To the editor: When founding the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in 1866, according to The History Channel, “(Henry Bergh) argued that protecting animals was an issue that crossed party lines and class boundaries. ‘This is a matter purely of conscience; it has no pe…

To the editor: One of the great riddles of the age remains on display in Downtown Chestertown. I mean what is going on with that little building on Park Row? Is this the Eastern Shore’s answer to Boston’s Big Dig?

To the editor: A Delmarva Power line upgrade from Massey to the Lynch substation (Phase 1) and continuing from Lynch to the Chestertown substation (Phase 2) is currently being considered in a way that violates the policies defined in the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). The permit …

To the editor: The Chestertown Garden Club is one group in the many good stewards who support the aesthetic backdrop that feeds the economic growth of our cherished community.

To the editor: Reading Rick Kollinger’s column in last week’s Kent County News, I was reminded of how the Trump sycophants manage to ignore the real message Robert Mueller was trying to communicate.

To the editor: On July 12, the U.S. House of Representatives passed HR1327, the "Never Forget the Heroes Permanent Authorization of September 11 Victim Compensation Act."

To the editor: Congressman Andy Harris recently took a stand on behalf of his constituents against expanded offshore drilling.

To the editor: Hey! Congratulations on your totally fun edition of July 3. It was a veritable masterstroke of media merchandising.

To the editor: First District Rep. Andy Harris voted against a House funding package designed to alleviate the border crisis along the Mexican border. Harris voted "nay" to H.R.3401 — Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, 2019.

To the editor: As members of a coalition of progressive groups on the Eastern Shore, we were appalled by Congressman Andy Harris’ response to the Mueller report. 

To the editor: I admit to being a confirmed citizen-grumbler: hospital, potholes, schools, pride day, recycling? I’ve complained about them all. However, this past weekend I learned the real reason we’re lucky to live here. It’s the people.

To the editor: As a former Allegany County commissioner, I am proud to have served over two years on the Kirwan Commission (Maryland Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education) to help create better education in Maryland. I was appointed to represent the rural counties of the state.

The 2019 National Music Festival has come and gone, leaving us with memories of sweet symphonies and rousing overtures.

To the editor: Sixteen property owners voluntarily maintain privately-owned Cliff Road in the community of Great Oak, providing access to Great Oak Manor.

A reader recently complained of the divisiveness of which I am also tired. But, no one’s hands are around his throat. If watermen set back and hope for fairness, they will be remembered for not standing up for themselves.

To the editor: Each year we are reminded of the life and tragic death of Dr. Martin Luther King, but I suspect that few of us remember that his mother, Mrs. Alberta Williams King, also died violently at the hands of an assassin. June 30th of this year will mark the 45th anniversary of her de…

To the editor: How much commitment have youngsters have to play when adults control almost all of their environment?

To the editor: Girl Scout Troop 112 spent Saturday morning picking up trash in Wilmer Park.

To the editor: The family of Brandon and Daniel Mitzel would like to express their sincere gratitude to all those persons who were so kind and thoughtful in trying to help the twins after their Mom's death. The staff at Kent County High School were amazing. Thanks all of you for helping the …