News
When first settled by the English in the 1660s, James Island is believed to have boasted about 1,350 acres of dry land off Maryland’s Eastern Shore, where the Little Choptank River spills into …
CAMBRIDGE - On Nov. 5, Fred Pomeroy was named the third recipient of the ShoreRivers Award for Environmental Stewardship during the organization’s Riverboat Rendezvous & Race. The award …
WASHINGTON – Last week, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen and Congressman John Sarbanes (both D-Md.) were joined by state and local officials, economic leaders, watermen, advocates for …
Superintendent Jones retires Gov. Larry Hogan on Nov. 16 announced that Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Woodrow W. “Jerry” Jones III has notified him of his intent to …
CAMBRIDGE – Four juveniles and one man were arrested early Friday after Cambridge Police Department officers used spike strips to end a multi-car pursuit that began in Ocean City. On Nov. …
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Sports
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jalen Hurts ran for 157 yards to set an Eagles record for a quarterback, and Packers QB Aaron Rodgers suffered an oblique injury in Philadelphia’s 40-33 victory over Green Bay …
CRISFIELD — Project Xposure is partnering with the Crisfield Housing Authority this year to host the second annual Turkey Bowl & Food Drive at Somers Cove Apartments with the first game …
CAMBRIDGE - Congratulations were sent last week to Cambridge-South Dorchester and North Dorchester High School Athletes of the Month for October. The athletes are chosen not only for their …
Business
Producing crab meat isn’t just a profitable industry in Maryland – it’s an art.  That art, mastered by seafood processors along the Maryland shore, is threatened by a lack …
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 …
Cambridge
CAMBRIDGE - Applications are still being accepted for organizations wishing to apply for the Community Arts Grants program for fiscal year 2023. The deadline for receipt of applications for round two …
For more than 40 years, Carolyn Simmons and Rudell Molock were workplace colleagues at Meredith and Meredith Seafood Packing House in Toddville. Last week, the two reunited as friendly …
On historic Pine Street in Cambridge last year, a series of banners were raised to commemorate those who had dedicated themselves to making a difference. Some, like Harriet Tubman and Gloria …
Heroin, Fentanyl, cocaine On Oct. 11, deputies from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office executed a search and seizure warrant at 613 School House Lane, Apartment 3, Cambridge. The …
Neighbors
CAMBRIDGE – A visitor to One Mission Cambridge at 614 Race St. will meet a variety of people seeking food, resource referral or just a listening ear. The range of services the organization …
The evidence-based Count the Kicks stillbirth prevention campaign is expanding to Delaware and Maryland with the help of funds raised through Lainey’s Lap of Love, a fundraising 5K held Oct. 23 …
BALTIMORE — During GivingTuesday, November 29, the VA Maryland Health Care System encourages the community to help support local veterans through charitable donations or volunteer …
Things to Do
The Chorus of Dorchester will present Christmas concerts in Cambridge on Dec. 10 and 13.

Christmas spirit with the Chorus of Dorchester

CAMBRIDGE - With the 2022 concert themed “It's Christmastide Again!” the all-volunteer, 60-voice Chorus of Dorchester will …
Kayla Allen at the Dorchester Showcase.

Visit the Merry Market at DCA

Dorchester Center for the Arts is pleased to present The Merry Market holiday artisan show and sale, continuing in the gallery through …
The Chorus of Dorchester

December highlights at DCA

Dorchester Center for the Arts is pleased to welcome back Dancing on the Shore as they bring their master talent to DCA. The program …
Schools
ND students take part in ROTC program Dorchester Banner EASTON – North Dorchester High School students, members of the Naval Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Program, took part in …
CAMBRIDGE – Nine students in the Project Lead the Way Biomedical Science Program at Dorchester Career & Technology Center received their personalized lab coats on Nov. 9. The event marked …
After a successful career in technology and software, many people would choose to sit back and relax. But not John Wyatt. When he sold his sixth company in 2016, he discussed with his spouse, Jan, …
Opinion
Opinion
“Ada Limón is a poet who connects.” This was how Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden introduced the 24th poet laureate of the United States, whose tenure began Sep. 29. ...
Nancy Quinn is a 40-year veteran of high school teaching and is now retired and volunteering. In my experience, most Americans are tolerant, caring people. This is no longer a place for White …
Michelle A. Taylor is the president and CEO of United Way of Delaware. Thanksgiving is here, the weather has turned colder, and the party invitations are starting to arrive. I love this time of …
You are invited to attend the Forum on Youth on Nov. 28, at 6 p.m., in person or by watching on Town Hall Streams at townhallstreams.com. The purpose of this forum is to hear from you, the police …
My 23-month-old Labrador, Thurber, makes me laugh out loud at least five times every day. ...
As we celebrate National Rural Health Day this year, we are reminded that a strong community is rooted in its people. ...