Cambridge Classic race marks 109th year

CAMBRIDGE — The 109th version of the Cambridge Classic Power Boat Regatta concluded two days of world-class racing on the Choptank River Sunday. Beautiful skies greeted the Hydroplane Racing League as they brought a full field of racers. Qualifying heats began on Saturday morning with four classes of hydroplanes and the Jersey Speed Skiff class […]

Advertising Director for Delmarva group is announced

DOVER — Konrad La Prade has been named Director of Advertising for the Independent Newsmedia Delmarva group, including the Dorchester Banner. INI’s CEO, Ed Dulin, stated he was ecstatic with the prospect of Konrad’s joining the Delmarva management team and heading up the advertising oversight for the group. “I first interviewed him more than five […]

Wright’s works on display at DCA in June

There are several ways to capture the history and color of the Eastern Shore. James Michener accomplished the task skillfully with best-seller words. In their book The Great Marsh, David Harp and Tom Horton share their journeys through winding creeks also using words, but enhanced by gorgeous photographs that range from Tundra Swan flying in […]

‘Students of the Semester’ awards presented

CAMBRIDGE — Cambridge-South Dorchester High School (C-SDHS) senior Carrie Price and North Dorchester High School (NDHS) senior Tometeo Cruz-Cruz were presented the Rotary Club of Cambridge Student of the Semester Award for Spring 2019 at a recent luncheon. The two students were introduced by their principals, Dave Bromwell C-SDHS and Lynn Sorrells NDHS. The principals […]

12 SU vocalists featured at Christ Church

CAMBRIDGE — The Christ Church Cambridge Concert Series will present 12 award-winning vocalists from Salisbury University in a program “ From Baroque to Broadway” on May 19 at 4 p.m. Produced and directed by internationally renowned tenor, Dr. John Wesley Wright (associate professor at Salisbury’s Department of Music, Theater, and Dance ) will showcase the […]

Community invited to ‘Walk its halls for the last time’

HURLOCK — In the fall of 1954, several communities closed their small-town high schools and consolidated into the brand-new North Dorchester High School. The first class graduated in 1955. Since then, NDHS has touched the lives of tens of thousands of North Dorchester Countians. In a few weeks the “Class of 2019” will mark the […]

State leads fight against rockfish ‘dead discards’

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Department of Natural Resources biologists are carefully tagging adult striped bass during the annual spring spawning survey. Following deliberations by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) on the status of the striped bass population along the Atlantic Coast, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources continued its ongoing leadership in striped bass […]

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 […]

Bromwell, Hopkins are finalists for superintendent

CAMBRIDGE – The Board of Education of Dorchester County released a statement at midday Friday, announcing two finalists for the post of interim superintendent of schools. The finalists are current Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Principal W. David Bromwell Jr., and Lisa Hopkins of Wicomico County. Mr. Bromwell is a native of Dorchester County and a […]

Behavioral Health shares goals, growth

CAMBRIDGE — Representatives of Mid Shore Behavioral Health presented their annual report to the Dorchester County Council on May 7. Executive Director Katie Dilley and Behavioral Health Coordinator, crisis services, Brigitte Kealy shared information on the group’s growth, the need for their services, and their goals. “Our vision is a rural, behavioral health care delivery […]