Letters to the Editor

City looks for citizens’ views With Odie Wheeler retiring in December, the city manager is in the process of developing his plan for reorganizing the city staff that he will bring to City Council for approval. In the meantime, citizens come to our meetings and let us know where we need to improve. I am […]

Another chance to bag a wild hen or gobbler

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announces the opening of the winter turkey season, which runs statewide from Jan. 23-25 for hunters who did not harvest a turkey during the 2019 fall season. Hunting hours are from one half-hour before sunrise to one half-hour after sunset. The bag limit is one turkey of […]

Record set for big-scale pomfret off Delmarva

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has officially recognized Jeff Rosenkilde of Monkton as holding the first official state fishing record for big-scale pomfret. Mr. Rosenkilde caught the 22.1-pound fish Dec. 28 in the Atlantic Ocean canyons off the coast of the Delmarva peninsula. Mr. Rosenkilde and four friends were deep-drop fishing for […]

Leading in protection of natural resources

I recently had the honor of swearing in Colonel G. Adrian Baker as the new Superintendent of the Maryland Natural Resources Police. Colonel Baker has an impressive track record and a wealth of relevant experience – both of which will serve the department and Maryland well. The Natural Resources Police unit has an important and […]