Town Square Dec. 5, 2018

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 forum is a way to share those thoughts. Civility and fair comment will always prevail. George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United […]

Commentary: Rebuilding Civility

With the chill in the air and the leaves already falling, the holidays are just around the corner. Whether you’re hosting or being hosted, the old rule of not discussing religion, money, or politics serves as a reminder of the issues which can divide even those who love each other the most. But in an […]

Letter to the Editor, Nov. 21, 2018

To the Editor: It has been an honor and privilege for me to serve on the County Council for the past 12 years. It was a job I wanted to do for a long time. Thanks to the voters for their support in all of my past campaigns. I hope I have made a difference […]

Letters to the Editor, Nov. 13, 2018

Facts were wrong! It is unfortunate that the Dorchester Banner has fallen short of accepted standards of journalism in its recent article “Student Advocate is Barred, Re-Admitted to Public School” dated Nov. 7, 2018, regarding a dispute between Julie Yankovich and Dorchester County Public Schools. If an issue is deemed important enough to merit prominent […]

Letter to the Editor: Submit ideas for Cambridge Center

(Editor’s Note; 1st Ward Commissioner Steve Rideout has been asked to be the “Enrichment Programs” representative of the Cambridge Center Strategic Planning Work Group. Over the next 3 months or so, the Work Group will meet to discuss possibilities for the Cambridge Center. The college provided the following as an explanation of what they are […]

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 31, 2018

Only qualified candidate! There is only one qualified candidate for Register of Wills in Dorchester County and that is Doris K. Lewis. Her qualifications are impeccable. She graduated from college with degree in business and legal studies. She worked for a number of years in a law office specializing in probate and business law before […]

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 24, 2018

The Most Important Race in Dorchester County While all political races are important. none is more consequential this November thant he Register of Wills for Dorchester County. Richard Colburn is running against the incumbent Doris Keene Lewis. While I have supported Mr. Colburn for other offices in the past. he is clearly not the most […]

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 17, 2018

Attention Residents and Concerned Citizens We want to make you aware that there is a potential environmental health hazard threatening this area and our neighborhood/community. What is the threat? There is a proposal to install a 3 million gallon open tank at 5178 Aireys Road, Cambridge. The location is previously known as the Malkus/Keplinger Farm […]

Medicare for All is the wrong prescription for the U.S.

In the fall of 2017, when Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled his vision for the future of the U.S. healthcare system (Medicare for All), I wrote a piece for the Center for Vision and Values titled, “Medicare for All is Good for None.” In the piece, I argued that using the Medicare template as a model […]

Town Square, Oct. 3, 2018

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 forum is a way to share those thoughts. Civility and fair comment will always prevail. Editor’s note: The fifth IRONMAN Maryland was held in […]