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Jun 12, 2018

Editorial Advisory Board: Lions and tigers and bares – oh my!

In our effort to eliminate wrongful discrimination, have we moved to a place where even a recognition of the differences between the sexes is deemed unlawful?

Sep 24, 2013

Go For the Food: Ocean City for crabs & carbs

OCEAN CITY — The crabs, and carbs, aren’t just in Baltimore. In Ocean City, Maryland’s long-time seaside resort town, the creations of some of the low-key restaurants, crab shacks and strip mall seafood huts are proving to be just as much a draw as the Atlantic Ocean east of the Coastal Highway and scenic waterfront […]

Sep 4, 2013

Ocean City drops idea of cars on beach

OCEAN CITY — Town leaders have rejected a plan to allow surf fishermen to drive on Ocean City beaches. The Daily Times reports that the town council unanimously voted Tuesday to drop the proposal in response to public opposition. Mayor Rick Meehan says the comments he received were overwhelmingly negative. Last month, Councilman Joe Mitrecic […]

Apr 23, 2013

Ocean City finishes $6M boardwalk rebuild

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City officials say the last nail has been hammered in their three-year, $6 million boardwalk rebuilding project. Resort officials say the last planks were nailed in place on Friday, although a few finishing touches remain. City Engineer Terry McGean told The Daily Times of Salisbury that the beach resort was able […]

Apr 3, 2013

Dewey Beach may ban smoking for beach visitors

DEWEY BEACH, Del. — Officials in Dewey Beach are considering banning smoking on the beach. Mayor Diane Hanson tells The News Journal many people have requested a smoking ban. If it passes, Dewey would become Delaware’s fifth coastal town to restrict smoking. Fenwick Island enacted a smoking ban earlier this year. Bethany Beach and the […]

Aug 10, 2012

Fenwick Island considers smoking ban for beaches

FENWICK ISLAND, Del. — Environmental leaders in Fenwick Island are pushing for a smoking ban on the town’s beaches. Marry Ellen Langan, chairwoman of the Fenwick Island Environmental Committee, says cigarettes are the No. 1 polluter on beaches worldwide. She says she thinks there will be a lot of support for a ban. The Daily […]

Aug 7, 2012

Finding a way to get away

I always feel guilty taking time off even though I know in my head it doesn't make sense to feel this way. ...

Jun 27, 2012

Dewey, Ocean City rank among cleanest U.S. beaches

DEWEY BEACH, Del. — Two beaches along the Maryland and Delaware shore have made the list of the nation’s cleanest beaches. Delaware’s Dewey Beach and Maryland’s Ocean City beach have earned a five-star rating. The Natural Resources Defense Council found that they were among a dozen beaches that follow best practices and violated health standards […]

Jun 18, 2012

Ocean City office helps foreign students find jobs

OCEAN CITY — Two Romanians who spent summers working in Ocean City on student visas have opened their own office downtown to help other foreign students get jobs at the resort. Friends and fellow Romanians Calin Voicu and Mihai Paun came to Ocean City in 2006 to start their placement service, which they call All […]

May 23, 2012

Optimism seen for Ocean City’s 2012 beach season

OCEAN CITY — The head of a think tank at Salisbury University says the value-conscious mind-set of beachgoers could be changing. Memo Diriker, who heads the BEACON economic think tank, says he is hearing that many believe the upcoming summer season is going to be clearly better than the past few years. And while gas […]

May 21, 2012

New season, new attractions in Ocean City

OCEAN CITY — The boardwalk has been a tourism nucleus for decades. And while it stays relatively the same year after year, with a multitude of stores, eateries and other attractions, each season brings a few changes. This season, visitors will notice the actual boardwalk has received a facelift. During the off-season, some portions of […]

Apr 30, 2012

Bethany Beach increasing Wi-Fi access this summer

BETHANY BEACH, Del. — Visitors to Bethany Beach this summer will be able to enjoy free Wi-Fi access in the boardwalk area and on the beach. Town Manager Cliff Graviet tells The Daily Times of Salisbury that Bethany Beach hopes to offer free Wi-Fi on the beach, boardwalk and bandstand by Memorial Day. Residents have […]

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