News
ANNAPOLIS - Dorchester County and the Eastern Shore were named a Top 25 “Best of the World” Destination for 2022 by National Geographic. The following is an excerpt from the article, …
BALTIMORE – The Maryland Public Service Commission will hold a second virtual public comment hearing on a proposed 50 MW solar generating facility in Dorchester County. Community residents …
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announces that the two-week firearms hunting season for sika and white-tailed deer opens Saturday, Nov. 27 and runs through Saturday, …
With help from some generous donation elves, the Cambridge Lighthouse Foundation will be adding a little Christmas cheer to the town's waterfront this season. Lighted garlands and bows will be strung …
BALTIMORE – The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) on Monday announced update on the top and bottom 10 skilled nursing facilities in the state ranked by percentage of staff with at least one …
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Sports
The James M. Bennett High Clippers boys soccer team won the Maryland 3A State Championship trophy after the team’s victory over C. Milton Wright High on Friday. The teams were scoreless …
PARKTON – Cambridge-South Dorchester High School senior John Condon ended his cross country career as the Maryland 1A State Champion, winning the honor Saturday at Hereford High …
BEL AIR – The Cambridge-South Dorchester Vikings’ football season came to an end Friday at Harford Technical High School, 27-17. The 1A Vikings were playing in the second round of the …
Business
MILFORD — Kent-Sussex Industries Inc. recently received a $12,000 grant donation from Discover Bank to purchase additional laptops and other kinds of technology to assist the agency in program delivery.
Giant Food associates joined Food Bank of Delaware president and CEO Cathy Kanefsky and other Food Bank representatives to celebrate Giant’s donation of 1,000 turkeys for Thanksgiving.
Cambridge
For a small town on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, this past week was busy with good things, bad things and very bad things happening. It was like we were being drawn into the maelstrom of the larger …
When news broke last week that Herschel Johnson had been called to a higher home, moving tributes poured forth from every corner, praising his contributions, but mostly the man …
CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) — A Maryland mayor has been arrested and charged with distributing revenge porn online, prosecutors announced Monday. Andrew Bradshaw, the 32-year-old mayor of Cambridge on …
CAMBRIDGE – The Cambridge Police Department has put into service their newest vehicle, a 2021 Tesla Model Y. The CPD Tesla is the first of its kind on the Eastern Shore. The Tesla is part of …
Neighbors
As part of its Brovember campaign, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Shore, Inc. is happy to highlight Dorchester County Big Brother Kris Dawson. Dawson became a mentor to help a child …
Holly Edwards, Choptank Elementary School’s physical education and health teacher, has been recognized by the Maryland Chapter of the Society of Health and Physical Education with a 2021 Simon A. …
SALISBURY – After a year’s hiatus yielding to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore are bringing back the …
Things to Do
Up-cycled ornaments will be created in a DCA workshop.

Variety of workshops coming to Dorchester Center for the Arts

Needle Felting with Laura Rankin. Learn basic techniques for needle felting a winter gnome, a tiny snowy owl and festive acorn …
Collected Stories by Barbara Lockhart

DCA welcomes local author Barbara Lockhart

CAMBRIDGE - Dorchester Center for the Arts welcomes Barbara Lockhart for a book reading and signing on Sunday, Nov. 21, from 3-4 p.m. …
The Eastern Shore Sea Glass Festival features more than 90 artisans.

Eastern Shore Sea Glass Festival returns to CBMM 

On Saturday, Nov. 20, and Sunday, Nov. 21, the Eastern Shore Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival will return to the Chesapeake Bay …
Schools
CAMBRIDGE – Career opportunities are available in Dorchester County for students interested in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). That was the message emphasized …
CAMBRIDGE - The Dorchester County Board of Education has voted on and approved a three-phase proposal for county elementary schools. Phase one is for capital projects. Phase 2 spans a seven-year …
At its work session on Nov. 1, the Dorchester County Board of Education agreed to proceed with the modification of the current practices regarding the quarantine of students identified as close …
Opinion
Opinion
I would like to greet this season of thanksgiving, grace and renewal with an attitude of gratitude — a clear acknowledgement and deep appreciation of the gifts bestowed on me by family, friends …
If you are one of the many people caring for an aging loved one, take the time to check in with them this holiday season, whether you live close by or are separated by hundreds of miles. It is more …
My dad’s hearing was damaged more than half a century ago when, as a young man, he trained to be an Army military policeman during the war in Korea. MPs were required to qualify for every …
Spencer Milo scrambled to his feet in the smoke and dust, his training and adrenaline taking over. He had seen the suicide bomber, a teenage boy, maybe 15, coming toward his platoon in the split …
Today marks the centennial of the establishment of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, dedicated to unidentified remains of U.S. personnel who served in the military during wartime. For one of the few …
Zoom meeting after Zoom meeting, while trying to feed, entertain and beg-to-sleep an infant whose day care had closed, I needed a break but couldn’t really take one in April of 2020. Enter …