Police investigate armed robberies

CAMBRIDGE — On Nov. 7, at approximately 8:30 p.m. the Cambridge Police Department responded to two armed robberies. Officers responded to the first reported robbery in the 700 block of Glasgow Street. Officers met with the victim and a witness who were walking to their vehicles. The victim advised that as they approached the vehicle […]

Money wreath at Pleasant Day Gala

CAMBRIDGE — When is a money wreath not a money wreath? When it is a Snowman stuffed with money. This Snowman will be spotlighted in Jackie Vickers’ office at Pleasant Day Medical Adult Day Care, so you can guess how much money is in/on/under/on top of the snowman? There may be dollars, 5 dollar bills, […]

Phillips Packing House is one of six projects

CAMBRIDGE — As a part of Preservation Maryland’s strategic efforts to save threatened historic places, the organization recently announced its fourth class of Six-to-Fix projects from around the state. The Phillips Packing House revitalization project, spearheaded by Eastern Shore Land Conservancy and Baltimore’s Cross Street Partners, is among them. The Eastern Shore Land Conservancy is […]

The Dorchester Garden Club’s Heron 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 second in a series of articles to highlight the 5 civic improvement gardens that the club’s members are actively engaged in to help protect […]

DGH Auxiliary honors top volunteers

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester General Hospital Auxiliary held its general meeting and annual awards luncheon on Sept. 12. The event celebrated a total of 12,956.5 hours contributed to the Auxiliary and its programs that benefit UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester. Members of the Auxiliary recognized for achieving service milestones are: • For 250 Hours: […]

Fugitive returns, then is captured

CAMBRIDGE – A 25-year-old-fugitive ran all the way to Florida, then returned to Dorchester County, where local and state law-enforcement officers found and arrested him. Two other men were arrested in the same incident. On Oct. 25, members of the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by the Cambridge Police Department, Maryland State Police Gang Unit, […]

Starbucks store opens, Rosato mural is unveiled

Dorchester Banner/Dave Ryan Artist Michael Rosato, at center left in the gray jacket, was joined by city and county dignitaries for the unveiling of his latest work, “Marsh Song,” at Cambridge Marketplace.

CAMBRIDGE – The local economy took another step forward on Oct. 31, when the Dorchester Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Starbucks store. The business is located in Cambridge Marketplace on U.S. 50, where development is continuing. When that celebration concluded, many of those present took a short walk over to […]

Wednesday Morning Artists host gallery of gifts

CAMBRIDGE — Are you looking for locally made articles for holiday giving? The Wednesday Morning Artists of Cambridge are hosting a dazzling show of gift-able items to be held at the Dorchester Center for the Arts. Approximately 35 artists will comprise this year’s sale and provide one-stop shopping for holiday gifting. The show and sale […]

Elks Lodge #223 celebrates 101 years

CAMBRIDGE – Members of Elks Lodge #223 celebrated their group’s 101st anniversary on Saturday, though not with the traditional parade. Rain forced the cancellation of the annual march down Pine Street, but not the performances. Daughters Temple #224 also took part in the celebration, as members marked their organization’s 95th year. “They do so much […]

Sargent sentenced for murder

CAMBRIDGE — On Oct. 25, the Honorable Judge Brett W. Wilson sentenced Lasonya Corinne Sargent, age 40, for the January 2018 murder of 35-year-old Sharod I. Mack. Sargent was sentenced to life in prison for first degree murder and an additional 20 years for use of firearm during the commission of a felony or a […]