Grads visit ND one last time

SHILOH — They came from far and wide to see the old school just one more time, and to relive the memories of their time as Eagles. North Dorchester High School held its “Last Dance” on Friday, welcoming students, teachers, and alumni for tours and reunions before the building is demolished. The replacement school is […]

Council learns about railroad acquisition

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County might soon become the owner of about 21 miles of disused railroad. Council members heard a presentation from Harry Romano of the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) during their May 8 meeting regarding the proposed transfer of the properties to the county. There was no vote taken, and no public comment […]

Mace’s Lane faces ‘Choking Challenge’

CAMBRIDGE — Two students were arrested last week at Mace’s Lane Middle School after choking other students unconscious. In what has become known at the “Choking Challenge,” a student comes up behind another, and places a forearm across that student’s throat. The incidents on April 29 occurred at a time when Dorchester County’s public schools […]

Fun Dog Show set for May 11

CAMBRIDGE — Warm weather is here and that means it is time to show off your adorable, fur baby dogs. You know there is no other like it and you can show him off at the Fun Dog Show, May 11. The show will be held rain or shine right on the beautiful Choptank River […]

Bill to remedy denial of medals

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) announced new bipartisan legislation to honor WWI veterans of color at a gathering of local veterans, historians, and community members at the Cambridge Empowerment Center. The World War I Valor Medals Review Act will ensure that veterans of color who served during WWI are honored […]

Tyler and Asburn join Main Street leadership

CAMBRIDGE — Cambridge Main Street has recently welcomed Tracy Tyler and Wendy Windsor Ashburn to its leadership team. Raised in Cambridge, Tracy Tyler is a dynamic and respected business leader who, as CEO of Cambridge International, developed and led the team that built the company into the global leader in metal conveyor belts. She “retired” […]

Cambridge man convicted of attempted murder

CAMBRIDGE – On April 4, a jury sitting in the Circuit Court for Dorchester County convicted Antoine Stevenson, 32, of attempted first degree murder, attempted second degree murder, first degree assault, second degree assault, handgun on person, and use of a firearm in a crime of violence. The trial, which lasted three days, involved allegations […]

Senator Addie Eckardt, District 37 reports

ANNAPOLIS — Senator Adelaide C. (Addie) Eckardt (R), District 37, representing Dorchester, Caroline, Talbot and Wicomico counties, sends this dispatch from her Annapolis office: The Maryland General Assembly adjourned on April 8, 2019 in memory and honor of House of Delegates Speaker Michael Busch, who passed away the day prior to Sine Die; Mike Busch […]

Contractors begin to lay pavers

CAMBRIDGE — Cambridge Department of Public Works manager, Odie Wheeler had this to say about the repairs to High Street: “First and foremost I would like to thank everyone for their understanding and patience as we have worked towards completion of the High Street rehabilitation project. The contractor has been very good in keeping at […]

Dorchester is ‘Storm Ready’

CAMBRIDGE — Local residents can rest a little easier, knowing that Steve Garvin and his crew are trained, prepared and on the job. Mr. Garvin, emergency management planner in the county’s Department of Emergency Services, received Storm Ready Certification from the National Weather Service Office in Wakefield, Va., during the April 2 meeting of the […]