Letters to the Editor, Jan. 20, 2021: A call for Rep. Harris to resign

The following is an open letter from the several Democratic Central Committees, including those of Dorchester, Caroline and Talbot counties, to the Maryland Congressional Delegation. Penalize Rep. HarrisIt is with a heavy heart and sincere disappointment that we draft this message to you. While disagreement and compromise are essential to the functioning of any democratic […]

Town Square, Jan. 20, 2021

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. Dorchester County Emergency Medical Services lost a manager after […]

Harris skips vote on Trump impeachment

WASHINGTON, D.C. — When the U.S. House of Representatives debated President Trump’s second impeachment on Jan. 13, it was Maryland’s Steny Hoyer who gave the concluding speech. “This is about our country, our Constitution, and our democracy,” Hoyer said. “These votes will be inscribed on the roll of history, a record of courage and of […]

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 13, 2021

Congressman Andy Harris, M.D., issued the following statement on Jan. 7 in response to counting of the Electoral College votes and mob violence in the Capitol Building on Jan. 6:I have routinely and consistently rejected violent protests, whether in the case of yesterday, or last summer. Democrats are calling for unity, yet also calling for […]

Letters to the Editor, Dec. 30, 2020

Harris vs. AmericaOn December 11, Rep. Andy Harris joined more than 100 fellow Congressional Republicans in a blatant act of sedition against the United States (some have called it treason) by joining the fascist lawsuit filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, himself under criminal indictment and fighting other criminal investigations by the FBI, to […]

Town Square, Dec. 16, 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.Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit last week […]

Letters to the editor, Nov. 18, 2020

Harris undermines democracyRep. Andy Harris has done it again – this time falsely alleging voter fraud to keep himself aligned with the worst president our country has ever had – in this case, Donald Trump’s refusal to accept the fact he is a LOSER – losing the election to Joe Biden.Mr. Harris is no dummy […]

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 […]