Town Square, Sept. 23, 2020

Town Square is an opinion column to which readers can submit their views. As a true community newspaper, we’re always looking for ways to include local thought and pertinent viewpoints. This column is a way to share those thoughts. Civility and fair comment will always prevail.The death last week of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader […]

Town square, Sept. 16, 2020

Town Square is an opinion column to which readers can submit their views. As a true community newspaper, we’re always looking for ways to include local thought and pertinent viewpoints. This column is a way to share those thoughts. Civility and fair comment will always prevail.Cambridge residents and guests witnessed the unveiling of a statue […]

Town Square, Sept. 9, 2020

Town Square is an opinion column to which readers can submit their views. As a true community newspaper, we’re always looking for ways to include local thought and pertinent viewpoints. This column is a way to share those thoughts. Civility and fair comment will always prevail.Blackwater National Wildlife Reserve announced the closure of Key Wallace […]

Answering Commissioner Foster

By Barbara Knepp The city election for Cambridge is now seven weeks away. Are you ready to vote on Oct. 17.• Are you registered to vote?• If you moved in the last year, have you updated your address with the Dorchester County Board of Elections?What’s your plan?• Do you plan to mail in your ballot?• […]

Town Square, Aug. 26, 2020

Town Square is an opinion column to which readers can submit their views. As a true community newspaper, we’re always looking for ways to include local thought and pertinent viewpoints. This column is a way to share those thoughts. Civility and fair comment will always prevail. TALBOT COUNTY COUNCIL VOTES 3-2 TO KEEP CONFEDERATE STATUE: […]

Town Square, Aug. 19, 2020

Town Square is an opinion column to which readers can submit their views. As a true community newspaper, we’re always looking for ways to include local thought and pertinent viewpoints. This column is a way to share those thoughts. Civility and fair comment will always prevail. EVERYTHING HAS A PRICE: I feel like the mass […]

Letter to the Editor: Replying to the census is critically important

We have been hearing about the census now for months. Although we cannot get the federal funding we deserve without it; as of July, only 58.2 percent of Dorchester County residents had responded to the census. That means we are giving up millions of dollars for schools, hospitals, emergency responders, and more. School lunches are […]

Commissioner Foster’s statements sow doubt on electoral process

Cambridge’s election for five commissioners and the mayor will be held on Oct. 17 at Chesapeake College. With only nine weeks to go, social media and local publications are already filled with declarations, campaign websites, ZOOM meetings, and Facebook pages dedicated to the candidates. Yard signs are popping up and “meet the candidate events” have […]

Guest opinion: Address to C-SD Class of 2020

Hello, and thank you Talayasia [Young, Senior Class President], that was incredibly kind, and you should be proud that you are the President of the amazing, dare I say it legendary, Cambridge-South Dorchester class of 2020.My name is John Handley. I am only here because Oprah had a last minute booking for the Tonight Show […]

Town Square, July 29, 2020

Town Square is an opinion column to which readers can submit their views. As a true community newspaper, we’re always looking for ways to include local thought and pertinent viewpoints. This column is a way to share those thoughts. Civility and fair comment will always prevail.Many readers commented on the news that Dorchester’s public schools […]