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Saleh, Holloway give officials straight facts

If there’s one thing good financial administrators and accountants can be depended on to do, it is to tell it like it is. Massaging the message and sugar-coating the math doesn’t happen, because the numbers are the numbers and can’t be denied. That’s more or less the approach Berlin Finance Director Natalie Saleh took last… Read more »

Election rules revision  has no good purpose

Election bylaw change: you must be this tall ___ to run for a seat on the Ocean Pines Association Board of Directors. As ridiculous and smart-alecky as that is, it nevertheless reflects the nature of the effort by members of the OPA board to narrow the pool of possible candidates by creating a package of… Read more »

Letter to the Editor

Controlling Americans Editor,                                                                                                         … Read more »

Giving credit where credit is due in OPA

As is usually the case, when something goes according to plan or exceeds expectations,  the person at the top gets the credit.  When the opposite occurs,  and something goes awry or fails to achieve the expected results, the blame is assigned to that same individual. It’s just easier to do that than to think about… Read more »

Letter to the Editor

Backs funding for fire service Editor, I wanted to write in regards to the article in the paper where OPFD is asking for more money for staffing. As someone who has been an active first responder for the OCBP and the OCFD Dive Team, and has worked closely with these positions, let me share a… Read more »

Paid fire department will happen eventually

Ocean Pines, like many communities in this and other areas, might as well accept the idea and prepare for the eventuality of an all-paid fire and rescue service. Unless towns and communities revert to a way of thinking that has faded over the last 20 years, it’s going to happen at some point, as the… Read more »