2020 Day of Resilience: Tubman’s message celebrated in sculpture

CAMBRIDGE — There is struggle against injustice, but there is also triumph over adversity.Organized by Alpha Genesis Community Development Corporation, the 2020 Day of Resilience took place Saturday, in honor of African-Americans’ history in Dorchester County and around the nation. The day-long celebration of Black culture began with the unveiling of a sculpture of Harriet […]

Suspect in two armed robberies is arrested

CAMBRIDGE — Cambridge police reported Monday morning that an arrest was made of a man suspected in two recent armed robberies. On Sept. 4 at approximately 9 p.m., Cambridge Police received a call to respond to the grocery store Mercado Latino, at 124 Cedar St. Upon officers’ arrival, employees in the establishment advised that a […]

Walters presents Dr. Newmier with award

CAMBRIDGE — David Walters of Cambridge gave his doctor an unexpected gift while he having his regular check up Aug. 11. Mr. Walters has cerebral palsy, a condition which is defined by marked impaired muscle coordination. He has been a patient of Dr. Eugene Newmier for 12 years, during which time they have developed a […]

Bradshaw announces campaign for Cambridge mayor

CAMBRIDGE — Andrew Bradshaw announced on Wednesday afternoon his decision to run for mayor in the upcoming Cambridge municipal election. Bradshaw is a lifelong resident of the Cambridge area, having been raised by his grandparents, Faye and Roy, just outside the city in the Jacktown area. He is the 2007 salutatorian of Chesapeake Christian School, […]

Democrats’ rally supports Post Office

CAMBRIDGE — Members of the Dorchester Democratic Central Committee took part in a demonstration Saturday in front of the Post Office on High Street. The event was held, organizers said, to support the U.S. Postal Service as it faces cuts by the Trump Administration. Newly appointed Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, a major donor to the […]

Millennials, Foster, residents confront Bradford House management

CAMBRIDGE — The Millennials Demanding Change (MDC) didn’t rest for long.After speaking in support of Queen Anne’s County Superintendent of Public Schools Dr. Andrea Kane at a rally they organized on Sunday, the group was back in action on Tuesday. In coordination with City Commissioner LaShon Foster (Ward 3), the Millennials charged Bradford House property […]

Cambridge BLM mural vandal apologizes

CAMBRIDGE — The confessed vandal of this city’s “Black Lives Matter” mural made a public apology on July 26. He had not been charged with crimes at that point. At the event, State’s Attorney for Dorchester County Bill Jones promised that in the future, African-Americans accused of vandalism would also be given chances to make […]

Business briefs, July 29, 2020

Pliescott is brand ambassadorCharlette “Charley” Pliescott of Cambridge is only 13 years old, but is already moving into the performance and business world, recently being named a brand ambassador for Dance Supplies, Etc. The company, based in Severna Park, specializes in discount dance clothing.Charley has been a student at Eastern Shore Dance Academy (ESDA) since […]

Townhouse burns, RFC fights fire, hot weather

CAMBRIDGE — At 11:14 a.m. on Thursday, the volunteers of Rescue Fire Company Inc. were dispatched for a “Reported Working Garage Fire” (multiple calls) at 308 Wood Duck Dr. in Cambridge. Units arrived on location with smoke and fire through the roof of a two-story end unit town house. The home is owned by LaForge […]

Guest opinion: There is no 911 for Law Enforcement

When I started in Law Enforcement back in the late 1980’s we carried a .38 caliber, six-shot revolver and a total of 18 rounds of ammo. We did not have Tasers, we carried Mace, not pepper spray and we had a wooden night stick and one pair of handcuffs. Our radio only had a few […]