Council Hears Financial Impact Of Retiree Medical Choices

OCEAN CITY – Although the actuary study on retirement health benefits has been presented, Bolton Partners will have to return with more recommendations for the Mayor and City Council before any final decisions are made.Kay Moran of Bolton Partners, Inc. presented a report on post-employment medical benefits actuarial valuation during this week’s meeting.Currently the town’s… Read more »

Delegation, County Officials Talk LCB

OCEAN CITY – While the Worcester County Liquor Control Board still hangs in the balance, county officials this week traveled to Annapolis this week to discuss the future of the beleaguered agency.Two weeks ago, the Worcester County Commissioners heard a proposal from the recently formed Worcester Free Market Alliance to alter or amend the LCB… Read more »

OC Business License Fees Going Up

OCEAN CITY – A 2-percent increase in Ocean City’s business license fee has been discussed by the City Council for a few years now and it appears to be a reality now.According to Finance Administrator Martha Lucey, the purpose of the increase is to cover the administration, oversight and inspection of licensed facilities and those… Read more »

Charitable Souls Honorees Announced

BERLIN – The 40 honorees in the premiere Charitable Souls campaign, organized under The Dispatch Shore Stars initiative, were announced this week.In a five-week period, more than 100 nominations were received and the Charitable Souls committee selected the honorees last weekend.“These folks are each inspirational in different ways. Their stories of charitable giving and genuine… Read more »

Larger Beach Cabanas Headed For Ocean City

OCEAN CITY – The beaches this summer may start to look more like southern resorts as the Mayor and City Council approved this week beach equipment rental stands’ desire to rent out larger cabanas.Sixteen of Ocean City’s beach equipment rental stands, located between the Inlet and 26th Street, have been recently auctioned and sold in… Read more »