Neighbors share ideas, support during crisis

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: […]

Message Wall: Caring neighbors share ideas and support

Dorchester BannerCAMBRIDGE — 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 […]

Message wall: Neighbors sharing ideas and support

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: […]

Schedule, procedure changes with DCT bus system

CAMBRIDGE — Delmarva Community Transit, a division of Delmarva Community Services, Inc. announced March 18, that the system will continue public and specialized transit service in the four-county area, however new safety precautions and route changes will take effect Monday. “Transit is vital to enabling individuals to get to essential destinations.” DCT Operations Manager Jerome […]

DCS will help seniors with mounds of mail

CAMBRIDGE — In a “paperless society,” many of us still battle piles of unopened mail piling up on the kitchen counter or dining room table. Seniors, in particular, find dealing with mail and bills particularly daunting. Many are unable to determine what is important and what is junk. Others just can’t face the reality of […]

Warm up for winter at DCS Senior Centers

CAMBRIDGE — Several new events are slated at both the Cambridge and Hurlock Senior centers giving folks aged 60 and older opportunities to be with others, have fun and learn a little something along the way. Science has proven isolation can lead to an increase in health issues and depression. During the winter months some […]

DCS holds seniors’ Thanksgiving Lunch

CAMBRIDGE — Hundreds of Dorchester’s senior citizens gathered at Delmarva Community Services on Thursday for a holiday celebration. The Annual MAC Senior Program Thanksgiving Luncheon featured greetings from DCS President/CEO Santo Grande and Mistress of Ceremonies Mary Handley, a poetry reading by Joanna Fuchs, a by Luther Cornish, music with DJ Randy Potter and a […]

DCS concert to support senior meals

CAMBRIDGE — The Maryland Department of Aging is implementing a 60 percent cut to the Dorchester Senior Meals program effective July 1. These cuts will directly affect meals served in Dorchester’s two senior centers as well as home-delivered meals. These are made fresh and provided daily by Delmarva Community Services (DCS). DCS is inviting the […]

Town Square, June 25, 2019

Town Square is an opinion column to which readers can submit their views. As a true community newspaper, we’re always looking for ways to include local thought and pertinent viewpoints. This column is a way to share those thoughts. Civility and fair comment will always prevail. The Maryland Department of Aging reduced funding for Delmarva […]

DCS: Help needed, meal funds cut

CAMBRIDGE — Delmarva Community Services’ CEO Santo Grande spoke during the June 18 meeting of the Dorchester County Council, asking for support to make up for state cuts in funding DCS’ meals program for the elderly. Mr. Grande said the cuts were, “fundamentally discriminatory,” taking money from poor, rural counties in the state and sending […]