Better Move To Compromise On Fireworks

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This week’s dialogue on fireworks and special events among Ocean City business owners, tourism officials and the Mayor and Council revealed some interesting and diverse thoughts. Although concerns have been expressed privately the last couple summers, this was the first we have heard public comments being made about the negative impact the weekly fireworks shows… Read more »

Right Call Made On Canyon Effort

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The National Aquarium in Baltimore deserves credit for being receptive and responsive to the arguments months against its proposed Urban National Marine Sanctuary designation for the Baltimore Canyon, one of Ocean City’s three rich offshore fishing grounds. Kudos also goes to the local fishing community who rallied together into a collective voice and worked with… Read more »

A New Approach Along Route 50?

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Worcester County was right to relax Route 50 design guidelines, but local residents should be weary of what could be coming in the future as a result. These design guidelines came about in the 1990s as a result of a visioning process that involved crafting a corridor plan on Route 50 from Seahawk Road east… Read more »