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Postponing vote tally safest call to make

That was a savvy call the Ocean Pines Association Board of Directors made this week, when it decided not to count the ballots in this year’s board race until after a court hearing on Sept. 27. By postponing the count, the board hedged its bets a bit while it waits to see how Circuit Court… Read more »

Letter to the Editor

Trendic concurs on counting Editor, I concur with your opinion titled: “Counting all ballots smart thing to do.” The issues surrounding this year’s OPA election are unfortunate for all parties involved. However, I would like to point out that the subject of counting all votes should not even be up for a debate or a… Read more »

Counting all ballots smart thing to do

The Ocean Pines Board of Directors has a choice, as ballot counting begins. It can direct election officials to record every vote cast, or order it to restrict the count to candidates the board has recognized as legitimate and wait to see if the Worcester County Circuit Court agrees. That’s about the sum of Judge… Read more »

Letter to the Editor

Law enforcement not enemy of state Law enforcement is not the enemy of the people. Yet more and more the service and sacrifice of law enforcement professionals is being undermined by a small but increasingly vocal contingent bent on devaluing their importance to our communities.   It’s difficult enough for police officers to stay safe… Read more »

Play it safe as new school year begins

Although the covid-19 pandemic feels like it’s over to many area residents, as shops, restaurants, offices and other indoor venues seem to be overwhelmingly populated by maskless individuals, this scourge isn’t finished with us yet — not by a long shot. As much as we want it to be done and gone, the coronavirus continues… Read more »

Well-deserved award for community service

If there’s one thing that Ocean Pines has done and continues to do right — not to suggest that it doesn’t stand out in many other regards, aside from its frequent political controversies — it’s the Worcester County Veteran’s Memorial. The memorial is one of this country’s finest examples of a volunteer enterprise built from… Read more »