Town Square, Nov. 6, 2019

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. THANKS FOR THE HELP: Thank you so much for […]

Tri-City volunteers save season

HURLOCK — Children will once again enjoy a spring tradition in North Dorchester next year, as Tri-City Little League’s season will take place. Volunteers heard a call for help, and came to the rescue at an Oct. 29 meeting of the Tri-City Board. A message from organizers earlier in October had said the 2020 tee-ball, […]

Hurlock Police seek runaway

HURLOCK – The Hurlock Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Dayana Rios-Lucero who has been reported as a runaway. Dayana is a 16-year-old Hispanic female, 4 feet tall weighing 100 lbs. She was last seen wearing a jean jacket and blue jeans. “Dayana has gone missing of her own accord,” a […]

Tri-City Little League threatened by lack of volunteers

HURLOCK — Due to the lack of volunteers, Tri-City Little League may not exist for the upcoming 2020 Tee-ball, baseball and softball season, a statement from the league said last week. The Board of Directors’ message follows. “For the past several years, we have been asking for volunteers to step up and get involved with […]

Hurlock Fall Festival Parade

HURLOCK – The 2019 Hurlock Fall Festival began with a parade down Main Street on Saturday morning. Among the many groups that took part, North Dorchester High School’s Marching Eagles added color and spirit to the event. Also in the parade were members of the Hurlock Lions Club, vehicles from Hurlock, East New Market, Secretary, […]

HVFC Auxiliary donates to Wreaths Across America

HURLOCK — The Hurlock Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary supports a local group whose mission is to have a wreath on every grave for the 2nd year. Lynn Riley came in spoke with the Hurlock Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary initially in 2018. The total donated in 2018 was $825. That will sponsor 55 wreaths, with 27 […]

Letters to the Editor, Aug. 21, 2019

We need an assault weapons ban – NOW In his letter last week (Aug. 14), Bill Patchett said no laws will stop an evil person from killing others, and that we’ll have to leave it to God to rid our world of evil people before mass killings will stop. He is wrong. If you follow […]

Planning continues for new Hurlock library

CAMBRIDGE — Members of the Dorchester County Council and the public attending the Aug. 6 meeting heard an update on the Hurlock library project. They learned that the existing building, constructed in 1999, has served the town well, but is too small to meet current needs. Branch Manager Sara Sears said, “The Hurlock Library is […]

Letter to the Editor: Few or majority?

I am a Navy veteran who sailed and served (like thousands of others) his country honorably. Risking life and limb protecting our nation, its citizens, their freedoms, rights and privileges. Also, all our flags recognized world-wide, and what they did in the past and presently represented. The colors: Red for the blood lost for the […]

Hurlock fire building could serve as community center

HURLOCK — In his report at the July 8 Hurlock town meeting, Mayor Michael Henry noted he has completed all the requirements for the Academy of Excellence and will officially graduate in September. The Maryland Municipal League (MML) is a founding partner of the Academy for Excellence in Local Governance, a voluntary certificate training program […]

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