Key Transition Period Ahead For Elected Officials

Key Transition Period Ahead For Elected Officials

Major changes are ahead for law enforcement in Worcester County. The good news is there’s five full months before the new leaders are sworn in.Although it’s unofficial because write-in campaigns, which are rarely successful, could be mounted against them in the general election, it’s practically a certainty that Matt Crisafulli will become Worcester County’s next… Read more »

Worcester County Primary Election Endorsements

Worcester County Primary Election Endorsements

Voters across Maryland will head to the polls on Tuesday in the gubernatorial primary election. There are several races of importance on the ballot for Worcester County voters to consider. As we do before every election, we offer endorsements.It’s important to remember endorsements are not predictions. These are our educated and informed recommendations for the… Read more »

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, opened… 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 the… 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 shelter… Read more »

What Others Are Saying: Potentially Disastrous Decision For Watershed

What Others Are Saying: Potentially Disastrous Decision For Watershed

Editor:At a public hearing in Snow Hill on April 24  hosted by Maryland Department of the Environment, to take public comment on a proposed Water Discharge Permit for a poultry Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO), we were made aware of the failure of Worcester County elected officials to protect the public health of their constituents, as well… 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 and… 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 state… Read more »