Report: Former OPA Board member Tom Sandusky has passed away

Sandusky reportedly passed away on Sunday, Aug. 2 in New Jersey. He was 81.

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UPDATE: Worcester County Cancels Ban on Outdoor Burning Beginning Aug 5

The outdoor burning ban in effect for Worcester County since the first week in July will be lifted beginning at 8 a.m. on August 5, 2020.

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High winds, ‘sting jet’ cause havoc during Tropic Storm Isaias

It was a wild, windy day in Ocean Pines because of Tropical Storm Isaias, with dozens of trees falling all over the community and Police and Public Works crews working throughout the morning and afternoon to keep up.

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OPMGA holds member-member tournament

Forty-eight members of the Ocean Pines Men's Golf Association participated in a member-member tournament on July 18.

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Comcast Update: August 3

Comcast this week continues to work on infrastructure in several areas of Ocean Pines.

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Trash collection to start earlier

Because of forecasts related to Tropical Storm Isaias, Republic Services will collect trash one hour earlier this Tuesday morning.

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Ocean Pines marketplace to celebrate National Farmers Market Week

Ocean Pines is celebrating National Farmers Market Week from Aug. 2-8, as the bayside community shows appreciation for its year-round farmers and artisans market.

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Board election ballot deadline Aug. 5

Property owners who have not yet voted in the Ocean Pines Board of Directors election are reminded that ballots must be received by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5.

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Officials urge preparedness ahead of likely high winds, rain due to Tropical Storm Isaias

The Berlin/Ocean Pines area is now under a tropical storm warning, according to the National Weather Service (NWS), with storm conditions beginning as early as tonight.

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This Week in the Pines: Aug. 3

The area prepares for the first tropical storm of the season, Isaias, and the Ocean Pines election deadline (Aug. 5) and annual meeting (Aug. 8) are coming up later this week. All of this and more in this week's edition!

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OP GM announces completion of the Police building one month early and $100k under budget

After more than a decade of talking about renovating the cramped and outdated Ocean Pines Police headquarters, officers this week will finally move into a newly expanded and modernized space.

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Marylanders Urged to Monitor Hurricane Isaias, Which Could Impact Maryland Early Next Week

Now is the Time to Update Supply Kit, Include COVID-19 in Plans, and Know Your Zone

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WCPS to Begin in Stage One of Responsible Return Model

The following is a release from Worcester County Public Schools

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Ocean Pines area could see tropical storm conditions by Monday

As Hurricane Isaias develops, this area could see increased risk of swells and rip currents in local waterways over the weekend and tropical storm force winds by Monday morning, according to the Worcester County Department of Emergency Services.

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Ocean Pines Marinas: Suggested severe weather action plan for vessel owners

The following is as notice from Ocean Pines Marinas

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MD Census Response Rate Above National Average, Gov. Hogan Encourages Full Participation

The following is a July 31 release from the office of Gov. Larry Hogan

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Mayor Passes Declaration Requiring Face Coverings on the Boardwalk From 8 a.m. to 2 a.m.

The following is a July 31 release from the Town of Ocean City

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Governor Hogan Announces Expanded Statewide Mask Order, Out-of-State Travel Advisory

The following is a release from the office of Gov. Larry Hogan

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Fun, instructional tennis classes offered, Aug. 10-13

Ocean Pines will offer a four-day instructional tennis class for adults from Aug. 10-13 at the Ocean Pines Racquet Center on 11443 Manklin Creek Road.

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