Standing Together On Addiction Front

Standing Together On Addiction Front

In this area, things are changing with the fight against drug addiction.It’s no longer a hidden evil nobody wants to talk about. In fact, it seems on some days everyone is talking about it. The disease that is addiction is in the spotlight and it must remain there to keep the focus and affect a… Read more »

Better Move To Compromise On Fireworks

Better Move To Compromise On Fireworks

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 have… Read more »

Right Call Made On Canyon Effort

Right Call Made On Canyon Effort

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 their… Read more »

A New Approach Along Route 50?

A New Approach Along Route 50?

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 to… Read more »

Higher Learning Issues Merit Attention

Higher Learning Issues Merit Attention

The Maryland General Assembly reconvenes next week in Annapolis, and Gov. Larry Hogan has been in recent weeks outlining his full plate of legislative priorities.Last month, Hogan laid out his top legislative priority dealing with infrastructure. He wants to repeal the so-called “Road Kill Bill,” which he maintains is the culprit in the elimination of… Read more »