Commentary

Sen. J.B. Jennings: Businesses Are Ready for a Fighting Chance to Survive

Each new year brings a sense of hope and optimism; a chance for people to start fresh and tackle new goals.But just as the...
Nursing Homes

Opinion: Nursing Homes Were Ill-Equipped to Handle Pandemic

In October 1966, three weeks of rain poured onto a mountain of discarded coal shale that rose a hundred feet over the mining town...

Frank DeFilippo: What Baltimore Needs in a Mayor

Begin with a cliché. This election of a Baltimore mayor should be about two things – character and integrity. The rest is background noise.And,...
At-Large Candidate

Montgomery Co. Elected Officials Warn Voters About School Board Candidate

A significant number of Montgomery County elected officials have written an open letter to voters about the upcoming at-large Board of Education election in...

Opinion: Overdose Prevention Sites Needed Now More Than Ever

During the 2020 Maryland legislative session, the Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Services Program (HB464/SB990) was not passed. This bill would have authorized up...

Opinion: Purple Line Remains a Great Value

That companies building Maryland’s Purple Line have threatened to withdraw does indicate that costs are likely to increase and that the project will be delayed, but...

Opinion: An Alternative to Nursing Homes

Recent news on COVID-19 in Maryland’s nursing homes sparks deep concern about the safety of our elderly friends and relatives. This concern, however, should...

Opinion: Give Coronavirus a Break — Learn a New Language

Learning a new language makes me feel good, especially now. It’s distracting, mind building, and gives me hope.I teach Spanish, studied Hebrew and, a...

An Open Letter Urging Gov. Hogan to Free Eraina Pretty

Led by Del. Charlotte Crutchfield (D-Montgomery), 56 members of the General Assembly, including one Republican, Del. Kevin C. Hornberger of Cecil County, wrote to...
Higher Education

USM Chancellor: Why Higher Education Matters More Than Ever This Commencement Season

Students across the University System of Maryland are graduating. But there are no auditoriums and arenas packed with people, cheering and taking photos as...