Our Take On The Top Five Stories Of 2015

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Year-in-reviews, lazy fillers for publications and media outlets, bore us. Therefore, we avoid them and instead focus on news reporting rather than simply taking the short week off. However, that doesn’t mean we don’t get reflective at the end of the year like everyone else. With that in mind, here’s our take on the top… Read more »

Some Reflections On Local Current Events

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•Although they run the risk of appearing heartless, the Ocean City Mayor and Council would have set a disturbing precedent if they had given away the requested free parking in the Inlet for a new planned charity event next May. Organizers of Lyme Disease Awareness Walk-Run were seeking a couple hundred free parking spots to… Read more »

Current Market Status A Welcome Correction

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All indications point toward one of the coastal economy’s most critical engines — the real estate market — finally leveling off, and that’s a good thing for everyone in this area. This real estate market correction process has been the trend for the last couple years, but current real estate market data — particularly regarding… Read more »

Showell Stalemate Needs Resolution

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Dysfunctional comes to mind when observing the present relationship between the Worcester County Board of Education and County Commissioners. Disturbing, unproductive and unhealthy are a few others. Divides between the jurisdictions’ ultimate governing body and the board charged with steering education matters have been a struggle in many other places. While it’s not unique, what’s… Read more »

OC Should Keep Tweaking Busking Law

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The out-of-tune opus in the key of “WTF” that some are calling Ocean City’s street performer debate has been boomed at such a shrill decibel level for so long, people are becoming tone deaf to the arguments. As both a journalist and a professional musician, I can unequivocally say that the arguments coming from both… Read more »