Volunteer fire assistance grants announced

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced the 2018 Volunteer Fire Assistance grants to 49 volunteer fire departments. The projects, distributed throughout 17 counties, aim to assist volunteer fire companies and departments enhance wildland fire protection in rural areas and communities. The Maryland Forest Service awarded $104,099 in match funding to complete $245,907 […]

Church Directory for June 20, 2018

Editor’s note: Church listings appear in The Banner’s Wednesday edition. In order to be included in the listings church information MUST be submitted by NO LATER THAN NOON Monday each week. Churches not submitting or contacting the Banner office (410-228-3131; or by e-mail, eyeore@newszap.com or bannernews@newszap.com) will not be included in that Wednesday’s paper. AGAPE […]

Eldorado/Brookview VFC receives donations

BROOKVIEW — Proceeds from the sales (from during the recently held Brookview Community Day) of beautiful garden art — fashioned and donated by Wendy Garner of Federalsburg was donated to the Eldorado-Brookview Volunteer Fire Company. Mrs. Garner so graciously crafted and sold these Garden Whimsys and generously donated the proceeds from the sale of these […]

Eldorado-Brookview VFC adds six new men

BROOKVIEW-ELDORADO – North Dorchester is safer than ever, now that Eldorado-Brookview Volunteer Fire Company’s (EBVFC) crew has grown. “Big congratulations going out to our six new firefighters,” a statement on social media from company leadership said. “These guys had 108 hours in training to become firefighters. They are Stephen Abt, Scott Abt, Vance Monroe, Zach […]