Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

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Much was said this week on the current street performer law in Ocean City and some changes appear imminent, according to comments made by the task force charged with monitoring busker rules and regulations. Everything that was said this week by task force members and by performers themselves during last month’s hearing will be irrelevant… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

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Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot was a pivotal figure in dismantling the previous liquor monopoly in Worcester County. It was his office’s investigators that launched an investigation into alleged malfeasance and illegal purchases. Along with his investigation, Franchot was adamant about removing government from what should be a private sector-only industry. In Worcester, the former Liquor… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

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There has been one obvious question looming ever since the new street performer ordinance was enacted in Ocean City. Is it constitutional? It looks like that question will be answered soon enough now that an official challenge has been filed before U.S. District Court Judge Ellen Hollander, who has twice before struck down Ocean City’s… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk

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Education is a critical issue and in the coming months, as attention turns slightly away from tourism, we plan to put a larger focus on the issues within local schools. This week’s interview with Worcester County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jerry Wilson was one example. One of the more fascinating aspects of this week’s interview… Read more »