Letters to the Editor, Jan. 20, 2021: A call for Rep. Harris to resign

The following is an open letter from the several Democratic Central Committees, including those of Dorchester, Caroline and Talbot counties, to the Maryland Congressional Delegation. Penalize Rep. HarrisIt is with a heavy heart and sincere disappointment that we draft this message to you. While disagreement and compromise are essential to the functioning of any democratic […]

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 13, 2021

Congressman Andy Harris, M.D., issued the following statement on Jan. 7 in response to counting of the Electoral College votes and mob violence in the Capitol Building on Jan. 6:I have routinely and consistently rejected violent protests, whether in the case of yesterday, or last summer. Democrats are calling for unity, yet also calling for […]

Letters to the Editor, Dec. 30, 2020

Harris vs. AmericaOn December 11, Rep. Andy Harris joined more than 100 fellow Congressional Republicans in a blatant act of sedition against the United States (some have called it treason) by joining the fascist lawsuit filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, himself under criminal indictment and fighting other criminal investigations by the FBI, to […]

Letters to the Editor, Dec. 23, 2020

DCPS: Hope and trepidationAs we approach the holiday break and the new year, I look ahead with hope but also trepidation. With the introduction of a COVID vaccine, the big picture for 2021 looks positive but the short term looks far less certain.The plan for Dorchester County Public Schools, as it now stands, is to […]

Letters to the Editor

The following is an open letter, dated Nov. 30, to the Dorchester County Public Schools community from Superintendent Dave Bromwell. Dear Dorchester County Public Schools Community,I hope everyone had a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving break. As I announced before the break, we will be returning to school tomorrow in special groups. My daily conversations with […]

BPW should reject gas pipeline

The Del-Mar Pipeline and Chesapeake Utilities Project Pipeline proposals for the Eastern Shore have been getting a great deal of attention lately — and rightly so.Building fracked gas pipelines on the Eastern Shore would be detrimental to the communities involved. These two pipelines will only make low-income Eastern Shore communities even more reliant on outdated […]

Letters to the editor, Nov. 18, 2020

Harris undermines democracyRep. Andy Harris has done it again – this time falsely alleging voter fraud to keep himself aligned with the worst president our country has ever had – in this case, Donald Trump’s refusal to accept the fact he is a LOSER – losing the election to Joe Biden.Mr. Harris is no dummy […]

Letters to the Editor, Nov. 11, 2020

Judge Ames respondsResponding to the Dorchester Banner’s article of Oct. 28, “Caucus of African-American Leaders: Group wants government to reflect race,” by Editor Dave Ryan, I will address the section pertaining to the formal education of Dorchester Orphan’s Court judges, as I serve as an associate judge. I begin my college training at the now […]

Cambridge needs better jobs, youth opportunities

I am a mother, partner, daughter, sister, friend and I am Lajan. I was born and raised in Cambridge and all of my family with the exception of my grandmother, Martha, are from the Cambridge, Dorchester area. I graduated from Cambridge South Dorchester High School in 1999 with the certificate of merit, the National Honor […]

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 14, 2020

Dorchester Square developmentThe following letter, dated Sept. 29 from Fairchild Properties, LLC President Charlie Fairchild to Cambridge Planning & Zoning Division Manager Pat Escher, shares details of a proposed development at Dorchester Square, including construction of a Tractor Supplies store. Ms. Escher,Dorchester Marketplace. LLC is pleased to submit Phase 2 of Dorchester Marketplace, located in […]

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