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Tag Archives: Ocean City

Eastern Shore communities consider tax increases

SALISBURY — Local governments in Maryland’s shore communities are weighing whether to raise taxes as they struggle with budgets hurt by declining property values. The Daily Times reports that Salisbury Mayor Jim Ireton has proposed raising the property tax rate ...

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Panel to consider Rocky Gap slots license

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland commission is scheduled to consider granting a slot machines license for a casino at Rocky Gap State Park. The state’s Video Lottery Facility Location Commission is set to consider the proposal on Thursday in Annapolis. Evitts ...

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Phase 1 of Ocean City boardwalk work almost done

OCEAN CITY — Crews are finishing the first phase of the Ocean City boardwalk reconstruction project. The Daily Times of Salisbury reports the boardwalk is expected to be ready in time for the town’s inaugural Susan G. Komen race Sunday. ...

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Legionnaires’ survivor sues Ocean City’s Plim Plaza

A historic Ocean City boardwalk hotel that was host to an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease last summer is being sued for $6 million by one of those afflicted with disease. Pat E. Dent and his wife, Martha, filed the lawsuit ...

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Wind bill blows through House, sets up Senate action

With lobbyists and business owners sitting in the balcony, the House of Delegates gave approval to offshore wind legislation supported by Gov. Martin O’Malley on Friday, shifting onus to the Senate and setting up the real show for next week. ...

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House of Delegates passes offshore wind bill

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland House of Delegates voted 88-47 on Friday for a scaled-back measure to help develop offshore wind off the coast of Ocean City in as soon as five years. Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley is backing the legislation ...

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O’Malley wind power bill gets preliminary OK in House

ANNAPOLIS — The House of Delegates gave preliminary approval on Thursday to an administration bill that creates incentives for developers to build wind turbines off the coast of Ocean City. HB 441 could receive a final vote in the House ...

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