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First Nice Bluefish

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, April 18, 2019

We had a really nice day today in and around Ocean City with temps near 60 degrees and sunny skies, but the wind did pick up quite a bit this afternoon.  Report from the bay was that it was “kicked up” pretty good and the water wasn’t the cleanest, but it wasn’t terribly dirty either. ... Read more »

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New WOC Movie Theater Granted Beer, Wine Sales; No Drinking In Movies Will Be Permitted

Posted by The Dispatch | Wednesday, April 17, 2019
BERLIN — In what will be a new concept for Worcester County, a movie theater in West Ocean City will include a small bar following approval from officials this week.The Worcester County Board of License Commissioners (BLC) agreed to grant Flagship Premium Theaters a beer and wine license Wednesday. The license will allow the theater,... Read more » The post New WOC Movie Theater Granted Beer, Wine Sales; No Drinking In Movies Will Be Permitted appeared first on News Ocean City...READ POST.

Extreme Illusions And Escapes Event Set For Saturday In Ocean CIty

Posted by The Dispatch | Wednesday, April 17, 2019
OCEAN CITY – A family friendly, Las Vegas-style illusion and escape show will premiere in Ocean City this weekend.On Saturday, April 20, Extreme Illusions and Escapes, starring Josh and Lea Knotts, will make its debut performance at the Ocean City Performing Arts Center.Featuring stage illusions, death-defying escapes and an abundance of audience participation, event promoter... Read more » The post Extreme Illusions And Escapes Event Set For Saturday In Ocean CIty appeared first on...READ POST.

Easter Art, Craft, Kids Fun Fair Set For 20th Year In OC

Posted by The Dispatch | Wednesday, April 17, 2019
OCEAN CITY – The 20th Annual Easter Art, Craft and Kids Fun Fair will be held Friday and Saturday, April 19-20, at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center. The event will be open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days.The art and craft show offers more than 70 vendors from near and far, a wide variety... Read more » The post Easter Art, Craft, Kids Fun Fair Set For 20th Year In OC appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Berlin’s Special Event Expenses Questioned; Christmas Parade Cost Town The Most By Far

Posted by The Dispatch | Wednesday, April 17, 2019
BERLIN — While special events are one of the many areas of spending that have drawn criticism from residents during Berlin’s recent budget discussions, merchants continue to tout their importance.During recent budget discussions, residents have questioned the importance of special events, which cost the town roughly $90,000 a year. The business they bring to downtown... Read more » The post Berlin’s Special Event Expenses Questioned; Christmas Parade Cost Town The Most By...READ POST.

Divided City Council Ratifies IAFF Contract In 4-3 Vote; Shift Changes Planned

Posted by The Dispatch | Tuesday, April 16, 2019
OCEAN CITY — After years of debate, a successful referendum last November and a lengthy negotiation period last month, a divided council on Monday approved a new contract for the town’s firefighter-paramedic union, but it certainly wasn’t easy.Way back in February 2016, the clock expired on negotiations between the town and the Career Firefighter Paramedics... Read more » The post Divided City Council Ratifies IAFF Contract In 4-3 Vote; Shift Changes Planned appeared...READ POST.

Got Our *Expletive Deleted* Kicked

Posted by The Dispatch | Tuesday, April 16, 2019
I’ll be completely honest from the get-go and say that I did not expect to be putting up a fishing report tonight.  Today’s forecast was for winds of 25-35 with gusts over 40 and that’s exactly what it turned out to be.  I was over in Annapolis at a Sport Fish Advisory Commission meeting and... Read more » The post Got Our *Expletive Deleted* Kicked appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Two Juveniles Charged In Snow Hill Middle School Threat; ‘Tremendous Tragedy’ Prevented By Students Relaying Concerns

Posted by The Dispatch | Monday, April 15, 2019
SNOW HILL — Two juveniles were charged last week with conspiracy to commit first-degree murder after a “credible” school shooting plot months in the making at Snow Hill Middle School was uncovered last month.On Friday, March 22, the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by Worcester County Public Schools officials about a potential threat at... Read more » The post Two Juveniles Charged In Snow Hill Middle School Threat; ‘Tremendous Tragedy’...READ POST.

Spark Campaign Aims To Help Lower Shore Education

Posted by The Dispatch | Monday, April 15, 2019
SALISBURY – The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) recently unveiled its Spark Campaign in honor of the foundation’s 35th anniversary. The campaign aims to provide more than $210,000 in combined funding for the three education foundations serving the Lower Eastern Shore.The Wicomico County Education Foundation, Worcester County Education Foundation and Somerset County Public... Read more » The post Spark Campaign Aims To Help Lower Shore Education appeared first...READ POST.

OC Beach Patrol Facing Unusual Recruitment Challenges

Posted by The Dispatch | Monday, April 15, 2019
OCEAN CITY — Increased competition in terms of starting wages and the cost of seasonal housing has created recruitment challenges for the Ocean City Beach Patrol, resort officials learned this week.During a budget work session on Thursday, April 11, long-time Ocean City Beach Patrol Captain Butch Arbin presented his agency’s fiscal year 2020 spending plan... Read more » The post OC Beach Patrol Facing Unusual Recruitment Challenges appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland...READ POST.
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