Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – December 8, 2017

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – December 8, 2017

Typically discussions about comprehensive plans are fairly dry but there were a few moments during the Ocean City Planning Commission’s review of a draft update to the town’s document that were interesting.The most compelling involved Planning Commissioner Lauren Taylor’s concern about a line in the draft recommending additional time for bicycling on the Boardwalk during… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – December 1, 2017

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – December 1, 2017

In the Committee on Paid Leave Policy’s final report to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, Ocean City’s concern about the seasonality of its businesses was directly broached.Readers will remember Hogan vetoed a controversial paid sick leave bill passed by the Maryland General Assembly earlier this year that’s been characterized as disastrous for small businesses, especially those… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – November 10, 2017

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – November 10, 2017

Included in the Ocean City Police Commission’s action plan for the controversial vehicle special events and the list of seven recommendations to eliminate illicit activity associated with them is a separate document that rates the various vehicle-related special events on a variety of factors. The ratings  included the behavior of non-event attendees, the behavior of… Read more »