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 […]

State urges apprenticeship programs

CAMBRIDGE — “Youth apprenticeship is good for business,” a statement from the Maryland Department of Labor (MDDL) said. Representatives from the department were at the Hyatt Resort on Monday, encouraging companies and young workers to take part in the Apprenticeship Maryland Program. The meeting was hosted by the Dorchester Chamber of Commerce, with participation by […]

Rotary holds weekly meeting at Emily’s Produce

CAMBRIDGE — The Rotary Club of Cambridge held their weekly meeting at Emily’s Produce recently. Following their lunch, Kelly Jackson whose family owns the business spoke to the Rotarians about the growth from a produce stand into a farm market and, as Kelly says, “an authentic Eastern Shore Experience.” Opened in 1998 after the birth […]

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 […]