Water moves us to…document our heritage!

CAMBRIDGE — In preparation for the Smithsonian Institution’s Water/Ways exhibit, which will open this fall at the Dorchester Center for the Arts, exhibit planners are developing a companion exhibit that showcases Dorchester’s own water stories. Photographer Jill Jasuta is working with the Water/Ways Steering Committee to document Dorchester County’s water stories in photographs and video. […]

Adam’s Road Ministry to visit St. Mark’s UMC

EASTON — On July 17 at 7 p.m. St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Easton is sponsoring Adam’s Road Ministry, a Christian nonprofit ministry dedicated to sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ through song and testimony. According to a press release, “Jesus unshackled four people and filled them with the knowledge of God’s amazing grace. […]

Rotary celebrates Flags for Heroes campaign

CAMBRIDGE — The Rotary Club of Cambridge recently celebrated its 2019 “Flags for Heroes” campaign. Members and friends of the Club installed 200 American flags on the berm by the Dorchester County Tourism office at Sailwinds Park on May 23 in recognition of Memorial Day. This year, the Club decided to keep the Flags up […]

Smokestack repair begins at Factory F

CAMBRIDGE — No, unlike the Walls of Jericho, the iconic PPC smokestacks are not tumbling down, they are being repaired. Due to their age and deterioration, the bad parts are being taken off, but will be replaced to resemble the original structure. The one on the left, has been relieved of its bad parts and […]

Smithsonian: Cambridge among Top 15 small towns

“The Smithsonian Magazine recently listed the 16 best town to visit in 2019. Among those listed was Cambridge. The magazine had this to say about Cambridge written by Laura Kiriney. “Located on the shores of the Choptank River and Cambridge Creek along Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Cambridge is known for its rich maritime heritage, as well […]

Music Festival returns to Cambridge on June 13

CAMBRIDGE — One of the most unusual and delightful evenings of this year’s Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival will take place in the second week at Christ Church in Cambridge on June 13 at 5:30 p.m. when oboist Peggy Pearson and pianist Diane Walsh join forces in a recital. This pairing of instruments and artists is […]

Mace’s Lane HS renovation seeks support

CAMBRIDGE — Mace’s Lane High School was a pillar of the African-American community during the days of segregation. It went on to become an integrated middle school, and was eventually replaced by a more modern building on the same property. But part of the old, red-brick structure is still there, and plans are being made […]

Spectrum: Community heart in public art

Sunday May 26, dozens and dozens turned out in the heat for a public paint session at the new Harriet Tubman mural in downtown Cambridge. The back of the Harriet Tubman Museum building at 424 Race St. was all set to be painted in the Log Cabin and Flying Geese quilt patterns, to continue the […]

Stack earns state chiefs’ highest honor

CAMBRIDGE — Calvin Stack Jr.’s 50 years of service to the people of Cambridge and Maryland have not gone unnoticed. On Thursday, with colleagues and family members in attendance, Mr. Stack accepted the Chief Leslie B. Thompson Award from Jeff Thompson (no relation) of the Maryland Fire Chiefs’ Association. “This is the highest award that […]

Cambridge Classic race marks 109th year

CAMBRIDGE — The 109th version of the Cambridge Classic Power Boat Regatta concluded two days of world-class racing on the Choptank River Sunday. Beautiful skies greeted the Hydroplane Racing League as they brought a full field of racers. Qualifying heats began on Saturday morning with four classes of hydroplanes and the Jersey Speed Skiff class […]