News
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 …
ANNAPOLIS — The Chesapeake Bay Program announced today that the amount of nitrogen, phosphorus and sediment pollution entering the Chesapeake Bay in 2021 decreased from the previous assessment …
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Sports
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 …
CAMBRIDGE – Cambridge Little League season is well underway, and so are the skills of local softball players. Olivia Fischer was an RBI machine on April 28, driving in six on three hits to …
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
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 …
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan joined local leaders and representatives of Boys & Girls Clubs to break ground last Friday on what will become Mace’s Lane Community Center and Edythe M. Jolley …
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
“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 …

Spectrum: Groove Theatre opens The Yellow Boat’ at Dorchester Center for the Arts

CAMBRIDGE - “The Yellow Boat,” the new production by Groove Theatre Company, opens this weekend in the George B. Todd …
Jim Loretangeli

Jim Loretangeli to host new music happenings at DCA

Dorchester Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the kickoff of a new music happening on June 16, titled “Circuits,” …
Schools
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 …
ANNAPOLIS - Last Friday, Mace’s Lane Middle School launched a new state-of-the-art weapons detection system for all staff, students and parents entering the building. This system was funded …
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 …