Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Explanation Of Decision NeededEditor:(The following was addressed to the Board of Worcester County Property Tax Assessment with a copy forwarded to this paper for publication.)Approximately seven months ago, I appealed the increased property assessment on my home in Berlin. I recently received a reply after all that time indicating that my appeal was rejected. There… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Program Deserves County FundingEditor:We support Worcester County State’s Attorney Joel Todd’s recommendation that the mediator program be made a permanent line in the county budget.Two years ago, we became involved in a dispute with a neighbor that escalated to police involvement and our going to court to seek a restraining order. Judge Gerald Purnell referred… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Poor JudgmentEditor: I was really disappointed that you took the ad from the Humane Society regarding the Ocean City Shark Tournament. If you were a responsible newspaper editor/publisher, you would have turned down that full-page ad due largely to the fact that it included almost no facts and mostly exaggerated lies. The ad talks about… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Mayor Promoting OCEditor:I wanted to let you know that us New Yorkers have been seeing your Mayor Rick Meehan promoting tourism for Ocean City, Md. on our local WNBC TV station. The commercial is great and funny in a dry sense of humor kind of way. Please let your readership know that the mayor is… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

In MemoriamEditor:Last week Worcester County lost our patriarch of dentistry, Dr. Armand Hall. He passed away after practicing dentistry for almost 50 years in our community and left behind a legacy few doctors will ever obtain.I will always be inspired by his keen passion for our profession and his constant pursuit of advanced dental learning…. Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

OCPD Saga Continues                  Editor:And the saga of Ocean City Police Department continues … yet another court case resulting from the actions of Chief DiPino. I commend you for reporting on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission vs. Mayor and City Council of Ocean City case, which was a front page article in last week’s… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Leaders Failed with SlotsEditor:As I watched the news with the governor running all around the state telling everyone how important passing the slots legislation is, I can’t help but think how shameless our state demorcratic leadership is.During the last four years Mike Busch, Mike Miller and even then Mayor O’Malley worked hard against slots, telling… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Berlin Comp. Plan Meeting A StartEditor:Congratulations Berlin. Last Wednesday night, a standing room crowd of Berliners showed up for Berlin’s future. This second well-attended comprehensive plan meeting was designed to create a shared vision for Berlin. The town’s consultants got the ball rolling with the crowd broken into smaller groups with everyone given a chance… Read more »