Eastern Shore Threshermen to hold 56th Annual Show Aug. 5, 6, 7

  FEDERALSBURG — The Eastern Shore Threshermen & Collectors Association, Inc. will be holding its 56th annual Wheat Threshing, Steam & Gas Engine Show Aug. 5, 6, 7, at the showgrounds located on Rt. 313 between Denton and Federalsburg. The show features free admission and free parking and opens at 10 a.m. each day. There […]

Cambridge City candidates offer positions on issues

In preparation for the upcoming City of Cambridge elections, the Dorchester Chamber of Commerce has asked the candidates for all offices to weigh in on five questions that highlight issues of particular concern to our members.  The following pages contain the responses to those five questions.  The five questions are listed below and are included […]

Community nominates Hometown Heroes

CAMBRIDGE— For more than a century, The Banner’s mission has been to educate and celebrate the Heart of Chesapeake Country, and to fulfill that mission, we have published countless stories about the people who make this community what it is. But we know there are more stories out there–people who haven’t received the recognition they […]

On the Death of Willie “Chan” Johnson

I’m in an odd business for a sensitive guy. I’ve been diagnosed as having my heart too close to my skin, and I prove it just about every day. Every person who has ever betrayed me, lied to me, lovers who have loved and left, they all took a chunk out of me, and I […]

County Council meets with legislators over local concerns

CAMBRIDGE—Dorchester County Council met on Tuesday evening , Oct.6, to conduct county business. In addition, a meeting with state legislators and the Maryland Department of Transportation kept the meeting in session until past nine o’clock. First up was the meeting state legislators, with Senator Addie Eckardt and delegates Sheree Sample-Hughes and Chris Adams attending. Delegate […]