County Council discusses flooding, livestreaming, jail

CAMBRIDGE — At their meeting Tuesday evening, the members of the Dorchester County Council heard a request for support from Gary McQuitty of the Friends of Honga River. The group was formed to seek solutions to issues damaging Middle Hoopers Island from the causeway to Hoopersville, he said, including flooding and erosion. “This is now […]

At 101, Ann Brooks just keeps on giving

CAMBRIDGE — Pleasant Day Medical Adult Day Care is no stranger to Ann Brooks. Twenty years ago when Pleasant Day started having a Festival of Wreaths to provide a happy Christmas for the participants, one of the first people to stand up and donate a wreath for the Silent Auction was Ann Brooks and she […]

Volunteers place county’s Christmas tree

CAMBRIDGE — A group of volunteers spent Saturday getting one of Dorchester’s holiday traditions in place — the Christmas tree at Spring Valley. A group including a crane truck loaned by Danny Muffoletto of Custom Welding & Fabrication headed to Jim Harris’ tree farm near Preston early Saturday morning. After a bit of discussion, a […]

Shore Leadership improv class is Nov. 21

EASTON — On Nov. 21, Shore Leadership is hosting an evening of networking and “fun-raising” for alumni and anyone interested in how to be a more effective leader. The program “Leader Development through Improv” will be held at Channel Marker, 8865 Glebe Drive in Easton. The evening begins with happy hour at 6:30 p.m. and […]

Hyatt will host 2019 Santa Swim on Dec. 14

CAMBRIDGE — The ever-popular Santa Swim for 2019 will once again be hosted by The Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina. The Santa Swim will be held on Dec. 14, with the on-site registration beginning at 9:15 a.m. with Santa and Mrs. Claus leading the way to the river at 10 a.m. […]

U.S. restores Swan Island using dredge material

CAMBRIDGE — An island in Somerset County, just south of Dorchester, has been restored in large part by the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), using dredge material. Once in danger of being washed away, the island now has restored land and habitat. The restoration of Swan Island, part of Martin National Wildlife Refuge on Smith […]

Meals til Monday honors volunteers

VIENNA — There are hundreds of children in Dorchester County who can’t be sure where their next meal is coming from over the weekends, when they don’t eat in school. Or maybe we should put that in the past tense, because while they might not have known in the past, now they can count on […]

Residents, officials meet after Neck District floods

NECK DISTRICT — Days after the highest tides in years cut off access to many homes along Twin Point Cove, about 12 miles west of Cambridge, residents sat down with County officials to discuss ongoing efforts to get state and federal help to combat future flooding and shoreline erosion. “This is a problem that won’t […]

Tri-City Little League threatened by lack of volunteers

HURLOCK — Due to the lack of volunteers, Tri-City Little League may not exist for the upcoming 2020 Tee-ball, baseball and softball season, a statement from the league said last week. The Board of Directors’ message follows. “For the past several years, we have been asking for volunteers to step up and get involved with […]

Delice speaks about Turkish-Syrian fight

CAMBRIDGE — “A professor came in and spoke to me,” restaurant owner Adam Delice said, remembering how the man criticized recent actions by Turkey, Mr. Delice’s home country. “I was very upset.” He recalled the discussion while sitting in the Cambridge Diner, one of five eateries he owns — another in Easton, and three in […]

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