04/27/2022 | County Begins Site Planning Process for Sports Complex

Three people jump out of a burning house

BERLIN — Three people escaped a house fire in Berlin on Wednesday morning by jumping out of a second-story window. Crews from Berlin, Ocean Pines, Showell, Ocean City and Newark responded to Railroad Avenue in Berlin on Wednesday morning in response to a reported house fire at 8:15 a.m. Upon arrival, crews observed an active house fire…

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County Begins Site Planning Process for Sports Complex

SNOW HILL — With last week’s vote to move forward with a sports complex on Route 50, the county can now begin putting the pieces in place to complete the project. An environmental site assessment, updates from the Maryland Stadium Authority studies and a request for design proposals are underway. While…

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Board Approves OCFD Staffing Plan

Board Approves OCFD Staffing Plan

OCEAN CITY — An overhaul of the Ocean City Fire Department’s staffing plan, including new hires and a conversion of some part-time to full-time positions, was approved this week by station officials . During budget deliberations last month, it became apparent that there was a critical need for more full-time firefighters and paramedics at the station.…

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Resort to donate $75,000 for freshman bull riding event

Resort to donate $75,000 for freshman bull riding event

OCEAN CITY — Professional bull riding will make its first appearance in Ocean City in June after resort officials signed a funding agreement this week that includes a share of ticket price revenue. Earlier this month, the Ocean City Tourism Commission received an update on the professional horse riding event Bull on the Beach…

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Louisa R. Loomis