Kite Festival held at Sailwinds Park East

CAMBRIDGE — The Annual Kite Festival at Sailwinds Park East, next to the Visitor’s Center on the banks of the Choptank River, took place on Sunday afternoon. With cool temperatures, sunny skies and a steady breeze, the weather was just about perfect for the event. Families brought out many young children to fly their own […]

CPD warns of seasonal crimes

CAMBRIDGE — “This time of year, we always get an influx of thefts,” Capt. Justin Todd said Friday. He was speaking during a conversation on the work and challenges of the Cambridge Police Department, illustrated by an unexpected event. While waiting to enter headquarters on Washington Street, a visitor noticed three officers hurry out of […]

Donors needed for Christmas parade

CAMBRIDGE — It’s only about a month to go before the 71st Annual Cambridge-Dorchester County Christmas Parade, and, “We still need donors to pull off our event,” a statement from organizers said last week. This year’s theme is “Christmas Past & Present.” The event, held on the first Saturday of December each year, is brought […]

Hyatt will host 2019 Santa Swim on Dec. 14

CAMBRIDGE — The ever-popular Santa Swim for 2019 will once again be hosted by The Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina. The Santa Swim will be held on Dec. 14, with the on-site registration beginning at 9:15 a.m. with Santa and Mrs. Claus leading the way to the river at 10 a.m. […]

Aero Energy celebrates 90 years in business

CAMBRIDGE — Formed in 1929, Aero Energy celebrates its 90th year of business Sept. 12, 2019. These 90 years are a true representation of the American dream, a dream that continues to live on with each of its employee owners. It should come as no surprise that the growth Aero Energy has experienced did not […]

Vietnam veterans’ event is Nov. 11

CAMBRIDGE — More than 45 years after the last American troops left Vietnam the Dorchester County Historical Society has chosen to recognize Dorchester’s service men and women who fought in the conflict. While it is very late in coming, the timing is finally right for some who served. DCHS has conducted oral histories of some […]

Above and beyond: ‘Gratitude Gangstas’ spread goodwill

CAMBRIDGE — Fitness, healing and positive community spirit have caught up to the members of the Groove City Trekkers, and might catch up to you. The group’s Gratitude Gangstas are patrolling the streets of the city, giving unexpected gifts to neighbors they meet as they conduct their regular fitness activities. “To kick off the holiday […]

YMCA fundraiser set for Nov. 2

CAMBRIDGE — The Pauline F. and W. David Robbins Family YMCA’s fall fundraising event, “Rollin’ on the River,” will take place Nov. 2. Organizers are hoping for a strong turnout, to help them provide the fun and fitness enjoyed by many in Dorchester County. Branch Executive Director Missy Denault said Friday that the facility last […]

New ‘Age of Steam’ exhibit

CAMBRIDGE — A new exhibit at the Choptank River Lighthouse explores in photos and stories the days when steamboats loaded with passengers and cargo were a daily presence along the rivers of Dorchester and Talbot counties. Titled “The Age of Steam,” the exhibit gives visitors an overview of the steamboat era, which ran from 1813 […]

Emily’s Produce backs Patriot’s Point

CAMBRIDGE — This season, the owners of Emily’s Produce in Cambridge decided their beautiful sunflower patch and maze and Fall Season mazes would be planted and created with a meaningful cause in mind. The Jackson family’s roadside farm market is celebrating 20 Seasons in business this year, and they have built a well-known establishment and […]