Networking: Supporting local businesses is fundamental

Choosing a local business whenever possible is what allows communities to continue to grow and prosper, both financially and socially. One of the philosophies of the Chamber is that without a strong and growing business environment there will not be a strong sense of community and without a strong sense of community there cannot be […]

Chamber hears Bromwell’s goals

CAMBRIDGE — Schools Superintendent Dave Bromwell shared his goals and challenges with members of the local business community on Sept. 17 during a Dorchester Chamber of Commerce lunch. Among the top issues faced by the county’s public schools are teacher retention and the needs of trauma-affected students. Also important, he said, is learning the needs […]

Harris calls for fair trade, better work ethic

SECRETARY — During a visit to the county on Aug. 12, Rep. Andy Harris (R-1) called for fair trade policies with the United States’ overseas markets, as well as a return to a strong work ethic among the American labor force. “China just won’t come to the table,” he said at the Dorchester Chamber of […]

Allow time to recharge in the summer

For many individuals and businesses Summer is the most hectic time of the year. Tourism (other folks taking vacations) is at its peak, days are longer, school is out, and just more things needing to get done. As a result, it may be difficult for you to think about taking time off to recharge. However, […]