Town Square, May 6, 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.Protesters from the group Reopen Maryland traveled from Frederick to […]

‘Reopen Maryland’ on the Shore

CAMBRIDGE — Not everyone supports the shutdown ordered by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan. Reopen Maryland is a group of citizens who oppose measures taken by the state’s administration to slow the spread of COVID-19. These include instructions to stay at home unless it is absolutely necessary, and the closure of all businesses deemed by the […]

Harris announces coronavirus grants to Shore

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (R-1) announced Wednesday afternoon the award of $218,217 in federal grants from the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Funding was provided by the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020, also known as the “Phase I” Congressional emergency legislation. HRSA-funded […]

Voters meet three District 1 candidates

CAMBRIDGE — Three women vying to become the Democratic Party’s candidate to run against U.S. Representative Andy Harris in November outlined their views and goals at a meeting with voters in Cambridge. Rep. Harris, a physician, has represented Maryland’s First Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2011. The district encompasses the Eastern […]

Rep. Harris speaks on guns, funds, education

CAMBRIDGE — U.S. Representative Andy Harris (R-1) spoke Monday night at a town hall meeting held at American Legion Post 91. Constituents asked questions on issues including guns, government spending and school discipline. The first question from the audience was what will the congressman do to reduce the federal budget deficit, now pegged at $970 […]