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The tall ship arrives at the resort on August 11

OCEAN CITY – The Nao Santa Maria is scheduled to dock in Ocean City on August 11 and stay there until September 5. The life-size replica of a 15th-century merchant ship, known as the carrack, features what would have been considered modern innovation 550 years ago. The Nao Victoria Foundation designed and built the…

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Chief administrator retires after 25 years in the county

Chief administrator retires after 25 years in the county

BERLIN – Worcester County Commissioners honored outgoing Chief Executive Officer Harold Higgins for his 25 years of service in the County this week. Commissioners on Tuesday presented Higgins, who is due to retire on August 20, a commendation highlighting his contributions to Worcester County over the past 25 years. “You always put the county …

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High Court upholds Ocean City law banning topless women

High Court upholds Ocean City law banning topless women

OCEAN CITY – Ocean City won this week in an appeal challenging the city’s ordinance banning female topless in public, but the victory was tempered somewhat by an acknowledgment of the public’s sensitivity to the issue may change . A panel of three judges from the US Fourth Circuit this week dismissed an appeal in a federal civil lawsuit …

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Ocean City investigates injured girl in ocean; Statement: “Marine life has not been excluded”

Ocean City investigates injured girl in ocean;  Statement:

OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City Beach Patrol continues to investigate the cause of a reported bite in the waters off 119th Street this week. Ocean City Beach Patrol Surf Rescue Technicians (SRTs) responded to a 12-year-old girl with a leg injury on the beach at 119th Street on Monday. According to a press release …

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