NDMS students honors school staff

HURLOCK — On Sept. 21, the 8th grade members of the North Dorchester Middle School National Junior Honor Society served a breakfast for staff in the school as a show of appreciation for their hard work and to celebrate the first 30 days of school. The school day started off early for the 8th grade […]

Solar: Council approves one of two solar jobs

CAMBRIDGE – The Dorchester County Council approved by a 4-1 vote a solar power project south of Hurlock. Members Don Satterfield (District 1), William Nichols (District 2), Ricky Travers (District 3) and Tom Bradshaw (District 5), were in favor. Rick Price (District 4) was opposed. The vote was specifically for allowing Todd Solar LLC to […]

CoreLife Delmarva opens in Salisbury

SALISBURY — CoreLife Delmarva, in partnership with the Peninsula Regional Health System (PRHS), announced they have opened the new Salisbury location. The joint venture recently opened its first Delmarva location at 1496 Still Meadow Boulevard, the first of several planned openings in the region, and quickly filled its patient roster. At an open house and […]

Vikings wallop Jaguars at Homecoming, 76-0

CAMBRIDGE – There wasn’t a whole lot of suspense in this one. The Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Vikings shut out the visiting Washington High School Jaguars at Friday’s Homecoming game, 76-0. The Jags were unable to move the ball either on the ground or through the air, and any progress they made was wiped out […]

Ripple, Nemeth and English to play at Groove City

CAMBRIDGE – Groove City Studio is proud to announce three special events in the month of October. On October 13, the band Ripple will lend their voices to the night at the Groove City Studio at 516 Race St. in Cambridge. “Ripple” is a folk/Americana trio that performs a mix of diverse cover songs with […]

Descendants of a ‘Keeper’ visit here

CAMBRIDGE — On Oct. 7, the descendants of a man named William Quimby Price came to Cambridge from the Carolinas and Baltimore to visit the Choptank River Lighthouse. Colonel Price, a Union Army veteran of the Civil War, served as the live-aboard keeper of the lighthouse between 1874 and 1881. The Lighthouse Mr. Price served […]

Bed bugs close central library for treatment

CAMBRIDGE – Bed bugs have made a nationwide comeback in recent years, and they have hit local libraries, requiring their temporary closure. “On Oct. 1, a regular maintenance check for bed bugs revealed that both the Cambridge and Hurlock branches of the Dorchester County Public Library have bed bugs,” a statement from library administrators said. […]

Remembering Dorchester, Oct. 3, 2018

From the pages of The Banner 100 years ago Reports from Camp Meade indicate that a number of the Dorchester County boys are the victim of the disease known at this time as Spanish influenza, commonly called the “Flu,” and so far it is reported that three of those ill have died, the reported dead […]

October Nature Walk connects faith and environment

TRAPPE — Join ShoreRivers, an environmental nonprofit, and Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake (IPC), a faith-based advocacy group, for a Spiritual Nature Walk on Oct. 7, from 3-5 p.m. at the beautiful Bolingbroke Park in Trappe. ShoreRivers’ Choptank Riverkeeper Matt Pluta and IPC’s Religious Educator Kolya Braun-Greiner will guide a two-mile walk through the secluded […]


CAMBRIDGE — BONRAY a young, up and coming four-piece band will join the Sidewalk Profits “Something Different” tour on Oct. 28 at Sailwinds Governors Hall in Cambridge. BONRAY is made up of Zac, Jesse, Jake and Morgan Bonner from Pennsylvania. These young folks grew up in a church where their dad is still pastoring to […]