Neighbors sharing ideas, help and support

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about 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: Board of […]

Police and fire briefs, Aug. 12, 2020

Federalsburg“A resident was enjoying the Marshy Hope Walking Trail on his daily exercise regimen when a guy attempted to steal his backpack from a bench at one of our pavilions,” a statement from the Federalsburg Police Department said on Thursday. “When confronted, the guy took off and decided to make his getaway on the Marshy […]

Neighbors sharing ideas, help and support

Dorchester BannerCAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about 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: Ag […]

Message Wall Aug. 5, 2020: Neighbors reach out

Dorchester BannerCAMBRIDGE — 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 […]

$1B salmon farms are planned for Shore

BALTIMORE — This area, long known for agriculture and seafood, could soon become a center of a hybrid industry — aquaculture. AquaCon, a Norwegian fish producer, is planning investments totaling $1 billion to open three aquaculture operations on the Eastern Shore. The first is set for Federalsburg on the Marshyhope Creek, with construction beginning next […]

Police and Fire briefs, April 8, 2020

Arson arrestInvestigators from the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office were alerted to an incident that occurred at Dart Manufacturing Facility on 1000 Industrial Park Drive in Federalsburg on March 31st around 2 a.m. The investigation revealed an employee at the facility intentionally set a fire in a confined space above the ceiling of the office […]

Letter to the Editor, Jan. 22, 2020: Why I will not vote Democrat

I read an article in a local newspaper on Dec. 29 by Steven Roberts, who writes columns, entitled “How Would Jesus Vote?” The Christians who read the article must look at that question very seriously and the platforms of the Republican and Democrat parties to see how they line up with God’s Word. Here are […]

Wheat Threshing, Steam & Gas Engine Show Aug. 2-4

FEDERALSBURG — The Eastern Shore Threshermen & Collectors Association, Inc. will be holding its 59th annual Wheat Threshing, Steam & Gas Engine Show Aug. 2, 3, 4, at the showgrounds located on Rt. 313 between Denton and Federalsburg. The show features free admission and free parking and opens at 10 a.m. each day. There will […]

Police and fire briefs, March 13, 2019

James Michael Fisher Jr.

B&E and theft HURLOCK — On Feb. 21, deputies from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s office responded to 4445 Waddell’s Corner Road, Hurlock, for a reported Breaking and Entering and theft. Upon arrival deputies were advised that during the night an unknown person had broken into several outbuildings and had removed items valued at over $5,000. […]

Police and fire briefs, Feb. 27, 2019

Mar Shon Ryshay Jolley

Fire under investigation FEDERALSBURG — At 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 11, the Federalsburg Police Department responded to a malicious burning at 210 Brooklyn Ave. The fire discovered by the homeowner, Patricia Deangelis was to a chicken coop and green house. The fire originated in the interior of the chicken coop and green house. No response […]