Voices From The Readers – February 23, 2018

Voices From The Readers – February 23, 2018

Ignorance No Excuse For Breaking Law On Short RentalsEditor:It’s simple and the law is very clear: short-term rentals in R1 single family residential neighborhoods are not allowed per the Worcester County Code.The law considers short term rentals a commercial enterprise and commercial use is not allowed in R1 single family home neighborhoods.The definition of short term rentals… Read more »

Open Houses Of The Week – February 23, 2018

Open Houses Of The Week – February 23, 2018

OCEAN CITY Ocean Dunes #108 7 137th Street Sat&Sun 12-3 3BR/2BA Condo Ocean Views Steps from Beach Leslie Whitten Long & Foster 410-292-9144OCEAN CITY Gateway Grand Oceanfront 48th St Saturday 11-2 301 & 207 3BR/3BA 401 4BR/3BA Jon Barker Mark Fritschle Group/Condominium Realty 410-723-6290PITTSVILLE Strawberry Village White Richardson Rd Sat & Sun 10-2 New Homes… Read more »

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 »