News & Notes

OCEAN CITY – One of Ocean City’s most iconic Boardwalk performers received a key to the city this week. On Friday, the Mayor and Council honored...

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – May 25, 2018
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Last weekend was not a true test of whether the approved changes were a success over Cruisin weekend. The torrential rains Thursday and Friday...

Voices From The Readers – May 25, 2018
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Police Chief Thankful For Community Support Editor: With the first motor event of 2018 behind us, I would like to thank our entire community for...

Adventures Of Fatherhood – May 25, 2018
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Measuring progress is a big deal with Carson. When we notice it, it’s encouraging and inspiring because it reminds us how far he has come over...

Coastal Highway Median Fence Project Wrapping Up Thursday
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — State Highway Administration (SHA) crews are putting the wraps on the Coastal Highway median fence and repaving project and are...

OC’s Rental Reminder Letter Results In 385 New Licenses
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — Weeks after getting lambasted over the cost of mailing reminders to every property owner in Ocean City to obtain rental licenses if...

OC Substation Testing Reports Questioned
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — The debate over semi-annual testing on a north-end Delmarva Power substation continued this week with a resident calling into...

Trio Charged In Armored Truck Robbery
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

SALISBURY — A four-month investigation into the armed robbery of an armored truck and the theft of over $1 million in Salisbury in January...

Rental Letter Results In 385 New Licenses
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — Weeks after getting lambasted over the cost of mailing reminders to every property owner in Ocean City to obtain rental licenses if...

Wicomico Sheriff Seeks More Deputies
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

SALISBURY – Officials with the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office made their requests for additional deputies, vehicles and more at a budget work...

Horseshoe Crab Spawning To Begin
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN – Officials with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are asking for the public’s help to ensure the survival of horseshoe...

Wet Weather Impacts Cruisin Weekend, Reduces OCPD Service Calls
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — Torrential downpours in the early part of last weekend likely prevented a true barometer for the first motorized event with the new...

Insurance Change Saves County Money
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

SALISBURY – Changes to Wicomico County’s employee health insurance is expected to save the county more than $1.4 million in fiscal year 2019. In...

Smoking Ordinance Amended In Resort
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — Common sense prevailed this week when resort officials passed an amendment to the town’s smoking ban ordinance to include marijuana...

City Officials Dismissed From Topless Lawsuit
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — Resort officials named as individual defendants in the civil suit challenging Ocean City topless ordinance were dismissed this week,...

At its regular meeting on May 3, the Berlin Lions Club donated $1,000 to the Berlin Fire Department and $500 to the Berlin EMS...

Berlin Offers New Shopping Scavenger Hunt This Summer
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN – Berlin Main Street has announced a new downtown summer shopping scavenger hunt promotion called Berlin: Shop, Search & Solve. Each...

Ocean City Adopts $127 Million Budget
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — With little fanfare or discussion, Ocean City officials this week formally adopted the fiscal year 2019 budget at a little over $127...

Seahawks Solid In State Regional Meet
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity outdoor track teams acquitted themselves well at the state 3A-East region meet this week with a handful of top...

McDonough Earns Pitcher Of Year Honors
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN- Post-season accolades for Stephen Decatur’s varsity baseball team were announced this week including a Bayside South Pitcher of the Year...

School Partners With Surfrider For OC Beach Cleanup
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY – Local students partnered with the Ocean City chapter of the Surfrider Foundation for a beach cleanup this week. Seventh-graders...

Agencies Partner On ‘Ride Inside’ Safety Campaign
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY – Federal, state and local officials this week took the opportunity to emphasize boat safety ahead of the busy Memorial Day weekend....

Launch Marks Facility’s 9th Space Station Resupply Mission
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — On an otherwise quiet early Monday morning, a major rocket launch from NASA’s nearby Wallops Island Flight Facility arced its way...

Fifty-five dental health care professionals attended the 1st Annual Mission of Mercy Friends All Day Continuing Education Fundraiser held at...

Assault Charges In North OC Fight
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — A Salisbury man was arrested on assault charges last weekend after allegedly punching two women and causing a major melee that...

SALISBURY — For local entrepreneur Cody Revel, recent graduate of Salisbury University’s Samuel W. and Marilyn C. Seidel School of Education and...

OC Woman Dies In Wicomico Accident
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

SALISBURY — An Ocean City woman was killed in a two-vehicle accident on Route 50 near Salisbury last Friday. Around 3 p.m. last Friday, Maryland...

Cops And Courts – May 25, 2018
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Apartment Break-In OCEAN CITY — A Pennsylvania woman was arrested on burglary charges last weekend after allegedly breaking into a downtown...

First Surf Contest Of Summer Series Slated
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY- Th Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) Delmarva District will hold its first contest of the 2018 of its summer-long tournament series...

A Week In Business – May 25, 2018
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Compliance Officer Promoted BERLIN — Calvin B. Taylor Banking Company President and CEO Raymond M. Thompson has announced that Donna Weaver has...

Fishing Impact Study Sought On Offshore Wind Farm
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — While there has been no headway in Ocean City’s efforts to site proposed offshore wind turbines at least 26 miles from the...

Lower Shore CASA, a division of Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services (WYFCS), has announced the appointment of three new Court...

Clean Sweep For Mallards In ESIAC Awards
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN- It was a clean sweep for Worcester Prep when the Eastern Shore Independent Athletic Conference (ESIAC) spring post-season awards were...

Things I Like – May 25, 2018
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Kid sleepovers Nothing but seafood for dinner Biking around Berlin with my son A hammock nap Fried chicken for the beach Small live music venues...

Emersons Celebrate New Crab House In Ocean City
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY – The owners of a successful seafood and crab market have opened a second eat-in location in Ocean City. Two years after opening...

Things To Do Around Town – May 25, 2018
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

May 25-June 17: Change For Life Baby Bottle Campaign Eastern Shore Pregnancy Center annual program provides funds to help women with unplanned...

9th Annual Memorial Day Tourney Underway
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY- The 9th annual Ocean City Marlin Club Memorial Day tournament gets underway today in part as a tribute to the men and women of the...

Open Houses Of The Week – May 25, 2018
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY Gateway Grand Oceanfront 48th St Saturday 10-5 1710 4BR/3BA 508 3BR/3BA Jon Barker Mark Fritschle Group/ Condominium Realty...

Stephen Decatur High School Holds Annual STAR Breakfast
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Stephen Decatur High School held its annual STAR (Students Thriving on Achievement and Responsibility) breakfast sponsored by the Berlin-Ocean...

Berlin Designated A Bee City Affiliate
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN – With encouragement from Salisbury University students, town officials agreed to designate Berlin a Bee City. The Berlin Town Council...

We Remember Those We Have Lost – May 25, 2018
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Brenda J. Leslie LAUREL, Del. — Brenda J. Leslie, age 73, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2018 in the company of family. Born in Seaford, Del.,...

For the past couple years, Lower School computer teacher Mandy Lynch has taught her fifth graders to design, construct and code interactive...

Regional Memorial Day Activities Planned
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Rebecca Evans Staff Writer BERLIN – While Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer at the beach, there are also numerous events...

What’s Your Sign? May 25, 2018
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

ARIES (March 21 to April 19): Lots of possibilities begin to open up by midweek. Some seem more appealing than others. But wait for more facts...

Stephen Decatur High School junior Grace Beres and Montrel Moore were named the April Premier Driving School Athletes of the Month. Beres has...

The General Levin Winder Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recently awarded the Silver DAR Outstanding Cadet Medal to...

22nd Mako Mania Returns Next Week
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY- The 21st Annual Mako Mania shark tournament returns next weekend with dozens of boats and teams of anglers participating in the first...

Group Looks To Raise St. Martin River Awareness
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN – A group of concerned citizens will continue to work to protect the St. Martin River as the permitting process for a poultry operation on...

Legion Continues Tradition Of ‘Honoring The War Dead’
Posted On: 5/24/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN – As many in the resort area spent the past several days making beach plans and scheduling barbeques for the three-day weekend that...

Peninsula Regional Medical Center’s 2018 Employees of the Year Greg Clendaniel and Carol Fisher are congratulated by Steve Leonard,...

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