Letters to the Editor, Oct. 14, 2020

Dorchester Square developmentThe following letter, dated Sept. 29 from Fairchild Properties, LLC President Charlie Fairchild to Cambridge Planning & Zoning Division Manager Pat Escher, shares details of a proposed development at Dorchester Square, including construction of a Tractor Supplies store. Ms. Escher,Dorchester Marketplace. LLC is pleased to submit Phase 2 of Dorchester Marketplace, located in […]

The Banner’s Message Wall: Neighbors share support in difficult times

CAMBRIDGE — 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 follows: […]

Message Wall: Neighbors are sharing their ideas, support

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 […]

Message Wall: Sharing support in uncertain times

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 […]

Message Wall, May 6, 2020: Neighbors reach out

CAMBRIDGE — 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 follows:C-SD […]

Letters to the Editor, April 8, 2020

Thank you from MidShore Meals til Monday As the Director of MidShore Meals til Monday, I want to thank the community for the outpouring of support for our program. During normal times our organization sends home weekend food for about 500 Dorchester County school children through our “backpack” program.Since the COVID-19 crisis closed our schools, […]

Schools, volunteers distribute meals

CAMBRIDGE — School administrators and staffs, along with community volunteers, have responded quickly to the needs of hungry children following school closures to limit the spread of COVID-19. Meals are being packed and distributed at 13 sites throughout the county, with the assistance of Mid-Shore Meals til Monday. All public schools in Dorchester provide free […]

Still no confirmed COVID-19 in Dorchester

CAMBRIDGE — As of 10 a.m. today, March 24, Dorchester County still does not have any reported cases of a positive COVID-19 test result, a statement from County Council Member Lenny Pfeffer (District 4) said. “The Dorchester County Public Schools are doing great things with their food drop off locations,” the statement said. “They have […]

Spreading hope: Schools, volunteers distribute meals

CAMBRIDGE — School administrators and staffs, along with community volunteers, have responded quickly to the needs of hungry children following school closures to limit the spread of COVID-19. Meals are being packed and distributed at eight sites throughout the county, with the assistance of Mid-Shore Meals til Monday. All public schools in Dorchester provide free […]

Childhood hunger affects many in county

CAMBRIDGE — This is Childhood Hunger Awareness Week, the local volunteer group Meals til Monday announced. The organization collects and distributes bags of nutritious food to many students in Dorchester County. “There are over 1,000 food-insecure children in Dorchester County Public Schools,” a statement from the group said. “Meals til Monday helps nearly half of […]