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Trimper’s Rides Planning To Host Weekly Greenmarket

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2020
OCEAN CITY – A new farmers market will debut at Trimper’s Rides this week.Beginning this Friday, Trimper’s Rides will debut its weekly Trimper’s Greenmarket.From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Friday, the Greenmarket will provide a platform for local farmers to sell their goods to the public and the city’s restaurants.Trimper’s Rides President Antoinette Bruno... Read more » The post Trimper’s Rides Planning To Host Weekly Greenmarket appeared first on News...READ POST.

Colorado Man Arrested For Attempted Burglary

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2020
OCEAN CITY — A Colorado man was arrested last weekend after allegedly breaking a window and trying to gain entry to a midtown residence before scrapping with police attempting to arrest him.Around 11:40 p.m. last Saturday, an Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officer responded to a residence at 54th Street for a burglary that had... Read more » The post Colorado Man Arrested For Attempted Burglary appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Council Approves Funds To Beef Up City Hall Security

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2020
OCEAN CITY — Resort officials this week approved the reallocation of $60,000 in savings from the completed Boardwalk access control project to fund security improvements at City Hall.Last year, the town of Ocean City completed a two-phase project aimed at limiting vehicular access to the Boardwalk for safety reasons after a series of terrorist attacks... Read more » The post Council Approves Funds To Beef Up City Hall Security appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

Wicomico Eyes Second Amendment Sanctuary Status

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2020
SALISBURY – An effort to declare Wicomico County a Second Amendment sanctuary county moved forward last week with an open work session to discuss a proposed resolution.In a work session last week, the Wicomico County Council met with Sheriff Mike Lewis to discuss a proposed resolution declaring Wicomico a Second Amendment sanctuary county, or a... Read more » The post Wicomico Eyes Second Amendment Sanctuary Status appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Fenwick Council Votes To Ease Outdoor Seating Requirements

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2020
FENWICK ISLAND – Officials in Fenwick Island last week agreed to relax special event requirements for the summer season as businesses prepare to safety accommodate patrons.Last Friday, the Fenwick Island Town Council voted unanimously to a resolution relaxing the resort’s special event requirements this summer as the state’s economic recovery efforts continue.Town Manager Terry Tieman... Read more » The post Fenwick Council Votes To Ease Outdoor Seating Requirements...READ POST.

Challenger Retiring From County After Three Decades

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2020
SNOW HILL — Worcester County Tourism (WCT) Director Lisa Challenger will retire effective May 29, after 31 years of public service to the community.Challenger joined WCT as the director on Sept. 11, 1989, and she has played a pivotal role in shaping tourism in Worcester County and across the State of Maryland.“Tourism supports 14,228 jobs... Read more » The post Challenger Retiring From County After Three Decades appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

What’s Your Sign? – May 29, 2020

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2020
ARIES (March 21 to April 19): Your Aries self-esteem level is high, as is your impatience to see more action come your way in the workplace. Good news, Lamb: It could start to happen sooner than you think.TAURUS (April 20 to May 20): Changing things now could upset a lot of people. But if you... Read more » The post What’s Your Sign? – May 29, 2020 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Worcester To Extend Sewer Service On Gum Point Road

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2020
SNOW HILL –   County officials agreed to extend a sewer line down Gum Point Road this week.On Tuesday the Worcester County Commissioners voted unanimously to create the Gum Point Road Area Sanitary Service Area and extend sewer line down the road.“The removal of septic systems is in the best interests of the residents of the... Read more » The post Worcester To Extend Sewer Service On Gum Point Road appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Vanishing Ocean City With Bunk Mann – May 29, 2020

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2020
Ocean City’s motel industry developed in the mid-1950s following the opening of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and the desire of young families for lodging that was casual, inexpensive and that offered easy on-site parking. Within a decade, the vacant land between 15th and 33rd streets became known as “Motel Row.”Motel Row grew from a few initial motels... Read more » The post Vanishing Ocean City With Bunk Mann – May 29, 2020 appeared first on News Ocean City...READ POST.

Voices From The Readers – May 29, 2020

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2020
Making Room In Our BoatsEditor:A rising tide lifts all boats. On the Eastern Shore, this is an image that rings true. But in the most challenging times, the question we must ask ourselves is – what about those without a boat?As communities, here on the Shore and around the globe, share in the devastating impacts... Read more » The post Voices From The Readers – May 29, 2020 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Fenwick Island Committee Asked To Study Hotel Moratorium Issue

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2020
ENWICK ISLAND – Officials in Fenwick Island last week agreed to refer a moratorium on hotel construction to a town committee.Last Friday, the Fenwick Island Town Council voted unanimously to refer a 15-month moratorium on hotel construction to the Charter and Ordinance Committee for discussion.“My thought is we need to go ahead and do something,”... Read more » The post Fenwick Island Committee Asked To Study Hotel Moratorium Issue appeared first on News Ocean City...READ POST.

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – May 29, 2020

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2020
Napoleon Hill once wrote, “Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune or temporary defeat.” That came to mind this week with how a couple schools handled graduation efforts.  Over the last two months, schools across the country have been forced to scrap traditional graduation plans in favor of other less formal celebrations.In the... Read more » The post Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – May 29, 2020 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast...READ POST.

Ocean City Advances Homeownership Incentive Program

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2020
OCEAN CITY — Resort officials this week moved forward with the effort to encourage more people  to make Ocean City their year-round home by relaxing some fees associated with new construction and creating other incentives including potential property tax relief.For the last year or so, the Mayor and Council have heard concerns from property owners... Read more » The post Ocean City Advances Homeownership Incentive Program appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch...READ POST.

Potential Funding For Airport, School Projects Questioned

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2020
SALISBURY –  Questions surrounding the Salisbury airport and Mardela Middle and High School highlighted last week’s work session on the county Capital Improvement Program.Last week, the Wicomico County Council held a work session on the fiscal years 2021-2025 Capital Improvement Program (CIP).Officials kicked off the meeting with a discussion on the Salisbury Regional Airport.In April,... Read more » The post Potential Funding For Airport, School Projects Questioned...READ POST.

A Look at Local Sports this Week in Years Past

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2020
With spring high school sports seasons on indefinite hiatus, The Dispatch thought it might be interesting and fun to take a look back at what was making local sports headlines this same week in years past. Many of the players went on to do great things in college both athletically and academically and some now... Read more » The post A Look at Local Sports this Week in Years Past appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

A Week In Business – May 29, 2020

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2020
Physician RecognizedBERLIN – The American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) has named Dr. Kathleen M. Henley its 2020 Young Osteopathic Physician of the year.Henley completed her medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013 and is board certified in family medicine. She joined Atlantic General Hospital in 2016 as a hospitalist to... Read more » The post A Week In Business – May 29, 2020 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast...READ POST.

OCBP Alumni Of The Week, Dave Fleming: Lessons Learned

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2020
(Editor’s Note: The following is a series on the men and women who have spent their summers protecting all those who came to Ocean City for fun and safe vacation.)OCEAN CITY — Dave Fleming grew up in the northeast section of Baltimore City where as he put it, “not many kids from my neighborhood were... Read more » The post OCBP Alumni Of The Week, Dave Fleming: Lessons Learned appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Three Charged In Downtown Assault

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2020
OCEAN CITY — Three Delaware men were arrested on robbery and assault charges last weekend after allegedly attacking three juveniles on a side street off the Boardwalk.Around 1:20 a.m. last Saturday, an Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officer on mounted patrol at 2nd Street and the beach observed a crowd of people on a concrete... Read more » The post Three Charged In Downtown Assault appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.

Outdoor Dining Not Enough From Governor

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2020
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan should have allowed some inside dining capacity this week. Instead of granting limited interior dining capacity, Ocean City restaurants will be behind their Delaware counterparts who as of Monday will be permitted 30% interior capacity in addition to outside dining.We have been largely supportive of the governor’s handling of the COVID-19... Read more » The post Outdoor Dining Not Enough From Governor appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast...READ POST.

Things I Like – May 29, 2020

Posted by The Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2020
The vinegar foot pedal at Thrasher’sEarly morning activity of a bird houseGraduation paradesPeople who make the best out of a bad situationLearning from a mistakeAn honest assessmentLearning a new word from a news articleBike ride chats with my sonHow a morning shower can change an outlookTalking to a teacher about this school yearWatching kids play... Read more » The post Things I Like – May 29, 2020 appeared first on News Ocean City Maryland Coast Dispatch Newspaper. ...READ POST.
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