Man shot, charged with attempted murder

CAMBRIDGE – In a statement released July 5, the Maryland State Police (MSP) said a suspect has been charged with attempted murder of a Cambridge police officer. The incident occurred early June 28 morning, when a resident of St. Clair Avenue called police to report that her son was chasing his naked girlfriend down the […]

New city manager, officer in Hurlock

HURLOCK — Hurlock Mayor Michael Henry was busy at the June 25 Town Council meeting. After reporting that all council members attended the Maryland Municipal League convention in Ocean City, one of 137 municipalities that participated. He said that Gov. Larry Hogan was in Hurlock on June 20. The governor toured the Amick plant and […]

District Court launches veterans’ treatment

CAMBRIDGE – The District Court in Dorchester County has launched Maryland’s first regional veterans’ treatment court, which will serve Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties. The regional veterans’ treatment court will provide treatment, accountability, and mentoring to former military service members, while helping connect veterans who are involved with the justice system with the benefits […]

Heroin overdose leads to man’s arrest

CAMBRIDGE — On May 26, members of the Dorchester County Narcotics Task Force, Cambridge Police Department and Dorchester County E.M.S. responded to 211 Killarney Road, Cambridge for a reported overdose. Upon arrival they found a 30-year-old male unresponsive. The police and E.M.S. administered Narcan and were able to revive the victim. Based on information received […]

Police and fire briefs June 6, 2018

Cookies laced with THC CAMBRIDGE – On May 23, the School Resource Deputy at the Cambridge-South Dorchester High school and an officer from the Cambridge Police Department were made aware that a 15-year-old female student from the school had been taken to Dorchester General Hospital for treatment after she had eaten a chocolate chip cookie […]

Eldorado/Brookview VFC receives donations

BROOKVIEW — Proceeds from the sales (from during the recently held Brookview Community Day) of beautiful garden art — fashioned and donated by Wendy Garner of Federalsburg was donated to the Eldorado-Brookview Volunteer Fire Company. Mrs. Garner so graciously crafted and sold these Garden Whimsys and generously donated the proceeds from the sale of these […]

Cambridge police on the roof

On May 25, the Cambridge Police Department is again supporting the Maryland Special Olympics. CPD officers will be on the rooftop of Dunkin Donuts between the hours of 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. The public is encouraged to stop by and meet some of the officers. There will be Special Olympic shirts and hats available […]

Officers get new ballistic vests

CAMBRIDGE – The city’s police officers are safer today. Chief Mark Lewis and several of his officers announced on Monday a safety grant provided by the Spirit of Blue Foundation. The money has been used to buy 13 new, modern ballistic vests valued at $20,969. “We’re just excited to be able to qualify for this […]

Commissioners praise correctional officers

CAMBRIDGE – The Dorchester County Commissioners recognized Dorchester’s correctional officers on May 1, by issuing a proclamation in honor of National Correctional Officers’ and Employees’ Week, May 6-12. Council President Rick Travers (District 3) read the document, which said in part, “Though not always well known, their contributions are substantial.” The observance is held every […]

Eldorado-Brookview VFC adds six new men

BROOKVIEW-ELDORADO – North Dorchester is safer than ever, now that Eldorado-Brookview Volunteer Fire Company’s (EBVFC) crew has grown. “Big congratulations going out to our six new firefighters,” a statement on social media from company leadership said. “These guys had 108 hours in training to become firefighters. They are Stephen Abt, Scott Abt, Vance Monroe, Zach […]