News
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, with the support of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, announces a new initiative to provide marketing support to the …
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is considering changes to the reporting requirements for commercial licensees who guide fishing parties. Currently, a Commercial …
Ten caring souls hoping to make a difference helping others recently made a pilgrimage to Hurlock's United Methodist Church, but it wasn't a Sunday. On a recent Saturday, they attended a Mental …
CAMBRIDGE – WHCP Community Radio put Cambridge on the educational radio map in 2015 with an innovative low-power station covering a 10-mile radius around its downtown Race Street …
ANNAPOLIS — If you ever wanted to grow your own oysters the Chesapeake Bay Foundation has the supplies and training to get you started. An oyster gardeners workshop for new oyster …
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Sports
The Delmar Little League girls team received a heroes’ welcome on Tuesday when they received a police escort into town. The team came up one run short in losing to Texas, 5-4 in extra innings, …
CAMBRIDGE – The Dorchester 8-10 State Champion All-Stars finished their season last week – in Connecticut. The boys and their coaches were in New England competing in the  Little …
The lights are in place at the stadium field at Crisfield High School and plans are for the first night games ever during the fall sports season which also sees the introduction of girls’ …
Business
CAMBRIDGE - The Packing House renovations are moving along, with construction soon coming to an end and tenants moving in, a statement from developers said last week. Among the features of the …
Are you interested in using solar to power your farm or business? Maybe you’re interested in leasing your land for solar development?  Or perhaps, you’d like to learn more about how …
Cambridge
High School CAMBRIDGE - Cambridge-South Dorchester High School announced on Aug. 3 the appointment of three head coaches for the 2022-2023 academic year. Girls’ Varsity Soccer and …
ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan on July 25 announced the launch of the Homeownership Works pilot program, a $10 million economic recovery initiative that will rehabilitate homes to create new …
CAMBRIDGE - The Chesapeake Grove Intergeneration Center, a division of Delmarva Community Services Inc., received a donation July 26 from the Nathan Foundation toward the purchase of a transport …
“I love the history of Dorchester County,” library employee Dustin Carpenter told the audience in the Cambridge Library Meeting Room on the morning of July 30. According to him, …
Neighbors
DENTON, Md. — Friday will mark the start of the 2022 Denton Family Camp, a worship-based meeting first held in 1897.
CRISFIELD — The historic U.S. Army Air Force P-520 crash boat has a special weekend planned Aug. 27-28 for Wounded Warriors and Gold Star families. From 7 to 9 p.m. that Saturday there will …
The stately brick building remnant, jutting above the horizon, rises like a beacon from Indian Town Road amidst surrounding farmland outside Vienna. On Saturday, July 9, approaching on foot, …
Things to Do
Blackwater Sunrise by Robert Sullivan.

Spectrum: Fall preview at Dorchester Center for the Arts

CAMBRIDGE - Dorchester Center for the Arts will present several new programs, classes and workshops for the fall session, beginning in …

Spectrum: Free August arts programs for youth and adults

CAMBRIDGE - Dorchester Center for the Arts takes the show on the road in August, for free summer art activities throughout the county. …
Dragonfly table by Terri Griffin

Spectrum: Upcycling workshops for youth and adults at DCA

CAMBRIDGE - Fun & Funky Furniture with Terri Griffin returns to Dorchester Center for the Arts for a two-day workshop on Aug. 5-6. …
Schools
CAMBRIDGE – Several hard-working students will have something valuable to show for their summer: three college credits. For the second summer, the High School Teacher University, a …
ATLANTA, Ga. - They may not have returned with the top award, but Jaelyn Byrd and Katelyn Masden are back from Atlanta, Ga. with terrific experiences and great memories. Jaelyn and Katelyn, rising …
The Dorchester Garden Club presented College Scholarship Awards to two young women from Dorchester County: Kaitlyn Bradley, a student at North Dorchester High School, and SaMara Spriggs, a student at …
Opinion
Opinion
Citizens should watch the Charter Commission discussion, or lack thereof, at the Aug. 2 County Council meeting on Town Hall Streams, at townhallstreams.com/stream.php?location_id=153&id=46822, to …
Tom Horton has written about the Chesapeake Bay for more than 40 years, including eight books. He lives in Salisbury, Maryland, where he is also a professor of environmental studies at Salisbury …
Kathleen Gaskell is a copy editor at the Bay Journal, where this was first published as the Chesapeake Challenge. At least 12 shark species have been observed in the Chesapeake Bay. Can you match …
I want to commend the governors of Maryland and Delaware for their leadership in joining the new Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership, announced in June at the White House.
Winslow Myers, syndicated by PeaceVoice, is author of “Living Beyond War: A Citizen’s Guide” and serves on the Advisory Board of the War Prevention Initiative. Eight days of …
Charles Emery, newly-elected board of trustees chair of the Peninsula-Delaware Conference of the United Methodist Church, gave the following statement concerning the Conference’s Disaffiliation …