News
ANNAPOLIS — Governor Wes Moore on March 14 announced Maryland’s adoption of the multi-state Advanced Clean Cars II rule, a major step in his administration’s goal to improve …
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, in consultation with blue crab advisory  groups, announces the commercial mature female hard crab catch limits for the Chesapeake …
ANNAPOLIS —  Governor Wes Moore on March 16 called on the federal government to declare the expanding population of invasive fish species — including blue catfish, flathead catfish …
CAMBRIDGE - At first glance, the tidy brick home beside Salvation Army headquarters at 204 Washington Street seems like any other neighborhood abode. But for the thousands who have been welcomed …
Shooting incident On March 13, at approximately 6:54 p.m., Cambridge Police Department officers received a “Shot Spotter” alert for the 700 block of Wright Street. Officers responded …
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Sports
C-SD digital tickets Cambridge-South Dorchester High School is piloting the use of digital GoFan tickets for the spring sports season. This change will impact spectators for all home boys …
Crisfield High School has a proud basketball tradition, 8 State championships, more than any other Bayside Conference program, 10 Bayside Conference titles, 11 South Division crowns. The Crabbers led …
CAMBRIDGE - Dorchester County and The City of Cambridge are jointly hosting a community listening session to receive input on a proposal to combine the Ironman Maryland and Eagleman events into an …
Business
HARRISONBURG, Va. – U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced that the Biden-Harris Administration is investing $59 million across the country to increase …
Climate change has been blamed for more-frequent instances of extreme weather — powerful storms, heavier snow, stronger winds and intense lightning — all of which can cause extensive …
Cambridge
Jenkins appointed advocate Leaders at the Cambridge Police Department last week announced the appointment of Montre Jenkins as the first civilian/citizen advocate. A statement from the CPD said, …
CAMBRIDGE - The city of Cambridge is inviting the public to join a meeting to discuss issues regarding the city’s marina and the shoreline resilience plans at 4 p.m. March 22. The meeting will …
CAMBRIDGE – In the early hours of March 3, a 22-year-old Cambridge man was shot and killed. At approximately 12:08 a.m., Cambridge Police Department officers were alerted to two “Shot …
Victoria Jackson-Stanley has never been one to dwell on how she made history as the first female and first African American mayor of Cambridge, winning re-election three times, and earning the city's …
Neighbors
CAMBRIDGE - On Feb. 10, the Boys & Girls Club at Leonards Lane held a celebratory event ahead of Self-Love Day on Feb. 13. The half-day event for club members promoted their sense …
Members of the Dorchester Senior program celebrated the history, challenges, victories  and beauty of African American culture recently at the Chesapeake Grove Intergeneration Center at Delmarva …
“I love coming to Dorchester County, the folks are so friendly around here, and they’re full of stories,” said writer Andy Nunez as he began his recent presentation about the ghosts …
Things to Do
Members of the “Here’s Georgie” volunteer event planning committee are, seated, Donna Newcome and Judy Slaughter. In back are row are Barbara Massetti, Nancy Johnson, Jane Butcher, Rege Butler, Susan Klise, Betsey Harrington, Patti Hopkins and Mary Losty.

Spectrum: ‘Here’s Georgie’ concert coming to DCA

CAMBRIDGE - A volunteer committee is hard at work preparing for the “Here’s Georgie” concert to be held on May 20, …

Books in the Belfry: Spotlight on special collections: 3D printer

CAMBRIDGE – The Dorchester County Public Library is offering the services of a 3D printer. What is a 3D printer? A 3D …
Dreaming in the Black Forest, mixed media by Ulysses Marshall

Spectrum: DCA exhibit examines legacy of visual art

CAMBRIDGE - Guest curator Jon West-Bey presents “State of the Art: Highlights from the Maryland Artists Collections of the …
Schools
Opioid health crisis The Maryland Department of Health Eastern Shore Hospital Center’s Auxiliary and Staff Development Department has partnered with the University of Maryland Shore Medical …
ANNAPOLIS - Chesapeake College students joined community college students from across the state to advocate for two-year colleges during the 2023 General Assembly Session. Student Advocacy Day …
BALTIMORE – The 2022 Maryland School Report Cards were released March 9, providing information on schools throughout the state. Maryland schools receive ratings from a low of one star to a high …
Opinion
Opinion
(Dated March 17) I want to talk to you about something important to all parents: your child's school. But in today's context, I'm speaking of the school building itself: the bricks and mortar, the …
My name is Shannon Hannawald. I am a wife and mother. I am also 1 in 10. One in 10 women who have endometriosis. What is endometriosis? If you ask a doctor endometriosis is defined as a painful …
Recent strandings of whales along the East Coast of the United States have generated a lot of alarm and misinformation concerning the cause of mortality. ...
While few people have come to City Council to talk about it, a major topic of discussion around town are the upcoming Special Election(s) for the Wards 1 and 5 commissioner seats. There are multiple …
I was surprised by the title in Ms. Windsor's column last week, "Finding food in Dorchester." While a stroll down memory lane regarding old restaurants was interesting, for many residents in …
Suicide prevention is often a topic people avoid. However, it is an important subject to broach, as countless individuals struggle with suicidal thoughts. Thankfully, many mental health organizations and individuals emphasize raising awareness, offer support and provide resources ...
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