Whether it’s blackberries that were picked fresh, succulent ears of sweet corn or juicy, home-grown tomatoes from a farm stand along a county road, nothing tastes quite like local food that didn’t have to travel far to reach your taste buds.

Whether it’s blackberries that were picked fresh, succulent ears of sweet corn or juicy, home-grown tomatoes from a farm stand along a county road, nothing tastes quite like local food that didn’t have to travel far to reach your taste buds.

Commissioners’ President Reuben B. Collins II and his fellow commissioners deserve a round of applause for opening the door to the homeless last week when they approved making a change to the zoning code to allow homeless shelters to operate in the current general industrial zones. And that …

This month brought with it some new laws that have taken effect, after their examination earlier this year by the General Assembly and Gov. Larry Hogan. Here’s a sampling of what’s now on the books in the Free State.

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…

To my chagrin, my side of the abortion debate (pro choice) isn’t putting its best foot forward. My side mostly argues based on “a woman’s right to choose” using slogans like “my body, my choice,” and so on without using much else.

As I finished watching the recent two-night spectacle of the Democratic presidential candidate debates, one thing became blatantly clear to me: The progressive left seems to believe the electorate has the mental maturity of second-graders.

The Democratic Party, sadly my party, is panicking that they might lose more black voters that have been taken for granted for decades. Many are appreciating that Trump has lowered there unemployment rates. The candidates are all lying, except for Bernie Sanders who opposes, and are promisin…

Would someone of national stature (preferably one of the Democratic Party candidates for President in 2020) please tell the people of our country how full of baloney that the conservative, right-wing news media is?

I am very disgusted with the attitude of some people today about blaming others because they feel they have been or are being discriminated against, or claiming that anyone who disagrees with them is ignorant.

We are writing to express appreciation to the Calvert County Commissioners for clarifying that unspent FY 2019 land preservation funds would be available in FY 2020.

“To make democracy work, we must be a nation of participants, not simply observers.” – L. L’Amour