NAACP honors civil Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

CAMBRIDGE — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy were honored Monday at the Dorchester County Branch NAACP Prayer Breakfast. The event was hosted by Elks Lodge #223, and attracted a full house of government officials, community leaders and citizens. “We met some amazing people doing amazing things,” a statement from the Eastern Shore […]

Outdoor Show visits Cameron Parish

GRAND CHENIER, La. — Pageant winners and their families traveled to Cameron Parish, Louisiana last week for the 2020 Louisiana Fur & Wildlife Festival. Miss Outdoors 2019 Jocelyn Myers, Little Miss Kaydence Kurth and Little Mister Nathan Hall attended shows, a parade, and took an airboat ride in one of the swamps the area is […]

Fred Pomeroy: By land or by sea

Although Fred Pomeroy hasn’t always been a farmer, farming has always been in his blood. Fred’s modest waterfront acreage in Dorchester County has been in his family since 1920, becoming a Maryland Century Farm this year. But while Fred loves his family farm and strives to keep it functioning, he is unsure of its future. […]

Rep. Harris speaks on guns, funds, education

CAMBRIDGE — U.S. Representative Andy Harris (R-1) spoke Monday night at a town hall meeting held at American Legion Post 91. Constituents asked questions on issues including guns, government spending and school discipline. The first question from the audience was what will the congressman do to reduce the federal budget deficit, now pegged at $970 […]

C-SD Interact Club members give during holidays

CAMBRIDGE – Members of the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Interact Club gave of themselves throughout the Holiday Season. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Cambridge, Interact is a community service club for students at the School. On Nov. 20, Bryce Jones, Chloe Trinh, Aamna Alvi, Jordan Todd and Ashlie Price helped the staff at Delmarva […]

Happy New Year from Cambridge!

CAMBRIDGE — The city added to its traditions on New Year’s Eve, with a special boat drop at 8 p.m. for children and families. The midnight event will also take place, as usual, to welcome the year 2020 to this Eastern Shore town. Brian Roche was atop the structure holding the track high above Gay […]

ESNC works to foster change

Editor’s note: The monthly Heritage Partner Spotlight focuses on our Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area (HCCHA) partners and how they have supported heritage tourism in Dorchester County with a project funded by either a Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) grant or a HCCHA mini-grant. This month’s spotlight shines on the Eastern Shore Network for […]

Twister stirs up the Choptank

CAMBRIDGE — There was only a short period of severe weather on Monday afternoon, but Mother Nature made the most of it, as a waterspout was spotted by numerous locals. The phenomenon — a tornado that touches water rather than land — was seen from Long Wharf, moving east towards the Malkus Bridge. Jay Harrington […]

Hurlock Library Branch Manager is Sara Sears

HURLOCK – From increasing programs to training new staff, Branch Manager Sara Sears has personally handled or overseen much of the growth that the Hurlock Library has experienced in the past year. Ms. Sears began working at the Cambridge Library in 2017 as a part-time Library Clerk, quickly becoming a full-time staff member before her […]

Christmas Eve carols on Taylors Island

TAYLORS ISLAND – On Christmas Eve at 6 p.m., the Island Grille/General Store will open for the annual Taylors Island Christmas Caroling Party. “Come out and sing a song, sing along or just watch and have a good time,” a statement from organizers said. The event is free. All are welcome to attend. “Share the […]