Tour the Shore paddle series is announced

EASTON — ShoreRivers’ Tour the Shore summer kayak series begins this month, with a monthly paddle on one of four rivers through September. Tour the Shore gives novice and experienced paddlers alike an opportunity to explore creeks and rivers with small groups led by ShoreRivers’ experienced, certified staff. Paddle routes are chosen to highlight the […]

Allow time to recharge in the summer

For many individuals and businesses Summer is the most hectic time of the year. Tourism (other folks taking vacations) is at its peak, days are longer, school is out, and just more things needing to get done. As a result, it may be difficult for you to think about taking time off to recharge. However, […]

City’s ADA group measures success

CAMBRIDGE — The Cambridge Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance Committee is visiting businesses this week, promoting its campaign to make the city fully welcoming to persons with disabilities. Initial emphasis will be on fostering maximum accessibility in the Downtown Business District. Committee members and city staff will give each business an ADA clearance stick, […]

D.C. chefs visit Hoopers Island Oyster Co.

FISHING CREEK — A group of 50 Washington, D.C.-area restaurant chefs rode across the Chesapeake Bay from Solomon’s Island on June 11 for an educational tour of Hoopers Island Oyster Co.’s farm in Fishing Creek The chefs were customers of Congressional Seafood, a leading wholesaler based in Jessup. “Any time we can educate customers as […]

Rotary awards $17,000 in scholarships

CAMBRIDGE — On May 23, 2019, at the Eastern Shore Hospital Center, the Cambridge Rotary Club awarded $17,000 in scholarships to six deserving Dorchester County high school seniors. The presentation of scholarships marked the 43rd year that the Cambridge Rotary Club has recognized graduating seniors with financial aid. Abigail Rebecca Robinson and Carrie Lyn Price […]

Council is updated on hospital move

CAMBRIDGE — Shore Regional Health CEO Ken Kozel attended the Dorchester County Council’s meeting May 21 to present an update on the work being done to move medical care facilities from the current hospital to the new site at Cambridge Marketplace. There have been three significant accomplishments since a July 31, 2018 town-hall meeting, he […]

Advertising Director for Delmarva group is announced

DOVER — Konrad La Prade has been named Director of Advertising for the Independent Newsmedia Delmarva group, including the Dorchester Banner. INI’s CEO, Ed Dulin, stated he was ecstatic with the prospect of Konrad’s joining the Delmarva management team and heading up the advertising oversight for the group. “I first interviewed him more than five […]

Choptank waterfront group planning development

CAMBRIDGE — Members of the Dorchester County Council heard an update from Jeff Powell of Cambridge Waterfront Development, Inc. (CWD) on May 7. The group is working to formulate plans for purchasing and developing the site now occupied by the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Dorchester, the former Dorchester General Hospital. “It is […]

MLMS student is selected as a student ambassador

BALTIMORE — Rip Cornish, an 8th grader at Mace’s Lane Middle School, was chosen by the Maryland Business Roundtable for Education (MBRT) to represent his district of Dorchester County in the nonprofit organization’s new Student Ambassador Program. The Cambridge resident is one of several students selected who demonstrates a desire to improve his school and […]

Cambridge Main Street receives 2019 accreditation

CAMBRIDGE — Cambridge Main Street has been designated as an accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. Each year, the National Main Street Center and its partners announce the list of accredited Main Street America programs to recognize their exemplary commitment to preservation-based economic development […]