“Ada Limón is a poet who connects.” This was how Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden introduced the 24th poet laureate of the United States, whose tenure began Sep. 29. ...
Nancy Quinn is a 40-year veteran of high school teaching and is now retired and volunteering. In my experience, most Americans are tolerant, caring people. This is no longer a place for White …
Michelle A. Taylor is the president and CEO of United Way of Delaware. Thanksgiving is here, the weather has turned colder, and the party invitations are starting to arrive. I love this time of …
You are invited to attend the Forum on Youth on Nov. 28, at 6 p.m., in person or by watching on Town Hall Streams at townhallstreams.com. The purpose of this forum is to hear from you, the police …
My 23-month-old Labrador, Thurber, makes me laugh out loud at least five times every day. ...
As we celebrate National Rural Health Day this year, we are reminded that a strong community is rooted in its people. ...
Earlier this year, the City Council agreed to hire former Chief Melvin Russell as a consultant to help Chief Todd and the city undertake a community policing effort. Community policing is not a …
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Earlier this year, the City Council agreed to hire former Chief Melvin Russell as a consultant to help Chief Todd and the city undertake a community policing effort. Community policing is not a …
Today, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of I Love to Write Day, a grassroots campaign I launched in 2002 to have people of all ages spend time writing every Nov. 15. Over the years, there have …
No one today questions that “Big Chicken” is the economic juggernaut of the Delmarva Peninsula. In 2021, the Delmarva chicken industry processed 4.2 billion pounds of chicken that was …
I’m writing in response to some claims that Republicans are going to take away Social Security and Medicare if elected. I would like someone to give me a name of a Republican that has said …
I am writing today to let the citizens of Dorchester County know that this year’s General Election is crucial to our future and that we all must get out and vote for Tom Hutchinson to be our …
Well, it has been a month since I was sworn in as mayor, and there has been little time to take a break. Community events, meetings with different agencies, nonprofits and individuals along with …
I’ve been a part of the waterfront development process for almost 30 years and I’ve seen lots of different plans and designs and concepts. I have participated in many public hearings and …
Have you ever wondered what the Board of Education does? Have you heard someone say, “Those Board members should make the Superintendent ___________!” To many people, there are …
Dear Dorchester County Business Owner, I wanted to make you aware of an ongoing appeal and litigation that may outlaw short-term rental of properties in most Dorchester County zoning districts. I …
Buying drugs on the street is a game of Russian roulette. From Xanax to cocaine, drugs or counterfeit pills purchased in nonmedical settings may contain life-threatening amounts of fentanyl. ...
I had promised myself, after the first day of demolition of Dorchester General Hospital, that I wasn't going to go back to watch anymore. It was too difficult to see the destruction of years of …
Being on the proverbial “2022 Campaign trail,” I have found throughout the farming community that there is much concern regarding how to preserve the rural nature that is unique to …
Citizens should watch the Charter Commission discussion, or lack thereof, at the Aug. 2 County Council meeting on Town Hall Streams, at townhallstreams.com/stream.php?location_id=153&id=46822, to …
Tom Horton has written about the Chesapeake Bay for more than 40 years, including eight books. He lives in Salisbury, Maryland, where he is also a professor of environmental studies at Salisbury …
Kathleen Gaskell is a copy editor at the Bay Journal, where this was first published as the Chesapeake Challenge. At least 12 shark species have been observed in the Chesapeake Bay. Can you match …
I want to commend the governors of Maryland and Delaware for their leadership in joining the new Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership, announced in June at the White House.
Winslow Myers, syndicated by PeaceVoice, is author of “Living Beyond War: A Citizen’s Guide” and serves on the Advisory Board of the War Prevention Initiative. Eight days of …