News
DOVER, Delaware – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced last week that USDA is investing a total of $770 million for 216 projects in 45 states, Puerto Rico, and …
Child abuse A married couple have been arrested in connection with the death of their child. On Feb. 21, at approximately 2 p.m., Cambridge Police Department detectives arrested a …
Freedom fighter Harriet Tubman was born and raised in Dorchester County, Maryland, so Cambridge has become a hub for her legacy.
ANNAPOLIS – On Friday, House Republicans received Department of Juvenile Services Secretary Vincent Schiraldi’s response to their Feb. 6 letter with questions regarding a juvenile child …
The Board of Education and Superintendent David Bromwell have mutually decided that Mr. Bromwell will step down as Superintendent. effective March 1, 2024, the Board announced Wednesday, February 21.
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Sports
2024 Youth Turkey Hunt Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge, in cooperation with the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), invites young people ages 12 to 16 to apply for the mentored Youth …
LANDOVER – Enazajah Young and Tori Willis Jr. came back from the western shore on Tuesday evening with their Cambridge-South Dorchester High School track and field teammates, accompanied by a …
CAMBRIDGE – Dorchester County Herschel Johnson Youth Basketball and the Police Athletic League released the following game results last week. JUNIOR DIVISION Score by …
Business
A number of Americans are dealing with cellular outages on AT&T, Cricket Wireless, Verizon, T-Mobile and other service providers, according to data from Downdetector. AT&T had more than …
CAMBRIDGE – A Feb. 19 statement from the Cambridge Police Department (CPD) said, “Last week, several officers went to many local businesses throughout the city, including our downtown …
Cambridge
Battling childhood poverty is not a new idea. It is a familiar topic of concern for the seventy plus community members and local officials gathered to hear Gov. Wes Moore at the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Intergenerational Center Monday, February 12. But Moore’s fresh approach in his proposed ENOUGH Act got their attention and some support.
From the start of his journey May 4, 1996, Tony Cohen was struck by the enormity of it. After extensive research on the Underground Railroad, he began a trek to follow it, starting in Sandy Spring.
CAMBRIDGE — One day wasn’t enough to officially welcome downtown’s second Harriet Tubman mural. The two-day event drew delighted visitors to Cambridge from New York, Delaware, …
Looking back, it almost seems that Araminta Ross had been unconsciously training her entire youth, absorbing the skills tapped into by her future self, freedom seeker Harriet Tubman.
Neighbors
Laila Insley earned the title of Miss Outdoors 2024 thanks to her outstanding performance that showcased her skill in filleting a large snakehead fish, which also garnered her the Talent Award. …
CAMBRIDGE – The Cambridge High School Class of 1957 Breakfast Group visited Pleasant Day Medical Adult Day Care recently to donate funds to the One Vet One Day program. The gift was made in memory …
Rip Van Winkle slept for 20 years and woke up to a drastically changed world. For two World War II (WWII) Veterans celebrating their 100 th and 101 st birthdays, respectively, they didn’t have …
Things to Do
Tammy Vitale's creations will be on display at the Main Stret Gallery in March and April.

‘When Wylde Women Dream’ in March and April at Main Street Gallery

CAMBRIDGE – For Cambridge artist Tammy Vitale, things that seem worn, torn or broken to most people are her treasures. She takes …
Floral Watercolor by Carole Gemeny Scott

Coming in March: Women’s History Month at DCA

CAMBRIDGE – "Carole Gemeny Scott: For the Love of Art and Family" is a tribute exhibition to the late artist Scott. Scott was a …
2024 Miss Outdoors Contestants with reigning queen, from left, Madison Schuyler, 24, Katelyn Masden, 18, Karis Diggs, 18, Maggie Blake, 18, Skye Adshead, 21, Sydney Hughes, 19, Ashlee Kapela, 18, Nevaeh Cannon, 20, Laila Insley, 17.

Miss Outdoors Pageant prep underway in Dorchester

CAMBRIDGE – What some consider the National Outdoors Show’s crowning moment highlights the event’s opening night …
Schools
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Education recently announced it will postpone the date for sending state higher education agencies, the institutions and designated scholarship …
SHILOH – Students at North Dorchester Middle School will take part in the Maryland School Survey during regular school hours Friday. The survey will ask students about topics such as student …
Dorchester County Public Schools Superintendent W. David Bromwell, Jr., has decided against seeking reappointment when his current term concludes in July 2024, the Board of Education announced on Friday, February 16.
Opinion
Opinion
Last week's Viewpoint page featured an open letter submitted by the Maryland House Republican Caucus expressing their concerns that a juvenile sex offender convicted of second-degree rape …
As Cambridge Waterfront Development, Inc. (CWDI) advances its mission to develop Cambridge Harbor, we plan to keep the public informed on our progress and what you can look forward to in the coming …
When the opening day of the 2024 Maryland General Assembly session was called to order, Delegate Sheree Sample-Hughes was the speaker pro tempore in the Maryland House of Delegates, the second-highest position for a member of the House Democratic Caucus.
The 446th session of the Maryland General Assembly has started, and a critical issue demands our collective attention. It is disheartening to learn that some of our local Eastern Shore representatives, influenced by special-interest groups like the Fraternal Order of Police, plan to challenge the Child Interrogation Protection Act, a vital law passed in 2022 to safeguard the due process rights of our young people.
From the editor
Reporters and editors in our Delmarva offices have been working on a special series about Harriet Tubman that kicks off Sunday.
Maryland has become the latest state to exercise its authority to better protect public health against transportation pollution. The Maryland Department of the Environment has approved the Advanced Clean Trucks rules to reduce emissions from new medium- and heavy-duty trucks sold in the state.
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