News
CAMBRIDGE - Community members were nominated and approved to serve on the Citizens Search Committee for a new city manager during the Monday, May 20, City Council meeting. David Deutsch, acting …
TRAPPE ­— The Talbot County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division has arrested two individuals involved in an incident involving suspected abuse of a vulnerable adult. …
The Board of Directors of Cambridge Waterfront Development, Inc. (CWDI) announced that it “regretfully” accepted the resignation of founding board member Rich Zeidman, effective at the …
As indications of possible breakthroughs continued this week, Cambridge Waterfront Development, Inc. advertised bids for the federally funded Promenade Project, a key component of the group’s proposed Phase I Cambridge Harbor development. “We’re excited to move this important project from design to construction,” said CWDI Board President Angie Hengst. “This illustrates CWDI’s community-first approach to developing Cambridge Harbor by securing permanent, public access along the waterfront.”
The pool of Dorchester County School Board candidates vying to represent Districts One and Five in November was narrowed to two after Tuesday’s primary election.
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Sports
SHILOH – North Dorchester High School has announced April Athletes of the Month. The school released the following statement: Varsity Girls – Julianna Vroman (10th Grade) - Varsity …
NEWARK — The Delaware football team won’t have to go far to face its newest opponent. UD announced that it will play a 2028 game at Maryland as it begins to play as a Division I FBS …
STEVENSVILLE — The Cambridge-South Dorchester High School men’s outdoor track and field team is charging into State Championship week with another title under their belt, after winning …
Business
DENTON – Choptank Electric Cooperative held its 86th Annual Meeting on April 25 at The Fountains Wedding and Conference Center with over 350 guests in attendance. Members re-elected three board …
This team of writers, designers and managers has impressed the industry once again. Almost 30 industry awards were presented this month to the Independent Newsmedia team of Daily State News, …
Cambridge
TRAPPE — The Talbot County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division has arrested a second suspect involved in a March 23 incident on Howell Point Road. Flamond D. Woolford, …
CAMBRIDGE -- Almost two years after becoming Cambridge City Manager in April 2022, Tom Carroll submitted his resignation due to differences over the direction of the Cambridge Harbor waterfront development project.
ANNAPOLIS — Lawmakers are moving toward consensus on changes to Maryland’s juvenile justice system, discussing how to address crime by children ages 10 to 12 and get them into …
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s Democratic-led legislature passed the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future in 2021, vowing to pour billions of dollars into the state’s public schools to …
Neighbors
CAMBRIDGE — Congratulations to Annual Young People’s Show Best in Show winner Mackenzie Clarke-Gainer, 8th grader at North Dorchester High School. Makenzie received the first "Greg's …
The song continues “fish are jumping and the cotton is high.” Today the song would go something like “Summertime and the living ain’t easy, food costs are rising and …
The excitement of prom season starts long before the big event itself, while searching for that one-of-a-kind wow outfit dreams are made of. But those who know Dionne Sampson of Cambridge know …
Things to Do
Stop #5 on the tour is Sunset Cove.

Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage in Dorchester County June 1

For the first time in nine years, Dorchester County will be a feature on the traditional statewide Maryland House & Garden …
"Worksboats, End of Day," pastel by Katie Cassidy

Spectrum: Upcoming classes and workshops at DCA

CAMBRIDGE – A variety of classes are scheduled for Dorchester Center for the Arts in the coming weeks. Intermediate …
Captain Jake Flory and the rest of the Skipjack Nathan's crew members are delighted to begin the iconic vessel's 30th sailing season with a newly constructed boom.

30th anniversary Skipjack Nathan season underway

Following a booming “off” season getting shipshape, the Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester is again afloat. Plans are fully underway …
Schools
HURLOCK — At a recent meeting, members of the Hurlock Lions Club presented North Dorchester High School seniors Ava Gomez and Harvey Williamson with Bill Brown Memorial Scholarships valued at …
Speech Language Pathologists In honor of Speech Language Pathologist Day, May 18, thanks went to the Dorchester County Public Schools team of Speech Language Pathologists who work with students …
North Dorchester Middle School Last week, teachers and administrators at North Dorchester Middle School congratulated the following successful 8th graders. 8th Grade Honor Roll List: …
Opinion
Opinion
The members of the Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association are deeply concerned about the potential consequences of Maryland House Bill 1258 on local journalism.
I am a concerned Ocean Pines, Maryland, citizen who is appalled by the unsightly litter along our roads and waterways in our otherwise beautiful Eastern Shore. It’s time to actually do something to deal with this issue.
The Alabama Supreme Court, citing Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, has ruled that the frozen embryos used in IVF (in vitro fertilization) are children and entitled to all the protections …
Last week's Viewpoint page featured an open letter submitted by the Maryland House Republican Caucus expressing their concerns that a juvenile sex offender convicted of second-degree rape …
As Cambridge Waterfront Development, Inc. (CWDI) advances its mission to develop Cambridge Harbor, we plan to keep the public informed on our progress and what you can look forward to in the coming …
When the opening day of the 2024 Maryland General Assembly session was called to order, Delegate Sheree Sample-Hughes was the speaker pro tempore in the Maryland House of Delegates, the second-highest position for a member of the House Democratic Caucus.
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