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
The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce is set to host its highly anticipated annual Awards for Excellence Celebration on Thursday from 5:30-9 p.m. in Dover.
GREENWOOD — Delaware Electric Cooperative’s lineworkers won two awards at the 20th annual Gaff-n-Go Lineworker’s Rodeo in Doswell, Virginia. Over 300 lineworkers from 11 states …
Cambridge
In his first term in the Maryland Legislature, Dorchester’s representative Delegate Thomas S. Hutchinson (District 37B), has been recognized as a health care legislation hero. The Maryland Hospital Association announced that Hutchinson was set to receive its inaugural Rising Star Award at its Membership Meeting Reception Monday, June 10 at Baltimore’s Four Seasons Hotel.
While serving on the Nanticoke Historic Preservation Alliance or "Handsell" Board, Betsy Malkus felt greatly honored to work with and help research the family history roots of the late Shirley Jackson, “one of Dorchester’s true treasures,” Malkus said. Jackson’s family tree had already been traced to an ancestor who had been enslaved at the Handsell plantation. While looking at her tree, Malkus spotted ancestors who had served in the Civil War. Her knowledge of that topic was limited, but Malkus promised Jackson that she would continue searching to find any ancestors who had served.
CAMBRIDGE — During the week prior to May 25, the Cambridge Police Department was made aware of an unsanctioned/unauthorized event that was named “Freaknik” by its creators that was …
CAMBRIDGE — The Cambridge Police Department (CPD) last week announced the 2023 CPD Officer of the Year, Corporal Jed Wooters and his K9 partner Leo. During the 2023 calendar year, it was …
Neighbors
DOVER — Women and Children Transformation Ministry International, Inc., held its second annual Honoring and Fundraising Banquet on June 2 at the Correctional Officers’ Association Banquet …
CAMBRIDGE — Delmarva Community Services, Inc. has announced the appointment of Andrew Hollis of Easton as president and CEO of its organization, effective July 1. Hollis currently serves …
In Delaware, 1 out of 8 people are hungry, while 1 out of 5 children are. This new data collected by the Food Bank of Delaware is sobering for the agency’s president and CEO Cathy Kanefsky. …
Things to Do
The Bay Country Drifters"will perform at DCA on June 22.

Spectrum: June wrap-up at DCA

Feldman Family Concert   This weekend: Saturday, June 22, The Bay Country Drifters kick off a rock & roll summer in …

Leap of Faith Events hosting craft show fundraiser in Milford for DJ's Alliance

MILFORD — Leap of Faith Events is hosting a fundraiser craft show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 23 at the Carlisle Fire Company to …
Juneteenth is celebrated in Princess Anne again on Wednesday, June 19 with activities downtown in Manokin River Park.

Juneteenth celebrations in Princess Anne, Pocomoke City

PRINCESS ANNE — The fourth annual Juneteenth celebration in the Town of Princess Anne is Wednesday, June 19 from noon to 5 p.m. at …
Schools
CAMBRIDGE — The Board of Directors of the Dorchester Chamber Foundation is excited to present the 2024 Foundation Scholars. The organization awarded $31,000 to 10 students this year. The …
DOVER--The Capital School District Board of Education has appointed Victoir Cahoon, assistant superintendent, as the interim superintendent since the resignation of Vilicia Cade last week. The …
“A true ambassador of excellent customer service embodied by both Chick-fil-A and Salisbury...
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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