05/26/2022 | Skyrocketing fuel prices worry captains

Skyrocketing fuel prices worry captains

OCEAN CITY – While most are feeling the pain at the pumps, perhaps no industry is harder hit than the local fishing industry. With the recreational and charter offshore fishing season just beginning, rising fuel costs, especially diesel, which now cost nearly $7 a gallon, threaten to reduce some…

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The Ocean City shooting is still under investigation

The Ocean City shooting is still under investigation

OCEAN CITY — Resort police are still investigating a reported downtown shooting this week early last Sunday. At approximately 1:10 a.m. last Sunday, the Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) responded to the Talbot Street area for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, OCPD officers located an 18-year-old man with a gunshot wound believed to be…

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OCPD begins training on body-worn cameras

OCPD begins training on body-worn cameras

OCEAN CITY – With the arrival of the summer season and the expected spike in crime, Ocean City police officers will be equipped with a new tool in their toolbox in the form of body-worn cameras to record incidents and the interactions. In February, the mayor and council approved a contract with private supplier Axon to…

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City pursues Gillis Gilkerson proposal for Heron Park

City pursues Gillis Gilkerson proposal for Heron Park

BERLIN– City authorities begin protracted negotiations over Heron Park with Gillis Gilkerson. Berlin City Council voted 4-0 on Monday to begin an extended period of negotiations with Gillis Gilkerson over the sale of plots in Heron Park. “It’s not to sell them but it allows us to be able to…

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