Team TriMacc: Emily Ruf finds a new sport

CAMBRIDGE – What does a lifelong volleyball player from the western shore do on the Eastern Shore where there aren’t any leagues? This was the question Emily Ruf asked herself when she and her husband moved to Cambridge in 2011. The move forced her to look for a new sport to fill the gap, as […]

Town Square, Jan. 16, 2019

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 viewpoints. This forum is a way to share those thoughts. Civility and fair comment will always prevail. In our Jan. 2 edition, we reported on vandalism […]

Globe’s Groove coming to Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE — Downtown Cambridge kicks off 2019 with a special event, Globe’s Groove, a pop-up exhibition of dazzling show posters at Gallery 447. The event, which runs Feb. 2 from 6-10 p.m., will highlight the work of Globe Poster, the legendary printing company known for creating classic posters for the likes of James Brown and […]

Command Spanish® Training for the workplace now available

CAMBRIDGE — The Education Department of Chesapeake College is an Official Registered Provider of Command Spanish®, Inc. language and cross-cultural training programs. Command Spanish®, Inc. is the nation’s leading provider of occupational Spanish language and cross-cultural training and materials. As an Official Registered Provider, the college can offer on-site, job-specific Spanish language and cross-cultural training […]

Diabetes education and support offered free

CAMBRIDGE — University of Maryland Shore Regional Health will offer a three-session class, Diabetes and You, on Tuesdays, Jan. 15, 22 and 29, at UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester. Taught by diabetes nurse educator Wynne Aroom, the class is free and open to the public. It provides medical information and strategies enabling patients to […]

Shoal Creek Manor: Gone but not forgotten

CAMBRIDGE — Today, there is nothing left of Shoal Creek Manor, the home or John Woolford and Gov. Charles Goldsborough. This plantation house was built around 1750 and once stood on nearly 400 acres in East Cambridge. Originally it was part of the Choptank Indian lands, and was purchased from the Indians by the Ennalls […]

First Santa’s Workshop gives to 326 children

CAMBRIDGE — It was a holiday event that some 326 girls and boys from the Cambridge community will remember for quite some time as Santa and Ms. Claus visited the Cambridge Elks Lodge #223 on Pine Street in Cambridge. The Santa’s Workshop started when Santa arrived at the Elks Lodge on the Cambridge Recuse Fire […]

Scout takes on oyster restoration

EASTON — ShoreRivers announces another successful community outreach partnership. ShoreRivers teamed up with Josh Newmier, a high school student and member of Boy Scout Troop 190, to recruit oyster gardeners on the Choptank River and encourage more restaurants to recycle oyster shells. In the fall, Newmier approached ShoreRivers about an Eagle Scout project that would […]

Learn about Frederick Douglass’ visits to city

CAMBRIDGE — With the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial being recognized throughout the country, and world, the local impact and significance of his consequential life has been largely overlooked. Did you know that famous abolitionist and orator Frederick Douglass was born in the next county over from where Harriet Tubman was born on Maryland’s Eastern Shore? Recently […]

BREAKING NEWS: Goldman out as county manager

CAMBRIDGE – The members of the Dorchester County Council terminated the employment tonight of former County Manager Jeremy Goldman. The 3-2 vote took place in closed session. This was the second meeting of the current board following their swearing-in two weeks ago. Though they did not reveal how the vote went out of public view, […]