UPDATE: Two-alarm fire hits Race St., firefighter injured

CAMBRIDGE — At 9:21 a.m. today, Cambridge Rescue Fire Company (RFC) responded to a structure fire at the intersection of Washington and Race streets. “Fire showing 1st and 2nd floors,” a statement from RFC said. “Units on scene, making an aggressive attack, searches underway.” Race Street was blocked while the incident continued, with firefighters working […]

C-SD football advances in playoffs

CAMBRIDGE — The Vikings will play in the second round of the playoffs next week, after beating the Havre de Grace Warriors 47-34 tonight. C-SD came into the game with a record of 7-2, while the Warriors were at 2-7 — but that didn’t mean the Harford County men would be pushovers. In fact, the […]

CPD to hold ‘Citizens’ Police Academy’

CAMBRIDGE — The Cambridge Police Department will soon hold its annual Citizens’ Police Academy. This year, the course will begin Nov. 13. “I think our class is pretty full,” Capt. Justin Todd said Friday. “We’re looking forward to it.” The class will be held on Wednesday nights until Dec. 18. Its goal is to reach […]

CPD warns of seasonal crimes

CAMBRIDGE — “This time of year, we always get an influx of thefts,” Capt. Justin Todd said Friday. He was speaking during a conversation on the work and challenges of the Cambridge Police Department, illustrated by an unexpected event. While waiting to enter headquarters on Washington Street, a visitor noticed three officers hurry out of […]

Donors needed for Christmas parade

CAMBRIDGE — It’s only about a month to go before the 71st Annual Cambridge-Dorchester County Christmas Parade, and, “We still need donors to pull off our event,” a statement from organizers said last week. This year’s theme is “Christmas Past & Present.” The event, held on the first Saturday of December each year, is brought […]

Census 2020 is recruiting workers

CAMBRIDGE — Though the U.S. Census Bureau won’t record its information until next year, a drive is already under way to hire workers. Every 10 years, the bureau gathers extensive data on the population, used for a variety of purposes. Because that aspect of the job occurs only once a decade, there is a need […]

County praises voting rights advances

CAMBRIDGE — During their Tuesday meeting, members of the Dorchester County Council proclaimed Nov. 9-16 as Historical Freedom Week. The move highlighted a political victory achieved in 1986, ensuring that African-American citizens would have the chance to make their voices heard. In the 19th century, the state adopted an at-large voting system, effectively preventing African-Americans […]

Tri-City volunteers save season

HURLOCK — Children will once again enjoy a spring tradition in North Dorchester next year, as Tri-City Little League’s season will take place. Volunteers heard a call for help, and came to the rescue at an Oct. 29 meeting of the Tri-City Board. A message from organizers earlier in October had said the 2020 tee-ball, […]

Society seeks history of Brookview, Eldorado

BROOKVIEW — The Dorchester County Historical Society (DCHS) has been working since April of this year to collect history about Brookview and Eldorado, located in the northeastern part of the county known as the Fork District. Local residents are being asked to contribute what they know about the area. In the spring, there were a […]

Meals til Monday honors volunteers

VIENNA — There are hundreds of children in Dorchester County who can’t be sure where their next meal is coming from over the weekends, when they don’t eat in school. Or maybe we should put that in the past tense, because while they might not have known in the past, now they can count on […]

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