Union, City Unable To Agree On New Labor Contract; City’s Last Offer Includes Raise, Schedule Changes


OCEAN CITY — The deadline for a new labor contract between the Town of Ocean City and its firefighters union expired at midnight on Monday with no break in the impasse over the proposed work schedules, resulting in the town’s “best and last offer” becoming the new contract by default. Since late January, the Town… Read more »

Q&A With Jim Ireton, Salisbury Councilman Weighing Congressional Run

Jim Ireton

SALISBURY — Salisbury City Councilman Jim Ireton may not be mayor anymore, but if his recent public hints and actions prove to be true, he might be taking on Republican Congressman Andy Harris for the right to represent Maryland’s First District in the US House of Representatives. Ireton, a progressive Democrat, who became Salisbury’s first… Read more »