Cumberland Times-News

Editorials

Editorials
  • Stopgap

    Kicking the can down the road was one of the things American kids did to pass the time in the old days, particularly if they lived in rural areas where there was little traffic to contend with.

    July 16, 2014

  • Maryland on target to meet 2025 bay restoration goals

    July 16, 2014

  • Tough luck Tough luck

    The state has for a second time declined to help Allegany County get federal flood recovery funds in the wake of the June 12 storm.

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Heard it all Heard it all

    Pesky thing, this requirement that political candidates file campaign finance reports.

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Build it now Build it now

    Anticipated savings from demolition work that will provide ground for a new Allegany High School on Haystack Mountain may allow the addition of an auditorium at the school.

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Get on with it

    Now that Maryland State’s Attorney General Doug Gansler has been asked to help with the investigation of the McCoole Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department it is our hope that the probe regains traction.

    July 12, 2014

  • A good turn A good turn

    “Do a good turn daily” is the slogan of the Boy Scouts of America. “Turn,” in this case, means a deed ... a good deed you didn’t really have to do, but you did it because it would make somebody else’s life a little better.

    July 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Scathing Scathing

    A  letter of protest from 38 journalism and open-government groups to President Obama over his administration’s lack of transparency and openness could not have been more blunt.

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wearing out Wearing out

     Cumberland officials and residents can easily relate to a tour that took place in Baltimore on Monday. U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski were at the Montebello water treatment plant to draw attention to the needs of municipalities nationwide for federal help to upgrade aging water infrastructure.

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • Tank empty Tank empty

    Now that Congress has returned to work after a summer recess its members finally have to decide what to do about the embattled federal highway trust fund.

    July 7, 2014 1 Photo