Artifacts from Fork District to be shared

CAMBRIDGE — The first residents of the county, Native Americans, made their homes in the area for thousands of years before the arrival of Europeans and Africans. Their history will be the subject of a talk on Feb. 26. Early Dorchester County land records reflect the efforts that the white settlers went to in order […]

Society seeks history of Brookview, Eldorado

BROOKVIEW — The Dorchester County Historical Society (DCHS) has been working since April of this year to collect history about Brookview and Eldorado, located in the northeastern part of the county known as the Fork District. Local residents are being asked to contribute what they know about the area. In the spring, there were a […]

Brookview Hope donates to Salvation Army

submitted to dorchester banner/brookview hope home Natalie Ruark, left, a representative of The Salvation Army is presented with just some — of the most recent — donations of packed purses dedicated for women in crisis need from Shell Hurley, right, of Brookview Hope Home.

BROOKVIEW — Brookview Hope Home recently donated packed purses to the Salvation Army in Cambridge. The purses packed with daily necessities will be distributed to women who seek the services of the recently installed Bair House located at the Salvation Army complex at 200 Washington St., Cambridge. The shelter is a welcome accomplishment for our […]