Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Hoping Trimper’s Rides Stays AroundEditor:I guess I would call it a kind of hazy disbelief when pondering the specter that Trimper’s Rides could actually be closing, even partially, after a gazillion years. The kind of feeling I had just after the Colts left Baltimore.Trimper’s Rides is a truly magical place filled with indelible memories for… Read more »

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Prosecutor Defends Office, InvestigationEditor:I have been reading articles in your paper and other local papers for a few weeks now, unable to respond because it is unethical for a prosecutor to make remarks about a pending investigation. The investigation is now over, and I can remark.First of all, I want to express my deepest sympathy… Read more »

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They Are All Foreign StudentsEditor:I would like to thank Mr. Campagnoli for his letter concerning the rentals of students. I don’t care if it is a F-1, J-1, K-1 or whatever other visas the government gives out, if the kids are in school and come here to work but are not citizens of the United… Read more »

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Here’s Hoping For Other Tax ReductionsEditor: It was thought that the appeal would take years, but in record time the State of Maryland granted a reduction in the assessed value of 15 of the Trimper family’s 24 properties, but those that did not see any change were the lots where the amusement rides sit at… Read more »

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Open Container Issue Needs More AnalysisEditor:Due to Ocean City’s circumstances, some of the points made, in favor of decriminalization of open container violations, are valid. After reading both your editorial in The Dispatch and the one in the Worcester Times (as well as a short email conversation with the council president), I am starting to… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »