News
GEORGETOWN – The Town of Georgetown’s 2024 municipal election is set, with a contested race for mayor, while two council candidates are unopposed. The filing deadline for the May 11 …
DOVER — An attempt to allow the last remaining group of Delawareans barred from utilizing the Student Excellence Equals Degree (SEED) Program for higher education was nixed during …
A 28-year-old Seaford man died after being struck by two vehicles in a hit-and-run crash Friday in Harbeson, Delaware State Police said.
DOVER – There are many ways to describe Tetra Shockley. She’s a family lawyer and part owner at Benton & Shockley. She’s an adjunct professor at Wilmington University. And now, …
Residents of The Greens at Wyoming are attempting to get control of their neighborhood after they say their concerns have been ignored by an out-of-state homeowners association.
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Sports
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; …
SHILOH – On April 10, the North Dorchester High School Boys’ Track and Field Team won their meet against Colonel Richardson, Crisfield and Washington with a score of 87.5. Results are …
Washington College Athletics Registration for the Annual Ed Athey Golf Tournament is now open. To register, visit washcoll.edu/giving/golf. Annual Preston Run/Walk Online registration …
CAMBRIDGE – The Vikings’ men ran, jumped and threw in cold rain and wind March 27 on their way to a victory in the Cambridge Classic. Twenty teams and their fans filled Cambridge-South …
Business
DUNDALK, Md.— More than 1,000 small businesses have sought emergency federal loans to stay afloat following the March 26 collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge and closure of much of the Port …
Member Exclusive
Three Hundred and Fifty Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce members gathered to wine, dine, and be inspired at the Hyatt lChesapeake Thursday, March 21 from 5 to 9 p.m. The 78th Annual Membership Meeting and Dinner attendees represented a crossroads of the local community. State, County, Cambridge, and Hurlock officials were on hand. So, too, were those from the ranks of large and small businesses, agriculture, service organizations, and the nonprofit community.
Neighbors

Updates, fun facts and ways to support Dorchester County Public Library

CAMBRIDGE – Both the Cambridge and Hurlock branches of the Dorchester County Public Library were scheduled to be closed April 16 for a Professional Development Day. We are focusing on …

Shore sorors take top state honor

“Zeta is a verb, as we are a community conscious, action-oriented sisterhood” – Iota Chi Zeta chapter The Eastern Shore’s single chapter of historic, international …

Registration open for virtual Alzheimer’s, Dementia Caregivers Conference

SALISBURY — MAC’s 2024 Virtual Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers Conference, “Dementia: Navigating the Journey,” will be held Wednesday, April 24. CEU registration …
Things to Do
Previous Members’ Show entry “Bee Happy” hand knitted purse by Windy Karpavage

Call for Artists - 2024 DCA Annual Members’ Show and Sale

CAMBRIDGE – Dorchester Center for the Arts is pleased to announce a call for artists for the 2024 Annual Members’ Show and …
Joy Staniforth will exhibit various examples of her art, including fabics, during the Main Street Gallery's Spring Show.

‘Joy Through Art’ is Main Street Gallery’s spring show

CAMBRIDGE – Main Street Gallery is excited to be exhibiting the artwork of Joy Staniforth as its guest artist for the May/June …
Drew Kinohi raises heritage poultry including turkey, chicken, duck, and quail, and offers their free and pasture range eggs. He's also stepped up to be co-leader of the Cambridge Farmers Market on the Choptank for the 2024 season, now underway through Thanksgiving week.

Cambridge Farmers Market season underway at Long Wharf

A favorite local sign of Spring, the Cambridge Maryland Farmers at the Choptank opened for the season on April 4 at its Long Wharf …
Schools
Dorchester County Council recently appointed her to fill the remaining school board term of the late Dr. Theresa Stafford, who passed away in December 2023, representing District 2. And on …
CAMBRIDGE – The Dorchester County Public Schools Board of Education announced last week that as part of the process to select the next superintendent of schools, there will be a series of …
CAMBRIDGE – From March 21-24, the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Theater Department delighted audiences and demonstrated that musical theater is alive and well with their performances …
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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