C-SD delegation in Annapolis

ANNAPOLIS — It was an early start, but Next Generation Scholars from Cambridge-South Dorchester High School, together with Ms. Bell and Mr. Reed, headed to the state capital on Tuesday morning for Youth Congress Day, a gathering of 100 students from across the state. The event is sponsored by the Maryland Business Roundtable for Education […]

State supports local development

CAMBRIDGE — There’s help on the way for local revitalization projects. At a meeting with city and county officials on Jan. 6, Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Sec. Kenneth Holt announced a $510,000 grant for Cannery Park to help fund the rehabilitation of that site off Cedar Street. He also said his department […]

Few picks for seafood worker visas

CAMBRIDGE — This is one number that didn’t hit for Dorchester. Seafood companies and related industries will have a hard time staying busy — or even open — this year, after the federal government’s H2B visa lottery came up short for local businesses. County Council President Jay Newcomb (Dist. 1) spoke at Tuesday’s meeting, saying […]

Macy’s to close in Salisbury mall

Macy’s at the Centre at Salisbury will close in the coming months, leaving Boscov’s as the lone original anchor store at the mall. A clearance sale will begin this month and run for approximately eight to 12 weeks., according to Katelyn Yannie, a spokeswoman for the New York-based retailer. Employees have been informed of the […]

Next Generation scholars tour local businesses

BALTIMORE — On Nov. 25, 41 tenth graders from Cambridge-South Dorchester high School who participate in the Next Generation Scholars program toured local businesses for career inspiration. The sophomores visited Chesapeake College, Horn Point Laboratory and University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Dorchester. This is the second year the Maryland Business Roundtable for Education […]

District governor visits Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE — Bill Ferguson, district governor for Rotary District 7630, made his annual visit to the Rotary Club of Cambridge. A Rotarian since 1987, DG Bill has served on numerous Rotary committees, deciding to apply for the position as District Governor after serving as an assistant governor. During his talk, he discussed the Object of […]

Banner, county unveil 2020 Profile

CAMBRIDGE — County and state officials joined Banner staff on Dec. 13 to unveil the Dorchester 2020 Profile Magazine. The publication, a cooperative effort between the county and this newspaper, details local culture, history and economic opportunity. The glossy magazine, available free at locations around the county, looks at the progress made in advancing the […]

Local Toy drive wrapping up the season

CAMBRIDGE — Locals support them through the year, so businesses have found a way to give back. The annual Dorchester Santa Toy Drive is underway once again, as owners and operators have joined forces to buy, collect and distribute toys to needy families. Many of them took time out from running their own operations to […]

Students study career choices with local businesses

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County Public Schools’ Minority Achievement Summit took place on Nov. 25 at the Career & Technology Center, attracting a wide range of prospective employers and freshmen — 22 from ND and 15 from C-SD — who were interested in exploring their options after graduation. They can get a leg up on […]

Saunders carving available at auction

CAMBRIDGE — Warren Saunders born and raised in Dorchester County on the family farm doing all of the things that a farm boy learns to do as he worked and lived around nature’s wild life. As the seasons changed so did the hunting and fishing and like most farm families, everyone went hunting for freshly […]