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Ocean City Council Approves New Budget for Special Events

City Council approved a $518,448 annual budget to fund special events and promotions in three parts of town that serve as magnets for tourism...

Marathon Hearing Ends Without Vote on Proposed 6-Story O.C. Condo-Hotel

  Plans for a new condo-hotel next to the Flanders Hotel drew intense objections from the public during a nearly five-hour Ocean City Planning Board...

Owners Return for 2nd Try at Six-Story Development Next to Flanders

  One year after their project was soundly rejected, the developers of a proposed condo-hotel are coming back to seek approval from Ocean City planners. This...

Council Agenda: Downtown and Boardwalk Budgets

City Council will hold a public hearing Thursday on the Special Improvement District budgets for the Ocean City Boardwalk, downtown Asbury Avenue and Ninth...

Martin Luther King Celebrations Set for Saturday and Monday

Ocean City will hold its 26th annual celebration to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Saturday, Jan. 16. The...

Mayor Jay Gillian: Capital Plan Workshop on Jan. 19 and Dredging...

The following is Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian’s weekly update to citizens posted on Friday, Jan. 8.   Dear Friends, In 2016, the city will continue its major commitment...

Clark, Oves Retain Leadership Roles on O.C. School Board

Members of the Ocean City Board of Education reappointed Joe Clark as president and Tom Oves as vice president during the annual reorganization meeting Wednesday. The...

Upper Township Files Legal Petition Against O.C. School Board

Ocean City and Upper Township school officials are exchanging harsh words over what one district claims is a violation of the sending-receiving agreement for Ocean City High School. In the latest salvo,...

Letter to Editor: School Choice Decision Balances Needs of Students, District,...

December 30, 2015 To The Editor: The Ocean City Board of Education (OCBOE) has been proud to participate in the New Jersey Department of Education’s School...

End of Snug Harbor Dredging Leaves Boat Owners Stuck in Mud

    The boat slip at Sandy Beyel’s upscale home overlooking Snug Harbor remains empty for the third year in a row. Next door, a 34-foot boat...