approves Bennett Middle Cafeteria Expansion
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
SALISBURY – The Wicomico County Board of Education this week approved an expansion to the Bennett Middle School cafeteria, two years after the...
New HOPECorps Program Eyes Role In Opioid Epidemic
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
SALISBURY – A new AmeriCorps program at Salisbury University will partner with local organizations and government entities in the battle against...
Six Injured In Route 113 Crash
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
SNOW HILL — Six people were injured including one local woman flown to Shock Trauma after a two-vehicle collision on Route 113 at Route 12 near...
Float Rally Planned In Ocean City Next Friday
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY — On Friday, Aug. 18 Assateague Coastal Trust (ACT) and its Assateague Coastkeeper program are partnering with Oceana and the Ocean...
Things To Do Around Town – August 11, 2017
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
Every Friday: FORGE Youth And Family Meetings 6:30-8:30 p.m. House of Mercy Sanctuary, behind House of Mercy Thrift Shop, Route 113, Selbyville....
Atlantic/Smith, Cropper & Deeley (A/SCD) continued its support for the programs of Coastal Hospice with a $1,000 donation to the charity care the...
First-Ever MACo 5K Set For Next Week
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY- A new addition to the annual Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) convention in Ocean City next week will be the first-ever Splash...
Things I Like – August 11, 2017
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
Working on a rainy Monday Eggs and Crab cakes for breakfast Swimming with a group of friends and their kids Paying for quality crabs over quantity...
Adventures Of Fatherhood – August 11, 2017
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
Never have I felt older than last Sunday night at the Boardwalk amusement parks. Over the last several years, I have noticed amusement rides —...
Rotary District Governor Rich Graves, left, is presented a framed print in recognition of his visit to the Ocean City-Berlin Rotary Club on July...
What’s Your Sign? August 11, 2017
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
ARIES (March 21 to April 19): Relationships continue to thrive, but watch for any telltale signs of potential problems. Take needed action now to...
Back-To-School Immunization Clinics Planned In Worcester, Wicomico
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
SALISBURY – The Wicomico County Health Department will begin a series of walk-in immunization clinics next week ahead of the new school year....
Berlin To Join City Hall Selfie Day Campaign
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
BERLIN – The Town of Berlin will join municipalities from across the country next week for a social media event designed to celebrate local...
Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – August 11, 2017
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
While the short-term answer seems hard to come by for officials, one thing has become clear — Ocean City has a homeless issue. Homelessness is...
Eviction Incident Renews Need For Seasonal Housing Solutions
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY — Less than a month after nearly two dozen foreign students working in the resort for the summer on J-1 work and travel visas were...
We Remember Those We Have Lost – August 11, 2017
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
Ronald C. Smith, Sr. OCEAN CITY — Ronald C. Smith, Sr., born on June 28, 1929, passed away on July 31, 2017. Ron, Dad, Pop, Pop-Pop you were truly...
Snow Hill Adds Monthly Event
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
SNOW HILL – In an effort to build on the success of First Friday, Snow Hill has added Third Saturday to its list of events. Each month, in...
Ocean City Wins Court Case Over Boardwalk Building
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY — An historic Ocean City property near the Inlet could soon be coming down after a Worcester County Circuit Court judge last month...
Big White Marlin Worth $2.6M After Open’s Third Day
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY — As expected, there was a big shake-up on the White Marlin Open (WMO) leaderboard on Wednesday, day three of the annual event, after...
OCEAN CITY — A change in plans will now have the replica tall ship El Galeon Andalucia arriving off the coast of Ocean City Thursday afternoon...
27 Charges After High-Speed Chase
Posted On: 8/10/17
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch
OCEAN CITY — A New York City man faces 27 charges in Worcester County alone after a high-speed chase that began early last Saturday morning at the...
BERLIN – Visitors of all ages are expected to flock to Berlin this weekend as the town hosts an array of summer events. A sidewalk sale, 2nd...
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