Ocean City Receives Advice Letter from Attorney General on Matter of Toplessness

June 15, 2017
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The letter, which was requested when the Worcester County State’s Attorney’s Office received a request from a woman who believed it was her constitutional right to be bare-chested on Ocean City’s beach, states that “it is our view that Maryland courts would hold that prohibiting women from exposing their breast in public while...
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Unsanctioned Event Expected Late July in Ocean City

June 14, 2017
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The Ocean City Police Department is advising residents and visitors to expect an unsanctioned event that will bring college-aged visitors to Ocean City on July 21-23, 2017.
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City of Newark Implements Changes for Visitors to Municipal Building

June 14, 2017
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With a continued focus on its commitment to service excellence, the City of Newark recently modified the layout of the municipal building to better serve its customers.
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DNREC to update community June 19, 2017 on Hockessin Ground Water Plume Site investigations

June 14, 2017
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Representatives from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), with support from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) will update the public about the contaminated Hockessin Ground Water Plume Site. The update will be held at the monthly meeting of the Greater Hockessin Area...
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Berlin Men Arrested for Armed Robbery

June 13, 2017
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The Ocean City Police Department recently arrested two men from Berlin, MD for an armed robbery that occurred on Friday, June 9, 2017.
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Maryland State Police Arrest Somerset County Man For Rape of a Minor

June 13, 2017
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Maryland State Police investigators from the Princess Anne Criminal Enforcement Division arrested a Somerset County man today on charges related to the rape of a minor.
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Rally for Recovery in Easton Draws Strong Showing

June 13, 2017
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Recovery for Shore's Rally for Recovery, held Saturday June 3, 2017 in downtown Easton, drew a diverse crowd of those in recovery and their family and friends along with many treatment providers and representatives of other recovery support organizations.
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Salisbury to Hold Silent Vigil for Brooke Mulford

June 12, 2017
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It is further ordered that on this night, Monday, June 12th, 2017, there be a silent vigil at the fountain in the Salisbury City Park, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
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Three Month Investigation into Fentanyl Laced Heroin in Dorchester County Ends With Arrest

June 12, 2017
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On Thursday, June 7, 2017 members of the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office, Cambridge Police Department, Dorchester County Narcotics Task Force and the Dorchester County States Attorney’s Office executed 3 Search & Seizure Warrants on 37 year old Brian D. Newcomb of 4942 Skinners Run Road, Hurlock, Md.
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Suspect Sought In Second Salisbury Shooting

June 10, 2017
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State and local police are searching for the person or persons responsible for a second overnight shooting in Wicomico County that left a Salisbury man dead.
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Search Underway For Suspects In Wicomico Co. Murder

June 10, 2017
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State and local police are searching for multiple suspects believed to have been involved in the overnight murder of a man who was shot after being confronted by the suspects at a Wicomico County home.
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Ocean City Passes Emergency Ordinance to Keep Toplessness Off of Beach While Awaiting AG Opinion

June 10, 2017
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While the Worcester County States’ Attorney waits for an opinion from the Maryland Attorney General’s Office, the Ocean City Council has passed local legislation after a woman expressed her desire to be bare-chested on Ocean City’s beach. The woman, an advocate to “normalize bare-chestedness,” believes it is her constitutional right under equal protection...
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TRAFFIC ALERT – DelDOT Welcomes Fans to the Firefly Music Festival Thursday, June 15 through Sunday, June 18, 2017

June 9, 2017
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The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) welcomes fans to the Firefly Music Festival, produced by Red Frog Events at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway in Dover. Four days of music will commence on Thursday, June 15 through Sunday, June 18, 2017.
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Despite Rumors Ocean City is Not Going Topless

June 9, 2017
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Despite what is being circulated on social media, the Town of Ocean City is not a topless beach and will not become a topless beach.
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Chesapeake Harvest Hires Production Manager

June 9, 2017
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Photo: Pictured is Elizabeth Beggins of St. Michaels, MD, who has been hired by Chesapeake Harvest in the position of Production Manager. Chesapeake Harvest, a subsidiary of the EEDC, envisions a regional food production and distribution system that increases sustainable agricultural employment on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and provides healthy food for its residents.

Chesapeake Harvest, a fresh produce purveyor located in Easton, MD, is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Beggins of St. Michaels, MD, as its new Production Manager, focusing on educating and enrolling the region’s farmers in Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certification – ensuring fruits and vegetables are produced, packed, handled, and stored as...
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MD State Police Barracks Become 24-hr Drop-off Locations For Unused Prescription Meds

June 8, 2017
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As part of Maryland’s combined effort to reduce opioid abuse, Maryland State Police barracks across the state have become around-the-clock drop-off locations for unused prescription medications.
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Board of Public Works Approves Cecil County Acquisition of 460-Acre Parcel Set to Become Bohemia River State Park

June 7, 2017
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The Board of Public Works today unanimously approved a Maryland Department of Natural Resources item to acquire 460 acres in Cecil County for the future development of a new state park.
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New Conservation Access Pass for Delaware wildlife areas Going on Sale July 1, 2017

June 7, 2017
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DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is launching Delaware’s new Conservation Access Pass July 1, 2017. Starting on that date, a Conservation Access Pass will be required for any registered motor vehicle used to access Division of Fish & Wildlife state wildlife areas for recreational activities such as birdwatching, wildlife photography, hiking and horseback...
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Delaware’s Sussex County’s “Open for Business” set for June 15, 2017

June 7, 2017
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You are invited to attend Sussex County’s “Open for Business,” a free business development session for startup and existing businesses, on Thursday, June 15, 2017 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the Sussex County Emergency Operations Center, located at 21911 Rudder Lane in Georgetown at the Delaware Coastal Airport.
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Delaware City and Augustine Beach boat ramps in New Castle County to close briefly this month for repairs

June 7, 2017
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The Delaware City Boat Ramp, located within Fort DuPont State Park, and the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp, located south of Port Penn, will each be closed temporarily this month to allow contractors to replace pilings that hold floating docks in place, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced. Shoreline fishing access will be unaffected...
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Progress on revitalization of former NVF site in Yorklyn to be showcased during Yorklyn Day festival

June 2, 2017
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Revitalization milestones will be on display from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, June 4, during the first Yorklyn Day festival at the former NVF manufacturing site in Yorklyn.
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