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Pines financials solid

Enough can’t be said about the financial turnaround of the Ocean Pines Association’s finances. Obviously, the association’s money management practices have brought about changes that few people could have imagined not that many years ago. That was back when the OPA wasn’t just in a hole, it was excavating its way to insolvency — or… Read more »

Gazette staff changes

This is the last week for Ocean Pines/Berlin reporter Greg Ellison, who is about to head back from whence he came to us in 2016 — Colorado. A Maryland native who found a home out west while earning his master’s degree at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Greg has accepted a news position out… Read more »

Fleetwood steps down from a job well done

Most people would agree that the resignation of Berlin Town Administrator Jeff Fleetwood had to happen at some point, but that it would not be viewed with a sense of relief regardless of the timing. Quite the contrary, one would suspect that the community at-large and the town employees who worked with him are sorry… Read more »

Letter to the Editor

Supports sports complex Editor, I noticed in the last edition, that the “do nothings” in Ocean Pines are now going countywide to object to the Sports Complex. These are the same folks who were against building our new Yacht Club, Country Club, replacing bulkheads, Pickleball courts etc. In other words, they want to do nothing… Read more »

Religious messages agree on having hope

Ramadan began April 2, Ram Navami was on April 10, Passover begins at sundown today (Friday) and Easter is Sunday. This confluence of religious observances by followers of Islam, Hinduism, Judaism and Christianity make this April the holiest month of the year for more than five billion people, or well more than half the world’s… Read more »

Letter to the Editor

Views on Sports Complex Project Editor, I applaud our commissioners’ leadership and dedication to helping Worcester County continue to prosper. However, their recent 4-3 vote in favor of the sports complex project compels me to publicly share my perspective on this large capital investment. I would have also voted NO because of the chosen funding… Read more »

Letter to the Editor

Opposes second guessing librarians Editor, I attended the March WCPS meeting in support of WCPS library/media specialists. I agree with “Supporting intellectual freedom in schools” published in your March 31 edition, Letters to the Editor section. Having spent 46 years as a teacher at Stephen Decatur High School, and through my outreach to elementary, intermediate,… Read more »