Opinion: Get public water to the airport — and do it now

If you haven’t read the detailed and thorough article in the Salisbury Independent — regarding the joint efforts of the city of Salisbury, Wicomico County, the state of Maryland and the federal government to bring much-needed water to the Salisbury-Wicomico Airport — we encourage you to do so. The headline about those efforts says it […]

A message to our local leaders: We can do better

How was your summer? Hopefully, it was full of beaches and boats and barbecues and boardwalks. And much more. That’s what summers are for, here on Delmarva. Locally, in the Salisbury/Wicomico area, summer was as busy as it could be. In case your hectic summer caused you to miss some of the community fun and […]

Mike Dunn: Time to give Revenue Cap a public review

In late 2016, the Greater Salisbury Committee, in keeping with its commitment to be a catalyst in the community, decided it was time for the Wicomico County Revenue Cap, which has been the law of the land since 2000, to be reviewed. So, a task force was commissioned. It was led by nine GSC members, […]

Mike Dunn: Tom Draper worked to bring us together

As word began to spread last week that Tom Draper, the owner of WBOC, had been seriously injured doing what he loved to do — taking an early morning bike ride along the back roads in his beloved Sussex County, not far from his home — disbelief set in, all over Delmarva. When, less than […]

Mike Dunn: Red White & Boom’s circle will expand

About 20 years ago, when I was just getting involved in the Wicomico County Relay For Life, I had lunch with my Relay mentor, the one and only Bud Elzey. I had known Bud and his wife, Bev, for years, but this lunch seemed different to me – and it was. That’s because Bud was […]