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  • Dead shark washes up on Ocean City beach

    Dead shark washes up on Ocean City beach

    A 6-foot-long shark washed up Monday on the 120th Street beach in Ocean City. The shark was dead when it washed up, town officials said, and Ocean City lifeguards pulled it from the water in front of a crowd of beach-goers. It was unclear what type of shark it was, town officials said. No other...

  • Ocean City preparing to shore up beaches this fall, a year early

    Ocean City preparing to shore up beaches this fall, a year early

    Engineers will pump enough sand to fill nearly 300 Olympic-size pools onto Ocean City beaches this fall, one year ahead of schedule because of erosion caused by a record-setting winter storm last year. The Army Corps of Engineers has hired an Illinois-based contractor for the $12.7 million Ocean...

  • Uber business booming at Delaware beaches

    Uber business booming at Delaware beaches

    DEWEY BEACH, Del. (AP) — Derek Rowe has been driving for Uber for just six weeks, and in that short period, he has encountered a fistfight in his car, had an enthralling conversation with a disabled war vet and was asked to help spy on a man's girlfriend. But business is booming at the beaches...

  • Beach replenishment at Ocean City moved up a year

    Beach replenishment at Ocean City moved up a year

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Maryland's senior senator said Monday that planned replenishment of Ocean City's beach has been moved up a year by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Sen. Ben Cardin said the $3 million project will begin after this summer is over, instead of the end of the 2018 season. The...

  • Judge finds White Marlin Open winner violated rules, disqualified from $2.8 million in prize money

    Judge finds White Marlin Open winner violated rules, disqualified from $2.8 million in prize money

    A federal judge in Baltimore has ruled that a Florida man will not receive the more than $2.8 million in prize money because he violated the rules of the White Marlin Open fishing tournament in Ocean City. U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett said Philip G. Heasley of Naples, Fla., who caught...

Retro Ocean City: 100-plus photos of summer days past

Ocean City has been the go-to beach destination for vacationers for generations. Visitors of all ages love the beach town for its sun, surf, sand, boardwalk, entertainment and food. We've dipped into our archives and found an array of O.C. pictures from the past -- from the 1930s to the 1990s....More

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