“The nation owes a great debt to its veterans, whose service to the nation spans every decade, every year, every day of our country’s existence. Through untold courage and sacrifice, America’s veterans have secured the liberty which the founding fathers sought to establish here in the new wo…

The Maryland Report Card is a website hosted by the Maryland State Department of Education meant to be an informational go-to on our public schools. It maintains a wealth of information on the state education system and each district, right down to individual schools, “to help our stakeholde…

The Mid-Atlantic region’s blood supply has never been lower, and the Blood Bank of Delmarva is urgently calling for donors. There has been a significant decline in regular blood donors, and the region’s supply has reached critically low levels. In order to maintain a safe blood supply, a sev…

Newspapers — especially community newspapers — are alive and kicking, no matter what you may have read online. We chronicle the lives and times of our neighbors, and keep a close eye on government. And in addition to our print products, we maintain an up-to-date website to serve the public. …

The Rev. Henry Sabetti of Shrewsbury Episcopal Church in Kennedyville described the intense two-day experience he and I and nearly 50 other community members participated in late last month as “eye-opening and jaw-dropping,” and rightly so. For about eight hours each day on Sept. 27 and 28, …

September was the second outing for the Kent Goes Purple campaign to raise awareness of the opioid abuse crisis that continues to plague Kent County, the Eastern Shore, Maryland and the rest of the nation.

There is a very important meeting being held next week, one we urge everyone to attend. The Maryland Transportation Authority will be discussing and taking comments on its long-running Bay Crossing Study for a new potential span across the Chesapeake.

There is a family photo I still have a hard time looking at. It was a trip my father took my brothers and I on to New York City, my first trip there if I remember correctly. We did all the touristy things: a Broadway show, the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building.

“We watched the season pull up its own stage and catch the last weekend of the last week. Before the gold and the glimmer have been replaced, another sun soaked season fades away,” or so it goes in Dashboard Confessional’s 2005 song “Stolen.”

Following deadly mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio less than 24 hours apart, our state senator issued a series of tweets tossing out the standard “thoughts and prayers” script on gun violence in America.

With massive security breaches becoming all too common, consumers are urged to take steps to protect themselves.

We’ve had our share of heat so far this summer, even touching the triple digits in July, and after a short reprieve, we’re back into the 90s this week. Even so, this is a great time of year to take time off from work and spend these long summer days outside, lounging poolside or at a beach, …

Last Thursday, Gov. Larry Hogan and first lady Yumi Hogan hosted a special cookout in Annapolis featuring chefs and producers from around the state. The 12th Annual Buy Local Cookout served as the official launch of this year’s Maryland Buy Local Week, running now through July 28.

While the U.S. Supreme Court regaled us with several politically charged and historically significant opinions on constitutional rights as it neared the end of its session last month — Maryland’s Peace Cross will stay, as will political gerrymandering which now can’t be touched by federal ju…

On July 1, Maryland’s Open Meetings Compliance Board issued an opinion stating that the Talbot County Council violated sunshine laws by deliberating via emails and text messages over a period of two days in mid-February.