News
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland State Parks are completing 15 projects with the assistance of a new grant program of the Friends of Maryland State Parks, improving trails and habitats and enhancing …
SALISBURY — On Sept. 14, the Honorable K. Dean, Associate Judge of the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, sentenced Tyrone Camper, 32 years of age, of Cambridge, to 24 years imprisonment in the …
BALTIMORE — Phillip J. “Jamie” Harrington III, age 50, of Dorchester County, and his company, Capt. Phip’s Seafood Inc. pleaded guilty Sept. 15 to unlawful employment of …
ANNAPOLIS — Archery hunting for white-tailed and sika deer opens statewide Sept. 10, and continues through Jan. 31, 2022, said officials from the Maryland Department of Natural …
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate a Biennial Radiological Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant. The exercise will occur …
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Sports
CAMBRIDGE — They saved their scoring for the second half, but when they started, the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Vikings overwhelmed the visiting James M. Bennett Clippers, 32-14. …
PRINCESS ANNE — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore Department of Athletics mourns the loss of former Maryland State University Football and NFL star Roger Brown who has died at the age of …
CAMBRIDGE — In Cambridge-South Dorchester High School’s first regular-season game of the 2021 fall season, the Vikings beat the visiting Snow Hill Eagles. The game was marred by penalties …
TAYLORS ISLAND — The Taylors Island Boat Docking Challenge 2021 took place on Aug. 30, bringing a uniquely Chesapeake-style sport to this bayside community. The event has become an annual …
Business
CAMBRIDGE — Members of the Dorchester Chamber of Commerce were joined by elected officials and guests Saturday at Sailwinds Park to celebrate the Chamber’s 100 years of business advocacy …
CAMBRIDGE — President of Fairchild Properties LLC Charlie Fairchild announced on Saturday plans to build around 300 homes in Cambridge. The development will be called The Tides at Rivermarsh, …
Neighbors

29th Annual Native American Festival returns to Vienna

VIENNA — A September tradition returned to Vienna over the weekend, as the 29th Annual Native American Festival once again took place on the banks of the Nanticoke River. The festival, hosted …

Mid-Shore departments of social services host foster parent crab feast appreciation event

EASTON — The Departments of Social Services in Caroline, Dorchester, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties recently hosted an appreciation event for area foster parents at the Talbot County …

Nominations open for 2021 Maryland governor’s service awards

ANNAPOLIS – The Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism and Maryland’s State Service Commission today opened nominations for the 2021 Governor’s Service Awards. …

Day of Resilience celebrate African-American experience

CAMBRIDGE — The Third Annual Day of Resilience on Sept. 11 commemorated the theme, “Honoring our Ancestors by Reconnecting with Our Roots”. The event had proved to be so popular, it …
Things to Do
Presented by ShoreRivers, the Wye River Band will perform an end-of-summer concert at the Shaw Bay Raft-Up Concert near the mouth of the Wye River, Saturday, Sept. 11 from 4-6 p.m.

Shaw Bay Raft-Up concert with The Wye River Band Saturday, Sept. 11

Celebrate the end of summer with the Miles-Wye Riverkeeper and the Wye River Band at the Shaw Bay Raft-Up Concert on Saturday, Sept. …
Ophthalmologist and surgeon Dr. Patricia Bath invented the Laserphaco Probe in 1981, to make cataract removal faster, easier, more accurate, and less invasive. Dr. Bath’s invention has improved the sight of millions worldwide.

Smithsonian posters honor women inventors

CAMBRIDGE — Throughout American history, women with diverse backgrounds and interests created inventions that changed lives …
The 1888 racing yacht Elf, shown here, is the flagship for the 10th Elf Classic Yacht Race, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. With an 11 a.m. start from the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, the event will take place exclusively on the Miles River, offering spectators at CBMM an unparalleled view of some of the most beautiful, classic sailing yachts.

Sept. 18 brings 10th Elf Classic Yacht Race to St. Michaels

The Elf Classic Yacht Race returns to the Chesapeake Bay on Saturday, Sept. 18, with the traditional yacht race taking place again …
Schools
PRINCESS ANNE — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore moved a step closer to meeting President Heidi M. Anderson’s goal of being a “Top 10” historically black institution …
Dorchester County students, staff, parents, community:In more ordinary times, the end of our second week of the new school year might seem a little early for a review and assessment, but these are …
PRINCESS ANNE - The University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension is the recipient of over $200,000 in grants to implement the Extension Collaborative on Immunization Teaching and Engagement …
Opinion
Constitution Day and Citizenship Day
When the requisite number of states ratified the Constitution, steps were taken to implement it. However, the combination of missing or vague language and the need for quick action made the first few …
So what can the plight of a little cafe tell you about the state of the American economy and the changing face of work? A lot, as it turns out.The other week, the bistro where my family and I have …
Sometimes I write to inform and convince and sometimes I write to create a record. As this issue appears to be baked into our society, I do not see that what I write will change many, if any, minds. …
Town Square is an opinion column to which readers can submit their views. As a true community newspaper, we’re always looking for ways to include local thought and pertinent viewpoints. This …
Seeds running for Hurlock mayorI, Janet Seeds, am running for the Mayor of Hurlock. Being a 33-year resident of Hurlock, I have witnessed numerous changes. Throughout the years, I have been quite …
Over the past few days, I have had an opportunity to chat with several fellow veterans, service members, military family members and Gold Star families. It is beyond obvious to say that these have …