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 »

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 »

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 »

Voice From The Readers

A Matter Of ChoiceEditor:Living in Baltimore 60 odd years then moving to Ocean City and walking the Boardwalk passing shops showing bikinis, towels, T-shirts, bathing suits and other attire in the windows displaying same, now adult shops are a thing of concern. Shucks, “The Block” was the thing. Only it was called adult entertainment. They… Read more »

Between The Lines

The sale of the Berlin electric system appears to be in serious jeopardy today, and that’s a good thing. Berlin insiders have indicated the town has been privately mulling whether to draft an official letter withdrawing its intent to sell the system. Most officials were mum on the subject this week, for obvious reasons, but… Read more »

What’s An “Undue Financial Hardship”?

The fate of the smoking ban in Maryland was still up in the air this week, although all indicators are the differences between the House version and Senate counterpart will be hashed out prior to the session’s expiration next week.One of the sticking points revolves around an “undue financial hardship” clause and who should determine… Read more »