Around the Pines

Still no resolution to Mumford’s pool defects

Thompson might have proposal ready for board consideration sometime in March   Structural problems with the Mumford’s Landing swimming pool may be so bad that the entire amenity needs to be replaced, according to General Manager Bob Thompson. He told the Ocean Pines … read more

Association News

Collins says OPA board won’t manage relations with new golf contractor

Thompson will have lead role in handling relations with Landscapes Unlimited, but directors will expect more frequent reports than occurred under Billy Casper Golf Contrary to some reporting and opinion expressed in the local media, the Ocean Pines Association’s general … read more

Happenings

First Shore Federal donation

First Shore Federal donation

First Shore Federal Savings & Loan Association made a $1,844 contribution to Diakonia, Inc. and the Art League of Ocean City’s Empty Bowl Project, a partnership between the Art League of Ocean City and Diakonia to help end hunger. Pictured … read more

Worcester County

Worcester faces depletion of budget stabilization funds

 County institutes hiring freeze to control expenditures  Facing another challenging budget year resulting from a continued decline in projected property tax revenues, the Worcester County Commissioners have enacted an immediate hiring freeze for non-public safety personnel. “County revenues are anticipated to dip … read more

Opinion

Star Charities should get full refund

If Ocean Pines Association management would bother to read and apply the applicable resolution governing the use of the Ocean Pines Community Center by organizations comprised of Ocean Pines residents, it never would have charged the non-profit Star Charities $450 … read more