Hogan, Carney: Poultry grants are coming to contract farmers

HURLOCK — On Monday, morning, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) was joined by Delaware Governor John Carney (D) at Russ Stevens’ farm near Waddells Corner, where they announced a new grant program to assist contract poultry growers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program “will provide some direct and much needed assistance for our Maryland […]

Message wall, Oct. 14, 2020

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:Miss Outdoors […]

Schools can begin fall sports on October 7

ANNAPOLIS — Following a visit to schools in Frederick County on Thursday, Governor Larry Hogan and State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon announced the return of fall sports in Maryland. Each local school system will now have the ability to officially start the interscholastic athletic fall season in secondary schools beginning Oct. 7.Dorchester’s Superintendent […]

Bromwell: Schools to begin reopening in October

CAMBRIDGE — Superintendent of Dorchester County Public Schools Dave Bromwell released a video statement on Friday afternoon, announcing that in-person instruction will begin during October. “We are still in Phase 1.5,” Mr. Bromwell said, “with small groups returning to school over the next several weeks. But we will begin to move to Phase 2 of […]

Mountaire receives thanks of grateful community

HURLOCK — Times are tough for many, especially during the pandemic. For those residents of Delmarva who were already struggling, the loss of regular jobs and other opportunities has hit hard. Mountaire Farms stepped up to meet needs, though, donated 55,000 pounds of chicken in the Mid-Shore in recent months. The company’s generosity was recognized […]

Bromwell to Hogan: Dorchester submitted, and will follow, school reopening plan

CAMBRIDGE — Superintendent of Dorchester County Public Schools Dave Bromwell defended his organization’s reopening plan in a live, online presentation Friday. He was responding to criticism leveled by Gov. Larry Hogan during a press conference Thursday, when he authorized public schools to reopen with in-person instruction for the fall semester. In part of the governor’s […]

Hogan: Public schools can reopen

ANNAPOLIS — In a press conference Thursday afternoon, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan authorized public schools to reopen with in-person instruction for the fall semester. He was joined at the conference by Acting Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health Dr. Jinlese Chan and State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon. “Today I am announcing […]

Message Wall, Aug. 26, 2020

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: In distressA […]

Message Wall: Neighbors sharing help, ideas 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: Board […]

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 […]