Women’s Day at St. Luke UM Church

CAMBRIDGE — The Women of St. Luke UM Church will be celebrating their Annual Women’s Day on Sunday with the theme “Empowered Women of God.” Guest minister for the morning service will be the Rev. Elsie M. Ennals of Refuge Temple Church of God in Cambridge. Services will be at 11:30 a.m. and the Rev. […]

BREAKING NEWS: Cambridge Classic still on for Saturday, despite weather

Allen Nelson announced Thursday that in spite of blustery weather over the previous few days, with more in the forecast, the Cambridge Classic Powerboat Regatta will be held as scheduled on Saturday.

By Dave Ryan Dorchester Banner CAMBRIDGE – It takes more than a little rain to stop this crew.  Though many events scheduled for the Eastern Shore this weekend have already been canceled, that’s not the case for the Cambridge Classic Powerboat Regatta. “We’re going,” Cambridge Powerboat Racing Association Vice Commodore Allen Nelson said on Thursday […]

Cambridge Classic Regatta is May 19-20

CAMBRIDGE — The country’s longest-running powerboat races happen right here in Dorchester! This year marks the 108th Cambridge Classic Power Boat Regatta May 19-20 on the Choptank River. Some of these boats reach speeds up to 170mph! The fleet ranges from the classic Jersey speed skiffs turning on their sides and going airborne at 70mph […]

Officers get new ballistic vests

CAMBRIDGE – The city’s police officers are safer today. Chief Mark Lewis and several of his officers announced on Monday a safety grant provided by the Spirit of Blue Foundation. The money has been used to buy 13 new, modern ballistic vests valued at $20,969. “We’re just excited to be able to qualify for this […]

Remembering Dorchester for May 9, 2018

From the pages of The Banner 50 years ago The Rev. Richard Gensch will be installed as pastor of Our Shepherd Lutheran Church. The ceremony will take place at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Preston, with a reception to follow. The pastor of installation will be the Rev. Lawrence R. Lineberger, Salisbury. The guest speaker will be […]

Cruise ship enlivens Cambridge Creek

CAMBRIDGE — “Hey, what’s that?” was heard along the streets and waterfront of this Choptank River town on Friday, and for good reason. The “American Constitution” had come to visit, and it was quite a sight. The small – compared to others, but seems pretty big otherwise – cruise ship was docked at Long Wharf […]

Fun Dog Show May 12

submitted to dorchester banner/Susan lester The Rev. David Jones, retired of Cambridge, is pictured with his Bernedoodle puppy, Patch. The 1-year old dog is part Bernese mountain dog and poodle.

CAMBRIDGE — Show off your loveable, fabulous, talented, cuddly, crazy dog. You know there is no other like it and you can show him off at the Fun Dog Show, May 12. The Hawaiian-themed show will be held rain or shine right on the beautiful Choptank River at Sailwinds, Governors Hall. Registration begins at 9 […]

Fashion Show set for May 8

CAMBRIDGE — The Auxiliary of Dorchester General Hospital’s Robin Hood Shop has announced a special event, open to the public, to help locals celebrate spring and start thinking about “what to wear” in the warmer weather expected in the coming months. According to Cathy Gullion, shop manager, the event, set for 12:15, May 8 at […]

Salisbury Trio in concert on Sunday

CAMBRIDGE — At 4 p.m. on Sunday The Salisbury Trio will be in concert at Christ Episcopal Church as part of their concert series. The Trio comprises pianist/organist, Veronica Tomanek, Lee Knier, trombonist, and Carlos Manuel Zabala, trumpeter. Pianist/organist Veronica Tomanek is on the faculty of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, staff accompanist/coach for […]

Qlarant gives time, money to Habitat Choptank

CAMBRIDGE – On April 24, staff of Qlarant visited Waugh Chapel United Methodist Church, where dozens of workers volunteered for Habitat for Humanity Choptank. They spent a day working on several blocks of downtown Cambridge, picking up trash, working in Waugh’s community garden, and cleaning out a burned building. Qlarant (rhymes with “parent”) is a […]