Census 2020 prep begins

CAMBRIDGE — April 1, 2020 is Census Day, and officials from the federal to the local level are preparing for the count, taken every 10 years. Jillian Cordova and Brittany Palmer of the United States Census Bureau spoke to members of the Dorchester County Council on June 4, telling them of the efforts already underway. […]

City, state, Ironman honor Boyle

CAMBRIDGE — His race is run, but Gerry Boyle will not be forgotten in this town. The community activist, entrepreneur and Ironman race director was honored Friday with a ceremony at Sailwinds Park, where his family received proclamations in his honor and heard testimonials praising his contributions to the sport and the city. “His spirit […]

Music Festival returns to Cambridge on June 13

CAMBRIDGE — One of the most unusual and delightful evenings of this year’s Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival will take place in the second week at Christ Church in Cambridge on June 13 at 5:30 p.m. when oboist Peggy Pearson and pianist Diane Walsh join forces in a recital. This pairing of instruments and artists is […]

IRONClub Maryland announces new board members

CAMBRIDGE — IRONClub Maryland – the advocacy organization founded in 2014 by Gerry Boyle and Amanda Fenstermaker to support IRONMAN endurance events in Dorchester County – announced the appointment of six new board members. They are: Dion Bank, Susan Banks, John Burtman, Jason Chance, Natalie Chabot and Emma Diaz. “We are excited to welcome this […]

Don’t back away from your dreams!

By the Rev. George R. Ames Jr. Recently, I read, “Triumph over Adversity, Rise Above, and The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen.” In 1941, African-American men were training in Tuskegee Ala. to fly combat missions for the U.S. Army. The Tuskegee Airmen flew approximately 1,500 missions during World War II. They were awarded with high […]

Over Committing can lead to poor performance

Whether in your personal or business life, it is important to understand your capacity and your ability to deliver on promises made. If you regularly over commit and under deliver you will lose credibility and trust from the people you care about; family, friends, business associates, and community. It can also create physical and mental […]

Board names Bromwell interim superintendent

The Board of Education of Dorchester County is pleased to announce the appointment of W. David Bromwell as Interim Superintendent of Dorchester County Public Schools. Mr. Bromwell was appointed by a unanimous roll call vote on May 31, 2019. In commenting on the appointment, President Glenn Bramble said: “David Bromwell is an educator of long […]

DPW Director Ryan White is terminated

CAMBRIDGE — Director of the county’s Department of Public Works Ryan White said Thursday that he had been let go from his job with the county. Mr. White joins the former leaders of the airport, Emergency Medical Services, economic development and the county manager who have been terminated since the new council took office in […]

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 […]