News
REHOBOTH BEACH — A fin whale, or a finback whale, that beached on Sunday morning south of the Indian River Life-Saving Station in Delaware Seashore State Park did not survive, Nikki LaVoie, …
LEWES — In the last week, there have been 83 suspected overdoses from a yet-to-be-confirmed drug mixture in Sussex County, with concentrations of cases in the …
District 37B State Delegate Tom Hutchinson had planned a relaxing respite, a Miami cruise, to unwind after the busy legislative session concluded.
Come for an evening with the stars. The 2024 Stars of the Banner Celebration returns to Cambridge with live music, good food and fun. This free, public celebration is presented by the Dorchester Banner …
Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Secretary Jake Day visited several state-sponsored projects in Dorchester County on Wednesday as part of the agency’s Day Trips tour across Maryland.
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Sports
NEWARK — The Delaware football team won’t have to go far to face its newest opponent. UD announced that it will play a 2028 game at Maryland as it begins to play as a Division I FBS …
CAMBRIDGE – The tradition of boat racing on Maryland’s Eastern Shore is deep. In the early 1900s, Lou Barrett Jr. and Alfred I. DuPont talked on DuPont’s yacht, the Alicia, after …
CAMBRIDGE – At Cambridge-South Dorchester High School’s home meet April 10, the men earned a win, with a score of 160.5 points. They were followed by Parkside, 67; James M. Bennett, 55.5; …
Business
The Board of Directors of Cambridge Waterfront Development, Inc. (CWDI) announced that it “regretfully” accepted the resignation of founding board member Rich Zeidman, effective at the …
DOVER – The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 850 held a ceremony Monday in honor of Memorial Day. It was originally planned to take place in Veterans Memorial Park but was later moved to …
Cambridge
CAMBRIDGE - Community members were nominated and approved to serve on the Citizens Search Committee for a new city manager during the Monday, May 20, City Council meeting. David Deutsch, acting …
ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Wes Moore has vetoed a bill that could have impacted Maryland’s local journalism industry in the future. House Bill 1258, if signed, would have ended a requirement …
TRAPPE — The Talbot County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division has arrested a second suspect involved in a March 23 incident on Howell Point Road. Flamond D. Woolford, …
CAMBRIDGE -- Almost two years after becoming Cambridge City Manager in April 2022, Tom Carroll submitted his resignation due to differences over the direction of the Cambridge Harbor waterfront development project.
Neighbors
CRISFIELD — With the threat of rain the American Legion Stanley Cochrane Post 16 held an abbreviated Memorial Day ceremony at the American Legion section of the Crisfield Cemetery. Members …
Herb Faulls doesn't have major plans to celebrate his 104th birthday Sunday, other than attending service at East Gate Presbyterian Church in Long Neck.
MILFORD – Literature can plant the seeds of knowledge. Andrew Scott, of Milford, became an author about two years ago after resigned from Milford High School as a life skills teacher. …
Things to Do
License Free Fishing Days in Maryland are June 1, June 8 and July 4, 2024 or fish without a license at designated locations.

Maryland's License Free Fishing Days June 1, 8 and July 4

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will offer license-free fishing days for all state residents and visitors on June 1, June …
American flags wave in Bicentennial Park in Milford in May. The flags were placed by the Milford Rotary Club for its annual Flags for Heroes program.

Smyrna Clayton Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Ceremony upcoming

The Smyrna Clayton Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday.
American flags wave in Bicentennial Park in Milford in May. The flags were placed by the Milford Rotary Club for its annual Flags for Heroes program.

Middletown Memorial Day Parade is Monday

Middletown's annual Memorial Day Parade, sponsored by Stone Square Lodge 22, will be held Monday at 10 a.m.
Schools
Delaware State University announced last week that it will increase tuition by $250 per semester for the upcoming academic year.
WYOMING — W.B. Simpson Elementary School joined some exclusive company last week as it became just the second school in Delaware to receive a $10,000 grant in support of innovative physical …
After being rebuffed by voters March 9, the Smyrna School District has pared down its ask for taxpayers and will attempt another referendum next week.
Opinion
Opinion
The members of the Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association are deeply concerned about the potential consequences of Maryland House Bill 1258 on local journalism.
I am a concerned Ocean Pines, Maryland, citizen who is appalled by the unsightly litter along our roads and waterways in our otherwise beautiful Eastern Shore. It’s time to actually do something to deal with this issue.
The Alabama Supreme Court, citing Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, has ruled that the frozen embryos used in IVF (in vitro fertilization) are children and entitled to all the protections …
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.
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