Woman Struck and Critically Injured by Auto in Ocean City

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For the second time this week, Ocean City police are investigating another pedestrian accident. Just before 10:20 p.m. Wednesday, a woman was struck and critically injured on southbound Coastal Highway at 139th Street. They found her facedown on the roadway, unconscious but still breathing. She was taken to a trauma center. The striking auto and…

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Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Ocean City

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A man was struck and killed Monday evening in Ocean City at 47th Street on the northbound side of Coastal Highway. It was reported around 9:40 p.m. The driver of the striking vehicle, a BMW, remained at the scene. This article will be updated as more info becomes available.  

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Coast Guard Rescue 4 from Fishing Boat off Ocean City

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Four people were rescued when their boat began taking on water about 15 miles off Ocean City. Coast Guard watchstanders received a distress alert from the fishing boat “Hot Pursuit” – the captain said they didn’t know if they could make it back to port before it sank. A motor life boat crew from Coast…

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Reaching The Beach: More Funding Announced For MD 90 Project

Governor Larry Hogan and Maryland Transportation Secretary James Ports Jr. spoke near Ocean City Monday (photo courtesy of Governor Larry Hogan's Office)
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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Monday announced that $15-million will be allocated to move the Maryland Route 90 project forward. The funding will enable the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration to accelerate planning and move to the design phase for improving the 12-mile stretch between Route 50 and Coastal Highway.The western portion of Route…

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Update: Ocean City Summer Kickoff, Memorial Day Observance Rescheduled For Mon. May 30th

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Ocean City’s Memorial Day weekend kickoff event has been rescheduled until Monday morning at 11:00.The reason: the possibility of inclement weather and concern for the safety of skydivers.Skydivers will deliver flags onto the beach Monday morning, and a ceremony will honor the fallen who served our country.Other activities will celebrate the start of the summer…

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Police Investigate Shooting Incident in Downtown O.C.

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Ocean City police received several calls after about a half dozen shots were heard near the boardwalk and Talbot Street around 1:10 a.m. on Sunday. That is where police found one man, an approximately 20-year-old, with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to his leg. He was taken by EMS to a trauma center…

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Video | Gov. Larry Hogan Addresses Law Enforcement Training Session In Ocean City

Governor Larry Hogan addressed Maryland law enforcement officers in Ocean City Tuesday (photo courtesy of the office of Governor Larry Hogan)
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Governor Larry Hogan (R.-Md.) appeared in Ocean City Tuesday to address the Maryland Municipal League Police Executive Association Annual Training Conference. “Every single day that I have served as governor, I have been immensely proud of all our law enforcement officers, including all who serve in Maryland’s municipal police agencies,” Hogan said. “Our state and…

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US Wind, U. of Md. To Partner In Wind Power Research Project

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A wind power company pledges $11-million over ten years in a research partnership with the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.According to Baltimore-based U.S. Wind Incorporated, the research would take place in its 80,000-acre federal lease area off the Ocean City coast. Three research projects are aimed at understanding the potential effects of offshore…

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Route 90 Project Into Ocean City Begins Sunday

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During the final week of March, residents and visitors in Ocean City will be directed to use Route 50 into downtown Ocean City.A nearly 12-mile section of Route 90 will undergo maintenance on five consecutive nights, weather permitting, starting Sunday March 27th.According to the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration, the work will involve…

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Final Phase of Roland E. Powell Convention Center Expansion Finished in Ocean City

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Governor Larry Hogan today participated in a ribbon cutting for the third and final expansion of the Roland E. Powell Ocean City Convention Center. The $38 million expansion—a partnership between the State of Maryland and the Town of Ocean City—includes a new 30,000-square foot exhibition hall, and a 15,000-square foot bayside gallery.  “The entire mission…

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