CAMBRIDGE – Artist Miriam Moran and a group of volunteers took their social activism to the streets Saturday, as they retouched the Black Lives Matter mural in the 400 block of Race …
FAIRFAX, Va. - The Reva and Sid Dewberry School of Music recently announced the appointment of Dr. William L. Lake Jr. as director of concert bands at George Mason University. Dr. Lake’s …
CAMBRIDGE - Members of the board of directors of Cambridge Main Street announced June 1 that Margaret Knudsen had been appointed the organization’s new executive director, effective June …
SALISBURY — The University of Maryland Extension and Maryland Forest Service along with partners in Delaware and Virginia will host a volunteer training program for woodland stewardship this …
Down a quiet country road near the Madison Firehouse off Route 16, a refurbished steeple rises like a beacon, leading the way to the remaining vestige of Malone’s Church and surrounding …
What happens when a group of farmers from far upstream meet the Chesapeake Bay? They kiss fish, bait crab pots, and return home more enthusiastic than ever to promote the farm conservation …
In 2021, artist Miriam Moran brought her artistic inspiration to the Cosby Avenue community with a mural outside the Mount Morah New Life Ministries building at 1024 Cosby Avenue in …
SALISBURY — Scouring through historical records can be a time-consuming task for a researcher or eager amateur historian. The complexity of the topic being investigated can help or hinder …
Maryland Day is the anniversary of when the first European settlers landed in Maryland. They disembarked from ships called the Ark and the Dove and landed on St. Clement’s Island in St. …
VIENNA - The Nanticoke Historic Preservation Alliance is sponsoring the 8th Annual Chicone Village Day at Handsell on Saturday, April 30, at the historic site at 4837 Indiantown Road in …
CAMBRIDGE - The Empowerment Center, located at 615B Pine St. in Cambridge, welcomes Andrew Shannon as the new executive director. Shannon, who is from Newport News, Virginia, has over 30 years of …
St. Patrick’s Day often means magical inspiration along with celebration. That was especially true in Cambridge, thanks to a “Lucky Charms” painting with purpose party on Pine …
The Auxiliary of Dorchester General Hospital recently awarded a scholarship to Monica Loeffler. Loeffler is currently attending Chesapeake College and is in her last semester to complete the course …
The 2022 issue of Destination Maryland, the state’s official travel magazine, once again presents a pleasing photogenic panorama, beckoning visitors to explore each region’s outstanding …
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CAMBRIDGE — For more than a century, the Dorchester Banner’s mission has been to educate and celebrate the Heart of Chesapeake Country, and to fulfill that mission, we have published …
At the Brown Quilters Create and Educate group Facebook page, artisans of all ages, from every walk of life and everywhere across the U.S., meet up virtually daily (and nightly), keeping a …
CHURCH CREEK - The Friends of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge last week announced the winners of the 2021 Refuge Photo Contest, which is the first photo contest held at Blackwater NWR for adult …
CAMBRIDGE – The many contributions made by local Black leaders are remembered in a series of banners now on display on Pine Street. In honor of Black History Month, the Groove City Black …
On Jan. 1, Onell Autrey had completed her final assignment as deputy clerk for Dorchester County Circuit Court, dealing with foreclosures and right of redemption matters. Thirty years earlier, …
STEVENSVILLE - Just in time for Christmas, six Guiding Eyes for the Blind pups – Gary, Sama, Greer, Empire, Betty and Grant - were transported by Pilots to the Rescue from Guiding Eyes in New …
United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently held its Annual Holiday Ball at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort in Cambridge, raising more than $185,000 through sponsorships, a virtual auction …
As the sun began its downward descent on Dec. 24, lightly jingling bells could be heard, first in a Caroline County cornfield, then at the base of an ancient towering tulip poplar, later sparking …
News of this month’s deadly tornado outbreak hitting Kentucky and other states sent shockwaves of sorrow across the nation. But it also sparked a spontaneous outpouring of Christmas spirit in …
The Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area presented its 2021 Rising Up Awards during an event Dec. 9. These awards recognize the Dorchester County businesses, nonprofit heritage organizations and …
Cambridge resident Gloria Rojas recently announced publication of her first book, “Fire Escapes.” Rojas was born in New York City in 1939. She grew up in The Bronx and spent nine years …
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 …
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 …