Attempted murder charges after fight

CAMBRIDGE – A series of fights at the Bay Country Apartments last week have led to Cambridge police charging a 24-year-old man with five counts of attempted murder. “We were called there July 10, several times during the evening,” Cambridge Police Department Lt. Justin Todd said Monday. Fights had begun in the parking lot of […]

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’ […]

NDHS replacement is still on schedule

Construction Schedule Phase 1: Oct. 2016-May 2017 Site work, geothermal, sports fields Phase 2: June 2017-June 2019 Building construction Phase 3: May 2019-Oct. 2019 Parking lot, bus loop; demolition of existing buildings Phase 4: August 2019-May 2020 Parking lot, site restoration SHILOH – The North Dorchester High School Replacement Project has reached 60 percent of […]

Man shot, charged with attempted murder

CAMBRIDGE – In a statement released July 5, the Maryland State Police (MSP) said a suspect has been charged with attempted murder of a Cambridge police officer. The incident occurred early June 28 morning, when a resident of St. Clair Avenue called police to report that her son was chasing his naked girlfriend down the […]

Watermen help raise the sunken ‘Lady K’

COOK POINT — “When we got the call, it was 4:21 a.m. It was blowing a gale.” That’s how Tilghman Island Volunteer Fire Company Captain Nick Craig remembered the incident that began on Saturday morning. Todd Haddaway’s “Lady K” was taking on water fast at the mouth of the Choptank River, after breaking a board […]

Report sightings with DolphinWatch app

SOLOMONS ­— Scientists from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science are asking Marylanders to report dolphin sightings in the Chesapeake Bay this Fourth of July holiday and throughout the summer. Whether from land or sea, porpoise spotters can download the free Chesapeake DolphinWatch app for iPhone and Android and report the time and […]

7th Annual Kids’ Firecracker race July 4

CAMBRIDGE – Want to see just how much triathlons have become a part of local culture? Check out the annual Kids’ Firecracker Triathlon for the answer. Seeing children as young as 5 years old strap on their helmets and saddle up on their bikes – with training wheels – pretty much sums it up. This […]

BREAKING NEWS: Tilghman VFC, Dorchester watermen raise ‘Lady K’

COOK POINT – “When we got the call, it was 4:21 a.m. It was blowing a gale.” That’s how Tilghman Island Volunteer Fire Company Captain Nick Craig remembered the incident that began on Saturday morning. Todd Haddaway’s “Lady K” was taking on water fast at the mouth of the Choptank River, after breaking a board […]

From the pages of The Banner 50 years ago The most expensive construction project ever undertaken by the town of Hurlock is nearing completion. It is the $1.25 million sewer system that will serve the town plus four of its major industries. After months of digging, clearing land and installing pipe, the project is about […]

Council commends Rickwood’s service

CAMBRIDGE — The members of the Dorchester County Council on June 19 issued a commendation praising Capt. Michael Rickwood upon his retirement after 25 years of service with the Sheriff’s Office. They were joined in thanking the captain by State Sen. Addie Eckardt (R-37), who presented him with a proclamation from the Maryland Senate, and […]