Cold Weather Shelter makes plans to expand

CAMBRIDGE – Local activists are cooperating to expand the city’s Cold Weather Shelter, as they prepare to serve the homeless this winter. “What we hope to do in three to five years is develop a campus on the Salvation Army property,” the Rev. Robert White said on Friday. “We’re looking at more family services and […]

Creative community shines at Showcase

Now in its 42nd year, Showcase celebrates our creative community, and will be held this Sunday, from noon – 5 p.m. Rain or shine, and admission is free. This outdoor art walk and street festival features fine art and crafts, music and dance, maritime heritage, and a variety of tasty treats and sweets along historic […]

ESHC joins Dorchester Goes Purple

The Eastern Shore Hospital Center is displaying purple to raise awareness of opioid abuse.

CAMBRIDGE — The Eastern Shore Hospital Center has joined other local organizations and employers to bring awareness of the growing opioid abuse crisis faced by individuals, families, health care providers, and law enforcement on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. By lighting the facility and campus with purple hues, symbolizing the struggle taking place across the […]

Cambridge church intentionally burned

CAMBRIDGE – The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office is actively seeking help from the public for information leading to the identification of the person or persons who intentionally set fire to a Cambridge church early the morning of Sept. 11. At approximately 7:26 a.m. that day, Rescue Fire Company was alerted to respond to the […]

Awaken Fall Christian Concert 2018

CAMBRIDGE — Awaken Is A FREE Christian all-day event featuring Sidewalk Prophets fall tour “Something Different,” from 7 to 10 p.m. Sidewalk Prophets are a Christian Radio mainstay receiving multiple award nominations including a Billboard Music Award, several K-Love Fan Awards and four Dove Award nominations including winning Dove’s “New Artist of the Year Award” […]

Mid-Atlantic’s only Ironman Race returns to Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County will once again roll out the red carpet for 2,000 endurance athletes participating in the 5th Annual IRONMAN Maryland on Sept. 29. Representing 59 countries – the largest international delegation to date – the athletes will be welcomed by thousands of volunteers, IRONClub sponsors, businesses and residents along the 140.6-mile course […]

Dorchester Garden Club’s WWII Memorial Garden

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester Garden Club, which will celebrate its 90th anniversary in 2020, has a long history of service and community involvement to the Dorchester County community. This is the first in a series of articles to highlight the civic improvement gardens the club members are actively engaged in to help protect and restore […]

‘Dove’ visits on 40th anniversary

CAMBRIDGE – Mr. Jim would be proud. Jim Richardson’s creation, the “Maryland Dove,” sailed into the Creek on Saturday, in honor of of her launch on Aug. 14, 1978. The vessel is a near-replica of the original “Dove,” which sailed to the New World in 1634 with the “Ark.” The two ships brought Maryland’s first […]

FLORENCE UPDATE: Shelter at Chesapeake College

CAMBRIDGE – Though Hurricane Florence has made landfall in the Carolinas, the Dorchester County Department of Emergency Management (DEM)  is urging residents to remain vigilant through the weekend, a statement from the DEM said Wednesday. Continued rainfall and impacted tides could cause dangerous flooding conditions throughout the county. This includes areas of Dorchester that don’t historically experience […]

Neighborhood revitalization partnership celebrated

CAMBRIDGE — Once blank chalkboards are now filled with resident’s hopes, dreams and aspirations for themselves and for the future of the Historic Pine Street Neighborhood in Cambridge. The chalkboard project was central to the purpose of the Community Resource Fair that took place on the lawn of Waugh Chapel on Aug. 22. The event […]