DCS will help seniors with mounds of mail

CAMBRIDGE — In a “paperless society,” many of us still battle piles of unopened mail piling up on the kitchen counter or dining room table. Seniors, in particular, find dealing with mail and bills particularly daunting. Many are unable to determine what is important and what is junk. Others just can’t face the reality of […]

Police and fire briefs, Feb. 19, 2020

Linkwood-Salem VFC fundraiser The famous summer barbecued chicken, in the winter, on Feb. 21. Off the grill beginning at 10 a.m., 1/2 chicken only with bread, $7 while supply lasts. Call in or email orders. Talbot burglary On Thursday at approximately 1:30 p.m., deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office were responding to the 9000 […]

Church bulletin, Feb. 19, 2020

Spaghetti and Ravioli Dinner There will be a Spaghetti and Ravioli Dinner at Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish Hall at 115 Main St. in Secretary from 4:30-7 p.m. on Feb. 29. All you can eat menu includes spaghetti with plain or meat sauce, cheese ravioli, bread, salad, dessert and drinks. Carryouts available. Cost will […]

Meals til Monday moves to new site

CAMBRIDGE — Meals til Monday moved to a new facility on Feb. 7. Volunteers with the group worked there to prepare bags of food for local school children to take home over the weekend. “Congratulations to MidShore Meals till Monday, an important partner of Dorchester County Public Schools (DCPS), on their new home,” a statement […]

2020 Miss Outdoors contestants attend tea

GOLDEN HILL – Seven contestants vying for the title of 2020 Miss Outdoors attended a tea Sunday afternoon at South Dorchester School. The pageant and many other events will take place there on Feb. 28 and 29 The event highlights the lifestyles of South Dorchester, especially the traditional reliance on hunting, fishing and trapping. Crafts […]

Sheriff updates on NDHS threat

SHILOH — The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office issued an update Tuesday evening regarding the ongoing investigation related to threats made over the weekend against North Dorchester High School. A 16-year-old juvenile male was arrested early Monday morning and charged with making threats of mass violence and disturbing school activities. The full statement said, “Following the […]

Sweet success for a young athlete

LANDOVER – Cerys Enders, a fifth grader, competed at the All Comers Developmental Track and Field Meet at the Prince George’s County Recreation Center on Saturday. She was there with the Dorchester County Department of Recreation and Parks’ Vikings Youth Track and Field Team, now in its second season. Competing among several hundred other young […]

Artifacts from Fork District to be shared

CAMBRIDGE — The first residents of the county, Native Americans, made their homes in the area for thousands of years before the arrival of Europeans and Africans. Their history will be the subject of a talk on Feb. 26. Early Dorchester County land records reflect the efforts that the white settlers went to in order […]

American Spiritual Ensemble will perform

OXFORD — On Feb. 28, The American Spiritual Ensemble will conduct choral workshops for youth and sharing a public concert in Oxford. The group is a well-established choral ensemble, founded by Dr. Everett McCorvey in the 1990s. Over the years, the Ensemble has grown to a membership of 100 renowned opera singers, prominent music theatre […]

Ruppert wins Middle School’s Geographic Bee

SHILOH — Dylan Ruppert, an 8th grade student at North Dorchester Middle School, won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee on Jan. 22. The school-level Bee, in which students answered oral questions on geography, was the first round of the 30th annual National Geographic Bee. School winners, including Dylan, will now take a […]

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