A car dealership that recently changed hands in Ocean City has been bought by the parent company, and closed for good. The former Perry Egan dealership on Simpson Avenue was closed at the end of last month and its employees were let go. It recently traded as Ocean City Chevrolet; it was operating at the…
Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian will have a challenge for his job in the spring. Former Ocean City council president John Flood announced that he will run against Gillian in the May election. Flood is expected to run on a campaign that challenges an ambitious capital project plan fronted by Gillian.
Hey look, it’s Ponch! That’s what Ocean City visitors will be saying as Erik Estrada passes by them as the grand marshall of the 2018 Ocean City Doo Dah Parade to be held on April 14th. Estrada will also serve as master of ceremonies for the Mr. Mature America Pageant.
Ocean City’s council has approved a new five year plan that will dedicate $100 million to various capital improvement projects. About a third of the money will be spent for various road and drainage improvements in the city. Additional drainage will be added to flood prone areas on the island.
Ocean City Police are asking for the public’s help with identifying a man who was involved with a theft at the Sunoco Gas Station on34th Street on Monday. Police say the man committed the theft and fled on foot; it’s possible he lives in the area near the gas station. If you have any details,…
Ocean City now has a clear path on the entire length of its boardwalk. Mayor Jay Gillian announced that the reconstruction project has advanced to the point where the decking has been restored in front of businesses between 10th and 12th streets. Various railings and lampposts are being re-installed.
Ocean City officials unveiled a new five-year capital plan on Thursday that would commit about $100 million towards necessary improvement projects. Mayor Jay Gillian announced that the funding would be used on roads, drainage, back bay, and beach maintenance. The plan will next be reviewed by Council.
Ocean City will be hosting a free rabies clinic this Saturday. City officials say the clinic will be held at the firehouse located at 550 Asbury Avenue from 10:00am until Noon. Fees are charged for dog licenses in Ocean City.
Ocean City is in the process of moving stockpiled sand to help rebuild the dunes between 10th Street and 12th Street in the city. City officials say the sand was placed during a recent federally-funded beach fill project; the boardwalk is also being repaired in the same two block area.
Ocean City Councilman Robert Barr announced that the city’s next Fourth Ward meeting will be held this Saturday at the Ocean City Free Public Library at 10:00am. Residents can come to the meeting to discuss any Ward or city-wide issues for which they need additional information.