Resort’s Wind Farm Position Debatable

Resort’s Wind Farm Position Debatable

The Ocean City Mayor and Council was well within its right to draft a resolution, which was really just a statement for the record, in opposition to the wind turbine project as currently planned. The problem is it’s too late to matter. The issue is now far beyond local control. It was probably never within… Read more »

Realistic Approach To Events Needed

Realistic Approach To Events Needed

The key to tackling the troublesome motorized vehicle events in the Ocean City area is balancing specific changes with reality. While that approach does not ensure any improvement for these disturbing weekends, it’s the only way to affect any sort of positive outcome from the ongoing deliberations. A simplistic approach with narrow and realistic goals… Read more »

Remembering An OC Treasure

Remembering An OC Treasure

There is something incredibly charming about wealthy people who are humble, kind and aware. That was always noticeable with Shirley and Brice Phillips. Their inspirational story, from operating a humble Hooper’s Island seafood processing plant to an internationally recognized company, represents Ocean City in so many positive ways. It’s the quintessential homegrown, feel good story… Read more »

Vehicle Action Plan Had Little Support

Vehicle Action Plan Had Little Support

One of the many unknowns after last week’s task force meeting on motorized events is why a proposed action plan – endorsed by Ocean City’s police commission evidently without the support of the police department – was ever created. At last Thursday’s meeting of the motorized task force, which was borne out of a dangerous… Read more »

Tough Drug Dealer Prosecutions Critical

Tough Drug Dealer Prosecutions Critical

Although it’s a controversial position among some, the trend in legal circles to charge known drug dealers with manslaughter after overdose deaths is a move in the right direction. When it comes to the current epidemic involving opioids and the disturbing amount of daily overdoses, there is a feeling of helplessness and confusion over what… Read more »

Beach Replenishment About Protecting Assets

Beach Replenishment About Protecting Assets

The comments made at this week’s press conference touting the importance of the Ocean City beach replenishment project were predictable. It’s fine that the comments were foreseeable. There’s no denying beach replenishment, while extremely expensive to fund at a total cost of $12.7 million, is protecting Ocean City and saving properties. Those who doubt its… Read more »