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Threats Still Remain Despite Major Victory Editor: Tuesday, March 15 was a day to celebrate. On that day, the Obama Administration unveiled the latest draft of their offshore drilling plan for the years 2017-2022. A previous version, released in January of 2015, included plans to lease areas of the Atlantic for offshore drilling. The plan unveiled… Read more »

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Laws Against Our Rights Dear Editor: I wonder how many of your readers remember in 2014 the Senate voted down, by a vote of 53-46, a UN Arms Trade Agreement that, if passed, would have allowed our government, required by the agreement, to register and eventually take guns from all citizens denying us our 2nd… Read more »

Pro-Development Claims Grounded In Actions

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Editor: I take exception to the Mayor of Fenwick Island’s recent remark “a myth exists that the council majority is pro-development.” Actions speak for themselves. The following are recent zoning changes that have been passed by the current majority that have benefitted only the commercial district: Allowed multiple apartments in a commercial building; Doubled the… Read more »

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Editor: Are you aware that the Maryland General Assembly is currently in session? Included in this year’s crop of mandaters are Democrat Delegates Angel, Cullison and Pena-Melnyk who have introduced HB1178 “Requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, in cooperation with the State Board of Education and the Statewide Advisory Commission on Immunizations, to adopt regulations requiring… Read more »

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No Need For Repaving Editor: Is it just me? Does anyone else think that tearing up Coastal Highway from 62nd Street to the Delaware line and repaving it is completely unnecessary and a huge waste of money and resources? Has the City Council been inundated with complaints that the highway is rough and in need… Read more »

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Planned Parenthood Response Editor: Just a polite reply to Dennis Evans, who wrote a letter preferring Ted Cruz over Donald Trump. Personally, I think that either one would be a disaster, but this is concerning your remark about Planned Parenthood selling baby parts. If you bothered to keep up on the news, you would have… Read more »

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Mayor Comments On Utility Situation Editor: A local newspaper article published Jan. 29 accurately reported the circumstances which resulted in the Town of Berlin’s Electric Utility being charged this year with an additional $435,876 for purchased power cost because the town was not advised by the town’s electric utility consultants to generate power on a severely… Read more »

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OC Arts Center Should Make Everyone Proud Editor: I just received the latest copy of the newsletter of the Art League of Ocean City. As always, the design is beautiful and the content is amazing – highlighting a plethora of classes and workshops being offered in all media, collaborations with other nonprofits such as the Empty… Read more »

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Donations Appreciated Editor: I would like to personally thank all of the angels who contributed so generously to Coastal Hospice’s annual “Be an Angel” fundraiser. Our wonderful supporters — 1,156 of them — contributed nearly $91,000 to help fund the charity care we provide. Last year, Coastal Hospice cared for 1,096 patients and families in… Read more »