Message Wall: Neighbors are sharing their ideas, support

Dorchester BannerCAMBRIDGE — 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 […]

Police and Fire briefs, July 8, 2020

Heroin and Cambridge menOn June 25, at approximately 2:30 a.m., deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office observed a suspicious vehicle at the High’s Dairy Store in Trappe. Deputies observed several criminal indicators and a K-9 scan was initiated.K-9 Buc of the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office gave a positive alert to the scan and a […]

Delmarva Shorebirds cancel 2020 season

SALISBURY — Major League Baseball has officially informed Minor League Baseball that it will not be providing its affiliated MiLB teams with players for the 2020 season. That means there will not be a minor league season for the Delmarva Shorebirds. The verdict is especially bitter, as the team was set to open their 25th […]

Church bulletin, July 8, 2020

Old Trinity ChurchOld Trinity Church resumed regular Sunday services on Sunday at 11 a.m. St. Mary Refuge of SinnersMass resumed at Refuge of Sinner (Minnette Mills Dick Hall) on Sunday at 8:30 a.m. Congregants are asked to follow health guidelines, including maintaining a distance of six feet from one another, and wearing masks.The Spanish-language mass […]

Band leader Washington is heading to C-SD

CAMBRIDGE — Maple Elementary School Band Director and Music Teacher Ray Washington took his Marching Lions on many a journey in recent years, raising the profile of the program and showing a national audience how much children can accomplish. The Cambridge native and product of Dorchester County Public Schools (DCPS) is continuing his own professional […]

COVID-19 Statistics

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County Health Department updated statistics on COVID-19 cases. For June 29/July 6, they were: Confirmed cases — 186/199Active cases — 6/12Deaths — 5/5Currently hospitalized — 0/0Ever hospitalized — 29/29Released/recovering — 178/185 Age Range0-9 — 510-19 — 1320-29 — 2830-39 — 3840-49 — 3850-59 — 2660-69 — 2770-79 — 1680+ — 8GenderFemale […]

Suspect sought in fatal shooting

DENTON — Maryland State Police have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect wanted in connection with the shooting death of a man during an apparent fight in Caroline County on July 1. The victim is identified as James M. Wilmer, 30, of Denton. Mr. Wilmer died late Thursday afternoon at the University of Maryland […]

Holotik’s essay is a winner

GOLDEN HILL – What a proud Fourth of July for Amanda Holotik! The South Dorchester School 5th grader learned last week that her essay, “How Can We Address the Health and Well-Being of Our Veterans, Military, and their Families?” was a winner at the national level of the American Legion Auxiliary’s annual Americanism contest. Amanda’s […]

Peninsula Wound & Hyperbaric Center awarded

SALISBURY — Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) physicians, leaders and clinicians were again honored recently with the Center of Distinction Award, which was presented to Peninsula Wound & Hyperbaric Center by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher […]

Local author Lockhart releases two books

RHODESDALE — Barbara Lockhart announced last week the release of “Collected Stories” today. On the same day, the award-winning author from Dorchester County will re-launch her historical novel titled Elizabeth’s Field. Both books are published by Secant Publishing in Salisbury. In “Collected Stories,” Lockhart captures the flavor of small town and rural Eastern Shore in […]

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