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In 1963, city hired detectives to enforce resort’s blue laws - Ocean City Sentinel: History

In 1963, city hired detectives to enforce resort’s blue laws

They were going to check if merchants were illegally doing business on Sundays

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Posted: Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:57 am

OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City Sentinel-Ledger reported Aug. 9, 1963 that private detectives were making purchases around town to see if merchants violated the Sunday blue laws.

Mayor B. Thomas Waldman announced that the city retained the William J. Burns International Detective Agency, Inc. the paper reported.

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