UPDATE: MSP reports man wounded attempting to run down CPD officer

CAMBRIDGE – A Maryland State Police (MSP) investigation into an officer-involved shooting last night is continuing. No charges or names were released as of Sunday afternoon. A statement from the MSP said the suspect is a 27-year-old man from the Cambridge area. He was driving a car reported to have been stolen when he attempted […]

Preliminary results are in for Dorchester vote

CAMBRIDGE – The Dorchester County Board of Elections has posted preliminary results from Tuesday’s primary vote. Overall, 40 of 43 precincts, or 93.03 percent of the ballots, were included in the numbers. Turnout was low, at 25.02 percent overall – 30.40 percent of Republicans and 20.65 percent of Democrats voted in their parties’ races, choosing […]

Celebration of Temple B’nai Israel’s new building

EASTON — Rabbi Peter Hyman led the Saturday night service on June 9, at Temple B’nai Israel in Easton, which was attended by 200 people. Many were members of the Temple B’nai Israel congregation. But there were also a large number of men and women from the wider community, as well as members of the […]

Gov. Hogan opens the new Dover Bridge

PRESTON — Maryland Governor Larry Hogan led a group of state and local officials in a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 13, to open the new Dover Bridge. The structure carries MD 331 over the Choptank River, connecting Talbot and Caroline counties. The bridge opened to traffic on June 12. This $65.4 million project replaces the existing […]

County mulls Rural Legacy Area

CAMBRIDGE – Members of the Dorchester County Council decided unanimously to schedule a public hearing to consider the creation of a Tubman Rural Legacy Area. The concept was proposed during the board’s regular meeting June 5 by The Conservation Fund’s Maryland Director Bill Crouch. As conceived, the area could comprise 28,000 acres, and would “extinguish,” […]

Gov. Hogan opens new Dover Bridge

PRESTON – Maryland Governor Larry Hogan led a group of state and local officials in a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday morning, to open the new Dover Bridge. The structure carries MD 331 over the Choptank River, connecting Talbot and Caroline counties. The bridge opened to traffic on Tuesday morning. As vehicles passed nearby – almost overhead […]

Chesapeake Cowboys cruise to town June 16

CAMBRIDGE – There will be a rodeo in town on June 16. In fact, it’ll be at Long Wharf. In the water. No, not that kind of rodeo. The Chesapeake Cowboys will hold a water rodeo, also known as a boat docking contest that day, bringing the unique and fast-growing sport to this Choptank River […]

BREAKING NEWS: New Dover Bridge is open

PRESTON – The new Dover Bridge opened to traffic early this afternoon. The state’s official ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place tomorrow at 11 a.m. The ceremony will complete a years-long project to replace the original swing bridge, which had been in poor condition. The new structure has a high clearance, allowing vehicles to pass unimpeded […]

Temple B’nai Israel to be dedicated this weekend

EASTON – A full weekend of celebration and dedication will occur at Temple B’nai Israel, The Satell Center for Jewish Life on the Eastern Shore, in Easton, Maryland on June 8, 9 and 10.  United States Senators Benjamin Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, as well as Maryland State Comptroller Peter Franchot, will have major roles […]

North Dorchester 2018 graduation

SHILOH — The North Dorchester High School Class of 2018 graduated on May 30, before an auditorium packed with family members and local dignitaries. Following a welcoming address by Class President Michael Nossick, NDHS Assistant Principal Benjamin Hosch introduced Salutatorian Emily Fehsenfeld. While she acknowledged that her classmates might be experiencing a twinge of fear […]