Police and Fire briefs, July 8, 2020

Heroin and Cambridge menOn June 25, at approximately 2:30 a.m., deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office observed a suspicious vehicle at the High’s Dairy Store in Trappe. Deputies observed several criminal indicators and a K-9 scan was initiated.K-9 Buc of the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office gave a positive alert to the scan and a […]

Band leader Washington is heading to C-SD

CAMBRIDGE — Maple Elementary School Band Director and Music Teacher Ray Washington took his Marching Lions on many a journey in recent years, raising the profile of the program and showing a national audience how much children can accomplish. The Cambridge native and product of Dorchester County Public Schools (DCPS) is continuing his own professional […]

Perseverance Swim — Father’s Day 2020

CAMBRIDGE — It all started with a vision: What would it feel like to swim the length of the Choptank River, from its mouth at Tilghman Island, back to Cambridge, all 17 miles of it as the seagulls fly?This, of course, required training and discipline, building up strength and lasting longer in the water; with […]

Cambridge-South Dorchester High School senior parade route

Schools in Dorchester and around the country have announced creative ways to honor the Class of 2020, while maintaining safe distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dorchester County Public Schools will hold two parades, at which graduating seniors will be celebrate their accomplishments and hear the cheers of their families, friends and neighbors. The Cambridge-South Dorchester […]

Public schools announce graduation plans

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County Public Schools announced on Friday plans to honor graduates of the Class of 2020. Superintendent W. David Bromwell’s full statement follows: As many of you already know, Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon has closed all Maryland schools for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. This is an […]

Bradley, Walker, Schwarz, Condon are 2020 scholar athletes

DORCHESTER — Four Dorchester County Public School students were named Bayside Athletic Conference 2020 Senior Scholar Athletes on May 5. This is a “high honor as only one girl and one boy is selected from each school,” a statement from the schools said. From North Dorchester High School, Kayley Bradley was recognized for her contributions […]

DCPS Class of 2020 Graduation Plans

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County Public Schools announced on Friday plans to honor graduates of the Class of 2020. Superintendent W. David Bromwell’s full statement follows. As many of you already know, Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon has closed all Maryland schools for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. This is an […]

Message Wall, May 6, 2020: Neighbors reach out

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner compiled a list of announcements over the previous week, which follows:C-SD […]

C-SD’s spring teams

CAMBRIDGE – Classes are not being held, but spring teams at Cambridge-South Dorchester High School were formed before the shutdown. The Dorchester Banner is publishing a series of team photos to recognize the efforts of athletes and coaches.

52 students in All-Shore Chorus

DORCHESTER — Fifty-two middle and high school students succeeded in auditions to join the Junior and Senior All Shore Choruses, the showcase for the most talented voices on the Eastern Shore. North Dorchester High School led the pack with 33 students who will perform with the Senior Chorus: Hope Benjamin, Avlynn Bennett, Cahleigha Brown, Lydia […]