John Nemeth returns to Groove City Studio

CAMBRIDGE — After playing the opening concert at Groove City Studios in Cambridge, John Nemeth said he wanted to come back when the “crabs were fat and juicy.” The crew at GCS got to work right away and set up a second date in Cambridge, and this time plans to use the event space at […]

Blackwater to perform at Groove City Studio

CAMBRIDGE — Local band Blackwater is performing next Saturday night, July 7, at Groove City Studios at 516 Race St. An eclectic blend of funk, rock, reggae, rhythm and bluesgrass, Blackwater combines their influences into an unique and inviting sound. Formed in 2010 in Cambridge, the band consists of Josh Woodard (guitar, vocals), Clay Owens […]

Ham radio operators practice and compete

CAMBRIDGE — Members of the Easton Amateur Radio Society (EARS) sponsored Emergency Preparedness Day on Friday in Great Marsh Park. The ham radio operators – more on that “ham” later – were set up and ready to go by 2 p.m., when they began to take part in a 24-hour Field Day exercise, organized annually […]

Gardener works miracles on semi-urban lot

Just east of Cambridge, on a half-acre lot in a peaceful development, one man has created a vegetable garden that encompasses twice as much space as his house and is well on the way to becoming a homestead. Chris Du Plessis, a self-taught gardener with only three years of trial-and-error under his belt, feeds not […]

Celebrate the arts at DCA

Dorchester Center for the Arts provides a variety of rental spaces for celebrating your special events. On June 29, the George B. Todd Performance Hall will be the site of “Platters that Matter and Dishes with Wishes” — the Eastern Shore Hospital Center Auxiliary Patient Art Sale and Gala. This special event is the culmination […]

Enter the Maryland Natural Resource Photo Contest

ANNAPOLIS — The 15th Annual Maryland Department of Natural Resources Photo Contest runs now through Aug. 31, 2018. Winners will be featured in the department’s 2019 wall calendar and published in the winter 2019 edition of the magazine. Enter now — online or by mail — for your chance to win cash, state parks passports […]

DGC holds first meeting of new program year

CAMBRIDGE — The Cambridge Yacht Club was the scene of the Dorchester Garden Club’s April 13 meeting. The April meeting is always a favorite for the club and this year was no exception, with a near-capacity crowd of active members, associate members, guests and prospective new members. A stunning array of daffodils grown by club […]

DCA Young People’s Art Show Awards

The annual Young People’s Art Show in the galleries for May featured an amazing selection of artwork in a variety of media from school-aged children in Dorchester County. While all these students are winners, the following entries received special recognition during the Awards Ceremony on May 12. Special thanks and congratulations to all the talented […]

C-SD graduate Wade in NBC’s ‘Timeless’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — It’s always good to see a local man do well, but wow! Josh Wade, a member of the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Class of 2009, appeared Sunday evening in the two-hour, season finale of NBC’s series “Timeless.” In a nod to luck, or maybe fate, the episode featured Harriet Tubman, who […]

Seasoned gardeners try something new

Many gardeners get an urge to branch out into something different from time to time, such as an unusual plant or a novel method of gardening. Personally, I’m besotted with the idea of growing a miniature lemon tree. (After how many years will it produce fruit, did the catalogue say?) Of course, if I moved […]