Dorchester kindergarteners show gains

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County children entering kindergarten in the fall of 2017 showed the largest percentage-point increase in school readiness over the previous year of any Maryland jurisdiction, according to data made public by the Maryland State Department of Education. Results from Maryland’s Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) released recently showed that 44 percent of the […]

ESHC joins Dorchester Goes Purple

The Eastern Shore Hospital Center is displaying purple to raise awareness of opioid abuse.

CAMBRIDGE — The Eastern Shore Hospital Center has joined other local organizations and employers to bring awareness of the growing opioid abuse crisis faced by individuals, families, health care providers, and law enforcement on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. By lighting the facility and campus with purple hues, symbolizing the struggle taking place across the […]

Cambridge church intentionally burned

CAMBRIDGE – The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office is actively seeking help from the public for information leading to the identification of the person or persons who intentionally set fire to a Cambridge church early the morning of Sept. 11. At approximately 7:26 a.m. that day, Rescue Fire Company was alerted to respond to the […]

Letter to the Editor: Colvin is a proven leader

Did you know that Andy Harris has a Master’s degree in Health Science from Johns Hopkins University? That, coupled with his medical degree, ensure that he is well-educated on the health needs of the people that he serves. What is astonishing are the decisions that he makes as a Congressman which refute his educational background […]

State, Dorchester FOP endorse Councilman Satterfield

CAMBRIDGE – The Fraternal Order of Police is behind Dorchester County Councilman Don Satterfield in the upcoming election for Dorchester County District 1. Councilman Satterfield recently received endorsements from both the FOP Cambridge Lodge No. 27 Inc., the local lodge for Dorchester County, and the Maryland State FOP which has more than 70 other lodges […]

Awaken Fall Christian Concert 2018

CAMBRIDGE — Awaken Is A FREE Christian all-day event featuring Sidewalk Prophets fall tour “Something Different,” from 7 to 10 p.m. Sidewalk Prophets are a Christian Radio mainstay receiving multiple award nominations including a Billboard Music Award, several K-Love Fan Awards and four Dove Award nominations including winning Dove’s “New Artist of the Year Award” […]

Partners host healthy eating event

CAMBRIDGE — Sandy Hill Elementary School and Dorchester Career and Technology Center collaborated with several community partners to host 15 Sandy Hill families at a recent healthy eating educational event. The purpose of the evening, organized by The Judy Center, was to demonstrate how families can eat healthy and delicious meals on a budget. Parents […]

Mid-Atlantic’s only Ironman Race returns to Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County will once again roll out the red carpet for 2,000 endurance athletes participating in the 5th Annual IRONMAN Maryland on Sept. 29. Representing 59 countries – the largest international delegation to date – the athletes will be welcomed by thousands of volunteers, IRONClub sponsors, businesses and residents along the 140.6-mile course […]

Dorchester Garden Club’s WWII Memorial Garden

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester Garden Club, which will celebrate its 90th anniversary in 2020, has a long history of service and community involvement to the Dorchester County community. This is the first in a series of articles to highlight the civic improvement gardens the club members are actively engaged in to help protect and restore […]

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 […]