Update #2: Man Gets Shot on Ocean City Boardwalk

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Update @ 4 a.m. Tuesday Police are asking if anyone can identify the persons appearing in this screenshot from the surveillance video to contact police at 410-520-5136 or via the OCPD website. Photo courtesy OCPD Update @ 9:20 a.m. Monday One person has been shot in Ocean City in the area of North Division Street and…

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Ocean City Engineer Terry McGean To Become City Manager

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Ocean City makes it official: the city engineer for the past three decades will become the new City Manager. Terry McGean has been selected by City Council to replace Doug Miller when Miller steps down. McGean is being credited for bringing various projects to fruition over the years including beach replenishment, multiple expansions of the…

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It’s Almost Time For OC-toberfest

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Ocean City will offer up spooky fall family fun through the rest of the month, including the 10th O.C.Toberfest this Friday through Sunday. Activities include the giant Halloween Beach Maze. Saturday will feature the Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade on the boardwalk, starting at 1:00 p.m. near North Division Street. Participants are encouraged to dress up their…

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OC Police Arrest 4 On Boardwalk; Video Goes Viral

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Ocean City Police made several arrests over the weekend as they tried to enforce a ban on smoking and vaping outside of designated spots on the boardwalk. Cellphone video of the arrests is also under review and being widely circulated on social media. Police said officers saw one 19-year-old man vaping in the area of…

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OC Police Investigate Boardwalk Assault

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Ocean City Police are looking for the suspect and a victim in an assault on the boardwalk early Sunday morning, May 16th. The incident was captured on the City Watch surveillance camera. The suspect was with a group of four or five other people, and one of them was seen taking cellphone video of the…

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Ocean City Extends Mask Declaration

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Ocean City will continue to operate under a local state of emergency for another 30 days, with a requirement in effect that face masks be worn on the boardwalk if someone is unable to keep at least six feet away from other people who are not in the same household. City Council members this week…

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Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival Postponed Until 2021

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Another popular seasonal event is scratched from the calendar. The Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival has been postponed from September 12th to September 11th, 2021 according to the Bethany- Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce. Organizers say they were unable to obtain the required permit. The chamber is planning  for safe outdoor gatherings as fall arrives.…

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OC: Bring A Mask, Or Get One, At The Boardwalk

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Ocean City wants Labor Day weekend visitors to keep in mind that masks are required on the boardwalk, between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. Mayor Rick Meehan says if someone does not have one, a mask is available at the Caroline Street information booth between 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. After Labor Day, the information…

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Face Coverings Mandatory on OC Boardwalk as of 5pm Friday

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Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan passed a declaration requiring everyone over the age of five to wear face coverings on Ocean City’s Boardwalk between the hours of 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. The ordinance takes effect Friday, July 31 at 5 p.m. The declaration was passed following Gov. Hogan’s expanded statewide masking order requiring face…

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Businesses Duped By Fast-Moving Cash Exchange

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A flim flam on the boardwalk is under investigation in Ocean City. According to police, two businesses lost money after a suspect approached a cashier to buy a small item, then asks for change for a larger bill. Then, he pulled out more bills, dropped them to confuse the cashier and was seen stealing money…

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Police Seek Clues In Ocean City Stabbing June 7th

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Ocean City Police continue to investigate a June 7th stabbing on the boardwalk. Police re-issued surveillance photos Wednesday of possible suspects who are being sought. The stabbing occurred during a fight involving multiple people between 6th Street and 7th Street on the boardwalk at about 4:34 a.m. June 7th. Anyone who witnessed the assault or…

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5 Arrested For Recent Ocean City Assaults

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Ocean City Police have arrested five suspects in connection with recent assaults on the boardwalk. Police said one person was stabbed in the back during an assault at 15th Street and the boardwalk on the night of June 9th. An investigation determined that the same group of people were involved in another assault at 11th…

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VIDEO: OCPD Chief Speaks Out on Recent Violence in Town

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Ocean City has seen an uptick in violence in the past few weeks – along with many other cities across the country. While most of the violent incidents have occurred at night – there have also been some daytime incidents. And videos that have appeared on social media. Police Chief Ross Buzzuro in a statement…

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Two suspects sought in Ocean City boardwalk stabbing

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Ocean City Police are searching for two suspects in connection with a stabbing incident on the boardwalk over the weekend. According to police, a fight broke out involving several people early Sunday morning between 6th Street and 7th Street. One person was stabbed at about 4:34 a.m. Police released surveillance photos of two possible suspects.…

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UPDATED: Ocean City to reopen the beach, Boardwalk

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Ocean City is poised to reopen the beach, Boardwalk, and the inlet parking lot to everyone beginning Saturday, May 9, 2020. The decision comes after Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan signed a declaration during Monday night’s meeting. (see below) Mayor Rick Meehan joined WGMD’s Mike Bradley Tuesday morning where he explained that the order does…

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Rehoboth PD Monitoring Out-of-State Travelers in City Limits

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In response to concerns of many local residents over the influx of out-of-state travelers into the Rehoboth Beach and other coastal resort communities, the Rehoboth Beach Police Department began an initiative on April 3rd, 2020 to closely monitor out-of-state travelers within city limits.  The main goal of this on-going initiative is to take action to monitor, inform,…

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