The popular B&B Department Store will close its doors in Ocean City next month. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the store announced the closure on social media. The store has been open year round for decades on Asbury Avenue. The owner of the store is retiring.
A big wind farm project to be offshore of Cape May County has filed intentions with the state to bring its power lines through Ocean City. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Orsted filed a petition with the state late Wednesday. New legislation in Trenton would allow these companies to bring their power lines…
Ocean City officials vote late last week against a plan that would have temporarily shared its Chief Financial Officer with Sea Isle City. Sea Isle was exploring this option due to the retirement of its CFO, Paula Doll. Ocean City’s Council nixed the idea on a 5-2 vote.
Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian announced his re-election bid Sunday. Gillian held a political event on the boardwalk and announced that he will run again for mayor. Councilman Keith Hartzell is the only other declared candidate, to date.
83 year old John Francis Wilson lost his life in Ocean City after another vehicle struck him with its side view mirror. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the vehicle was driven by 33 year old Douglas Montealegre who was driving with a suspended license. Wilson walked out between two parked cars on Asbury…
Ocean City officials will commission a study to look into a parking deck for the resort. Mayor Jay Gillian announced that the study comes at the request of downtown business members and boardwalk merchants. Gillian announced that a shuttle system will return this summer.
The Ocean City Public School District has confirmed that in-person instruction will resume on Monday. The school district issued a statement on social media requiring a well-fitted mask for students, and a requirement to stay home if a student feels sick.
A paving project on Ocean City’s West Avenue will occur the week before Christmas. Mayor Jay Gillian announced that the paving work will be done from 26th Street to 34th Street and should be done before the holiday. A bayside dredging project will also commence this week as well.
There will be two brief, planned power outages in Ocean City on Wednesday. City officials say the outages will last about 15 minutes apiece and will start at 7:30am, and 7:45am respectively. The outages are needed in certain parts of the city for maintenance of electrical systems and will impact approximately 3,000 customers.
Work will begin soon on a section of Asbury Avenue in Ocean City. City officials announced that pipe work will be done on a section of the roadway from 36th Street to 39th Street. Siphon drains are being eliminated.