Air Show Brings Economic Impact

Air Show Brings Economic Impact

In its 12th year, the OC Air Show has grown into an economic factor for the town and its businesses.While some businesses are direct benefactors of the event more than others, based on locales and visitor tendencies, there’s no dispute the event brings people to the resort. For many years, the question was whether it… Read more »

Anti-Casino Fight Seems Silly Now

Anti-Casino Fight Seems Silly Now

The times sure have changed for the Ocean Downs Casino over the last eight years.Today the casino has more than 880 slot machines and 10 banked table games. It employs hundreds and is an economic engine for the county.In the years leading up to its 2011 opening as a casino, the thought of the ocean… Read more »

Minimum Wage’s Extensive Impact

Minimum Wage’s Extensive Impact

Throughout the budget process for local governments this spring, a consistent concern surfaced. While they don’t know exactly how much it will cost, officials know the state’s minimum wage increase will have a major impact on the individual governments’ expenditures in the next fiscal year and beyond.In Ocean City, once the full minimum wage increase… Read more »