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The summer that snuck up on us…

  In the weeks leading up to this holiday weekend two things evaded me: Sleep, a simple good night’s sleep. Warm spring and summer-like days. With Memorial Day...

Ocean City Welcomes Back Visitors as Summer Season Kicks Off

  The Memorial Day weekend, Ocean City’s traditional opening of the summer season, got off to a rousing start on Friday and swung into high...

Lifeguard Flashback – Chuck Betson and Ron Kirk…

Chuck Betson, was, along with Lt.  Ron Kirk, featured in the book Legendary Locals of Ocean City. The following is from the book: “In...

A Tropical Mess for Memorial Day

We’ve had great start to the Memorial Day weekend, unfortunately it will not last. A Tropical Depression (or could be Tropical Storm Bonnie if it strengthens) located off the coast of South Carolina will hamper the end of our vacation weekend. With “Bonnie” to our south and an approaching cold front, a persistent southeast flow will pump ample moisture through the region. The threat of heavy rain exists heavy along with scattered storms into Ocean City late Sunday night into Monday. Wind will not be a factor with this system only localized heavy rain. Until then we still have a great Saturday and a decent Sunday as clouds will increase along with the humidity.

Beaches & Ocean Declared Open for Ocean City’s Summer Season

  Eric Axelson was nattily attired in a tan business suit, brown dress shoes and a Hugo Boss shirt. He clutched a black briefcase in...

“Ocean City Surfing: An Exhibit” Opens Friday, May 27

   Ocean City’s relationship to surfing has always been strong. In order to share those stories with our community, the Ocean City Historical Museum will...

Mayor’s Update 5-27-16

Dear Friends, Memorial Day Weekend is finally here. We’re looking at a warm and sunny start to the weekend, and everybody’s thoughts will start to turn to summer fun. We “unlocked” the ocean this afternoon, so let the season begin.

‘Coastal Cottages’ Back on City Council Agenda for a Vote Thursday

Donald Wittkowski City Council will take another stab at a long-delayed ordinance that would remove a controversial type of housing called "coastal cottages" from a redevelopment zone in the center of town. Since introducing the measure in February, Council has debated whether to give it final approval, modify it or scrap it entirely and replace it with a new version.

Discounted Beach Tags on Sale Through May 31

Seasonal beach tags in Ocean City are on sale for a discounted $20 through Tuesday, May 31. On June 1, the price increases to $25.