Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week and help merchants

By the time August rolls around, many of us are trying to savor the last days of summer and prepare for the coming school year. Of course, the Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the rhythms of our lives, forcing us to adapt to a new routine. But in a world of uncertainty, one thing that remains […]

Peter Franchot: Marylanders need government’s help

As our state, nation and the world battle the Covid-19 pandemic, there is much fear and uncertainty of what the future holds. We must first and foremost protect public health and I commend Gov. Larry Hogan and his administration for the leadership our state needs at this time to protect our citizens from this deadly […]

Shuck responsibly – More Oysters, Lower Taxes

Once the Chesapeake’s most plentiful fishery, the oyster population has been shellacked by overharvesting, disease and degraded water quality conditions. Capt. John Smith, the first English explorer to sail the Chesapeake Bay, experienced great difficulty navigating as he noted the oysters laid “thick as stones.” Today, the opposite is true, and as the Shell Recycling […]