News & Notes

It’s time to celebrate! We’ve kept you updated with the Ocean Pines Association events ringing in 50 years with an ongoing, year-long...

Wrong Way Driver Causes Accident
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — A Pennsylvania man faces drunk-driving charges after allegedly pulling out of a midtown nightclub early last Sunday morning, heading...

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – July 20, 2018
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Berlin is taking the right step in spending some money on a parking evaluation.The study, which was put out to bid this week, will also include...

Some Recognition For Good Samaritans
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Over the last month, there have been two instances – one on land and one in the open ocean – when quick acting individuals responded in a...

Vendors, Organizers Excited By Diverse Farmers Market
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN –  Vendors and organizers are praising the success of Berlin’s new farmers market.Since opening the new Berlin Farmers Market at Artisans...

Third Suspect Charged In Resort’s Robbery Probe
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — A Pennsylvania woman was charged last week as the third person involved in the beating and robbery of a man in Ocean City in June.On...

Ocean Pines Officials Get First Look At Reserve Study
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN PINES – A recently completed reserve study is expected to help the Ocean Pines Association plan for the future.On Friday the Ocean Pines...

Worcester County College-Bound Seniors Trending Up
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

SNOW HILL – A school system survey of seniors revealed that close to three-quarters of Worcester County’s graduates planned to attend college.In...

School Renovations Funded In $10M Bond
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

SALISBURY – Officials in Wicomico County this week approved a legislative bill that would provided for the issuance and sale of general...

Rooftop Bar Changes Approved; Fines Issued For License Violations
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

SNOW HILL – The Hotel Monte Carlo will expand activities at its rooftop bar following approval from the Worcester County Board of License...

Alliance To Launch New Assateague Island Programs
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

ASSATEAGUE – Two new educational programs will launch at Assateague Island National Seashore this week.On Friday, the Assateague Island Alliance...

Wicomico Closes In On New Animal Control Ordinance
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

SALISBURY – An animal control ordinance more than a year in the making will go before the county council for introduction.In a work session on...

Voices From The Readers – July 20, 2018
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCBP Saved My LifeEditor:On the 4th of July, the Ocean City Beach Patrol saved my life. A simple sentence that cannot clearly express the skill,...

Decision Delayed On New Boardwalk Tram Coaches
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — A decision on the length and number of new Boardwalk tram coaches was put on hold this week after concerns were raised about the...

Locals Sentenced For North OC Business Burglary
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

SNOW HILL — Two locals were sentenced last week for their roles in last year’s business burglary where they were formerly employed, including a...

Berlin Major All-Stars Win District Title
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN- The Berlin Little League 11-12 Major League All-Star team this week edged Fruitland, 4-3, to capture the District 8 championship and...

Hospital, Sheriff’s Department Partner On Drug Disposal Unit
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN – Thanks to a gracious donation from the Worcester County Sheriff’s Department, championed by Lt. N.J. Passwaters, Sgt. Matt Crisafulli...

Berlin Police Remains Committed To Youth Club Partnership
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN – Local children continue to benefit from the growing relationship between Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services and the town’s...

Youth Group Donates To Upcoming Surfers Healing Camp
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — A local youth organization comprised of children who spend their summer at Sunset Island hosted a 3rd Annual Auction for Autism on...

The Delmarva Shorebirds presented a check for $2,574 to represent the results from the 2018 PRMC Pink Pitch Night to benefit the Richard A....

Woman Charged With Assault On Three Boys In Play Area
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — A Keedysville, Md. woman has been formally charged after allegedly assaulting three young boys playing cornhole in a restaurant play...

Ocean Pines Boat Club Commodore Pat Marchesiello and husband Rich held a successful “Appreciation Picnic” on Saturday, June 23 at White Horse...

Two members of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City attended the club’s international conference in Las Vegas as delegates...

Good Conditions For Third Delmarva ESA Contest
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

ASSATEAGUE- The Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) Delmarva District held its third contest of the 2018 summer-long series last weekend at...

Fenwick Beach Replenishment Work To Start Next Week
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

FENWICK ISLAND –  After a series of delays to a beach replenishment project in Fenwick Island pushed the start date to late July, officials with...

Things To Do Around Town – July 20, 2018
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Every Monday: TOPS Meeting 5:30-6:30 p.m. Atlantic General Hospital, Berlin. Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a support group promoting weight loss...

Ocean Pines To Host Beach Party For 50th Anniversary Sunday
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — Residents and nonresidents are invited to commemorate the Ocean Pines community’s golden anniversary at the Ocean Pines Beach Club,...

14th Kid’s Classic Tourney Underway
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY- Young anglers will get their moment in the spotlight this weekend when the Ocean City Marlin Club hosts its 14th Annual Kid’s Classic...

Ocean Games Returns To OC On Saturday
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — Swim Ocean City is hosting the 6th Annual Ocean Games open water swim on Saturday, July 21 to raise funds for research and increase...

Cops And Courts – July 20, 2018
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

GPS Device Finds SuspectOCEAN CITY — A Bowie man was arrested on multiple theft charges last week after a stolen GPS ankle bracelet helped...

Open Houses Of The Week – July 20, 2018
Posted On: 7/19/18
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...

Playmate Earns Top Tuna Tourney Prize
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY- The 31st annual Ocean City Tuna Tournament last weekend was once again a big success with a continued red-hot tuna bite providing...

Nail Salon Owner Thrilled To Finally Call Berlin Home
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN – A nail salon years in the making is bringing exceptional service and a modern atmosphere to Berlin’s residents and visitors.Located at...

4th Annual Worcester GOLD Golf Tourney Announced
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

BERLIN — Worcester County GOLD (Giving Other Lives Dignity), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is inviting all golf enthusiasts to participate in its 4th...

What’s Your Sign? July 20, 2018
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

ARIES (March 21 to April 19): Your zeal for challenges usually works well for you. But this week it’s best to avoid jumping into new situations...

Kiwanis Club Hosts Annual Summer Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

The Kiwanis Annual Summer Pancake Breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, July 14 was a great success.  Pictured are the Kiwanis members and...

Vanishing Ocean City With Bunk Mann – July 20, 2018
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Lt. James Baker was with little doubt the most famous officer in the history of the Ocean City Police Department.He served from 1965 to 1998 and...

Things I Like – July 20, 2018
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

The feeling at night after a long beach dayAn Acai bowl for lunchThat my son wants to join Vacation Bible School every summerSoccer players who...

A Week In Business – July 20, 2018
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Sales Associate RecognizedOCEAN CITY – Nancy Reither of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage was named one of the country’s most productive...

Adventures Of Fatherhood – July 20, 2018
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

It’s fun to watch my sons around young kids these days.Carson has little interest in directly engaging with them, while Beckett prefers the...

The Resorter … Revisited – July 20, 2018
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

Summer of 1975Volume XXIEdition VIIssue HighlightsThis week’s Resorter Girl was 22-year-old Diane Simpson, an Ocean City resident who spent the...

Route 90 Vehicle Fire Snarls Traffic
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — A vehicle fire on the Route 90 bridge last Sunday closed a access point to the resort in both directions, highlighting the need to...

Commissioners Question Ongoing Radio System Problems
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

SNOW HILL – Officials voiced concerns with ongoing issues related to the installation of the county’s new emergency radio system as they...

5th Annual Big Fish Classic Returns Next Week
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY- The 5th Annual Big Fish Classic returns next weekend with the first of two 32-hour fishing segments in search of the largest fish of...

Ocean City Development Corporation Approves New Board Members
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

At its June 2018 board meeting, the Ocean City Development Corporation’s new slate of board members were approved as the OCDC Executive...

Who’s Playing When And Where – July 20, 2018
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

28th/127th Street Pit and Pub 410-289-2020/443-664-7482 28th St. & Coastal Hwy. & 127th St. & Coastal Hwy. Saturdays: DJ BK, 11 p.m. (28th St....

OC Woman Injured In Route 50 Head-On Collision
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

SALISBURY — An Ocean City woman was injured in an early Thursday morning crash on the Route 50 bypass near Salisbury when a motorist drove the...

Is OC’s New Parking System Cutting Nights Short?
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — Is the new Inlet lot pay-up-front parking system causing some visitors to scurry back to their vehicles before their night of...

Experience Winemaking at Brews Up
Posted On: 7/19/18
Source: Shorebread

Vast, open fields and luxurious wine vineyards are few and far between along the Eastern Shore. Fortunately for all of us wine lovers, Brews Up...

Four Rescued By Good Samaritan Vessel After Boat Explosion
Posted On: 7/18/18
Source: MD Coastal Dispatch

OCEAN CITY — Four people were pulled from the ocean by a Good Samaritan last Friday afternoon after their vessel exploded, caught fire and sank...

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