Attempted murder charges after fight

CAMBRIDGE – A series of fights at the Bay Country Apartments last week have led to Cambridge police charging a 24-year-old man with five counts of attempted murder. “We were called there July 10, several times during the evening,” Cambridge Police Department Lt. Justin Todd said Monday. Fights had begun in the parking lot of […]

Tri-City 11-12 girls’ softball: State Champs!

POCOMOKE – There are some proud parents and coaches in North Dorchester nowadays, after the District 6 Tri-City Little League 11-12 girls earned the state softball majors division title on July 11. The following day, Tri-City’s 11-12 boys grabbed the District 6 title, and will compete for their state championship on July 21. The girls’ […]

NDHS replacement is still on schedule

Construction Schedule Phase 1: Oct. 2016-May 2017 Site work, geothermal, sports fields Phase 2: June 2017-June 2019 Building construction Phase 3: May 2019-Oct. 2019 Parking lot, bus loop; demolition of existing buildings Phase 4: August 2019-May 2020 Parking lot, site restoration SHILOH – The North Dorchester High School Replacement Project has reached 60 percent of […]

Hospice, SU partner for Camp Safe Harbor

SALISBURY – Camp Safe Harbor, a bereavement day camp held at Salisbury University for children ages 6 to 12, became a safe and loving place recently for children to heal and open up about their loss. Coastal Hospice staff and volunteers, as well as staff and students from SU’s Social Work Department, worked together to […]

John Nemeth returns to Groove City Studio

CAMBRIDGE — After playing the opening concert at Groove City Studios in Cambridge, John Nemeth said he wanted to come back when the “crabs were fat and juicy.” The crew at GCS got to work right away and set up a second date in Cambridge, and this time plans to use the event space at […]

Bethel AME dedicates a Little Free Library

CAMBRIDGE — On July 1, Bethel AME Church in Cambridge dedicated a Little Free Library. The Free Library was built and donated by Kevin Beverly to the Dorchester Retired Educators Association. Little Free Libraries is a nonprofit organization which inspires to promote a love for reading, build community, and spark creativity by fostering neighborhood book […]

When an animal ‘pays it forward’

EAST NEW MARKET – After 25 years of practicing veterinary medicine, I can honestly say that occasionally I am humbled. The last week of June 2018 was one such week. Being a veterinary practice owner isn’t for the faint of heart. We have good intentions of healing pets and helping their owners, but we have […]

Man shot, charged with attempted murder

CAMBRIDGE – In a statement released July 5, the Maryland State Police (MSP) said a suspect has been charged with attempted murder of a Cambridge police officer. The incident occurred early June 28 morning, when a resident of St. Clair Avenue called police to report that her son was chasing his naked girlfriend down the […]

Watermen help raise the sunken ‘Lady K’

COOK POINT — “When we got the call, it was 4:21 a.m. It was blowing a gale.” That’s how Tilghman Island Volunteer Fire Company Captain Nick Craig remembered the incident that began on Saturday morning. Todd Haddaway’s “Lady K” was taking on water fast at the mouth of the Choptank River, after breaking a board […]

Report sightings with DolphinWatch app

SOLOMONS ­— Scientists from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science are asking Marylanders to report dolphin sightings in the Chesapeake Bay this Fourth of July holiday and throughout the summer. Whether from land or sea, porpoise spotters can download the free Chesapeake DolphinWatch app for iPhone and Android and report the time and […]