Voices From The Readers – May 4, 2018

Voices From The Readers – May 4, 2018

Mailer Crosses LineEditor:The Maryland Republican Party recently disseminated a mailer accusing our State Senator Jim Mathias of supporting legislation that encouraged the use of opiates and other dangerous drugs.As is the case with most negative political advertising, this allegation is false and grossly misleading. Like many politicians, Senator Mathias’ opponent in the upcoming election, claimed… Read more »

What Others Are Saying: Potentially Disastrous Decision For Watershed

What Others Are Saying: Potentially Disastrous Decision For Watershed

Editor:At a public hearing in Snow Hill on April 24  hosted by Maryland Department of the Environment, to take public comment on a proposed Water Discharge Permit for a poultry Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO), we were made aware of the failure of Worcester County elected officials to protect the public health of their constituents, as well… Read more »

Boardwalk Security Upgrades A New Reality

Boardwalk Security Upgrades A New Reality

It’s a shame it’s a two-year effort, but the project about to get underway to protect the Boardwalk from potential vehicle attacks is a wise investment.We live in a “what if” world and unfortunately Ocean City, specifically the Boardwalk, is not prepared for some of the disturbing incidents that have occurred across the country and… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – April 13, 2018

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – April 13, 2018

Maryland voters in November will face a referendum question with huge ramifications for education.A constitutional amendment will appear before voters that if passed would prevent the state from using gambling revenues from the state’s six casino operations for any project outside of education.According to an article in The Washington Post, “The “lockbox” bill is intended… Read more »