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  • Sep 22 2017
    The route for the Bike MS: City to Shore Ride on Saturday (Sept. 23) will move to the Route 52 causeway this year. The riders will come into town on the Ninth Street Bridge and use Bay Avenue to Fifth Street to reach the traditional finish line at the boardwalk parking lot at end of Fifth Street. One inbound lane of the Route 52 causeway will be closed. Other detours will be at 10th Street and Bay Avenue (for northbound traffic), 8th Street and Bay Avenue (southbound)... details
  • Sep 22 2017
    Dear Friends, We were fortunate that Hurricane Jose passed by Ocean City without coming too close, and the long-range forecasts predict the same for Hurricane Maria. We re also very lucky that the Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to rebuild beaches at the north end of the island later this fall. The work will not take place until after these tropical storms have moved on. That means that any sand lost to some of the rough surf and high tides we ve experi... details
  • Sep 22 2017
    The Department of Fire and Rescue Services announces that all beaches guarded by the Ocean City Beach Patrol are now closed for the season. The ocean temperature remains unseasonably warm, but big waves and rough surf from distant Hurricane Maria are expected to continue through the weekend and next week. The OCBP urges bathers to use extreme caution, swim only in shallow water, and heed any potential warnings as conditions change. The beach patrol will staff an... details
  • Sep 20 2017
    Dear Friends, The route for the Bike MS: City to Shore Ride on Saturday (Sept. 23) will move onto the Route 52 causeway, which will bring thousands of bicycle riders into town at Ninth Street. Ocean City is fully supportive of the charity ride and its important mission in supporting MS research. The city has enjoyed a long and mutually beneficial relationship with the annual event. Like so many others, my family has been affected by MS, and I will always be 10... details