Newcomb, Nichols speak on road closure

CAMBRIDGE — County Council President Jay Newcomb (District 1) and Member William Nichols (District 2) spoke Jan. 5 about the closure in December of Corkran Cemetery Road near Rhodesdale in North Dorchester.At the Dec. 15 meeting of the Dorchester County Council, it was revealed that the road had been improperly closed after a request by […]

Request by Council Member Nagel leads to improper closing of public road

CAMBRIDGE — At Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Dorchester County Council, it was revealed that a road near Rhodesdale had been improperly closed after a request by Council Member Libby Nagel (District 5). Corkran Cemetery Road, most of which is unpaved, is in District 4, represented by Council Member Lenny Pfeffer. Director of the Department […]

Local author Lockhart releases two books

RHODESDALE — Barbara Lockhart announced last week the release of “Collected Stories” today. On the same day, the award-winning author from Dorchester County will re-launch her historical novel titled Elizabeth’s Field. Both books are published by Secant Publishing in Salisbury. In “Collected Stories,” Lockhart captures the flavor of small town and rural Eastern Shore in […]

Hog Yard Heritage Days, Sept. 21-22

RHODESDALE — Sept. 21 and Sept. 2, is Hog Yard Heritage Days two-day event commemorating the recent preservation and dedication of the Wheatley Community House, and the 235th Anniversary of Wheatley Methodist Church. Activities are planned outside in the tranquil “church grove” setting. Some seating will be available under a tented area. Personal lawn chairs […]

Police and fire briefs, March 20, 2019

A realistic, toy hand grenade caused concern in Hurlock.

Police respond to report of possible grenade HURLOCK — Maryland State Police responded to the scene of a possible grenade outside of a vacant home in Dorchester County March 15. At approximately 2:45 p.m. Friday afternoon, troopers from the Easton Barrack responded to a vacant home in the 4700 block of Skeet Club Road in […]