Citizens line up on first day of in-person voting

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester citizens turned out Monday for the first day of in-person voting in the 2020 Presidential Election. Early voting by mail has been underway for several weeks.Early voting will take place at the County Office Building until Nov. 2. The final day of voting will be Nov. 3.At noon on Monday, a line […]

Medical campus job takes big step with ‘topping off’

CAMBRIDGE — The “topping off” of University of Maryland Shore Medical Campus at Cambridge on Sept. 20 marked an important milestone in the construction progress for UM Shore Regional Health’s state of the art, freestanding medical facility that will serve Dorchester County and the surrounding area. While the COVID-19 pandemic precluded a traditional public celebration […]

Plans for Tractor Supply Company at Dorchester Square

The graphic illustration above shows the site plan for a revitalized Dorchester Square shopping center in Cambridge. CAMBRIDGE – At the Oct. 6 meeting of the City of Cambridge Department of Public Works Planning and Zoning Commission, details regarding the placement of a Tractor Supply Company store in Dorchester Square. Work on the revitalization project […]

DCS envisions new model for senior services

CAMBRIDGE — Approximately one year after its groundbreaking, the vision for Chesapeake Grove Intergenerational Center is coming into focus. With construction of the Center set to be completed in May 2021, the team at Delmarva Community Services, Inc. (DCS) is planning programming for the new facilities while continuing existing outreach to seniors in the region. […]

Chesapeake College unveils new training lab

CAMBRIDGE – Chesapeake College recently unveiled a new medical training lab in the Cambridge Center on Race Street. The space, modeled after instructional labs in the Health Professions and Athletics Center at Wye Mills, will allow students to practice clinical skills in a simulated medical environment. Chesapeake’s Certified Nursing Assistant Program is offered in Cambridge, […]

Letter to the Editor: Examining Cambridge housing

Cambridge housing was cited as the top issue by virtually every candidate in recent League of Women Voter forums where each candidate was provided a platform to answer questions from the community. There are no simple solutions. The League of Women Voters left a report on Cambridge housing in 1969 in the time capsule opened […]

Having a ball at Community Day

CAMBRIDGE — Family and friends got together on Sunday for Community Day at St. Clair field, where they enjoyed a kickball tournament, food, music and items for sale from several vendors. The event was organized by Tyzann Meekins, who is running for Ward 2 on the Cambridge City Council. It’s not the first time she […]

2020 Day of Resilience: Tubman’s message celebrated in sculpture

CAMBRIDGE — There is struggle against injustice, but there is also triumph over adversity.Organized by Alpha Genesis Community Development Corporation, the 2020 Day of Resilience took place Saturday, in honor of African-Americans’ history in Dorchester County and around the nation. The day-long celebration of Black culture began with the unveiling of a sculpture of Harriet […]

Suspect in two armed robberies is arrested

CAMBRIDGE — Cambridge police reported Monday morning that an arrest was made of a man suspected in two recent armed robberies. On Sept. 4 at approximately 9 p.m., Cambridge Police received a call to respond to the grocery store Mercado Latino, at 124 Cedar St. Upon officers’ arrival, employees in the establishment advised that a […]

Walters presents Dr. Newmier with award

CAMBRIDGE — David Walters of Cambridge gave his doctor an unexpected gift while he having his regular check up Aug. 11. Mr. Walters has cerebral palsy, a condition which is defined by marked impaired muscle coordination. He has been a patient of Dr. Eugene Newmier for 12 years, during which time they have developed a […]