Cambridge police on the roof

On May 25, the Cambridge Police Department is again supporting the Maryland Special Olympics. CPD officers will be on the rooftop of Dunkin Donuts between the hours of 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. The public is encouraged to stop by and meet some of the officers. There will be Special Olympic shirts and hats available […]

ESLC updates county on Cannery Park job

CAMBRIDGE – After seven years of planning and fundraising, the Cannery Park project is underway, members of the Dorchester County Council learned during a presentation on May 15. Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Director of Conservation Katie Parks-White told the commissioners that the multi-purpose plan is taking shape in the center of town, with some of […]

UPDATE: Partial collapse of 505 Race St.

CAMBRIDGE – Traffic using the 500 block of Race Street will be diverted while structural engineers determine the stability of 505 Race St., which partially collapsed Tuesday evening, a statement from City of Cambridge Associate Director of Economic and Community Development Brandon Hesson said on Wednesday morning. “A small section of the South wall collapsed inside […]

Women’s Day at St. Luke UM Church

CAMBRIDGE — The Women of St. Luke UM Church will be celebrating their Annual Women’s Day on Sunday with the theme “Empowered Women of God.” Guest minister for the morning service will be the Rev. Elsie M. Ennals of Refuge Temple Church of God in Cambridge. Services will be at 11:30 a.m. and the Rev. […]

BREAKING NEWS: Cambridge Classic still on for Saturday, despite weather

Allen Nelson announced Thursday that in spite of blustery weather over the previous few days, with more in the forecast, the Cambridge Classic Powerboat Regatta will be held as scheduled on Saturday.

By Dave Ryan Dorchester Banner CAMBRIDGE – It takes more than a little rain to stop this crew.  Though many events scheduled for the Eastern Shore this weekend have already been canceled, that’s not the case for the Cambridge Classic Powerboat Regatta. “We’re going,” Cambridge Powerboat Racing Association Vice Commodore Allen Nelson said on Thursday […]

Cambridge Classic Regatta is May 19-20

CAMBRIDGE — The country’s longest-running powerboat races happen right here in Dorchester! This year marks the 108th Cambridge Classic Power Boat Regatta May 19-20 on the Choptank River. Some of these boats reach speeds up to 170mph! The fleet ranges from the classic Jersey speed skiffs turning on their sides and going airborne at 70mph […]

Officers get new ballistic vests

CAMBRIDGE – The city’s police officers are safer today. Chief Mark Lewis and several of his officers announced on Monday a safety grant provided by the Spirit of Blue Foundation. The money has been used to buy 13 new, modern ballistic vests valued at $20,969. “We’re just excited to be able to qualify for this […]

Remembering Dorchester for May 9, 2018

From the pages of The Banner 50 years ago The Rev. Richard Gensch will be installed as pastor of Our Shepherd Lutheran Church. The ceremony will take place at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Preston, with a reception to follow. The pastor of installation will be the Rev. Lawrence R. Lineberger, Salisbury. The guest speaker will be […]

Cruise ship enlivens Cambridge Creek

CAMBRIDGE — “Hey, what’s that?” was heard along the streets and waterfront of this Choptank River town on Friday, and for good reason. The “American Constitution” had come to visit, and it was quite a sight. The small – compared to others, but seems pretty big otherwise – cruise ship was docked at Long Wharf […]

Fun Dog Show May 12

submitted to dorchester banner/Susan lester The Rev. David Jones, retired of Cambridge, is pictured with his Bernedoodle puppy, Patch. The 1-year old dog is part Bernese mountain dog and poodle.

CAMBRIDGE — Show off your loveable, fabulous, talented, cuddly, crazy dog. You know there is no other like it and you can show him off at the Fun Dog Show, May 12. The Hawaiian-themed show will be held rain or shine right on the beautiful Choptank River at Sailwinds, Governors Hall. Registration begins at 9 […]