Hoopers Island Oysters creates aquaculture exhibit at Hyatt

CAMBRIDGE — To celebrate National Oyster Day, Hoopers Island Oyster Co. and Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina, recently unveiled a new aquaculture experience at the property. The exhibition features two elements: A demonstration of a working oyster farm at the River Marsh Marina and the ‘Oyster Room,’ an interpretive display located […]

2nd annual UGRR freedom regatta weekend

CAMBRIDGE — A group of Dorchester County teenagers learned about the history and contributions of African Americans in the maritime trades, over the weekend, as well as opportunities they may one day wish to pursue. The 2nd Annual Underground Railroad Freedom Regatta Weekend featured tours and activities at the Ruark Boatworks and Yacht Maintenance on […]

Wendy’s, Goodwill could open in Oct.

CAMBRIDGE — It looks like Halloween could be the magic day for a couple of members of the Cambridge business community. President of Fairchild Properties, LLC Charlie Fairchild said Thursday that Wendy’s restaurant and the new Goodwill Industries store will be open by that late October day in the Cambridge Marketplace on Route 50. “Everything […]

Chamber hears waterfront development plans

CAMBRIDGE — Members of the Dorchester Chamber of Commerce heard and update on July 16 from representatives of Cambridge Waterfront Development, Inc. (CWDI). Interim Executive Director Sandra Tripp-Jones and Board Member Jeff Powell shared the group’s vision for the future of the Choptank River shore from Governor’s Hall on the Creek to the current hospital […]

Pesticide container recycling program begins

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Agriculture’s pesticide container recycling program will open its 27th year of operation in June for farmers, pesticide applicators, and others who wish to dispose of pesticide containers properly. A total of 28 collection days are scheduled from June through September at seven locations throughout the state. Those participating are […]

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 […]