CAMBRIDGE — Delmarva Community Services, Inc. has announced the appointment of Andrew Hollis of Easton as president and CEO of its organization, effective July 1. Hollis currently serves …
SALISBURY—The Delmarva community is invited to Liberation & Light: Juneteenth Solstice Celebration. Join the Lower Shore Value-Aligned Partnership at Pemberton Historical Park for a day of …
While serving on the Nanticoke Historic Preservation Alliance or "Handsell" Board, Betsy Malkus felt greatly honored to work with and help research the family history roots of the late Shirley Jackson, “one of Dorchester’s true treasures,” Malkus said. Jackson’s family tree had already been traced to an ancestor who had been enslaved at the Handsell plantation. While looking at her tree, Malkus spotted ancestors who had served in the Civil War. Her knowledge of that topic was limited, but Malkus promised Jackson that she would continue searching to find any ancestors who had served.
Retired Cambridge Police Chief Russell Wroten led the force for 30 of his 38 years of service. He not only holds the record for the longest to serve as chief locally, but in the U.S. overall. On …
For women and girls of a certain age, sanitary pads and tampons aren’t luxury items; they’re necessities for functioning at work, school, and home. And like everything else, their cost continues climbing. For many, the ongoing need to purchase these must-have feminine hygiene products can be a nuisance and a budgetary challenge, especially for those suffering from fibroids and heavy monthly periods.
For most kids, a love of cars comes from playing with Matchbox and Hot Wheels mini toy treasures. But brothers Russ and Matt, owners of R&M Performance “Super Shop” in Cambridge, …
Orchestra’s Legacy Awards The Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra (MSO) has announced the 2024 Legacy Award Recipients, honoring exceptional individuals who have significantly contributed to …
CAMBRIDGE — The Annual Members’ Show and Sale opens Friday at the Dorchester Center for the Arts. This yearly exhibit highlights the talents of current members and represents a variety of …
In 1987, 20 years after the Pine Street Elementary School had burned down during Civil Rights protests, a sorely needed new bridge connecting Cambridge and Trappe was constructed. The driving …
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 …
Following a booming “off” season getting shipshape, the Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester is again afloat. Plans are fully underway for the living history vessel’s gala 30th birthday …
CAMBRIDGE – The Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area (HCCHA) is accepting mini-grant applications for projects that enrich heritage resources or events in Dorchester County. These small, …
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Since its founding in 1987 by the Dorchester County Commission on Aging, Inc., Pleasant Day Medical Adult Day Care has been directed by Jackie Vickers. For over 35 years, the center has been a …
RIDGELY – Adkins Arboretum recently received funding from the Rural Maryland Council to purchase an energy-efficient six-passenger golf cart and the equipment to secure and maintain it. The …
WILMINGTON, Delaware — The Diocese of Wilmington has announced an upcoming major spiritual event, the Eucharistic Congress, scheduled for Oct. 5, at the Ocean City Convention Center. This …
This year’s U.S. National Day of Prayer falls on Thursday, May 2. President Harry Truman started the observance on July 4, 1952, and President Ronald Reagan moved it to the first Thursday in …
SALISBURY – Twenty-nine jail and correctional officers from Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, Dorchester and Talbot counties graduated in the 118th entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore …
The Diocese of Wilmington has announced an upcoming major spiritual event — the Eucharistic Congress — scheduled for October 5, 2024, at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean …
CHICONE – The Nanticoke Historic Preservation Alliance is sponsoring the 11th Annual Chicone Village Day at Handsell on Indiantown Road in Vienna on April 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. This event is …
CAMBRIDGE – Both the Cambridge and Hurlock branches of the Dorchester County Public Library were scheduled to be closed April 16 for a Professional Development Day. We are focusing on …
“Zeta is a verb, as we are a community conscious, action-oriented sisterhood” – Iota Chi Zeta chapter The Eastern Shore’s single chapter of historic, international …
SALISBURY — MAC’s 2024 Virtual Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers Conference, “Dementia: Navigating the Journey,” will be held Wednesday, April 24. CEU registration …
CAMBRIDGE – Before we get to sharing our exciting upcoming events schedule with you, here’s a quick reminder about our updated hours of operation at the Cambridge Branch …
TRAPPE – Habitat for Humanity Choptank is one of 26 organizations on the Eastern Shore of Maryland to receive direct federal resources for projects as a result of efforts by U.S. Senators Chris …
CAMBRIDGE – From March 21-24, the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Theater Department delighted audiences and demonstrated that musical theater is alive and well with their performances …
Three Hundred and Fifty Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce members gathered to wine, dine, and be inspired at the Hyatt lChesapeake Thursday, March 21 from 5 to 9 p.m. The 78th Annual Membership Meeting and Dinner attendees represented a crossroads of the local community. State, County, Cambridge, and Hurlock officials were on hand. So, too, were those from the ranks of large and small businesses, agriculture, service organizations, and the nonprofit community.
Dorchester Chamber of Commerce 78th Annual Meeting and Dinner Keynote speaker, Wendy O’Sullivan, Superintendent for the Chesapeake National Gateways and Water Trails program, announced that Cambridge had been among six cities selected for a Chesapeake Gateways Community pilot program.
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