Census 2020 is recruiting workers

CAMBRIDGE — Though the U.S. Census Bureau won’t record its information until next year, a drive is already under way to hire workers. Every 10 years, the bureau gathers extensive data on the population, used for a variety of purposes. Because that aspect of the job occurs only once a decade, there is a need […]

Aero Energy celebrates 90 years in business

CAMBRIDGE — Formed in 1929, Aero Energy celebrates its 90th year of business Sept. 12, 2019. These 90 years are a true representation of the American dream, a dream that continues to live on with each of its employee owners. It should come as no surprise that the growth Aero Energy has experienced did not […]

First DCPS Apprentice signed by GKD-USA

CAMBRIDGE — Garrett Walker, a senior at North Dorchester High School and a student in the welding program at Dorchester Career and Technology Center, has signed an apprenticeship agreement with GKD-USA, making him the first Dorchester County participant in Apprenticeship Maryland. As part of the apprenticeship program, Garrett will complete 450 hours of paid work […]

Delmarva Power plans line upgrade

CAMBRIDGE — Delmarva Power will be hosting a community open house from 6 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 23 at Delmarva Community Services, 2450 Cambridge Beltway to provide its customers and communities with input where they can meet DP’s project team and learn more about the following project. According to a letter sent to Delmarva […]

Franchot: Delay Bay Bridge work

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland State Comptroller Peter Franchot is calling for the suspension of work on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge for the fall and winter months, citing extensive backups and poor planning. Mr. Franchot’s full comment, released Monday, is below. “I think we’ve seen enough. The whole point of government is to ensure the safety, security […]

Networking: Supporting local businesses is fundamental

Choosing a local business whenever possible is what allows communities to continue to grow and prosper, both financially and socially. One of the philosophies of the Chamber is that without a strong and growing business environment there will not be a strong sense of community and without a strong sense of community there cannot be […]

Oyster management plan begins in state

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has issued season limits for the 2019-2020 oyster harvesting season. Effective immediately, the 2019-20 season will begin Oct. 1, 2019 with no commercial harvesting on Wednesdays, and temporary closures to wild harvesting in certain areas where there is a low abundance of oysters, low natural spat set […]

11th Annual Alpaca Festival Sept. 21-22

PRESTON — Looking for something fun and unique to do with the family? Outstanding Dreams Alpaca Farm will celebrate its 11th Annual Fall Festival in Preston, Sept. 21 and 22. This event is held on the beautiful Eastern Shore of Maryland and attendees will enjoy shopping, entertainment and the opportunity to meet these inquisitive and […]

Foresters concerned about ECI plans for natural gas

CAMBRIDGE — Delmarva foresters are worried about the possible loss of one their biggest markets. Members of the Dorchester County Council heard a presentation Sept. 3 from representatives of the Maryland Forests Association (AFI), who told them that the planned conversion of the Eastern Correctional Institution’s (ECI) energy production from mostly wood chips to natural […]

Cambridge firm etches Ravens’ wings at M&T

CAMBRIDGE — When Baltimore Ravens fans attend this year’s first home game, they’ll be greeted by several new enhancements at M&T Bank Stadium that include a series of Cambridge Architectural metal mesh panels etched with a signature ravens wing on the building’s façade. Woven by Cambridge craftsmen on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, the durable stainless mesh […]