Federalsburg, Preston get fully staffed crews

FEDERALSBURG – The citizens of southern Caroline County can be confident that if they need help, it’s closer than ever. “The Caroline County Department of Emergency Services (CCDES) has officially expanded service as of Jan. 1,” a statement from the agency said. “We are proud to announce that Station 11 in Federalsburg will be staffed […]

‘Shoot for the Neck’ hunt is successful

CAMBRIDGE — When the crew at Neck District Volunteer Fire Company was trying to think of new ways to raise money for their organization, member Eddie Dayton came up with what turned out to be a winning idea – a goose hunt. The first Shoot for the Neck event took place on Saturday, and was […]

Jail and correctional officers graduate Wor-Wic

SALISBURY – Thirty-nine jail and correctional officers from Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, Dorchester, Talbot and Queen Anne’s counties graduated in the 103rd entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy (ESCJA) operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury. Graduation exercises, which were held in Guerrieri Hall on the college campus, featured a commencement address by […]

First Santa’s Workshop gives to 326 children

CAMBRIDGE — It was a holiday event that some 326 girls and boys from the Cambridge community will remember for quite some time as Santa and Ms. Claus visited the Cambridge Elks Lodge #223 on Pine Street in Cambridge. The Santa’s Workshop started when Santa arrived at the Elks Lodge on the Cambridge Recuse Fire […]

Pierzchalski gives $35K to Eldorado-Brookview VFC

ELDORADO-BROOKVIEW – The fire company in this area of North Dorchester is quite a bit richer, after a substantial donation. During a membership meeting of Eldorado-Brookview Volunteer Fire Company Station 26 on Dec. 11, member Tom Pierzchalski Jr. presented a check for $35,456.20 to the station. Mr. Pierzchalski, owner of AM PM Marine of Pasadena, […]

Police briefs, Dec. 12, 2018

Man Injured In City Shooting CAMBRIDGE — On Nov.26 at approximately 3 p.m. Cambridge Police were called to respond to the emergency room department at the University Of Maryland Shore Medical Center in reference to a male subject that came in with a gunshot wound to his facial area. While the victim was being attended […]

County officials take their oaths of office

CAMBRIDGE – Three winners in the recent elections were sworn into office on Friday in ceremonies at Circuit Court. The Honorable Brett W. Wilson presided. “This process does represent one of the successful aspects of our system,” Judge Wilson said. “That is, the peaceful passage of authority.” Speaking to a room filled with the staffs […]

Jail and correctional officers graduate

SALISBURY — Twenty jail and correctional officers from Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, Dorchester, Talbot and Caroline counties graduated in the 102nd entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy (ESCJA) operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury. Graduation exercises, which were held in Guerrieri Hall on the college campus, featured a commencement address by Jamie […]

Police investigate armed robberies

CAMBRIDGE — On Nov. 7, at approximately 8:30 p.m. the Cambridge Police Department responded to two armed robberies. Officers responded to the first reported robbery in the 700 block of Glasgow Street. Officers met with the victim and a witness who were walking to their vehicles. The victim advised that as they approached the vehicle […]

Fugitive returns, then is captured

CAMBRIDGE – A 25-year-old-fugitive ran all the way to Florida, then returned to Dorchester County, where local and state law-enforcement officers found and arrested him. Two other men were arrested in the same incident. On Oct. 25, members of the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by the Cambridge Police Department, Maryland State Police Gang Unit, […]