Contract Extension Needed For Complex

Contract Extension Needed For Complex

When the new Worcester County Commissioners are sworn in this December, it appears the majority vote will not be for the sports complex site as presented currently. It’s important to note the county this week removed about $11 million in project development funds from a proposed bond bill due to the referendum.We are now in… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – July 29, 2022

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – July 29, 2022

During a recent discussion on residential vs. commercial growth in Ocean City, Planning Commissioner Palmer Gillis, a developer himself, shared some interesting insights. The city is weighing an amendment to the code restricting residential development in an attempt to preserve commercially-zoned properties. The concept being to avoid allowing Ocean City to transition into a community… Read more »

Family’s Poise Sets Community Example

Family’s Poise Sets Community Example

It’s tough to be patient, but it’s needed with the investigation into the death of Gavin Knupp, a 14-year-old Ocean Pines resident who was killed on Grays Corner Road in a heinous hit-and-run collision. We need to look no further for an example of poise and perspective to follow than the Knupp family, which has… Read more »

Rules Being Changed For Massive Project?

Rules Being Changed For Massive Project?

When a hotel project’s massive scope prevents it from meeting the parking code, it stands to reason connections to the project would downsize the development to fit the existing rules those before them had to follow.In the case of the Margaritaville project – a 265-room hotel, three-restaurant resort between 13th and 14th streets — the… Read more »

County Must Identify Site Funding Source

County Must Identify Site Funding Source

Once they decide, Worcester County government officials need to inform citizens where the more than $7 million in funding will come from to purchase the 95-acre site identified for a sports complex. The funding source for the proposed property acquisition must be identified to provide residents all the information needed before the November referendum.It was… Read more »