‘Sequoia’ returns to Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE — The former presidential yacht “Sequoia” has returned to Cambridge. The last time the Sequoia visited the city was in 1935, when then-president Franklin D. Roosevelt sailed the Sequoia down the Chesapeake Bay to attend the dedication of the Emerson C. Harrington bridge, a two-lane span that joined Dorchester County with Talbot and set […]

C-SD Class of 2019 graduates

CAMBRIDGE — Cambridge-South Dorchester High School presented its commencement ceremony on May 29. Principal W. David Bromwell was the master of ceremonies for C-SD’s graduating class of 164 individuals and their families in the C-SD gymnasium. Principal Bromwell pointed out that nearly 4.3 million dollars in scholarship money was claimed by the C-SD class of […]

Cambridge hosts exhibition construction

CAMBRIDGE – A traveling exhibition being constructed by The Smithsonian found a temporary home in Cambridge in the past week. The exhibition titled, “Men of Change,” which had been designed and prototyped by the Smithsonian Institution, needed space to be assembled prior to going on tour, and the dimensions of the exhibit demanded a fairly […]

Four generations of skinners

Dorchester Banner/Paul Clipper Four generations of muskrat skinners gathered together at the Hoopers Island store recently. Left to right: Mark Flowers, Dusty Flowers, Dakota Abbott Flowers, Nellie Flowers, Justin Aaron, Kinsley Aaron and Rhonda Aaron.

SOUTH DORCHESTER – Surrounded by her family, Nellie Flowers, a youthful 91 years old, beams with satisfaction. Having your family members on hand is always a comfort to anyone, but this is not your average family. Miss Nellie, along with daughter and son Rhonda Aaron and Mark Flowers, Dusty Flowers and wife Dakota Abbott Flowers, […]

Meyers is Miss Outdoors 2019

17-year-old Jocelyn Meyers of Hurlock topped the competition at Friday night's Miss Outdoors Pageant in Golden Hill, winning both the talent competition and the title of Miss Outdoors for 2019. The first runner-up at the pageant was Katherine Bradshaw of Rhodesdale, and the second runner-up was Kyla Diggs of Hurlock. From the left are Kyla Diggs, Miss Outdoors 2018 Jordan LeCompte, Jocelyn Meyers and Katherine Bradshaw.

GOLDEN HILL – 17-year-old Jocelyn Meyers of Hurlock bested the competition at Friday night’s Miss Outdoors Pageant in Golden Hill, winning both the talent competition and the title of Miss Outdoors for 2019. Jocelyn faced tough competition in a field of 10 girls vying for this year’s title. The annual National Outdoor Show features not […]

Bayly Cabin found to be a home

CAMBRIDGE — The Bayly House, at 207 High Street in this city, has long been considered the oldest dwelling in Cambridge, dating back to the 1740s. It is believed that the house was originally built in Oxford, then moved to Cambridge in the 1750s to the site where the court house is now located. It […]

Cambridge honors top officers

CAMBRIDGE – Chief Mark Lewis took the evening of July 31 to honor a group of Cambridge police officers who were deemed to exhibit service that went above and beyond the call of duty. The ceremony and dinner took place in the new American Legion Post 91 on Sunburst Highway in this city. Honored in […]

Hogan, officials open new wharf

CAMBRIDGE – Mayor Victoria Jackson-Stanley greeted the crowd on hand July 17 for the dedication of the new deep water wharf at Governors Hall by quoting her church, saying “if we all do a little bit we can get a lot done.” The reconstruction of the wharf near Sailwinds Park was funded by the Maryland […]

Governor and Cabinet help celebrate Legion opening

CAMBRIDGE – Governor Larry Hogan visited Cambridge on Tuesday, July 17, and helped the American Legion celebrate the opening of the new Legion Post 91 by hiring the public hall for a cabinet meeting that kicked off visits to more than 100 Shore locations by the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and their cabinet members. “It’s a […]

Comptroller comments on tax deadbeats

CAMBRIDGE — Comptroller Peter Franchot recently announced the names of the top 25 businesses and 20 individuals collectively owing $12.7 million in unpaid taxes, penalties and interest to the State of Maryland. The Comptroller’s Office publishes the top scofflaws on the agency’s website in a public attempt to get those on the list to pay […]