Dorchester has fifth case of COVID-19

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester Health Department announced on Tuesday evening a fifth diagnosed case of COVID-19 in the county. The individual is a female in her 30s with no underlying medical conditions, the statement said. She has been directed to self-isolate at home. A contact trace investigation is underway. The Health Department will continue to […]

Police and Fire briefs, April 8, 2020

Arson arrestInvestigators from the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office were alerted to an incident that occurred at Dart Manufacturing Facility on 1000 Industrial Park Drive in Federalsburg on March 31st around 2 a.m. The investigation revealed an employee at the facility intentionally set a fire in a confined space above the ceiling of the office […]

Cambridge Classic has been postponed

SALABERRY-DE-VALLEYFIELD, Canada — The Hydroplane Racing League (HRL), presented by Reliable Diamond Tool, announced on Thursday that its first event of the season in Cambridge, Maryland has been postponed. The race, the Cambridge Classic Powerboat Regatta, had been set for May 16 and 17. The regatta is the oldest powerboat race in North America. It […]

Hands and Hearts for neighbors

CAMBRIDGE – Dorchester County student Becca Brault, a 4-H club member, spent last weekend sewing more than 50 masks with her mother Christina. The cloth protective gear is being donated to local health care providers to supplement their supply as they work to treat victims of COVID-19. Ms. Brault wrote online that the project exemplifies […]

Message Wall: Neighbors sharing ideas and support

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner will continue to post updated lists of announcements through the week. […]

PRMC: COVID-19 unit is a ‘warship’

SALISBURY — In the battle against COVID-19, an elite few are on the front lines at Peninsula Regional Medical Center. “This is a warship – only essential, multifunctional, cross-trained personnel are on board,” Dr. Yashvir Sangwan said on April 1. He is an interventional pulmonologist and medical director of the COVID-19 unit. The COVID-19 unit […]

Caroline’s total is 12 cases; two have recovered

DENTON – On Tuesday morning, officials from the Caroline County Department of Emergency Services reported three new cases of COVID-19 during the previous 24 hours. Caroline’s total positive cases are 12. Two are reported as recovered. “Good news for those who have asked for location information, the Health Department has determined that since we have […]

Message wall: Neighbors sharing ideas and support

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner compiled a list of announcements over the previous week, which follows: […]

Caroline Co. adds two cases, total is 9

DENTON — On Monday morning at 10 a.m., the Caroline County Health Department announced the detection of two additional cases of COVID-19, bringing the county’s total to nine. Acknowledging the public’s desire for as much information as possible about these and other cases, officials also passed along the reasons for the release of certain information, […]

Dorchester adds two cases of COVID-19, now has four

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County Health Department on Sunday afternoon announced two more diagnosed cases of COVID-19 in Dorchester County, bringing the total to four confirmed cases in the county. The third individual is a female in her 40s and the fourth individual is a female in her 30s. Both have no known underlying medical […]