Town Square May 13, 2020: Jobless benefits; Kirwan vetoed; flyover

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. NO BENEFITS YET, GOVERNOR: Unemployment is not releasing our […]

Taxes proposed to pay for Kirwan’s education reforms

Maryland legislators are proposing significant new taxes to pay for the Kirwan Commission’s education reform recommendations. Delegates and senators are mulling a new digital advertising tax (SB 2/HB 695) and an expansion of the sales tax to include professional services (HB 1628). Where does that leave Marylanders? Maryland citizens will be left footing the bill […]

Town Square, Feb. 5, 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. RISING TIDE: If you don’t believe in climate change, […]