News
COLLEGE PARK - Councilmember Lenny Pfeffer of the Dorchester County Council has graduated from the Academy for Excellence in Local Governance at the University of Maryland. The ceremony took place …
CAMBRIDGE - On Sept. 21 at 7:19 p.m., Cambridge Police responded to the 800 block of Mace’s Lane in reference to a male subject operating a white pick-up truck waving a gun at another …
CAMBRIDGE - Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred last Tuesday afternoon in Cambridge. At about 3:05 p.m. Tuesday, officers from the Cambridge Police Department …
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is currently accepting bids for the 2022-2023 trapping season at several Wildlife Management Areas and other public lands. Deadlines for submitting bid …
PRINCESS ANNE — Plans are being finalized and registration is now open for the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension Small Farm Conference slated for November 4-5. The annual event …
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Sports
CAMBRIDGE – The Kent Island High School Buccaneers dominated at Cambridge-South Dorchester on Friday, beating the Vikings, 39-12. Running back Kasey Heath was tough for the Vikings’ …
SALISBURY – It hadn’t gone the way they wanted, with the Vikings down 15-12 at James M. Bennett as the clock ticked down to 0. On their last-gasp play, Cambridge-South …
CRISFIELD — The first-ever varsity soccer game under the lights at Crisfield High School starts 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6 when the Crabbers host the Vikings from Cambridge-South …
Business
The last thing visitors to the Cambridge Farmers Market might expect to encounter is a shark on the banks of the Choptank. But those venturing close enough to Matthew Brady's stand to sample his …
CAMBRIDGE – Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina, a waterfront resort located on 342 acres of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, is recognizing its 20-year anniversary.  …
Cambridge
CAMBRIDGE - Since opening its doors in June, One Mission Cambridge has assisted 362 residents at its mission center at 614 Race St. Each month since then, the number of people assisted has grown …
CAMBRIDGE - The Cambridge Police Department will hold its first Clean-Up Day in the 900 block of Pine Street beginning at 9 a.m. Sept. 24. Lunch will be served, followed by a celebration of …
BALTIMORE - Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Horacio Tablada on Monday announced a settlement with Valley Proteins, an Eastern Shore …
Two years ago, Adrian Green Holmes had a vision of erecting a permanent statue of Harriet Tubman at the Dorchester County Courthouse, the very site where slave auctions had once taken place, and the …
Neighbors
Juliet Huber has always been a Maryland girl at heart. But it took the recent pandemic to truly unlock her inner Bay Gypsy. As the Covid lockdown closed in on life during March 2020, Ms. Huber and …
DOVER — What do you know about the current state and future of The United Methodist Church? Are you part of a congregation that is looking into disaffiliation and separating from the …
CAMBRIDGE – Twenty-five teams played the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Shore’s 13th Annual Eastern Shore Golf Classic on Aug. 15, the largest number of teams ever to play at …
Things to Do
The event, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 9 will run from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Sycamore Cottage located at 417 High St., Cambridge.

Cambridge Woman’s Club to hold Annual Gala Bazaar

The Cambridge Woman’s Club will host its Gala Bazaar on Friday, Oct. 7, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 8, from 8 a.m.-3 …
Custom painted flowerpots by Jennifer Hartfield

Spectrum: New holiday market at DCA seeks vendors

CAMBRIDGE - This holiday season, Dorchester Center for the Arts will jump-start the spirit of gift giving with the new “Merry …
Mulberry Paper Collage by Sheryl Southwick

Spectrum: New fall workshops with Sheryl Southwick

CAMBRIDGE - Dorchester Center for the Arts is pleased to welcome artist Sheryl Southwick for a series of three workshops for the fall …
Schools
As competitors in Saturday’s Ironman Maryland triathlon register at Long Wharf in Cambridge today, they each receive a special welcome from a local child. Thanks to an idea from late race …
CAMBRIDGE - Jenna Linthicum, the 2022 Dorchester Chamber Foundation McDonald’s Scholar, stopped by to visit with the team at McDonald’s as she prepared to head off to the University of …
ANNAPOLIS - As a new school year is about to begin, many educators still are trying to recoup some of the learning time lost during the earlier stages of the pandemic. Education officials …
Opinion
Opinion
Buying drugs on the street is a game of Russian roulette. From Xanax to cocaine, drugs or counterfeit pills purchased in nonmedical settings may contain life-threatening amounts of fentanyl. ...
I had promised myself, after the first day of demolition of Dorchester General Hospital, that I wasn't going to go back to watch anymore. It was too difficult to see the destruction of years of …
Being on the proverbial “2022 Campaign trail,” I have found throughout the farming community that there is much concern regarding how to preserve the rural nature that is unique to …
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 …