Emily Cranwell – Racing for Her Dad

Dorchester Banner/Dave Ryan Emily Cranwell and her son Lindan are seen at the 2018 Nanticoke River Sprint Triathlon.

CAMBRIDGE – Emily Cranwell grew up with a father who loved running. Yet it was only ten years ago that she started running herself. “I grew up watching my dad run 5ks, 10ks, and half-marathons,” she said. “He was my biggest inspiration.” Ms. Cranwell and her husband, Todd, moved to Cambridge nine years ago. Her […]

Audit clears Center Market

CAMBRIDGE ‑ An audit of Simmons Center Market has cleared the business of overcharging county departments. The issue was first raised by County Council Vice President Jay Newcomb (District 1) during the Jan. 8 meeting. “We had four departments billed the exact same amount, $499,50,” Mr. Newcomb said at the council’s Jan. 15 meeting. “It […]

Remembering Dorchester, Jan. 9, 2019

50 years ago Plans for a new Cambridge Public Library building were discussed last night at a meeting of the library directors. Arthur Kamens, president of the directors, asked for a report from F. Hamilton Whipple who is serving as chairman of a New Building Committee. Mr. Whipple told the board he and his committee […]

Federalsburg, Preston get fully staffed crews

FEDERALSBURG – The citizens of southern Caroline County can be confident that if they need help, it’s closer than ever. “The Caroline County Department of Emergency Services (CCDES) has officially expanded service as of Jan. 1,” a statement from the agency said. “We are proud to announce that Station 11 in Federalsburg will be staffed […]

C-SD beats Easton, 63-62

Dorchester Banner/Dave Ryan Keshawn Potter takes the winning shot in Cambridge-South Dorchester's victory over Easton on Thursday.

CAMBRIDGE – A new chapter was written on Thursday in the decades-long rivalry between Cambridge-South Dorchester and Easton high school’s boys’ basketball program, when the C-SD Vikings beat the Warriors 63-62. But this time, it wasn’t just what happened, it was how it happened. With the Easton men ahead by two points with 12 seconds […]

South Dorchester School earns five stars

GOLDEN HILL – It’s a small school, tucked away in South Dorchester, but you can’t say it’s out of sight – in fact, South Dorchester K-8 (SDS) is shining more brightly than ever, after earning five stars in a state survey. The Maryland Department of Education’s School Report Cards were compiled in the early fall […]

CareFirst gives $400K to regional providers

CAMBRIDGE – CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield presented three Eastern Shore organizations with grants totaling more than $400,000 on Monday. The funds are aimed at improving access to health care for uninsured or underinsured patients, some of whom suffer from substance abuse disorders. The ceremony took place at the Eastern Shore Area Health Education Center (ESAHEC). Director […]

‘Shoot for the Neck’ hunt is successful

CAMBRIDGE — When the crew at Neck District Volunteer Fire Company was trying to think of new ways to raise money for their organization, member Eddie Dayton came up with what turned out to be a winning idea – a goose hunt. The first Shoot for the Neck event took place on Saturday, and was […]

SHILOH — North Dorchester High School coaches and administrators have named their December athletes of the month. The students are honored not only for their accomplishments in sports, but also in the classroom and for their good citizenship. Each was presented with a prize from sponsors. Metal Arc provided gift cards for the varsity winners, […]

Locals give to help the needy

CAMBRIDGE – Even with businesses, it’s not always about making money. Sometimes, it’s about giving things away. Volunteers demonstrated that again this year, with their Dorchester Santa Toy Drive. “We are an organization formed by business owners and young community members to support the Salvation Army in bringing joy to family’s lives at Christmas,” a […]