- Jan Alderton - Opinion
Internet sales tax coming?
Look for Maryland legislators to zero-in on how to tax Internet sales when the General Assembly convenes next year.
Frederick may lose postal jobs
At one time, it appeared that U.S. Postal Service jobs in Cumberland would be moved to Frederick. But the agency couldn’t justify the move, so now it is considering moving Frederick’s operations to Baltimore.
Their days are numbered
Incandescent light bulbs and mercury thermometers — long staples of everyday life — are nearing extinction in the United States.
Why not ask those who know?
Instead of considering another survey about the condition of its streets, the city of Cumberland should turn to its own employees for input.
Let’s test your memory
How is your recollection of major local news events of the past year?
Talking turkey (and more)
While researching Cumberland Evening Times files for some information on local historical sites, I ran across several items that gave a glimpse of local Thanksgiving observances 90 or so years ago.
eEdition generates interest
Although it been less than two weeks since it was launched, the Cumberland Times-News eEdition is generating a lot of interest.
Meetings: Still only partial sunshine
On March 15, 1973, The Cumberland News — which was the morning newspaper published by the Times-News — carried the following column written by me about the need for more open government in Maryland.
We’ll get a break this winter
Amidst one of the hottest summers on record comes a forecast for how much snow we might expect this coming winter.
Guess who’s 60? Beetle!
A Deep Creek Lake house recently sold for $3.5 million — a record for the Western Maryland resort spot.
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