Tourism Officials Seek More Enforcement Over Major Rental Industry Change

OCEAN CITY — Resort tourism officials believe stricter enforcement, rather than a new ordinance or definition, is the answer to the growing issue of short-term rentals in traditional single-family neighborhoods.Last week, the planning commission began anew discussions about the perceived growing problem of short-term vacation rentals in traditional single-family neighborhoods. About three years ago, in… Read more »

Assateague’s Fed Side Accessible But No Visitor Services During Shutdown

Assateague’s Fed Side Accessible But No Visitor Services During Shutdown

ASSATEAGUE — Local residents and visitors can still enjoy the natural beauty and winter solitude at Assateague Island National Seashore during the current federal government shutdown, but there are little or no services available on the barrier island.The National Park Service (NPS) on Monday reported that during the shutdown of the federal government due to… Read more »

A Week In Business – December 15, 2017

Becker Morgan Group is supporting capital campaign for the Richard A. Henson Cancer Institute with a donation of $25,000. “As a local firm founded in Salisbury, we recognize the significant impact PRMC has on our community. The Richard A. Henson Cancer Institute at Ocean Pines is another testament to PRMC’s dedication to bringing cutting-edge, quality… Read more »

Abandoned Route 589 Property Cleanup Called ‘A Nightmare’ By County Officials

SNOW HILL – The county-initiated cleanup of the property once home to Planted Pleasures Garden Center is underway and could be complete within a week.Ed Tudor, director of the Worcester County Department of Development Review and Permitting, said the nuisance abatement process started at the Route 589 property Nov. 27. The county secured a contractor… Read more »

Ocean Pines Considers Election Changes

OCEAN PINES – A resolution introduced last week outlines a trio of changes in the Ocean Pines Association’s election process.On Thursday, the Ocean Pines Association (OPA) board of directors hosted a first reading of a resolution that would incorporate a few notable changes in the annual election process. The most controversial of those is the… Read more »