Bestpitch Ferry Bridge needs work

CAMBRIDGE — Members of the Dorchester County Council voted 5-0 July 16 to explore ways to repair the Bestpitch Ferry Bridge. Located on Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, the wooden span was built in 1946 and is now in poor condition. County Manager Keith Adkins said, “On June 28, I received an email from Rosemary Hodges […]

Blackwater Refuge volunteers recognized

CAMBRIDGE — The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service recently recognized volunteers of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) during National Volunteer Week in celebration of the outstanding contributions they have made to Blackwater NWR during 2018. Volunteers assist in all aspects of the refuge, from staffing the Visitor Center seven days a week, maintaining the butterfly […]

Awards for preservation, promotion of local culture

CAMBRIDGE — A documentary filmmaking team, national wildlife refuge support organization, historic preservationist and a tourism company were honored Oct. 25, for their roles in helping to preserve and promote Dorchester County’s local culture during the annual Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area Awards Reception. The event, which took place at the Dorchester Center for […]