County Council discusses flooding, livestreaming, jail

CAMBRIDGE — At their meeting Tuesday evening, the members of the Dorchester County Council heard a request for support from Gary McQuitty of the Friends of Honga River. The group was formed to seek solutions to issues damaging Middle Hoopers Island from the causeway to Hoopersville, he said, including flooding and erosion. “This is now […]

Jail and correctional officers graduate

SALISBURY — Thirty-five jail and correctional officers from Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, Dorchester, Talbot and Caroline counties graduated in the 105th entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy (ESCJA) operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury. Graduation exercises, which were held in Guerrieri Hall on the college campus, featured a commencement address by Walter […]

Mills honored upon retirement

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County Council honored Maj. Steve Mills Sr. on July 16, commending him for his 30 years of service at the county’s Detention Center. Libby Nagel (District 5) read the commendation, saying in part, “He has demonstrated exemplary attributes and dedication throughout his employment with the Dorchester County Department of Corrections.” After […]

Council marks Correctional Officers’ Week

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County Council on May 7 issued a proclamation declaring May 5-11 as Correctional Officers’ Week. In the board’s meeting room to accept the honor was Director Joey Hughes and several of his officers from the county’s Detention Center. “Corrections today is different than it used to be,” Mr. Hughes said. He […]

Jail and correctional officers graduate

SALISBURY — Twenty-nine jail and correctional officers from Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, Dorchester, Talbot and Caroline counties graduated in the 104th entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy (ESCJA) operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury. Graduation exercises, which were held in Guerrieri Hall on the college campus, featured a commencement address by J. […]