Ocean City News

Mayor's Update -- Nov. 26, 2021


Dear Friends, I hope you were able to enjoy a safe, happy and healthy Thanksgiving with family and friends. We have much to be thankful for here in Ocean City, and I want to personally thank all of the residents, guests, businesses, city team member…

Owners Can Arrange to Have Private Slips Dredged


Ocean City's 2021-22 back bay dredging program will include maintenance dredging at North Point Lagoon, Snug Harbor, Carnival Bayou, Venetian Bayou, Sunny Harbor Lagoon, South Harbor Lagoon and Clubhouse/Bluefish Lagoons.Using the citywide dredging …

City Seeks Volunteers for First Night and Christmas Parade


First Night OCNJ is seeking volunteers to assist at various venues during Ocean City's family-friendly New Year's Eve celebration on Dec. 31. Anybody interested in helping is asked to visit firstnightocnj.com for more information and to complete thi…

Discounted Beach Tags for Summer 2022 on Sale


Seasonal beach tags for summer 2022 will go on sale starting Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. A discounted $20 price will remain in effect through May 31, 2022. On June 1, the price increases to $25.Beach tags are required for all beachgoers ages 12 and old…

Discount on First Night Buttons Ends Nov. 30


Admission buttons for Ocean City’s First Night celebration are on sale now, and a $5 discount for those who purchase early will be available only through Tuesday, Nov. 30.The buttons are on sale for $15. The price goes up to $20 on Dec. 1. Purchase …

Video of W. 17th Street Project Update Meeting


Managers and engineers for a flood mitigation project for West 17th Street were on hand at a neighborhood meeting to update residents on plans and schedules. The work is being coordinated with utility company upgrades. The meeting was held in the Se…

Water Main Replacement Project to Begin on 10th Street, Haven Avenue


New Jersey American Water is preparing to replace approximately 3,300 feet of aging 6-inch cast iron water main that was installed in the 1910s with new 8- and 12-inch ductile iron main along East 10th Street (from Palen Avenue to Haven Avenue) and …

Video of Ocean Wind Open House - Nov. 6, 2021


Ocean Wind, the company seeking federal and state approval to develop an offshore wind energy project off the coast of southern New Jersey, held an open house at the Ocean City Music Pier on Nov. 6, 2021 to answers questions from the public about th…

Coast Guard Seeks Input From Local Mariners on Intracoastal Waterway


The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking information from users of the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway as work continues to identify naturally deep water and shifting shoals. The Coast Guard is asking local mariners to provide information on conditions and …