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 »

School Safety Bill A Key Session Takeaway

School Safety Bill A Key Session Takeaway

When trying to get a general read of Maryland’s legislative session, which wrapped up this week, it’s understandable how people can be confused. Mixed messages are sent from a variety of media outlets as well as the elected officials themselves.As is typically the case, dozens of media statements were released from legislators across the state… Read more »

Inlet Solutions A Long-Term Effort

Inlet Solutions A Long-Term Effort

A study period of five years is reportedly needed before any major and long-term solution is found for the chronic Inlet shoaling problem.While that news surely brings angst to those who make their living on the navigable waters around this area, it’s understandable because the fix is not a simple one. Additionally, it’s going to… Read more »

Reprioritizing Route 90 Dualization Necessary

Reprioritizing Route 90 Dualization Necessary

At last week’s Ocean City Mayor and Council meeting, Worcester County Commissioner Joe Mitrecic, a former city councilman, provided his quarterly update for his former colleagues. One of the takeaways was word the county “has come around and will endorse the dualization of Route 90,” according to Mitrecic.That certainly doesn’t mean the project will happen… Read more »