Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

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The saying goes, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” That comes to mind with the current squabble between the Town of Ocean City and its firefighter/paramedics union. In 2015, two calls out of 5,927 missed the two-minute response time goal. In Ocean City Fire Department’s Standard Operating Guidelines, it says, “the goal of the… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

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State Senator Jim Mathias was understandably annoyed by the Worcester County Commissioners’ position and comments on his legislation about the Department of Liquor Control. I like it when politicians speak bluntly and there has been a lot of that lately on this issue of executing a plan to dissolve the Department of Liquor Control. Mathias… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

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Senator Jim Mathias was active on the legislative front last Friday with three bills of significant local importance introduced. One of the bills seeks to right a wrong that could have major ramifications on Boardwalk arcades. The legislation seeks to rewrite a controversial piece of a bill passed four years ago that would place amusement… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s

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I am skeptical of the proposal for a northern Worcester County arena, which would be home to a potential minor league ice hockey team as well as host other special events, for two reasons. One, I just can’t see a demographics study of Worcester, Wicomico, Sussex and Accomack counties coming back favorable to being able… Read more »