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Newark Residents Share Concerns Over Legislative Change

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, January 20, 2022

NEWARK – A text amendment that would let farmers butcher and sell beef is expected to be considered by county officials next month.The Worcester County Planning Commission on Feb. 3 is set to consider a text amendment that would allow livestock farms to slaughter, package and sell beef. The amendment has been proposed by Newark... Read more »

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McGean Formally Announced As Resort’s New City Manager

Posted by The Dispatch | Wednesday, January 19, 2022
OCEAN CITY – With little ceremony or fanfare, long-time City Engineer Terry McGean was formally announced as city manager on Tuesday and will replace sitting City Manager Doug Miller, who announced his resignation late last month.For the last week or so, it has been reported McGean would be tapped as the new city manager, and... Read more » The post McGean Formally Announced As Resort’s New City Manager appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

OC Council Votes To Move Sunfest To Oct. 20-23

Posted by The Dispatch | Wednesday, January 19, 2022
OCEAN CITY – Sunfest this year will be moved back to the third week in October to accommodate other special events stacked up in September, resort officials decided this week.During a Tourism Commission meeting last week, members discussed the fall special events calendar with multiple significant events stacked up in mid- to late-September. Out of... Read more » The post OC Council Votes To Move Sunfest To Oct. 20-23 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

4 Hours Of Synchronous Learning Planned For Inclement Weather Days

Posted by The Dispatch | Wednesday, January 19, 2022
NEWARK– The school system has adjusted its distance learning plan for inclement weather days after receiving guidance from the state.While Worcester County Public Schools (WCPS) announced early on that inclement weather days beyond the three built into the calendar would be distance learning days, changes to what students can expect – including the addition of... Read more » The post 4 Hours Of Synchronous Learning Planned For Inclement Weather Days appeared first on News...READ POST.

First Semester Final Exams Waived

Posted by The Dispatch | Tuesday, January 18, 2022
NEWARK– School system officials agreed to waive final exams for first semester courses after hearing concerns from teachers.The Worcester County Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to waive final exams for first semester courses because of the number of students in COVID-19 quarantine and isolation.Annette Wallace, the school system’s chief operating and academic officer for... Read more » The post First Semester Final Exams Waived appeared first on News Ocean City...READ POST.

Fatal Shed Fire Caused By Heating Appliance

Posted by The Dispatch | Tuesday, January 18, 2022
WEST OCEAN CITY — The cause of a fatal fire in West Ocean City late Monday night has been determined to be accidental and caused by a heating appliance placed too close to combustibles.Around 10:50 p.m. on Monday, a Worcester County Sheriff’s Deputy patrolling in the area of Elm Street in West Ocean City observed... Read more » The post Fatal Shed Fire Caused By Heating Appliance appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Committee Reviews Studies, Cost Estimates For Dredge Project

Posted by The Dispatch | Tuesday, January 18, 2022
FENWICK ISLAND – A review of archeological studies, cost estimates and timelines highlighted a recent dredging meeting in Fenwick Island.Last Friday, the Fenwick Island Dredging Committee met to discuss the next steps in a long-awaited dredging project of the Little Assawoman Bay. As the town continues to pursue a partnership with Seatowne, a residential community... Read more » The post Committee Reviews Studies, Cost Estimates For Dredge Project appeared first on News Ocean City...READ POST.

Ocean City Dismissed From Flying Umbrella Lawsuit

Posted by The Dispatch | Tuesday, January 18, 2022
OCEAN CITY- Ocean City late last week was dismissed as a defendant in a civil suit filed last June in federal court by a plaintiff impaled in the chest by a flying umbrella on the beach in July 2018.In July 2018, Pennsylvania resident Jill Mendygral was impaled in the chest by a rented beach umbrella... Read more » The post Ocean City Dismissed From Flying Umbrella Lawsuit appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Margaritaville Developers Ready To Discuss Next Steps

Posted by The Dispatch | Monday, January 17, 2022
OCEAN CITY – Plans for a Margaritaville Hotel and Resort on the Boardwalk are once again moving forward.After putting the project on hold in early December, developers advised Ocean City officials they’re now ready to move forward and have made a few improvements to the proposal. They’re eager to meet with city staff to discuss... Read more » The post Margaritaville Developers Ready To Discuss Next Steps appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

Still Some Good Rockfish Around

Posted by The Dispatch | Saturday, January 15, 2022
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6vBBlmXLcgWe had some sunshine today, but other than that the weather definitely took a turn for the worse.  It was very windy today and that ushered in some colder temps so there definitely wasn’t much fishing going on.  The weather for the weekend looks real bad as a strong coastal storm is forecast to move... Read more » The post Still Some Good Rockfish Around appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.
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