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Sand Dunes & Sea Wall Protect Ocean City

November 18, 2012

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Much of the Ocean City, Maryland, boardwalk would have been damaged — if not destroyed — by Hurricane Sandy in early November, if not for the solid sea wall. What if the waves had been significantly higher . . . ?   I believe that much of the New Jersey shoreline damaged in the hurricane […]

Gov. Martin O’Malley Speaks Out In Support Of Worcester County Farm Family

November 18, 2011

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Gov. Martin O’Malley has taken the unusual step of intervening with the Law Clinic at his alma mater, the University of Maryland School of Law, on behalf of a beleaguered Worcester County farm family. A costly environmental lawsuit filed against the Hudson family farm has been a source of local controversy from the beginning. The […]

The Wonder of Ordinary Places (via Notes from Near and Far)

May 13, 2011

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Below is a beautiful post, by  Julian Hoffman, that made me stop and think about the ordinary places I know in Maryland. Good reading for anyone interested in our environment. Irreplaceable environment is not just spectacular vistas, like the dunes, beaches and ocean at Assateague Island. It’s also the miles and miles of flat farmland […]

Maryland’s Changing Seasons (Photo Slide Show)

April 10, 2011

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There’s not many things you can be sure of in this life, but depend on this: The seasons are always changing in Maryland. It’s only a few weeks since our last, wet, spring snow on the Eastern Shore. In a few weeks more, summer will be upon us. While we still have time to think […]

New Year’s Ocean City, plus Winterfest Slide Show

December 30, 2010

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Herewith, a slide show of the 2010 Winterfest of Llights in Ocean City, Maryland. For photos of 2009 Winterfest,  click here, and here. For Winterfest 2008 photos, click here. and here. (Have I mentioned that we are accumulating quite a lot of CONTENT here at the Ocean City Blog?) Come visit Ocean City for the […]

A Few More Rt. 50 Snow Photos, 12-27-10

December 27, 2010

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Rt. 50 Eastern Shore Snow Advisory 12-27-2010

December 27, 2010

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WEATHER UPDATE, 10:45 P.M., DEC. 27, 2010: The low temperature in Ocean City overnight will be about 25 degrees. Tuesday will be sunny, windy, and a little warmer, with a high of about 37 to melt some of the snow and ice. Please use extreme caution if you must drive on Maryland’s Eastern Shore this […]