News
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is currently accepting bids for the 2022-2023 trapping season at several Wildlife Management Areas and other public lands. Deadlines for submitting bid …
PRINCESS ANNE — Plans are being finalized and registration is now open for the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension Small Farm Conference slated for November 4-5. The annual event …
MADISON - Deputy State Fire Marshals have charged a 38-year-old Madison man with numerous crimes after he allegedly intentionally set his own home on fire.  On Sept. 14, deputy state …
CAMBRIDGE - The Cambridge Police Department will hold its first Clean-Up Day in the 900 block of Pine Street beginning at 9 a.m. Sept. 24. Lunch will be served, followed by a celebration of …
TRAPPE - Habitat for Humanity Choptank received a gift of $25,000 from Bluepoint Hospitality Group. This gift will be used for critical equipment to help Habitat Choptank build and rehab homes in …
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Sports
SALISBURY – It hadn’t gone the way they wanted, with the Vikings down 15-12 at James M. Bennett as the clock ticked down to 0. On their last-gasp play, Cambridge-South …
CRISFIELD — The first-ever varsity soccer game under the lights at Crisfield High School starts 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6 when the Crabbers host the Vikings from Cambridge-South …
WYE MILLS - This fall, swimmers and cyclists have two opportunities to support ShoreRivers while enjoying the Eastern Shore: the ShoreRivers Ride for Clean Rivers at Chesapeake College on Sept. 18, …
Business
The last thing visitors to the Cambridge Farmers Market might expect to encounter is a shark on the banks of the Choptank. But those venturing close enough to Matthew Brady's stand to sample his …
CAMBRIDGE – Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina, a waterfront resort located on 342 acres of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, is recognizing its 20-year anniversary.  …
Cambridge
CAMBRIDGE - Since opening its doors in June, One Mission Cambridge has assisted 362 residents at its mission center at 614 Race St. Each month since then, the number of people assisted has grown …
BALTIMORE - Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Horacio Tablada on Monday announced a settlement with Valley Proteins, an Eastern Shore …
CAMBRIDGE – Twenty-five teams played the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Shore’s 13th Annual Eastern Shore Golf Classic on Aug. 15, the largest number of teams ever to play at …
CAMBRIDGE - The Circuit Court for Dorchester County building will be under construction beginning Sept. 12, a statement from the court said Sept. 1. The building will receive a new roof, which has …
Neighbors
DOVER — What do you know about the current state and future of The United Methodist Church? Are you part of a congregation that is looking into disaffiliation and separating from the …
CAMBRIDGE – The 4th Annual Groove City Culture Fest took place on Pine Street Friday and Saturday, entertaining locals and visitors with two days of music, food and fun. Sponsored by the Groove …
After months of planning and practice, the Cambridge Empowerment Center's end-of-summer celebration last Wednesday faced a last-minute challenge, when rain then a thunderstorm rolled in. But the …
Things to Do
Mulberry Paper Collage by Sheryl Southwick

Spectrum: New fall workshops with Sheryl Southwick

CAMBRIDGE - Dorchester Center for the Arts is pleased to welcome artist Sheryl Southwick for a series of three workshops for the fall …
Glass and steel table by Sabra Richards

Spectrum: October exhibits at Dorchester Center for the Arts

For October, DCA will present two new exhibitions. The Front Gallery will feature “Natural Evidence” by Mary McCoy. …
Attendees of a past Easton Airport Day enjoy the Warbird display.

Easton Airport Day 2022 scheduled for Oct. 8

Easton Airport will host the 13th annual Easton Airport Day on Saturday, Oct. 8. The annual event is a fun-filled gathering that …
Schools
As competitors in Saturday’s Ironman Maryland triathlon register at Long Wharf in Cambridge today, they each receive a special welcome from a local child. Thanks to an idea from late race …
CAMBRIDGE - Jenna Linthicum, the 2022 Dorchester Chamber Foundation McDonald’s Scholar, stopped by to visit with the team at McDonald’s as she prepared to head off to the University of …
ANNAPOLIS - As a new school year is about to begin, many educators still are trying to recoup some of the learning time lost during the earlier stages of the pandemic. Education officials …
Opinion
Opinion
I had promised myself, after the first day of demolition of Dorchester General Hospital, that I wasn't going to go back to watch anymore. It was too difficult to see the destruction of years of …
Being on the proverbial “2022 Campaign trail,” I have found throughout the farming community that there is much concern regarding how to preserve the rural nature that is unique to …
Citizens should watch the Charter Commission discussion, or lack thereof, at the Aug. 2 County Council meeting on Town Hall Streams, at townhallstreams.com/stream.php?location_id=153&id=46822, to …
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.