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 »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Let Voices Be HeardEditor:I’d like to encourage those citizens of Berlin who truly care about their town to attend the upcoming Comprehensive Plan community input meeting on April 30 at 7 p.m. in Town Hall. If you are concerned that your town is becoming something other than what you want, that your taxes seem to… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Shame On Senate For Letting Bill DieEditor:Many members of the local service clubs worked long and hard for the inclusion of Worcester County in the state law that has allowed five slot machines in the service clubs on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. This law has been in effect for the past 21 years and… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Four Ways To Resolve Fire Service DebateEditor:To resolve the organizational structure of the Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company (OCVFC) when it comes to their service to the taxpayers and visitors to Ocean City, a number of parties are planning to meet at the Convention Center on April 14 and 15, 2008. Unfortunately, once again certain… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Thank You To OC’s FirefightersEditor:When I see a fire engine with its lights flashing and sirens blaring responding to a call, I immediately say a little prayer for the safety of the crew on board, which is exactly what I did Sunday, March 30. When I saw the smoke billowing into the sky as we… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Fire Department Troubles Put City at RiskEditor:I am writing regarding the recent events with the fire department and the city. After reading the article, I am flabbergasted as a resident and taxpayer. Let me first say that I have been employed by Howard County Fire and Rescue for over 25 years. I was a volunteer… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Editor:First, I must congratulate you on your “favorite commissioner” being chosen president of the county commissioners. Secondly, I feel obliged to thank you for making your “Between the Lines” editorial so entertaining. I haven’t had such a good laugh since I can’t remember when. Your description of these heated discussions among the Board of Commissioners… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

One Take On Fire Company CompromiseEditor:I totally agree with the editorial “Compromise Is A Reasonable Solution” to the volunteer fire problem in Ocean City.The actual compromise:1. Chief Chris Larmore withdraws his name from application for Fire Chief.2. The President of Town Council, Joe Mitrecic, resigns from City Council. Reason: Joe Mitrecic wrote a document and… Read more »