Voices From The Readers

Lifeguard Parking Spots A Good IdeaEditor:Last week I read with interest a letter by Mike Glynn concerning Surf Rescue Technician (SRT) parking. I completely agree with the thoughts in his letter.  There are just a few additional thoughts I would like to add to this debate.These young men and women are to be applauded for… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

OC Needs To Keep Costs To Visit DownEditor:I am upset that Ocean City has once again entertained the idea of raising costs to business owners with a proposed room tax hike that will certainly be passed on to our tourists. I wish that someone would listen to why people are not coming to this resort… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Be Concerned About About Water QualityEditor:On Aug. 10-12, the Worcester County Fair was held in Byrd Park in Snow Hill and it was a great event for everyone. However, someone decided to put chains across the boat ramps and closed them for all three days of the event with no public notice. There was plenty… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Mark Calendars For OC Public HearingEditor:The question of “How much growth?” comes at us again. This time from a different angle. At the Ocean City Council meeting on Aug. 6, five very well-dressed individuals, the owners, their attorney and their architect, came before the council to request an end to the stop work order placed… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Man Should Pay Attention To Own LifeEditor:As a subscriber to the Maryland Coast Dispatch, I eagerly look forward to receiving each issue in the mail. Although I reside 500 miles away, The Dispatch allows me to stay on top of things and does a tremendous job of keeping me informed. This is important to me,… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Better Signage A Must In Ocean CityEditor:Ocean City’s biggest joke – “Stop for pedestrians in crosswalks. State Law.”On Baltimore Avenue from 14th to 32nd streets, this is totally ignored by both drivers and police, except for one day each year when only token enforcement with warning citations are issued.The signs on St. Louis Avenue seem to… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Requests For Changes In OC Bayside RegsEditor:(The following was sent this week to the Mayor and City Council and Planning Commission members. A copy was also forwarded to this publication.)The Hall’s family thanks you for trying to bring flexibility to large bayside parcels. We feel it is not only the best interest of us, but… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

No To ExpansionEditor:The people of West Ocean City are opposed to and united against any form of airport expansion pertaining to longer runways and the re-alignment of Route 611. Our County Commissioners voted 6-1 against it. The Mayor of Ocean City and the powers to be serve the people and should do what the people… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Focus Tax Dollars On Attracting CultureEditor:I just sent in payment for my county taxes. Before I sent if off, I happen to look on the back to view where my money was going. I understand the reasoning behind property taxes and haven’t any reservations for paying my share. But I do feel that it is… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Listen Up Council On Airport IssueEditor:One hundred fifty seven citizens signed in as attendees at the public hearing help about the expansion of the Ocean City Airport on June 28. Actually, there were more people there. Four County Commissioners were there. Interestingly, although the hearing concerned the expansion of its airport, neither the mayor nor… Read more »