Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Don’t Relocate TerminalEditor:Relocating the Greyhound Bus terminal from 2nd Street in Ocean City to the Park and Ride in West Ocean City is a very bad idea. Forgive me if I’m wrong but I suspect that those in charge of this decision are people who drive cars and didn’t really think things through as a… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Former Students WelcomeEditor: On April 24, the Town of Ocean City Beautification Committee and Ocean City Elementary School will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of their collaboration for Arbor Day. For all that time, the third grade and then the second grade students of the school have celebrated the beauty and of benefits of trees… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

A Commendable ActEditor:Our firm was recently engaged to liquidate, via foreclosure, some properties owned by a local developer. This developer was a victim of the real estate boom, like all of us.  Instead of chasing rates he stuck with his local bank, and that is why I thought it important to print a story that… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Absurdities Cloud Booze Beach DebateEditor:You just can’t make up stuff like this. Councilman Jim Hall needs to ask, “What’s the difference between sitting on your deck having a burger and a beer and sitting under your umbrella on the beach having a burger and a beer?”Well, one difference that comes to mind is that in… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Community Board Should Make CutsEditor:I applaud one of the Montego Bay board members for his recent letter to the editor regarding cutting salaries, expenses and also COLA for the town of Ocean City. I believe he should have gone a step further and made the same plea to the officers and board members in Montego… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Forced To Relocate Over Hiring PracticesEditor:The last time you published one of my letters, I was on the brink of homelessness thanks to the rampant hiring of illegal labor in Ocean City. Of course, the city has no interest in enforcement of our immigration laws and refused to permit me to circulate a petition to… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

City CompensationWorth A Close LookEditor:Last week’s letter in your publication by Naomi Dodge commended Ocean City Council member Mary Knight while discrediting Council member Margaret Pillas and Veronica Potter, a letter writer who supported Pillas’ efforts to obtain the total compensation paid to various Ocean City employees.Ms. Dodge believed that Pillas’ efforts were a waste… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Mandated Cuts Will Devastate SchoolsEditor:During the economic crisis we are facing, I believe we need to really prioritize our spending.  Thanks to the commitment of our County Commissioners of the past and present, our schools have been a priority and we have enjoyed an excellent return on our investment. Worcester County is recognized as one… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Consider Wind FarmProject CarefullyEditor:(The following is an open letter to the Ocean City Mayor and Council and residents.)As we go through the process of evaluating the acceptance of the Bluewater project of constructing energy producing windmills off of our shore, we need to be very careful of making a decision that could permanently alter a… Read more »