CAMBRIDGE – Dorchester Chapter 1278 AARP held elections in December 2023, with new officers installed at the January meeting for the 2024-2026. Outgoing President Bonnie McCollister …
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From the start of his journey May 4, 1996, Tony Cohen was struck by the enormity of it. After extensive research on the Underground Railroad, he began a trek to follow it, starting in Sandy Spring.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin hosted a roundtable discussion Wednesday at Chesapeake College with several individuals featured in the Maryland Public Television documentary, …
Looking back, it almost seems that Araminta Ross had been unconsciously training her entire youth, absorbing the skills tapped into by her future self, freedom seeker Harriet Tubman.
She is known to posterity as Harriet Tubman, freedom fighter. But her lifelong contributions extend far beyond that singular, though stirring, description to include soldier, spy, healer, women’s suffragist and community advocate. She was active until her 1913 death at age 91.
Harriet Tubman is a monumental figure on the Eastern Shore, born and raised in Dorchester County and going on to conquer so much for the country.
CAMBRIDGE – Marian Rosalie Kennard Jackson Green's story began Jan. 20, 1934, in Dorchester County's Beckwith community. On Jan. 20, 2024, a vibrant Green joyously greeted the many well wishers …
OWINGS MILLS – Maryland Public Television will premiere its one-hour documentary “Ben’s Ten: Chattel Slavery on Maryland’s Eastern Shore” on Feb. 19. The program will …
WYE MILLS — Registration is open for the 2024 Bay to Ocean (BTO) Writers Conference, which takes place Saturday, March 9 at Chesapeake College in Wye Mills. This year's conference offers …
ST. MICHAELS – At the beginning, what excited Megan Mitchell most about the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Shipwright Apprentice Program was the chance to put boatbuilding theory into …
CAMBRIDGE – Happy 2024 from your Dorchester County Public Library! Start your New Year off right by becoming a member of our library for free, supporting us by becoming a volunteer with the …
“Wawa parking lot, Mike speaking.” The man seated next to the small white pick-up answers his cell phone. Mike Keene is the “chairman” of the coffee crew that meets in the …
“There are not enough words to express what she has done for our city.” – Chad Green, New Beginnings Youth and Family Services CAMBRIDGE – Dr. Theresa …
ALLEN – Linda Bohan slipped her slender fingers into a bouquet of bubbles in her kitchen sink and ever so gently swished, churned and swirled the fabric soaking in the warm water. Within …
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CAMBRIDGE – Even for those past believing in Santa Claus, it still holds true that every child deserves something special to make his or her eyes light up on Christmas. But for many …
CAMBRIDGE – Pillars of the Pine Street community joined to welcome seniors and others to a festive, free luncheon on Dec. 12. The annual Senior Holiday Celebration was jointly sponsored by the …
CAMBRIDGE – MidShore Meals til Monday has received $2,200 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation to help nourish neighbors experiencing hunger. The Feeding the Hungry grant supports …
Local groups are reaching out to spread the word about their events and schedules. The Banner compiled a list of announcements over the previous week, which follows: RFC Train Garden The …
Ladies’ Prayer Breakfast Dec. 9, hosted by Grace Methodist Church, 501 Race St., Cambridge. This is a nondenominational event and all are welcome. For more information, call Olivia …
When this year’s 74th Christmas Parade gets underway in downtown Cambridge on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 5 p.m., eager crowds will line the streets to celebrate festive floats, spirited marching …
The Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area Management Board presented its most coveted annual award to five individuals and organizations at a recent reception in the Dorchester Center for the …
CAMBRIDGE – On Nov. 20 at 4 p.m., three local businesses will come together to serve a free traditional Thanksgiving meal to 200 neighbors at One Mission Cambridge at 614 Race St. in Cambridge. …
I know if you believe in God, you are not supposed to believe in superstitions, but in my defense, I like to cover all the angles, just in case. I don’t walk under ladders or open an …
From soaring steeples capped with fancy wrought ironwork finials to humble one-room country churches, photographer Paul Yoder has put his top choices of architectural styles of God’s houses in …
Making art with colored chalk has long been a favorite form of child's play. While still true, the phenomenon of chalk art has grown into a medium for all ages and skills to delight in, too. An …
The  Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police  is conducting its annual “Boatload of Toys” drive at several locations including two on the Eastern Shore. Natural …
Cambridge Chief of Police Justin Todd gave members of the Rotary Club of Cambridge an update on the police department. The department, like many other departments, struggles with manpower issues. On …
Coastal Hospice now offers grief support to family and friends of loved ones who have lost their lives due to an overdose death. This is a FREE program, focused on providing grief support and …
CAMBRIDGE – The former presidential yacht Sequoia, covered in shrink wrap, arrived by barge Monday on the city’s waterfront, where it will become part of the revival of the Richardson …
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