Wooden boatbuilding alive and well in Md.

ST. MICHAELS — Enter the working shipyard at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michael’s, Md. and you will discover a community of shipwrights and apprentices of different generations working together through a shared appreciation for craftsmanship, resourcefulness and the smell of freshly planed wood. It is a rare sight to see in this […]

The Banner’s Message Wall: Neighbors share support in difficult times

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner compiled a list of announcements over the previous week, which follows: […]

Staying home, staying active

Grow, eat, preserveLearn how to save fresh produce through freezing, dehydrating and fermenting techniques. On May 7 6:30 p.m. join the second class in the “Grow It, Eat It, Preserve It” series offered though University of MD Extension.Register online to attend the free class at https://go.umd.edu/preservingfood. Technique demonstrations and recipes will be included.If you missed […]

CBMM shipwrights to restore oldest existing log canoe

ST. MICHAELS — This winter, shipwrights at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, will take on the restoration of a subject they’re all too familiar with — a Chesapeake Bay sailing log canoe. Part of CBMM’s small craft collection, Glide is a three-log canoe believed to have been built c. 1864 at Town […]