How Many Cops Should Patrol Schools?

The County Commissioners touched on a debate last week that has surfaced in jurisdictions across the country. The issue years ago, prior to the eruption of school violence, revolved around the question: should cops be in school to maintain peace and order? The answer to that is yes, leading to the next quandary: how many… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

OC Would Be Change Forever Without ParkEditor:My parents first brought me to Ocean City, Md. the year of my birth, 1964. Like them I return to Ocean City as often as is possible. When I cross the Route 50 bridge and see Trimper’s in the distance, my mood lightens, joy returns and I know that… Read more »

Real Estate Market Showing Signs Of New Life

The Coastal Association of Realtors released its first quarter market report and the gist is sales are picking up throughout the county.Here’s a look at some of its findings:— In all of Worcester County, single-family inventory was reported to have increased 23 percent over the past year. The sales picture has improved overall and is… Read more »

Voice From The Readers

Waterways Under AssaultEditor:The bays, St. Martin’s River and Shingle Landing Prong has reached yet another crossroad. For many years we have been told about St. Martin’s pollution problems. Our waterways now face their latest major assault from pollution.Recently a plan was given approval from the Worcester County Planning Commission for the Showell sewage plant to… Read more »

Real Estate Market Showing Signs Of New Life

The Coastal Association of Realtors released its first quarter market report and the gist is sales are picking up throughout the county.Here’s a look at some of its findings:— In all of Worcester County, single-family inventory was reported to have increased 23 percent over the past year. The sales picture has improved overall and is… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Council Hurting OCEditor:When is the Ocean City Council going to stop taking action that discourages people from wanting to visit Ocean City? Recent council action resulted in increase fees for over 110 types of business licenses needed to operate in Ocean City. Doesn’t the council members understand that every time they raise a fee on… Read more »

Berlin Right To Fold On Utility Sale

In the poker game that had become the negotiations over the sale of the Berlin electric system, it can be said the Berlin Mayor and Council folded. As in any poker game, if you don’t have the cards and the odds are stacked against you, that’s the only play.While we felt selling the electric system… Read more »