Vote, Vote, Vote

Vote, Vote, Vote

School is out and the first official day of summer is next Thursday. Despite the ocean of signs around the area, most people are not thinking about an election, but it’s important to remember voting should be on your early summer to-do list. Maryland’s primary election is set for Tuesday, June 26. Early voting, however,… Read more »

Open Letter To High School Graduates

Open Letter To High School Graduates

Congratulations to all the high school graduates. By now, you have walked across the stage, before your classmates, teachers, administrators and family, shook hands with a figure of authority and received your high school diploma. This much is certain — a major milestone in your life has been achieved and you should be proud of… Read more »

A Step In Right Direction On Homeless Issue

A Step In Right Direction On Homeless Issue

The Town of Ocean City’s reaction to the growing downtown homeless problem was slow in coming but some of the quick fixes approved this week should help in the short term. The idea behind these changes is to make the individuals more uncomfortable, restrict the locations they can “live” and hopefully encourage them to seek… Read more »

Boardwalk Security Upgrades A New Reality

Boardwalk Security Upgrades A New Reality

It’s a shame it’s a two-year effort, but the project about to get underway to protect the Boardwalk from potential vehicle attacks is a wise investment. We live in a “what if” world and unfortunately Ocean City, specifically the Boardwalk, is not prepared for some of the disturbing incidents that have occurred across the country… Read more »

School Safety Bill A Key Session Takeaway

School Safety Bill A Key Session Takeaway

When trying to get a general read of Maryland’s legislative session, which wrapped up this week, it’s understandable how people can be confused. Mixed messages are sent from a variety of media outlets as well as the elected officials themselves. As is typically the case, dozens of media statements were released from legislators across the… Read more »

Inlet Solutions A Long-Term Effort

Inlet Solutions A Long-Term Effort

A study period of five years is reportedly needed before any major and long-term solution is found for the chronic Inlet shoaling problem. While that news surely brings angst to those who make their living on the navigable waters around this area, it’s understandable because the fix is not a simple one. Additionally, it’s going… Read more »

Reprioritizing Route 90 Dualization Necessary

Reprioritizing Route 90 Dualization Necessary

At last week’s Ocean City Mayor and Council meeting, Worcester County Commissioner Joe Mitrecic, a former city councilman, provided his quarterly update for his former colleagues. One of the takeaways was word the county “has come around and will endorse the dualization of Route 90,” according to Mitrecic. That certainly doesn’t mean the project will… Read more »