News
CAMBRIDGE – Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge announced Friday that its prescribed fire program will begin this month. Prescribed fires are used as a management tool to reduce wildfire risks …
CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) — A mayor on Maryland's Eastern Shore has resigned, weeks after he was charged with distributing revenge porn online. Andrew Bradshaw, 32, who was the youngest mayor in …
CAMBRIDGE – Andrew Bradshaw stepped down as mayor of Cambridge on Monday. “Today, I announce my resignation as Mayor of the City of Cambridge. I make this decision after a period of …
More than 15 employees with Earth Data, Inc. in Centreville recently supported the Oyster Recovery Partnership’s Marylanders Grow Oysters program, building more than 70 oyster cages. MGO …
STEVENSVILLE - Just in time for Christmas, six Guiding Eyes for the Blind pups – Gary, Sama, Greer, Empire, Betty and Grant - were transported by Pilots to the Rescue from Guiding Eyes in New …
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Sports
MASN sports writers Roch Kubatko, Steve Melewski and Pete Kerzel will serve as featured members of the Shorebirds roundtable at the Delmarva Shorebirds’ 20th annual Hot Stove Banquet, set to be …
Crisfield High School claimed its fourth State basketball title in 1973 — Coach Bill Cain’s first of four State crowns. Cain and the Crabbers struggled through 3 losing seasons 1974 to …
Cold weather and dark nights can make working out a chore. Here are some ways to keep exercise fun and stay motivated over the winter months.   Make plans with a friend. It might be easy to …
Business
DOVER — The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Sovereign Beauty on Dec. 2. The event was held at 29 W. Loockerman St., Suite B, in Dover. Chamber …
 WILMINGTON — Becker Morgan Group has climbed several spots in Architectural Record Magazine’s Top 300 report, ranking 253 nationwide. The 2021 Top 300 Architecture Firms list is …
Cambridge
United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently held its Annual Holiday Ball at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort in Cambridge, raising more than $185,000 through sponsorships, a virtual auction …
As the sun began its downward descent on Dec. 24, lightly jingling bells could be heard, first in a Caroline County cornfield, then at the base of an ancient towering tulip poplar, later sparking …
The Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area presented its 2021 Rising Up Awards during an event Dec. 9. These awards recognize the Dorchester County businesses, nonprofit heritage organizations and …
CAMBRIDGE – Everyone is invited to mark their calendars for Jan. 28-29, when downtown Cambridge hosts the Eastern Shore’s first Ice & Oyster Fest. The free event will feature ice …
Neighbors
News of this month’s deadly tornado outbreak hitting Kentucky and other states sent shockwaves of sorrow across the nation. But it also sparked a spontaneous outpouring of Christmas spirit in …
Cambridge resident Gloria Rojas recently announced publication of her first book, “Fire Escapes.” Rojas was born in New York City in 1939. She grew up in The Bronx and spent nine years …
Cambridge - In March, Habitat for Humanity Choptank received a $25,000 grant from The Todd Fund to support Habitat for Humanity Choptank’s Helping Hands Revolving Loan Fund and its service to …
Things to Do
"Josephine Baker" by Deborah Johnson

Artful February features at DCA

CAMBRIDGE - February in the galleries features a fiber arts exhibition, “Black History Past and Now,” by Brown Quilters …
Diana Evans

Winter in the studios at DCA

CAMBRIDGE - The winter session at Dorchester Center for the Arts is filled with several new instructional arts offerings. For complete …
Aggie Beletsky will lead an introductory salsa series.

Salsa premieres at Dorchester Center for the Arts

Attention dance lovers! Dancing on the Shore brings their master talent to the Dorchester Center for the Arts for a four-session …
Schools
CAMBRIDGE - Due to October fog and floods and January snows, Superintendent W. David Bromwell has been looking at ways to make up days in which schools were closed. At this week’s Board of …
CAMBRIDGE - Nominations are now open for Dorchester County Public Schools 2022-2023 Teacher of the Year and First Class Teacher of the Year. Teacher of the Year nominees must have completed a …
SALISBURY — Wor-Wic Community College will hold an information session for anyone interested in the Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship on Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 6 p.m., in Guerrieri …
Opinion
Opinion
As the 2022 session of the Maryland General Assembly gets under way, a coalition of environmentally minded lawmakers is expected to propose legislation that would protect 30% of the state’s lands and waters by 2030 — in keeping with a nationwide movement known as “30 by 30.” As our representatives consider this bill, they should be aware that one of our state’s fastest-growing constituencies stands strongly in favor of nature conservation and climate action: Latinos.
Reunion time! Some drove up, some came downTo hear Dr. King speak in D.C., our hometown.By bus, car and train, many came a long wayAnd arrived on the eve of that wonderful day. We stayed at the …
Can you imagine how effective we could be if it were possible to put someone in the fast lane to Chesapeake Bay stewardship? Helping our family, friends and colleagues understand the value of the natural resources around us is no easy task. The strength of these connections is often directly related to a person’s ability to develop personal ties to nature through a lifetime of meaningful outdoor experiences.
A recent Reddit thread discusses the lack of heroes in modern society, but the truth is we have plenty of heroes. It’s true that in the internet era, historic figures we once considered …
In the midst of living in challenging times, with COVID-19 precautions in place that are causing changes in most areas of our lives, the Christmas season continues to do what it does best. …
With the second holiday season of the pandemic upon us, many people will have the opportunity to rejoin family and friends for celebrations. The pandemic has kept many of us apart longer than …