Street Performers, Council Optimistic About New Lottery System For This Summer

Street Performers, Council Optimistic About New Lottery System For This Summer

OCEAN CITY — All is relatively calm on the Ocean City street performer front after the Mayor and Council this week agreed to accept task force recommendations tweaking the controversial busker ordinance.Throughout a process that was chippy at certain times and downright nasty at others, the Boardwalk Task Force, appointed by the Mayor and Council… Read more »

Senator, County At Odds Over Package Goods Measure; Commissioners Support House Legislation

Senator, County At Odds Over Package Goods Measure; Commissioners Support House Legislation

BERLIN — One week after Worcester officials threw their support behind a bill introduced in the House to pursue an exit strategy for the county’s Department of Liquor Control (DLC), Senator Jim Mathias responded to criticism his legislation did not represent the county’s wishes.As part of the exit strategy for the beleaguered DLC, a pair… Read more »

Q&A With Doug Miller, Getting To Know Ocean City’s Newest City Manager

Q&A With Doug Miller, Getting To Know Ocean City’s Newest City Manager

OCEAN CITY — After a nationwide search that stretched five months, there’s a new city manager in Ocean City.Doug Miller was the Mayor and City Council’s unanimous choice to assume the position as the town’s essential chief executive officer, and The Dispatch sat down with the self-proclaimed “worrier” to talk about his past experiences as… Read more »