News
ANNAPOLIS - The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will begin a paving project Monday, June 27, along MD 341 (Race Street) and MD 343 (Washington Street) in …
CAMBRIDGE – A favorite spot among locals and visitors could soon be open again for fishing, photography and leisurely strolls. The Bill Burton State Park’s fishing piers were closed by …
ANNAPOLIS — Researchers from the Chesapeake Bay Program, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, University of Michigan and U.S. Geological Survey announced Tuesday that …
ANNAPOLIS - On June 11, we cut the ribbon for the Salisbury Animal Health Laboratory, celebrating the opening of the new facility. The updated facility, which replaces the original lab built in …
CAMBRIDGE – Two Cambridge men were arrested on multiple charges June 15 following a chase. A deputy on patrol on Rt. 16 near the intersection of Rt. 392 observed a small black vehicle …
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Sports
Maryland experimented with State playoffs for girls’ sports in the late 1940’s, boys’ tournaments were canceled in 1940 as World War II became an international concern and did not …
Crisfield High School has a proud sports history dating back to the early years of competitive scholastic athletics. Maryland like most states initially had open classification, the small schools …
Do you have a baseball, basketball, flag football, soccer or volleyball player at home who wants to work on their skills? Wicomico County Recreation & Parks offers seven sports camps this summer …
Business
In celebration of Pride Month, the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a live webinar panel with Larry Webb, district director SBA’s Washington Metropolitan Area District Office; …
As the summer months quickly approach, and customers traditionally begin using more energy and become more reliant on their electricity to make their homes, businesses and lives more comfortable, …
Cambridge
The Fourth of July fireworks in Cambridge will be held July 4, 9-10 p.m. Celebrate Independence Day on the Cambridge waterfront with fireworks over the Choptank River on Monday, July 4. Two of the …
Fifty years ago, Hurricane Agnes devastated the Mid-Atlantic states, causing unprecedented death and damage. Dorchester County was not untouched by the storm, and the effects are still being felt on …
The Cambridge Empowerment Center, which opened in 2003, is justifiably proud of its service to the community in the heart of the Pine Street historic district. But new Executive Director Andrew …
ANNAPOLIS - The Maryland Department of the Environment has closed McKeil Point bermed infiltration pond No. 1. After multiple inspections, MDE has determined that the BIP identified as McKeil Point …
Neighbors
FAIRFAX, Va. - The Reva and Sid Dewberry School of Music recently announced the appointment of Dr. William L. Lake Jr. as director of concert bands at George Mason University. Dr. Lake’s …
CAMBRIDGE - Members of the board of directors of Cambridge Main Street announced June 1 that Margaret Knudsen had been appointed the organization’s new executive director, effective June …
SALISBURY — The University of Maryland Extension and Maryland Forest Service along with partners in Delaware and Virginia will host a volunteer training program for woodland stewardship this …
Things to Do
Ed Krell of Hoopers Island will exhibit his large-scale chalk pieces.

Spectrum: Outsider art comes to Dorchester Center for the Arts

CAMBRIDGE - The July exhibition at Dorchester Center for the Arts highlights work by untrained, or outsider, artists. Entitled …
Winter Storm's "Flowers of Africa #3"

Main Street Gallery: ‘Winter Storm in Summer’ is coming

CAMBRIDGE - Main Street Gallery will present Cambridge’s Winter Storm as the guest artist for July and August. Her show of …
“Oops” by Harlan Passwaters

Spectrum: Last days for June shows at Dorchester Center for the Arts

CAMBRIDGE - The Annual Members’ Show and Sale is the featured exhibit for June at the Dorchester Center for the Arts. The show …
Schools
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 …
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now recruiting members for the Maryland Conservation Corps, an award-winning AmeriCorps program that engages young adults aged …
DORCHESTER COUNTY – Students from the county’s two public high schools – North Dorchester and Cambridge-South Dorchester – marked the completion of their local educations with …
Opinion
Opinion
If you grew up rooting for the 1964 Philadelphia Phillies — and even if you didn’t, you’ve probably heard or read about the team because, by now, the story of that squad’s …
Once again. I'm so, so angry. Once again, within two weeks’ time, a shooting has taken the lives of at least 21 people, most of them children. Senator Chris Murphy said, on the floor of …
In the aftermath of the Uvalde, Texas school shooting, I feel it is very important that I share what Dorchester County Public Schools (DCPS) is doing to protect our children by providing an update on …
Making the struggle to restore the Chesapeake Bay even tougher, watershed states have been clearing more forest for development and paving over more landscape than previously believed, new data shows.
My wife, Sheryl WuDunn, and I were at a conference last week on addiction, and I come away scared. If you’re not frightened of fentanyl, you’re not paying attention. It’s a synthetic opioid that is cheap and deadly, and it’s hard to overstate its impact.
I’ve frequently tried to explain this and it never seems to sink in. But here goes anyway: 1) The idea of a waterfront development is not a new concept. Nor is it the first time the public …