Editorials

In this world of increasing hypervigilance, one of the new maxims is “if you see something, say something.”

Last Friday’s front page was a doozy. All three top news stories involved the Charles County Public School system and sexual assaults, alleged or otherwise, dating back a few years to just last fall.

“Fly the friendly skies” was once a memorable slogan cooked up by United Airlines back in 1965 to invoke a spirit of fun to get people on its airplanes. Of course, the airline was talking about its friendly employees, but decades of increasing air travel have left the skies anything but frie…

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Oww, Oww, pick me, pick me. I have the answer. A writer said they wanted to know “[w]as the Clinton campaign involved with the Steele dossier that was used as proof of collusion by the House?” The short answer is — no.

I wish to commend the Charles County Department of Emergency Medical Services, and in particular, the two EMTs who came to my house on Dec. 30. I don’t know their names, but they responded at 9 p.m. to my house on Williamsburg Circle. I had a severe cut on my toe and I couldn’t stop the blee…

Concerning the Jan. 10 letter, “Letter writer was wrong about climate forum,” we no longer have to argue with climate deniers. The solution to the climate crisis is coming fast and it’s not scientific or political — it’s economic. Few people realize it yet, but the market has already spoken:…

It is with much hope and great conviction that Our Revolution Maryland announces our endorsement of Mckayla Wilkes for the House seat in Maryland’s 5th Congressional District. Our endorsement comes as a unanimous choice by both our voting members in CD-5 and our state board.

Crain Commons has filed again to build 76 townhomes and a 10,250-square-foot commercial retail center at Croom Road and Crain Highway.

Mr. Hance you are right about one thing in your letter to the Independent dated Jan. 10 (“Letter writer was wrong about Waldorf climate forum”). I was not at your forum. I was commenting on the forum as it was reported in the Maryland Independent.

From Charlotte, N.C., to Washington state, to Kansas City, Mo., and in Richfield, Minn., many are pitching in to help pay off school lunch debts. Per www.newfoodeconomy.org, “According to data from the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), nearly 100,000 schools and educational institutions …

Trump may be to many an arrogant, egotistical, loud mouth bully but I have been against impeachment — it hurts the country.

I have been following the race for the Democratic Party presidential candidate. Their ideology is open borders, free college for illegal immigrants, free heath care of illegal immigrants, abortions, secularism, increase taxes, more regulations, numerous definitions of sexual preference, word…

As an early career educator in Charles County Public Schools, I know how important it is to pass the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future and create strong public schools in our neighborhoods. It is of the utmost importance that we recruit and retain educators who will continue to make a differen…

I am writing in response to Bobby Wallace’s letter on Jan. 1, “Forum devoid of ideas,” in which he ridicules the Sierra Club Climate Forum held in Waldorf in December.

One in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s disease. The only leading cause of death in the U.S. that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed, it is imperative that we have elected officials who are working to make Alzheimer’s a national priority.