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Labor and housing shortages cast shadow over Ocean City’s season (access required)

It’s shaping up to be a record-setting year for Ocean City, Maryland, as many newly vaccinated beachgoers celebrate their first chance to travel since the start of the pandemic. “The phrase I’ve been quoted saying is, everybody’s got cabin fever on ...

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4th Circuit weighs constitutionality of Ocean City’s topless ban (access required)

A seemingly divided 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday considered whether Ocean City’s prohibition on women going topless violates the Constitution’s guarantee of equal treatment under the law because men are permitted to go bare-chested in the Eastern ...

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Ocean City seeks to shush the boardwalk a little (access required)

OCEAN CITY, Md. — The Town of Ocean City is considering a new noise ordinance this week to tighten up on loud music and shouting on its iconic boardwalk. The town council will take up discussion at its Monday meeting ...

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Ocean City defends topless ban in 4th Circuit filing (access required)

Ocean City’s prohibition on women going topless “protects and advances the prevailing sensibilities” of its residents and visitors, the Eastern Shore beach town told a U.S. appeals court Thursday as it considers whether the ban violates the Constitution’s guarantee of equal treatment under the law because men are permitted to go-bare chested.

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