Staying home, staying active

Grow, eat, preserveLearn how to save fresh produce through freezing, dehydrating and fermenting techniques. On May 7 6:30 p.m. join the second class in the “Grow It, Eat It, Preserve It” series offered though University of MD Extension.Register online to attend the free class at https://go.umd.edu/preservingfood. Technique demonstrations and recipes will be included.If you missed […]

Make a moss garden: No digging required

Not long ago, I wrote about moss – how it had proliferated in the County since last year’s very wet spring and how some civilizations admired the tiny plant so much they devoted entire gardens to it.This spring, as the unusually wet weather seems to be recurring, patches of moss which appeared in my yard […]

Staying busy, staying home

North Dorchester HSStudents and staff are invited to participate in the first Virtual Spirit Week. To participate from April 27 to May 1, simply take a picture and post on your social media page. Use the hashtag #NDHSQuarantineCrew and “tag” our handles, @NDHSEagles for Twitter and Facebook, and @ndhs_eaglepride for Instagram.You may be featured on […]

SU sings the praises of performing students

SALISBURY — Salisbury University students and faculty in the Music, Theatre and Dance Department made quick adjustments for this year’s National Association of Teachers of Singing Mid-Atlantic Region auditions, which turned to an online video format from the original in-person auditions scheduled for March 13-14 in Columbia, S.C. The students’ flexibility paid off, with seven […]

‘WOMAN’ is online show

CAMBRIDGE — Main Street Gallery, at 518 Poplar St., may be closed due to the coronavirus, but the co-op’s artists are busy creating their first-ever online exhibition. The title of the new show is ‘WOMAN.’ It celebrates all women and their lives and accomplishments through one of a kind, original paintings, drawings, prints, collages, sculptures, […]

DoCo Tourism has ideas for activities

CAMBRIDGE — During these uncertain times, getting out to get fresh air is still OK — as long as you’re staying at least six feet from other people — a statement from Dorchester County Tourism said on March 18. And it’s good for the body and mind. Here are a few ideas for (mostly) free […]

Spectrum: Events are canceled at DCA

The Dorchester Center for the Arts (DCA) is closely monitoring the evolving situation regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The safety and security of our visitors, staff and volunteers is our highest priority. We are following recommended guidelines from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and our state and local health agencies, and will continue […]

C-SD seniors to present ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

CAMBRIDGE — The Cambridge-South Dorchester High School class of 2020 will present the musical comedy, “Little Shop of Horrors,” Thursday through Sunday. Based on the 1960 Roger Corman film of the same name, this dark comedy centers around Seymour Krelborn, a nerdy flower shop worker who discovers a strange new type of plant. As his […]

Garden Club members discuss habitat for birds

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester Garden Club celebrated Valentine’s Day with their Feb. 14, meeting at Immanuel United Church of Christ. Club President Jeanne Bernard called the meeting to order, welcomed members and guests and provided highlights of interest and upcoming events. Committee chairpersons were invited to report to members. Much of the discussion pertained to […]

Crawfish Boil & Muskrat Stew Fest is March 1

CAMBRIDGE — The Annual Crawfish Boil & Muskrat Stew Fest will bring muskrats, crawfish, blues music, and fun to Dorchester County on Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. in Governor’s Hall at Sailwinds, Park Keith Graffius, the festival founder, says it is his favorite weekend of the year. “This entire weekend we celebrate the culture […]