Voices From The Readers – December 27, 2019

Voices From The Readers – December 27, 2019

Wind Farm Position, Coverage InaccurateEditor:Both the Ocean City government and the Ocean City press are derelict in their duty to inform the public accurately on the visual impact of the Ocean City wind turbines. Renderings of the wind turbines can be found at the following two websites:https://ibb.co/pwLW4J5https://oceancitymd.gov/pdf/OCWindFarmRenderings.pdfThe latter website was presumably put together by money… Read more »

Small Business Saturday Effort Recognized

BERLIN – The town received a nationwide recognition for its efforts to promote Small Business Saturday.Berlin was one of 16 municipalities recognized on Dec. 19 through Main Street America’s Small Business Saturday Neighborhood Champion Innovation Contest. The contest aimed to celebrate towns with the most creative efforts to bring in business on Small Business Saturday,… Read more »

Topless Issue A Simple Morality Challenge

Topless Issue A Simple Morality Challenge

Do most people think women should be able to go topless where men can? We think the answer is clearly no.It’s a fundamental question at the heart of the ongoing case involving a challenge to the Town of Ocean City’s 2017 ordinance clarifying the government’s position topless women in public places is illegal. Though legal… Read more »

Decatur Girls Sweep Nandua, Easton

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s girls’ varsity swim team swept two meets last week to improve to 3-0 on the season.After beating Pocomoke in the season opener two weeks ago, the Decatur girls beat Nandua, 129-34, last Tuesday, followed by a tough 52-42 win over a strong Easton team last Thursday. In the Nandua meet, the Decatur… Read more »

Commissioners Agree To Support Choptank’s Broadband Legislation

SNOW HILL – The Worcester County Commissioners agreed to express support for Choptank Electric Cooperative’s broadband initiative.At the request of Worcester County Economic Development Director Kathryn Gordon, the commissioners last week agreed to write a letter in support of a bill proposed by the electric cooperative that would give it more regulatory flexibility.“Choptank Electric Cooperative… Read more »

Decatur Wrestlers Stay Undefeated

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity wrestling stayed on an early season roll last week, sweeping Kent County and Cambridge-South Dorchester in a dual meet on Wednesday to improve to 3-0.The Seahawks started the season with a big win in the prestigious Rough Rider Tournament, followed by a rout of Mardela, 83-0, in their conference opener. Last… Read more »

Council Looks Beyond Concerns, Unanimously Approves Pier Deal

OCEAN CITY — Resort officials this week unanimously approved a historic Ocean City Pier’s 35-year franchise agreement after addressing some concerns about some of the elements in the deal.Earlier this month, Ocean City’s elected officials announced they had reached an agreement with Charles “Buddy” Jenkins and his Synepuxent Pier and Improvement Company to extend the… Read more »