News
EASTON – Tristen Holloway and Angie Price have joined the University of Maryland Shore Medical Group – Women’s Health as new providers. Holloway and Price join Javier Cajina, MD, …
ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan on July 25 announced the launch of the Homeownership Works pilot program, a $10 million economic recovery initiative that will rehabilitate homes to create new …
CAMBRIDGE - The Packing House renovations are moving along, with construction soon coming to an end and tenants moving in, a statement from developers said last week. Among the features of the …
CAMBRIDGE – Maryland State Police made five additional arrests in connection with the fatal shooting that claimed the life a 24-year-old man the night of July 4 in Cambridge.  …
Each year, coastal communities in Maryland experience threats from tropical storms, including heavy rains, strong winds, rip currents, floods and storm surge. High winds can spawn tornadoes. …
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Sports
The 2012 season was special for Crisfield High field hockey and the entire Lady Crabbers athletic programs. Girl sports at CHS struggled year after year through the early days of the Bayside …
Crisfield High School’s field hockey team closed its regular season during the 2012 campaign with a convincing 3-0 whitewashing of North Division champion Kent Island — the Lady …
If someone wanted to learn about the history of basketball on the Eastern Shore, they would have to do a ton of research and talk to a whole bunch of people. Or they can pick up a newly released …
Business
Are you interested in using solar to power your farm or business? Maybe you’re interested in leasing your land for solar development?  Or perhaps, you’d like to learn more about how …
The second day of the 2022 Delaware State saw high temperatures and high action.  Share your Fair pictures at newsroom@iniusa.org or tag the Delaware State News on social media.
Cambridge
CAMBRIDGE - The Chesapeake Grove Intergeneration Center, a division of Delmarva Community Services Inc., received a donation July 26 from the Nathan Foundation toward the purchase of a transport …
“I love the history of Dorchester County,” library employee Dustin Carpenter told the audience in the Cambridge Library Meeting Room on the morning of July 30. According to him, …
After months of knocking on doors and asking for votes, after Tuesday's Republican State Senate primary came to a close, Sen. Addie Eckardt was ready to take a much-needed breather. But many …
DENTON, Md. — Friday will mark the start of the 2022 Denton Family Camp, a worship-based meeting first held in 1897.
Neighbors
CRISFIELD — The historic U.S. Army Air Force P-520 crash boat has a special weekend planned Aug. 27-28 for Wounded Warriors and Gold Star families. From 7 to 9 p.m. that Saturday there will …
The stately brick building remnant, jutting above the horizon, rises like a beacon from Indian Town Road amidst surrounding farmland outside Vienna. On Saturday, July 9, approaching on foot, …
When the Cambridge Community Arts Foundation put out a call for artists to submit sketches for their new Dorchester Women’s Mural in Cambridge, it was wintertime, during one of the COVID …
Things to Do

Spectrum: Free August arts programs for youth and adults

CAMBRIDGE - Dorchester Center for the Arts takes the show on the road in August, for free summer art activities throughout the county. …
Dragonfly table by Terri Griffin

Spectrum: Upcycling workshops for youth and adults at DCA

CAMBRIDGE - Fun & Funky Furniture with Terri Griffin returns to Dorchester Center for the Arts for a two-day workshop on Aug. 5-6. …
Now on display at the Maryland Center for History and Culture in Baltimore is a new exhibit,  “Passion and Purpose: Voices of Maryland’s Civil Rights Activists,” which includes a section on Cambridge..

Maryland civil rights exhibit narrated by those who lived it

According to Allison Tolman, vice president of Collections and Interpretation at the Maryland Center for History and Culture in …
Schools
CAMBRIDGE – Several hard-working students will have something valuable to show for their summer: three college credits. For the second summer, the High School Teacher University, a …
ATLANTA, Ga. - They may not have returned with the top award, but Jaelyn Byrd and Katelyn Masden are back from Atlanta, Ga. with terrific experiences and great memories. Jaelyn and Katelyn, rising …
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 …
Opinion
Opinion
Tom Horton has written about the Chesapeake Bay for more than 40 years, including eight books. He lives in Salisbury, Maryland, where he is also a professor of environmental studies at Salisbury …
Kathleen Gaskell is a copy editor at the Bay Journal, where this was first published as the Chesapeake Challenge. At least 12 shark species have been observed in the Chesapeake Bay. Can you match …
I want to commend the governors of Maryland and Delaware for their leadership in joining the new Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership, announced in June at the White House.
Winslow Myers, syndicated by PeaceVoice, is author of “Living Beyond War: A Citizen’s Guide” and serves on the Advisory Board of the War Prevention Initiative. Eight days of …
Charles Emery, newly-elected board of trustees chair of the Peninsula-Delaware Conference of the United Methodist Church, gave the following statement concerning the Conference’s Disaffiliation …
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 …