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County budget talks take warts-and-all approach
Whether people like the results or not, it has to be said that the Worcester County Commissioners are going about setting the next fiscal year’s budget in the right way.
Of course, when budget requests are $7 million or so more than anticipated revenue,…
Two projects that changed everything
It’s difficult to find two single projects that have had more of an impact on the coastal area than the beach replenishment project, launched 25 years ago this week, and Atlantic General Hospital, which opened 20 years ago on May 21.
As former beach replenishment…
Public EyeView More Articles
Our managing editor, Brandi Mellinger, is leaving us this week to pursue a temporary assignment as a mood adjustment technician, which is to say she will be working at Shorebilly Brewing Co. on the Boardwalk this summer.
What she does after …
Letters to the EditorView More Articles
“Put simply, there are really only two options when it comes to who will determine the substance of a child’s education: it will be either a bureaucrat who doesn’t know the child’s name¨ or a parent who would …
As your sheriff, and being the top law enforcement official in our county, it’s my job to keep you safe. I feel we have one of the safest counties in our state, the best chiefs of police, Maryland State Police Berlin barrack…
This letter is in regard to last Tuesday’s public hearing on the requested budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
[Superintendent of Worcester County Public Schools] Dr. Jerry Wilson’s request for a 5 percent increase…
I am writing regarding the Worcester County Budget Hearing held on May 7.
Current budget requests exceed anticipated revenues by approximately $7M. To fully fund the requests, the commissioners would have to raise property…
(May 10, 2013) Editor:
George Bernard Shaw once lamented: “What a pity that youth is wasted on the young.”
One could paraphrase Shaw and note: “What a pity that the governance of beautiful, idyllic Ocean City is wasted by its philistine,…