Compromise Is A Reasonable Solution

Compromise Is A Reasonable Solution

In many ways, compromise is the key to life. With government and public policy issues, it’s essential to maintaining a balance and moving forward. Perhaps no better example is the current situation involving the current state of affairs with the fire service in Ocean City as well as its future.The scene at City Hall on… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Much More To Know About Fire ServiceEditor:I was at the Ocean City Council meeting last week where, as was expected, the main fireworks had to do with the continuing saga of the Ocean City Council vs. the Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company. I have a few comments.Number One: Yes, Ocean City Council, you were elected… Read more »

Compromise Is A Reasonable Solution

Compromise Is A Reasonable Solution

In many ways, compromise is the key to life. With government and public policy issues, it’s essential to maintaining a balance and moving forward. Perhaps no better example is the current situation involving the current state of affairs with the fire service in Ocean City as well as its future.The scene at City Hall on… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Politics Ruining OCEditor:After much thought, soul searching, conversations with my wife, family and close friends, I made the decision that I can no longer sit back and allow politics to continue to ruin our community. I am not “a come here”. I have lived all my life in Ocean City. When I finished college and… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Reconsider PositionEditor:(The following letter was written to Ocean City Council members.)In my 20-plus years as a council member, I don’t believe I have ever written a letter to the newspaper. Today I am writing to urge you my fellow council members to reconsider your vote on Tuesday which has caused tremendous ill will and hurt… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publishers Desk

Thoughts From The Publishers Desk

There will be no Verizon’s Springfest. No Comcast’s Art’s Alive. No Pepsi’s Sunfest. No The Dispatch’s Winterfest of Lights. It seems the town is content with the sponsorship dollars it receives for its special events and wants the big festivities to remain town-sponsored events. This is fine, but it’s understandable some folks find it a… Read more »

No Harm In Giving Slots To Fraternal Clubs

No Harm In Giving Slots To Fraternal Clubs

Worcester County fraternal organizations should be allowed to have slot machines in their buildings under the conditions they devote a certain amount of the proceeds to the community. However, the path we are taking to get to that outcome has become quite bizarre and seems to have further fractured relations between county and Ocean City… Read more »