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 […]

Letters to the Editor

Equity in Dorchester’s public schoolsIn the early fall we feared the spread of COVID-19, a deadly disease for which there is no vaccine. It began as an enemy to humans then became more invasive to United States citizens beginning in January 2020.To survive and protect the health and safety of our community and those around […]

Ruppert is budding historian

SHILOH — A local eighth grader finished his middle school years with a big success.“Three cheers for North Dorchester Middle School 8th grader Dylan Ruppert, whose paper won a special prize at the state level of the Maryland History Day competition, having previously won first prize in the Lower Eastern Shore round,” a statement from […]

Message Wall: Sharing support in uncertain times

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 […]

Team practices will resume on August 12

ANNAPOLIS — State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon has announced the availability of member schools to re-engage student-athletes in outdoor participation. Dr. Salmon, in her remarks on June 10, said school practices may begin in accordance with the appropriate timeline for high school sports as described in COMAR 13A.06.03, which is currently Aug. 12.“The […]