50th Anniversary Choir reunion

CAMBRIDGE — Mt. Hope Youth Choir will celebrate its 50th Annivesary Reunion at 5 p.m. On Aug. 4 at the New Life Christian Church and Ministries, 923 Phillips St. Coming from the north, south, east and west — former members of the Mt. Hope Youth Choir will reunite after 50 years to fellowship and sing […]

Researchers looking for Bayly descendants

CAMBRIDGE — The unassuming and slightly dilapidated structure behind the grand Bayly House at 207 High St. in Cambridge could be quite a historically significant little building. As such, historians are requesting assistance from the public with an essential element of their research — finding descendants of the families and enslaved peoples who lived on […]

Police briefs Aug. 1, 2018

BURGLARY AND TRESPASSING: HURLOCK — On July 29, deputies from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office responded to 6129 Palmers Mill Road, Hurlock for a report of an individual standing in the roadway blocking traffic and kicking vehicles. Upon arrival deputies located the suspect Bryan Scott Chance, 35, sitting on the front porch of the residence […]

Trailblazers become Tooth Fairy’s helpers

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester Trailblazers 4-H Club assisted the Eastern Shore Area Health Education Center (ESAHEC) in preparing over 700 dental health kits for the Tooth Fairy’s Helper to distribute to children on the Eastern Shore. Each kit contains a toothbrush, toothpaste, flossers, timer, sticker, and educational material to promote good oral hygiene. The former […]

50th Anniversary Choir reunion

CAMBRIDGE — Mt. Hope Youth Choir will celebrate its 50th Annivesary Reunion at 5 p.m. On Aug. 4 at the New Life Christian Church and Ministries, 923 Phillips St. Coming from the north, south, east and west — former members of the Mt. Hope Youth Choir will reunite after 50 years to fellowship and sing […]

Young men give school bags, supplies

CAMBRIDGE – Diontaye Edmonds had tears in his eyes. Now, he’s a soldier and a boxer, so make no mistake – he’s as tough as anybody. But it was a special moment in Cornish Park on Thursday, enough to touch the heart of even a warrior. “People didn’t do this for us,” Mr. Edmonds said, […]

Hogan, officials open new wharf

CAMBRIDGE – Mayor Victoria Jackson-Stanley greeted the crowd on hand July 17 for the dedication of the new deep water wharf at Governors Hall by quoting her church, saying “if we all do a little bit we can get a lot done.” The reconstruction of the wharf near Sailwinds Park was funded by the Maryland […]

Fire breaks out at Bay Country Apartments

CAMBRIDGE — Crews from Cambridge Rescue Fire Company (RFC) were joined by firefighters from other departments on July 18, when a blaze broke out at Bay Country Apartments on Leonards Lane. No injuries were reported during the incident. A statement from RFC said Station 1, along with Trappe VFC and Dorchester County Emergency Medical Services […]

Governor and Cabinet help celebrate Legion opening

CAMBRIDGE – Governor Larry Hogan visited Cambridge on Tuesday, July 17, and helped the American Legion celebrate the opening of the new Legion Post 91 by hiring the public hall for a cabinet meeting that kicked off visits to more than 100 Shore locations by the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and their cabinet members. “It’s a […]

Comptroller comments on tax deadbeats

CAMBRIDGE — Comptroller Peter Franchot recently announced the names of the top 25 businesses and 20 individuals collectively owing $12.7 million in unpaid taxes, penalties and interest to the State of Maryland. The Comptroller’s Office publishes the top scofflaws on the agency’s website in a public attempt to get those on the list to pay […]