Town Square, March 25, 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. COVID-19 SAVE FOR MEDICAL PERSONNEL: I just did my […]

Government, health, private groups respond to COVID-19 threat in Dorchester

CAMBRIDGE — Local groups representing government agencies, health services and private organizations have announced responses to the spread of COVID-19, with many cancellations and postponements of events. The Dorchester Banner has compiled a list of these announcements, though it remains a good idea to check on the availability of services in this quickly developing situation. […]

Schools closed, Guard active

CAMBRIDGE — On Monday morning, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced measures to fight the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, as he said the state will be more aggressive in facing the threat. The moves were in addition to ones he declared on Thursday, which included closure of public schools and activation of the Maryland National Guard. […]

COVID-19: Government, health and private groups respond

BREAKING: Talbot County has reported its first case of the virus. No other details were available on Sunday evening. UPDATE: At a press conference that ended just before 6 p.m. Sunday, Talbot County officials shared information on the situation. The infected individual, they said, is hospitalized in Easton. Talbot County Emergency Services is in close […]