4th of July Blast in Ocean Pines

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The Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department will once again host a 4th of July fireworks celebration at Veterans Memorial Park on Route 589 and Cathell Road.   From the Ocean Pines Association: The event this year is scheduled from 5-8:45 p.m. on Monday, July 4, with carnival games, dry slides and bounce houses for…

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Independence Day Travel Tips

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Vehicles, cyclists, scooters and pedestrians will all be on the move this weekend. DelDOT urges drivers and everyone to proceed with caution and to expect congestion.To date, there have been 75 crash-related fatalities in Delaware this year, a 40% increase over the same time of last year. “No matter how you plan to get around…

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Fire Officials: Don’t Blow It With Fireworks Safety

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The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office reminds Delawareans to play it safe as Independence Day approaches.Most consumer fireworks are illegal to possess and use. Also, sparklers and other novelty items may be set off on July 4th only.Fireworks that launch into the air and explode are illegal in The First State. Firecrackers and bottle rockets…

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Prepare For 4th Of July Traffic: Here’s What To Know

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Independence Day is almost here, and the height of the summer tourism season at the beach is beginning. That means more people on the roads, and more traffic considerations you should plan for. Delaware Department of Transportation Community Relations Director C.R. McLeod told WGMD News that many lane closures will start to be lifted early…

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2020 Will Go Out With A Bang In Ocean City

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Plans to reschedule Ocean City’s postponed 4th of July fireworks fizzle out. Members of Council voted in favor of applying deposits with Celebration Fireworks toward a New Year’s Eve display, and are working with the same vendor on Independence Day 2021. Fireworks will be sent up December 31st at Northside Park, and at the park…

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Ocean City will hold July 4th fireworks

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Ocean City Council voted Monday night to approve moving forward on July 4th fireworks by a 6-1 vote with Councilman Dennis Dare dissenting. The vote gave Town Manager Doug Miller direction to sign a contract with a July date. The contract also has an August and September date giving the town flexibility if they need to…

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Delaware Troopers Urge Caution Ahead of 4th of July

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As we approach the Independence Day holiday on July 4th, the Delaware State Police is sending a happy holiday to residents and visitors, but is also issuing a public safety message. Troopers say they will be focusing on deterring, tracking, targeting and arresting impaired drivers to reduce traffic fatalities and serious injuries on state highways.…

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