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8 hrs ago | The Dispatch
City officials gathered this morning with city staff and members of the Ocean City Development Corporation to break ground to begin construction for the new Ocean City Beach Patrol headquarters. The new three-story building will be located at the corner of Talbot St. and South Philadelphia Ave., which is directly across the street from its existing location.
9 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury
SALISBURY , Md.- New routes for Shore Transit will go into effect early next month, the Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland announced Monday. Shore Transit provides public bus transportation to Wicomico, Somerset and Worcester counties year-round.
Jessica was worried about her customer. The drive to Harrison's Harbor Watch Restaurant from Washington, DC, takes about three hours in good weather; however, a heavy rain storm makes the drive much longer.
Coastal Point a Submitted: Brown Box Theatre Project will be bringing 'Macbeth' to the Indian River Life-Saving Station on Thursday, Sept. 18, at 7:30 p.m. Above, the three witches gather 'round the cauldron to cast a spell.
Worcester County Public Schools got a big and pleasant surprise this week when it was announced that the county will be the sole recipient of a $1 million-plus competitive grant for special education. The 2014 Bridges for Systems Change grant will be used to buoy education for students with disabilities.
Crime statistics for the month of August continue to reflect a decrease in overall crime in Ocean City so far this year, remaining consistent with the downward crowd trend seen in 2014. According to the report, August's total calls for service, including traffic stops, business checks and assistance to citizens, totaled 13,261, which is a 2.1-percent increase from August 2013 when there were 12,983 calls for service.a Out of that total, 9,664 were officer initiated, which is a 2.6-percent increase from August 2013, and 3,597 were citizen initiated, which is a 1.0-percent increase from August 2013.
Stormy conditions, rough seas and a variety of other factors kept federal, state and private agencies busy last week with two boat rescues in the span of about three days last weekend. Last Thursday, multiple private and public sector agencies responded to a large catamaran sailboat in distress near the Inlet during a storm.
A Worcester County grand jury last week formally indicted two local men for their roles in the death of a Pennsylvania man following an alleged brawl on a downtown street in late August. Caleb Edwin-Earl Ochse, 27, of Ocean City, and Christopher Blake Kendall, 22, of Wilmington, Del., were indicted on several counts including manslaughter, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, affray, disorderly conduct and intoxication-endanger another for their roles in the melee that allegedly led to the death of Justin D. Cancelliere, 37, of North Whitehall, Pa.
OCEAN CITY, Md. - The start of the 28th Annual Coastal Cleanup is just over a week away on Delmarva.
The following is a list of all real residential property sales for Worcester County from March 13 to April 7 as reported by the Maryland Department of Assessment.
In a project similar to what occurred last fall in Ocean City, a large scale transition from wooden utility poles to metal will begin in Worcester County next month. The upgrade will take place over a nine-mile, 69,000-volt transmission line that stretches from Berlin to Ocean City.
Bike Week: 9/11 Ride on Thursday in Ocean City Motorcycle club to lead Boardwalk parade Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/09/10/motorcycle-tribute/15412479/ Members of the Red Knights Motorcycle Club in 2013 commemorated 9/11 with a parade of more than 200 motorcycles down the Ocean City Boardwalk. The Maryland 3 chapter of the Red Knights motorcycle club will hold its annual 9/11 Ride on the Ocean City Boardwalk on Thursday at noon.
Authorities say two Ocean City men were indicted on manslaughter charges for allegedly killing a Pennsylvania man in Ocean City, Md. The Grand Jury in Worcester County returned indictments charging Christopher B. Kendall and Caleb E. Ochse , both of Ocean City, on Sept.
The Grand Jury in and for Worcester County reportedly returned indictments charging 27-year-old Caleb Ochse and 22-year-old Christopher Kendall with manslaughter, among other criminal charges. Reports say on Monday that a judge ordered Kendall to be held on a $100,000 bond.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 02:22 pm
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