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 […]

Sept. 6 declared Dist. 6 Champions’ Day

HURLOCK — The seats were filled with special guests at the Sept. 10 Hurlock Town Council meeting. The room rang with the chatter of young people, eager to receive special recognition. Mayor Michael Henry struck the gavel — silence. Sept. 10, 2018 was declared Tri-City Little League Girls Softball Team District 6 Champions and Maryland […]

Feast is rescheduled

The Hurlock American Legion Shrimp and Crab Feast that had been scheduled for Sept. 15 has been postponed until Sept. 22 from 3-7 p.m. Pre-sold tickets will still be honored on the new date and anyone who already purchased tickets for Sept. 15 but it unable to att3end on the 22nd will be reimbursed by […]

FLORENCE UPDATE: Shelter at Chesapeake College

CAMBRIDGE – Though Hurricane Florence has made landfall in the Carolinas, the Dorchester County Department of Emergency Management (DEM)  is urging residents to remain vigilant through the weekend, a statement from the DEM said Wednesday. Continued rainfall and impacted tides could cause dangerous flooding conditions throughout the county. This includes areas of Dorchester that don’t historically experience […]

Youths charged in robbery

HURLOCK – Four teenaged youths have been charged in connection with the armed robbery and beating of a delivery driver. One of the teens has been charged as an adult. A report from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office said that on Aug. 29, deputies responded to the Mission Hill area near Hurlock for an alleged […]

Food trucks are hot topic

HURLOCK — The challenge of licensing and regulating food trucks in town continued to be a hot button issue at the Hurlock Council’s July 23 meeting. The problem is designing regulations to control a potential influx of food trucks. Questions remain: How many food sources can a town of 2,100 support? If the trucks are […]

Police briefs Aug. 1, 2018

BURGLARY AND TRESPASSING: HURLOCK — On July 29, deputies from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office responded to 6129 Palmers Mill Road, Hurlock for a report of an individual standing in the roadway blocking traffic and kicking vehicles. Upon arrival deputies located the suspect Bryan Scott Chance, 35, sitting on the front porch of the residence […]

Tri-City 11-12 boys fall to Conococheague

HAGERSTOWN – Tri-City Little League’s 11-12 boys baseball team wrapped up their 2018 campaign on July 25, when the North Dorchester squad lost to Conococheague, 11-1, ending their run for a state title. The team had already won the District 6 championship. A statement from league leaders said, “These boys had an amazing season and […]

Tri-City girls fall to Massachusetts

BRISTOL, Conn. – It was a great season for the Tri-City Little League 11-12 girls’ softball team. After the North Dorchester ladies earned the Maryland State Championship, they traveled to Connecticut, where they played for the national title. The girls fell a bit short, losing to Massachusetts in Regional play on Saturday, 4-0. Though they […]

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’ […]