Evans will lead Mace’s Lane Middle School

CAMBRIDGE — Mace’s Lane Middle School’s new principal won’t have any trouble finding his way around the building as he heads into his second tenure as a Tiger. Vaughn Evans is a very familiar face around Dorchester County Public Schools (DCPS), as he has also led Warwick Elementary twice, North Dorchester Middle School, North Dorchester […]

Town Square, July 29, 2020

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.Many readers commented on the news that Dorchester’s public schools […]

Howie back in county, takes over at DCTC

CAMBRIDGE — A veteran educator has returned to serve youth of Dorchester County. “If the new principal at Dorchester Career and Technology Center (DCTC) looks familiar, that’s because Anna Howie spent 16 years in Dorchester County Public Schools (DCPS) before her recent two-year interlude in Talbot County,” a statement from DCPS said. “But Ms. Howie […]

DoCo public schools will open online Aug. 31

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County Board of Education, following the recommendation of Superintendent Dave Bromwell, and voted unanimously Thursday to have schools open with virtual learning. They will use a phased-in approach, beginning with virtual learning for all students and moving to subsequent phases as it becomes safe to do so.The decision comes amid increasing […]

Message Wall: Neighbors are 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: […]

Suptd. Bromwell speaks on school reopenings

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County Public Schools (DCPS) Superintendent W. David Bromwell spoke July 13 on WHCP Radio’s Cambridge Community Conversation online program, sharing details on emerging plans for the coming school year.Classes have not been held in schools since the coronavirus pandemic forced schools’ closure in March. Local students finished their spring semester with distance […]

Message Wall: Neighbors are sharing their ideas, 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 […]

Band leader Washington is heading to C-SD

CAMBRIDGE — Maple Elementary School Band Director and Music Teacher Ray Washington took his Marching Lions on many a journey in recent years, raising the profile of the program and showing a national audience how much children can accomplish. The Cambridge native and product of Dorchester County Public Schools (DCPS) is continuing his own professional […]

Holotik’s essay is a winner

GOLDEN HILL – What a proud Fourth of July for Amanda Holotik! The South Dorchester School 5th grader learned last week that her essay, “How Can We Address the Health and Well-Being of Our Veterans, Military, and their Families?” was a winner at the national level of the American Legion Auxiliary’s annual Americanism contest. Amanda’s […]

Neighbors sharing ideas, help 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 […]