Message wall: Neighbors 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: […]

Dorchester adds two cases of COVID-19, now has four

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County Health Department on Sunday afternoon announced two more diagnosed cases of COVID-19 in Dorchester County, bringing the total to four confirmed cases in the county. The third individual is a female in her 40s and the fourth individual is a female in her 30s. Both have no known underlying medical […]

Town Square, April 1, 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. COVID-19 HOMEWORK: It’s way too many people out here […]

Message wall, April 1, 2020

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 […]

Dorchester County Health Department announces first case of COVID-19

CAMBRIDGE – The Dorchester County Health Department announced the first diagnosed case of COVID-19 in Dorchester County. The individual is a male, in his 50s, and has been directed to isolate at home. Dorchester and Allegany were the only two counties in Maryland that had not reported positive cases. As of late Monday morning, Allegany […]

DoCo officials live stream COVID-19 update

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County officials presented a live stream joint press conference on Thursday morning, to share details of the local response to the coronavirus pandemic. County Health Officer Roger Harrell, Deputy Health Officer Dr. Casey Scott, State’s Attorney for Dorchester County Bill Jones and Superintendent of Dorchester County Public Schools Dave Bromwell spoke in […]

Dorchester only Shore county with no confirmed COVID

CAMBRIDGE — The Maryland Department of Health Health reported on Wednesday morning that Dorchester, along with Allegany, are the only two counties in Maryland that have not reported any confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus. The Dorchester County Health Department will hold a press conference tomorrow at 10am which will be Live Streamed on the […]

DoCo Tourism has ideas for activities

CAMBRIDGE — During these uncertain times, getting out to get fresh air is still OK — as long as you’re staying at least six feet from other people — a statement from Dorchester County Tourism said on March 18. And it’s good for the body and mind. Here are a few ideas for (mostly) free […]

Dorchester groups continue COVID responses

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word regarding changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to call and check on the status of goods and services before leaving home. The Banner has compiled a list of announcements, which follows: […]

DoCo partners coordinate to protect citizens

CAMBRIDGE — In response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19, local officials are working together to protect the citizens of Dorchester County, a statement from the Dorchester County Health Department (DCHD) said Tuesday evening. A team made up of DCHD, Dorchester County Emergency Services, Dorchester County Government, City of Cambridge, Town of Hurlock, Dorchester […]