CPD hosts Night Out pool party

CAMBRIDGE – Chief Mark Lewis and the Cambridge Police Department hosted their annual National Night Out party at the Cambridge pool on Aug. 8, with a party for the neighborhood kids. The evening included music from a DJ, prizes, food and more. Approximately 200 people attended the party. National Night Out is an annual community-building […]

Maple’s summer school ends with movie

CAMBRIDGE — Good kids get treats – and that’s the way it should be. For the 45 kindergarten through fourth-grade students at Maple Elementary’s SAIL – Summer Academy for Instruction and Learning – program, summer school ended with a special trip to Cambridge Premier Cinemas to see “The Lion King.” A donor who wished to […]

Navy vets open home to wounded troops

BAR NECK — Warriors’ Rest has opened on Bar Neck west of Cambridge. The site serves wounded troops, offering them a chance to recuperate, to hunt, and to relax in the rural surroundings. Don and Carol Shipley own and operate Warriors’ Rest, an 80-acres farm on Beckwith Creek in the Neck District. After long careers […]

Mills honored upon retirement

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County Council honored Maj. Steve Mills Sr. on July 16, commending him for his 30 years of service at the county’s Detention Center. Libby Nagel (District 5) read the commendation, saying in part, “He has demonstrated exemplary attributes and dedication throughout his employment with the Dorchester County Department of Corrections.” After […]

Shore Leadership Class of 2019 sets sail

EASTON – The 2019 Shore Leadership Class attended a two-day Orientation on April 23 and 24 at the Tidewater Inn in Easton. Twenty-four new class members participated in Orientation under Leadership Facilitators Carol Graser and Dr. Joe Thomas of the Annapolis Leadership Center. The class focused on the basics of Leadership Development on the first […]

Rotary celebrates Flags for Heroes campaign

CAMBRIDGE — The Rotary Club of Cambridge recently celebrated its 2019 “Flags for Heroes” campaign. Members and friends of the Club installed 200 American flags on the berm by the Dorchester County Tourism office at Sailwinds Park on May 23 in recognition of Memorial Day. This year, the Club decided to keep the Flags up […]

Habitat dedicates 80th home

HURLOCK — On June 1, family, friends, public officials, and Habitat homebuyers, board, staff, and volunteers gathered on Jackson Street in Hurlock, to dedicate the home of Habitat’s 80th homebuyer, Ashley Cephas. Ashley Cephas has worked hard to get to where she is, and it hasn’t always been easy. She’s a single mom of two […]

Habitat and AARP partner for senior workshops

CAMBRIDGE – Habitat Choptank last week announced it was one of only three local Habitat affiliates nationwide chosen to implement and test the AARP Foundation’s Here to Stay: Home Upkeep for All™ home maintenance workshop series for low-income older adults. “We are thrilled to be part of this effort to help seniors age in place,” […]

Museum exhibit honors local baseball

CAMBRIDGE — Cambridge and Dorchester County has a rich history in America’s favorite pastime — baseball. Just installed at the Heritage Museums and Gardens of Dorchester is an exhibit honoring this heritage. From the 1920s through 1949, Cambridge played host to several professional Class D baseball teams. Photos on display include the Cambridge Canners from […]

First responders earn praise for CPR rescue

CAMBRIDGE — Training, cooperation and the goodwill of neighbors came together one day last year to save the life of Bill Gullion. Dec. 1, 2018, was a day “my family won’t soon forget,” Jessica Gullion said June 4, speaking to the members of the Dorchester County Council, who presented commendations to the several emergency responders […]