A new Exhibit, a Hanging in Cambridge

Did you ever hear an English teacher’s old grammar rule, “Horses and cattle get painted and hung, horse thieves and cattle rustlers get arrested and hanged?” So what went on at the Dorchester Center for the Arts on Jan. 2 and 3 was works of art being hung, and Lisa Krentel, an experienced and gifted […]

End of the Year at the Arts Center

December really was “the season to be jolly” at the Dorchester Center for the Arts. Two very different choruses performed their Holiday repertoire, making a joyful noise for the crowds that came to listen. The Gift Show visitors explored with delight the varied displays of original goods made by members and their friends. Money raised […]

Year-End Wrap-Up at DCA

It’s been “Showtime” at the Dorchester Center for the Arts this month but it’s not stopping yet. The current Gift Show may be thinning out a little as purchases are adding up, but plenty of tasteful gifts are still available. Just looking is fun with plenty of original jewelry, pottery, and paintings. And mittens! For […]

Second Saturday Weekend at the DCA

Every Friday at the Arts Center starts with the Fiber Arts women who arrive at 10 a.m. with their projects. Out come needles, shuttles, hoops, even looms; the women get down to their pleasant work. The group has been meeting for five years but welcome newcomers to join in what one participant calls her “mental […]

Cambridge: Tire slashing rampage in West End

CAMBRIDGE — At least two dozen car owners got up this morning to find their car tires slashed during the night. The tires were slashed on one side only, the side away from the house. The damage ranged from one tire to four, the last belonging to a landscape worker who saw his car lose […]

Bike path proposal approved for Cambridge park

  CAMBRIDGE — The City Council has authorized the signing of a lease with the state this week. The lease enables Cambridge to join the many communities in Maryland and throughout the country that have taken abandoned railroad right-of-ways and turned them into recreational areas for bicycles, pedestrians and even horses. In Cambridge, the Phillips […]

Revisiting Up Pine Street and Civil War on Race Street

CAMBRIDGE — The Friday morning presentations, a highlight of the packed schedule of “Reflections on Pine,” provided a look back on Pine Street from two totally different but complementary perspectives. David “Nicky” Henry, author of the two-volume Up Pine Street portrayed the Africa-American community as it was before the fires of 1967. The volumes are […]

Children’s workshops being held at the Dorchester Library

CAMBRIDGE — A soda bottle, a balloon, and a straw were the basic components needed for a jet-propelled toy car as more than a dozen children participated in “Recycled Creations” at the Dorchester County Public Library. As the racing car soda bottle took off, so did the Library’s workshop program, part of the “Summer Reading […]

‘Seeds of Faith’ set stage for new tradition in county

CAMBRIDGE — Cambridge will have a new tradition on Sunday. The groundbreaking of “The Blessing of the Seeds” will take place at the white-steepled Immanuel Church of Christ on US Rt. 50. “The Blessing of the Seeds” follows examples like “The Blessing of the Fleet” across the ocean in Corsica, “The Blessing of the Combines” […]

Blackwater Refuge celebrates the eagle

CHURCH CREEK — On Saturday, Sarah Milbourne of the Maryland Park Service led a program at the big white tent at Blackwater, as part of the annual Blackwater NWR Eagle Festival. She asked an audience of adults and children,”How many of you have seen an eagle in the wild?” Lots of hands went up, in […]