Sexual Assault Awareness Month events noted

EASTON — For All Seasons, which is the only Rape Crisis Center on the Mid Shore, is holding several events in April for Sexual Assault Awareness Month to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it. Sexual violence happens in all communities. The month-long awareness activities will include exhibits […]

Secretary Girl Scouts donate books to Talbot

submitted to dorchester banner/amy steward From left Cartney Jarrell, Makayla Faulkner, Alexis Shoemaker, Elizabeth Krotee, Anna Colquhoun, Haley Howerton, Danica Manley and Milan Jiggetts, members of Cadet and Senior Girl Scout Troop #29.

EASTON —The Talbot County Department of Social Services (TCDSS) Children’s Library recently received a generous book donation of over 500 books from the Chesapeake Bay Cadet and Senior Girl Scout Troop #29 of Secretary. The Girl Scouts collected books from family, friends and throughout a variety of community locations. The TCDSS library provides books to […]

Academy Art Museum displays students’ art

submitted to dorchester banner/amy steward Student work from Mid-Shore Student Art Exhibitions.

EASTON – The Academy Art Museum opened its 2019 Mid-Shore Student Art Exhibitions on Feb. 1. The annual Mid-Shore Student Art Exhibitions highlight the artistic talents of students in grades kindergarten through 12 from Talbot, Caroline, Dorchester, Queen Anne and Kent counties. As in past years, visitors can expect a variety of media, including painting, […]

SunburstPharm opens medical cannabis site

submitted to dorchestere banner/amy steward Pictured is the exterior of Sunburst Pharm, a state-of-the art licensed medicinal marijuana dispensary, located at 603 Meteor Ave. in Cambridge.

CAMBRIDGE — SunburstPharm, a state-of-the art licensed medicinal marijuana dispensary, is opening for business on Jan. 30 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at its location at 603 Meteor Ave. in Cambridge. The new company will offer expert guidance and top-rated medicinal cannabis products for Maryland Medical Cannabis Patients. Studies have shown that 92 percent […]

Kelly Distributors supports local craft breweries

EASTON — America’s independent beer distributors are small businesses that deliver beer to store shelves and restaurants in communities across the country. They help brewers of all sizes and from all over the world to grow by bringing their product to retailers, who can provide consumers with unprecedented choice and variety, especially as new craft […]

For All Seasons announces changes in staff

EASTON — For All Seasons introduces their new medical team of adult, child and adolescent, and geriatric psychiatrists. Leading the team is the Medical Director, Brenda C. Scribner, MD. Dr. Scribner moved her psychiatric practice from Pennsylvania to the Eastern Shore in the late 1990s. In addition to running the For All Seasons medical department […]

New rescue gear available to all county firefighters

Grain engulfment rescue cofferdam donated to Eldorado – Brookview Volunteer Fire Company Eldorado — It’s a piece of equipment the fire chief hopes he rarely, if ever, will have to use. There are a number of large grain-drying facilities in Dorchester County, each with their own large grain tanks. What happens if someone falls into […]

Eastern Shore photographers chosen for new gallery at BWI

The art work of two Eastern Shore artists, Fran Saunders and Cal Jackson, have been selected for the new D/E Gallery at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. The new D and E concourse enables passengers to move between international and domestic flights, within a secured area. A distinguished five-member jury, led by Maryland’s First Lady Yumi […]

Gilbert Byron Day to celebrate the Chesapeake Bay July 9

EASTON – According to Jacques “Jack” T. Baker Jr., who wrote the book, “Gilbert Byron: A Life Worth Examining,” local author and poet Gilbert Byron had much in common with the writer Henry Thoreau. Known as “The Chesapeake Thoreau,” not only did Mr. Byron live in a house on a wooded cove, delighting in the […]

Talbot Community Connections sponsors Senior Summit

EASTON — There is not one perfect guidebook for traveling the path of aging. Whether you are on the path yourself or helping a loved one or patient/client navigate this path, the process of gathering the information you need can be daunting. This year, Talbot Community Connections (TCC) and the Talbot County Department of Social […]