News
CAMBRIDGE - The 2021 Care and Share Santa Swim will once again be hosted by the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Marina and Spa, this year on Dec. 11. Since 2002, the Hyatt has hosted this …
ANNAPOLIS — Governor Larry Hogan on Nov. 24 announced that the Maryland Department of Health will make 500,000 Abbott BinaxNOW Ag At-Home COVID-19 test kits available through a new program …
As the 2021 holiday season gets underway, vocal chords are once again warming up inside the Nathan Building, on Dorchester Center for the Arts’ second floor each Tuesday night, practicing for …
Cambridge - In March, Habitat for Humanity Choptank received a $25,000 grant from The Todd Fund to support Habitat for Humanity Choptank’s Helping Hands Revolving Loan Fund and its service to …
BALTIMORE - The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) on Monday, Nov. 29 announced an update on the top and bottom 10 skilled nursing facilities in the state ranked by percentage of staff with at least …
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Sports
The James M. Bennett High Clippers boys soccer team won the Maryland 3A State Championship trophy after the team’s victory over C. Milton Wright High on Friday. The teams were scoreless …
PARKTON – Cambridge-South Dorchester High School senior John Condon ended his cross country career as the Maryland 1A State Champion, winning the honor Saturday at Hereford High …
BEL AIR – The Cambridge-South Dorchester Vikings’ football season came to an end Friday at Harford Technical High School, 27-17. The 1A Vikings were playing in the second round of the …
Business
MILFORD — Kent-Sussex Industries Inc. recently received a $12,000 grant donation from Discover Bank to purchase additional laptops and other kinds of technology to assist the agency in program delivery.
Giant Food associates joined Food Bank of Delaware president and CEO Cathy Kanefsky and other Food Bank representatives to celebrate Giant’s donation of 1,000 turkeys for Thanksgiving.
Cambridge
ANNAPOLIS - Dorchester County and the Eastern Shore were named a Top 25 “Best of the World” Destination for 2022 by National Geographic. The following is an excerpt from the article, …
For a small town on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, this past week was busy with good things, bad things and very bad things happening. It was like we were being drawn into the maelstrom of the larger …
With help from some generous donation elves, the Cambridge Lighthouse Foundation will be adding a little Christmas cheer to the town's waterfront this season. Lighted garlands and bows will be strung …
When news broke last week that Herschel Johnson had been called to a higher home, moving tributes poured forth from every corner, praising his contributions, but mostly the man …
Neighbors
As part of its Brovember campaign, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Shore, Inc. is happy to highlight Dorchester County Big Brother Kris Dawson. Dawson became a mentor to help a child …
Holly Edwards, Choptank Elementary School’s physical education and health teacher, has been recognized by the Maryland Chapter of the Society of Health and Physical Education with a 2021 Simon A. …
SALISBURY – After a year’s hiatus yielding to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore are bringing back the …
Things to Do
The 2021 Maryland State Fair hit the jackpot earlier this week when it won nine awards at the International Association of Fairs and Expositions Grow Fair Strong Convention in San Antonio, Texas. From left to right: Maryland State Fair Assistant General Manager David Gordon; MSF Board Member Mary Amoss; MSF President Donna Myers; and MSF General Manager Andy Cashman.

Maryland State Fair earns nine awards

TIMONIUM – The 2021 Maryland State Fair hit the jackpot earlier this week when it won nine awards at the International …
Up-cycled ornaments will be created in a DCA workshop.

Variety of workshops coming to Dorchester Center for the Arts

Needle Felting with Laura Rankin. Learn basic techniques for needle felting a winter gnome, a tiny snowy owl and festive acorn …
Collected Stories by Barbara Lockhart

DCA welcomes local author Barbara Lockhart

CAMBRIDGE - Dorchester Center for the Arts welcomes Barbara Lockhart for a book reading and signing on Sunday, Nov. 21, from 3-4 p.m. …
Schools
After a year off due to the coronavirus pandemic the Eastern Shore Region District 2 of the American Legion is back with its High School Oratorical Program which can earn a student …
Salisbury University is making it easier for freshmen who qualify for a federal Pell Grant to attend, launching a new program offering free tuition for four years. Through …
CAMBRIDGE – Career opportunities are available in Dorchester County for students interested in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). That was the message emphasized …
Opinion
Opinion
The newest tool to get more farmers in the Chesapeake Bay watershed to inject their manure into, rather than onto, their fields was trotted out this summer with a team of eight draft horses.
When David Folkerts returned from the Iraq war in 2005, learning to fly fish wasn’t exactly the first thing on his mind. He had nearly lost his left arm due to an injury sustained from a bomb blast and, after surgery, was sent to recover at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. So when retired Navy Capt. Ed Nicholson approached Folkerts at the hospital, asking if he wanted to join a group of other wounded veterans on a fly-fishing trip, he was hesitant to say yes.
A quest for the ultimate blue crab. An unprecedented marathon effort to cultivate crustaceans in a lab. A supercomputer crunching data night and day for six months straight. The …
I would like to greet this season of thanksgiving, grace and renewal with an attitude of gratitude — a clear acknowledgement and deep appreciation of the gifts bestowed on me by family, friends …
If you are one of the many people caring for an aging loved one, take the time to check in with them this holiday season, whether you live close by or are separated by hundreds of miles. It is more …
My dad’s hearing was damaged more than half a century ago when, as a young man, he trained to be an Army military policeman during the war in Korea. MPs were required to qualify for every …