Bay Country Shop’s heart committed to the Chesapeake

CAMBRIDGE — Cross the threshold into Bay Country Shop, and you are immersed immediately in the warm and inviting surroundings of a unique boutique that genuinely reflects the heart of Dorchester County — both in obvious and inspired ways. “We were the first ‘Bay Country’ shop on the Delmarva Peninsula,” said Co-owner Connie Tubman. “This […]

Cabin Fever Play Centre is open

CAMBRIDGE — Sometimes, kids just need to cut loose. Now they can, in a place built just for that. Cabin Fever Play Centre is open at 442 Race St., offering active fun for little ones. Owners Richard and Jess LaPerch are the parents of three children. Knowing what families need and recognizing an opportunity, they […]

Hoopers Island business gets fiber optics

FISHING CREEK – Business communications took a big step forward here on Thursday, when the Dorchester Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the arrival on Hoopers Island of fiber-optic broadband Internet. “This is to the 21st century what steel was to the 19th,” Johnny Shockley said. “The whole island is open for […]

Artificial reef is set off Tilghman Island

TILGHMAN ISLAND — The Coastal Conservation Association Maryland (CCA Maryland) added 170 concrete reef balls to a new artificial oyster reef off Tilghman Island over the past month, doubling the size of the reef. The statewide angler organization is building the reef as part of its efforts to improve the Bay for the benefit of […]

Celebrate Dorchester highlights local cuisine

CAMBRIDGE — The ninth annual Celebrate Dorchester food and restaurant celebration and competition was held at Governors Hall on June 5. Featuring ingredients sourced from local vendors and farmers, 13 local restaurants participated with a variety of seafood and “landfood” dishes designed to delight the attendees, who were also the “People’s Choice” judges in the […]

Medical cannabis business boosts Cambridge economy

CAMBRIDGE — In 2014, the State of Maryland passed legislation to legalize medical cannabis and create the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC). MMCC is responsible for licensing new companies that wish to grow, process, and/or dispense medical cannabis. Medical cannabis has helped many people suffering from cancer, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, insomnia, and anxiety, and […]

Students receive RYLA check

EASTON — Thirteen students, from Easton High School, recently gathered to receive a check from Phil Reed, RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) Chair for Rotary District 7630. The check represented the prize they received for being the winning group at the recent RYLA Conference. As the group selected first place, they were able to select […]

Rotary awards ‘Service Above Self’ honors

CAMBRIDGE — Continuing a tradition started on May 13, 1971, the Cambridge Rotary Club awarded “Service Above Self” awards to Daniel Joel-Ysidro Garcia, Leah Grace Fule Krotee, of Cambridge-South Dorchester and Destiny Arionna Coleman, and Joseph Aidan Bates, students at North Dorchester High. Counting this year’s recipients, in 48 years the Cambridge Rotary Club will […]

Green graduates from Md. Realtors’ Leadership Academy

ANNAPOLIS — Dormaim Green, associate broker, with Exit on the Bay in Cambridge, was among the graduates from the Maryland REALTORS 18th annual Leadership Academy honored at ceremonies held recently in Annapolis. The Maryland REALTORS® Leadership Academy was formed by REALTORS® who understand the key role they play in their community and the need to […]

Cruise ship enlivens Cambridge Creek

CAMBRIDGE — “Hey, what’s that?” was heard along the streets and waterfront of this Choptank River town on Friday, and for good reason. The “American Constitution” had come to visit, and it was quite a sight. The small – compared to others, but seems pretty big otherwise – cruise ship was docked at Long Wharf […]