News
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announces the state’s Primitive Deer Hunt will be open Wednesday through Friday, Feb. 1-3 statewide. Hunters with a valid hunting …
If you’re a Maryland property owner and have been meaning to make a change in your environmental sustainability practices, you can now start right in your own backyard through the newest online …
Robbery/Assault On Jan. 12, at approximately 2 p.m., a Cambridge Police Department School Resource Officer took a report of a theft from a student. It was reported to the officer that on Jan. 11, …
BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard rescued seven people last Saturday from a disabled, adrift tug towing a barge 30 miles offshore from Ocean City. A crew member aboard the tug Legacy notified watch …
EASTON - The Talbot County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an individual found along the roadside on Rigbylot Road in Easton. A 23-year-old man has been arrested and charged in …
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Sports
SNOW HILL - It was a long, but successful day on Jan. 18, when the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School indoor track and field team competed in the Bayside Championships at Snow Hill. The C-SD …
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Sirianni rocked a Meek Mill “Dream Chasers” chain in the midst of a raucous locker room celebration. Jalen Hurts sported a silver chain that read “ Breed of …
Defense stills wins in the playoffs. The San Francisco 49ers and Cincinnati Bengals advanced to the conference championship games with excellent defensive performances on Sunday. The …
Business
Cambridge Waterfront Development Inc. has moved its day-to-day operations to the offices of the Dorchester Chamber of Commerce building at 306 High St. “We are very excited to have a …
Cambridge
At 6 p.m. Friday, it was 44 degrees in Cambridge, but it felt colder in Cannery Way. That was one of the entrances to the Second Annual Ice & Oyster Festival that brought two days of sparkle …
CAMBRIDGE - On Jan. 9 in a 4-1 vote, the Cambridge City Council approved a youth curfew. Members in favor were the legislation’s sponsor, Lajan Cephas of Ward 2, Jameson Harrington (Ward 3), …
Federalsburg shooting At 3:25 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8, Federalsburg Police responded to the intersection of South Main Street and Railroad Avenue regarding a subject who had been shot in the leg. …
The Maryland Association of Counties’ winter conference at the Hyatt in Cambridge last week offered seminars on such interesting topics as cybersecurity, mental health in prisons, cannabis …
Neighbors
On the first Saturday of 2023, kids packed The Harbor Center conference room at 204 Cedar Street in Cambridge, but not to watch movies or cartoons. The youngsters, along with siblings, moms, dads, …
For almost 15 years, two women have patrolled the eight streets in Vienna as code enforcers, bringing law and order to this quiet town on the Nanticoke River. Each Monday is set aside for them to …
TRAPPE - Habitat for Humanity Choptank is now a certified Housing Counseling Agency through the Department of Housing and Urban Development and can now better meet the needs of the community, …
Things to Do

Books in the Belfry: Spotlight on special collections

CAMBRIDGE - If you’ve visited the Dorchester County Public Library, you’ll know that we have more than just books – …
Lee Reece will lead a comic book class.

Registration now open for February classes at DCA

Dorchester Center for the Arts presents a varied lineup of classes and workshops for February, including: Youth Introduction to …
A photo-artistic montage featured in The Changing Chesapeake, Tom Payne’s “Tangier Abandoned” presents a fantastical depiction of Tangier Island underwater, which may become Tangier’s eventual fate.

'The Changing Chesapeake' set to open at CBMM on March 1

ST. MICHAELS – The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s exhibition, "The Changing Chesapeake," will open to the public on …
Schools
CAMBRIDGE - This spring, the University of Maryland Extension will hire the second cohort for “Creating Leadership and Professional Development Through Extension Internships” for summer …
CAMBRIDGE - Did you know there’s an enormous, ancient, endangered fish swimming throughout the Chesapeake Bay? If not, the third- and fourth-grade students at Choptank Elementary School have a …
Ever since she was a little girl growing up in north Dorchester County, De'Nijah Conaway had a passion for cooking. She loved helping her mom Towanda in the kitchen, peeling potatoes, and doing …
Opinion
Opinion
The ecological health of the nation’s largest estuary remains stuck at a low level, according to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. The Annapolis, Maryland-based environmental group graded the bay’s overall vitality a D-plus, the same lackluster mark it got in 2020. ...
I want to make you aware of an incident that occurred recently. One of your neighbors experienced a water leak and was not able to find the main water shut off valve in the house. It turned out the …
Dear Dorchester County Community, Recent disturbances at a very few Cambridge-South Dorchester High School and North Dorchester High School sporting events have been unacceptable and have created …
During this holiday season, I am truly thankful for my family, friends, and being able to serve as your state senator for District 37. Although I will be vacating my seat at the end of 2022, I have …
Friends of Washington Crossing Park in Bucks County, Pa., shares the story of General George Washington’s daring crossing of the Delaware River on Christmas Night 1776. This was written for and …
When writing advertising copy, I sometimes find myself desperately searching for a zinger of a tag line — and settling for trite admonitions ...
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