MAA Association honors Cambridge native Foxwell

Dr. Milford M. Foxwell Jr. stands by the room in Davidge Hall named in his honor.

CAMBRIDGE — On Nov. 7, 2018 the Medical Alumni Association Board of Directors sponsored an intimate room dedication and sign unveiling ceremony for Milford M. “Mickey” Foxwell Jr., who recently retired (March 31, 2019) as associate dean for admissions, a position he has held since 1989. The ceremony followed a MAA Board of Directors action […]

Robin Hood Shop marks 62nd birthday

Pretty outfits like this are available at the Robin Hood Shop.

CAMBRIDGE — The Robin Hood Shop, located at 416 High St. in Cambridge, celebrated its 62nd birthday on March 19. Spring and summer clothing, jewelry, linens, furniture, and other household items were featured. The shop was closed on Saturday, and Monday, to restock and reorganize for this event. The shop’s purpose has remained the same […]

Cambridge eyes solar field site

Sami Ayyorgun

CAMBRIDGE — The City of Cambridge’s Planning and Zoning Commission discussed on March 5 a proposal from Flonium CEO Sami Ayyorgun regarding a solar field in the general commercial zoning district. “Our primary goal is to provide green, clean energy at a reduced cost,” Mr. Ayyorgun said. “On the energy-storage front, we design and develop […]

Police and fire briefs, March 13, 2019

James Michael Fisher Jr.

B&E and theft HURLOCK — On Feb. 21, deputies from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s office responded to 4445 Waddell’s Corner Road, Hurlock, for a reported Breaking and Entering and theft. Upon arrival deputies were advised that during the night an unknown person had broken into several outbuildings and had removed items valued at over $5,000. […]

Kim Gibbons-Neff – A fitness wake-up call

Submitted to Dorchester Banner Kim Gibbons-Neff decided to challenge herself with a new fitness plan after recovering from an injury. She is seen with her husband Henner, sons Grayson and Hayden, and daughter Alden.

EASTON — One day last June, Kim Gibbons-Neff, a speech therapist at Easton Elementary School, along with a few other teachers, decided to jump into a freeze-tag-dodgeball type of game with their students. During the game, she was stunned by a pop in the back of her leg, immediate tightness, and then searing pain that […]

Waugh Chapel breaks ground on ‘green’ parking lot

submitted to dorchester banner This empty lot with broken concrete and rusted metal is under construction to become an environmentally friendly green parking lot near Waugh Chapel UM Church in the 400 block of High Street.

CAMBRIDGE — After years as a blighted, empty lot, construction has begun to replace broken concrete and rusted metal with an environmentally friendly Green Parking lot on the 400 block of High Street. Waugh Chapel United Methodist Church, with the assistance of Cambridge Main Street and Shore Rivers obtained grant funding to renovate the lot. […]

Calvin Stack honored for 50 years at Rescue Fire Co., Inc.

Dorchester Banner/Dave Ryan Calvin Stack Jr., center, was presented with a golden ax in honor of his 50 years of service to Rescue Fire Company, Inc. With him, from the left, are Robert Phillips, Rob Travers, Ben McCarter and Tyler Jones. The award took place Saturday at the American Legion during RFC’s 75th Annual Banquet.

CAMBRIDGE — Calvin Stack Jr.’s five decades of service and sacrifice to Rescue Fire Company, Inc. (RFC) were recognized Saturday at the RFC’s 75th Annual Banquet. Mr. Stack, who has served in numerous capacities with the city’s firefighters and in organizations across the state, was presented with a golden ax in honor of his contributions. […]

Kmart building demolition continues today

Dorchester Banner/Dave Ryan After many years vacant, the Kmart building on Route 50 will finally be demolished this week.

CAMBRIDGE — Say it’s a landmark, say it’s an eyesore – but today is the day to say goodbye to the former Kmart building on U.S. 50 in the middle of town. “We’re in the demolition of it right now,” developer Charlie Fairchild told the Banner on Friday. The building has been closed for many […]

U.S. bishop of royal wedding fame to visit Cambridge

Presiding National Episcopal Bishop, the Mot Rev. Michael B. Curry

CAMBRIDGE — The Most Reverend Michael B. Curry, who gained international attention and fame when he preached at the wedding of Prince Harry and Megan Markle, will be present with the Episcopal Diocese of Easton on March 3 at the Hyatt Regency in Cambridge. The Episcopal Diocese of Easton refers collectively to the over 40 […]

Police and fire briefs, Feb. 27, 2019

Mar Shon Ryshay Jolley

Fire under investigation FEDERALSBURG — At 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 11, the Federalsburg Police Department responded to a malicious burning at 210 Brooklyn Ave. The fire discovered by the homeowner, Patricia Deangelis was to a chicken coop and green house. The fire originated in the interior of the chicken coop and green house. No response […]