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
DOVER — A State of Delaware program that helps small businesses start or grow during the first few years of operation reached 100 grants distributed Thursday, a news release said.
Just in time for warm weather and the unofficial start of summer, the North Pole Creamery in Milford is scooping for the season.
Cambridge
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.
ANNAPOLIS — Lawmakers are moving toward consensus on changes to Maryland’s juvenile justice system, discussing how to address crime by children ages 10 to 12 and get them into …
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s Democratic-led legislature passed the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future in 2021, vowing to pour billions of dollars into the state’s public schools to …
Neighbors
When Jacob and Jackie Ferger purchased the Lindale house in Magnolia in 2015, it was unsafe to enter. Now, after a massive restoration, their six-person family lives inside the 24 S. Main St. residence.
CAMBRIDGE — Congratulations to Annual Young People’s Show Best in Show winner Mackenzie Clarke-Gainer, 8th grader at North Dorchester High School. Makenzie received the first "Greg's …
The song continues “fish are jumping and the cotton is high.” Today the song would go something like “Summertime and the living ain’t easy, food costs are rising and …
Things to Do
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.
Classic-rock band Kansas plays the Freeman Arts Pavilion in Selbyville on July 31. It is one of 70 performances at the venue this summer.

Hot tunes and hot times this summer in downstate Delaware

As we enjoy Memorial Day weekend, thoughts turn to other fun to be had this summer. Along with getting out in the fresh air, the …
Schools
The award, for social media post, celebrates the college’s communications team for its work on...
WILMINGTON — The Latin American Community Center announces the award recipients of the 2024 Minerva Marrero Hispanic Scholarship Program. In its second year, the program was formally known …
WESTOVER — This week the Somerset County Board of Education is interviewing six candidates to be the next Superintendent of Schools and will soon have their choices narrowed down to three. …
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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