Message Wall: Neighbors are sharing ideas and 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 […]

Foster is running for mayor

CAMBRIDGE — City Commissioner LaShon Foster (Ward 3) announced Friday on social media that she is running for mayor. The current mayor is Victoria Jackson-Stanley. Ms. Foster’s statement said:“Good evening Facebook family, friends and community. Giving honor to God that with each passing day in the mist of the virus and everything else we are […]

Neighbors sharing ideas, help and 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 […]

Nursing Team gives back with a food drive

CAMBRIDGE — The University of Maryland Shore Regional Health Nursing team organized a food drive this month to help children, seniors and all those suffering from the economic impact of Covid-19. The drive was planned as a response to the generous outpouring of community support during the pandemic, and especially during Health Care Heroes Week, […]

Junior Achievement to host 34th tournament

BERLIN — Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore (JAES) is gearing up to host their 34th Annual Golf Tournament on July 1, 2020 at the War Admiral Glen Riddle Golf Course in Berlin. The tournament is presented by BBSI and sponsored by many other local businesses on the Eastern Shore. “I’ll admit that we weren’t […]

$600,000 for historic preservation projects

CROWNSVILLE — The Hogan administration last week announced that 10 projects were recently awarded funds by the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) through the Historic Preservation Capital Grant Program, which assists brick-and-mortar historic preservation projects across Maryland. MHT, an agency of the Maryland Department of Planning, received more than 40 applications for projects competing for $600,000 […]

Marsden retires from Pa. Air National Guard

CAMBRIDGE — Willow Construction would like to congratulate and thank one of its team members, Project Manager Lt. Colonel Dave Marsden on his recent retirement from the military after his 28 years of service. He started his service career by joining the United States Air Force, where he served five years. Following his United States […]

COVID-19 statistics

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County Health Department updated statistics on COVID-19 cases. They were: Confirmed cases — 179Active cases — 18Deaths — 4Currently hospitalized — 2Ever hospitalized — 29Released/recovering — 159 Age Range0-9 — 410-19 — 1120-29 — 2430-39 — 3540-49 — 3450-59 — 2260-69 — 2570-79 — 1680+ — 8 GenderFemale — 109Male — […]

Police and fire news, June 24, 2020; Fire marshal probes arson

Working Structure FireAt 11:20 p.m. Sunday, the volunteers of Rescue Fire Company Inc. were dispatched for a “Reported Working Structure Fire” at 5380 Airey’s Road in Cambridge. Units arrived at a two-story vacant house with fire showing.Crews made quick work advancing 500 feet of attack line to the to extinguish the fire. Overhaul was completed […]

State fire marshal warns of fictitious online fireworks poster

STATEWIDE – The Office of the State Fire Marshal has been made aware of a fictitious online poster circulating on various social media accounts, referencing Independence Day celebrations and Social Distancing. The author would have the reader believe Governor Hogan has issued a directive on a specific way to handle sparklers as well as a […]