Character Counts awards Clark Scholarships

EASTON – Character Counts Mid Shore (CCMS) awarded three A. James Clark Character Counts Citizenship Scholarships to recent high school graduates in Talbot, Caroline and Dorchester counties. The Clark Scholarship is based on the quality of volunteer work a graduating senior has performed throughout their middle and high school years. Over 20 scholarships were submitted […]

CMS Triathlon group awards scholarships

CAMBRIDGE – Chris Markin, president of the Cambridge Multi-Sport (CMS) Triathlon Group, in Cambridge, recently announced that the scholarship committee has presented awards to four Dorchester County students, graduating seniors from North Dorchester High School and Cambridge-South Dorchester High School. “We are extremely excited to find young scholar athletes who are so committed to their […]

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 […]

Town Square

Town Square is an opinion column to which readers can submit their views. As a true community newspaper, we’re always looking for ways to include local thought and pertinent viewpoint, this forum is a way to share those thoughts. Civility and fair comment will always prevail. We shared a letter from another publication on our […]

Cambridge-South Dorchester 2018 graduation

CAMBRIDGE — “Just remember, you will always be a Cambridge-South Dorchester Viking,” Co-Salutatorian Emily Brohawn said during the school’s Class of 2018 Commencement Ceremony on Thursday. After experiencing the joy, pomp and circumstance of the event, there is little doubt that the grads could ever forget. Ms. Brohawn shared salutatorian duties with Hunter Kane, who […]

How we can improve Dorchester schools

I have sat back idly as long as I can, perhaps too long. I have heard about the mass exodus of teachers, good teachers, just waiting for the end of the year. Over the past several months, I have spoken to a number of teachers from several different schools in the Dorchester County School System […]

Students attend minority achievement summit

CAMBRIDGE — Sixty-five 10th and 11th graders from Cambridge-South Dorchester High School and North Dorchester High School participated in the 2018 Minority Achievement Summit held recently at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and organized by the Minority Achievement Task Force of Dorchester County Public Schools. The purpose of the summit was to “promote academic […]

Rotary awards ‘Service Above Self’ honors

CAMBRIDGE — Continuing a tradition started on May 13, 1971, the Cambridge Rotary Club awarded “Service Above Self” awards to Daniel Joel-Ysidro Garcia, Leah Grace Fule Krotee, of Cambridge-South Dorchester and Destiny Arionna Coleman, and Joseph Aidan Bates, students at North Dorchester High. Counting this year’s recipients, in 48 years the Cambridge Rotary Club will […]

Locals learn, share views on new bridge

CAMBRIDGE — If you live on the western shore, it might sound like a good idea. To Eastern Shore residents, maybe not. Local citizens and officeholders attended a meeting on Thursday at Cambridge-South Dorchester High School, where they spoke to officials from the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) and viewed informational panels regarding proposed new bay […]

Lake receives Doctor of Musical Arts

LAKELAND, Fla. — On May 3, 2018, William L. Lake Jr., was conferred the degree Doctor of Musical Arts — Instrumental Conducting from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro under the tutelage of Drs. John R. Locke and Kevin M. Geraldi. Dr. Lake is a native of Cambridge, and the son of the late […]