Thoughts From The Publishers Desk

Thoughts From The Publishers Desk

Berlin was aptly chosen as the site for Gov. Martin O’Malley to announce this year’s new entrants into the Main Street Maryland program. Of course, Berlin was one of the five new members, joined by Annapolis, Chestertown, Middletown and Princess Anne. The town nearly missed out on this excellent public relations opportunity and just got… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publishers Desk

Thoughts From The Publishers Desk

I would like to know what people think of the new commercial Ocean City has created. It can be found at morefunhere.com. Send me some feedback at editor@mdcoastdispatch.com and I will recap the comments next week. I think the campaign is silly, but that seems to be precisely its intent. The tongue-in-cheek, out-of-the-box campaign has… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publishers Desk

Thoughts From The Publishers Desk

The Berlin Performing Arts Committee’s request for seed money from the county to start work on a new community arts center in the old Cannery building off Route 113 was officially rejected by the County Commissioners last week. Based on their comments last week, it appeared to be an easy decision for the commissioners. As… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publishers Desk

Thoughts From The Publishers Desk

With the summer around the corner and most in the local business community simply hoping for the best this season, Ocean City got some much-needed timely exposure. In last Friday’s USA Today, Ocean City was mentioned under a story headlined ‘cheap tricks, money-saving tips for summer getaways both near and far’. The story was broken… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publishers Desk

Thoughts From The Publishers Desk

Considering the narrow lanes on the Harry Kelley Memorial Bridge, also known as the Route 50 Bridge, it’s a wonder there have not been a rash of accidents or at least busted rearview mirrors. Although no serious accidents have been reported as a result of the construction, one incident reported in this week’s “Cops and… Read more »