ANNAPOLIS — Andrew Mitchell, whose work “Working Hard Tools” was chosen for First Lady Yumi Hogan’s Fall 2019 Student Art Exhibition, was one of three students statewide awarded an “Outstanding Accomplishment in Visual Arts” recognition by Hogan. The award was presented at the exhibition’s o…

New Life Christian Church and Ministries, 923 Phillips Street, Cambridge will offer a free community Thanksgiving Dinner at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23. Carry out and dine in options are available. The free dinner is sponsored by the Missionary Board at New Life.

CAMBRIDGE — Gracie is a grey pitbull mix rescued from euthanasia. She was found during the hurricanes last year, in St. Croix, chained to a house made of pallets. She had no food, and was skin and bone. Now a resident at Baywater Animal Rescue, Gracie has blossomed into a sweet, playful pup …

CAMBRIDGE — Parents of students attending Mace’s Lane Middle School were surprised to learn that the bus transporting their children from the Greenwood Avenue area in Cambridge would no longer be taking them to and from school. According to Bill Fleming, Transportation Manager with Dorcheste…

VIENNA — A bright day was had by all who attended the third annual “color run” hosted by Carver’s Crew at Breckenridge Adventures, Saturday, Nov. 9. The 5K kicked off with a little explosion of color to get everyone at the starting line in the spirit of the run. Carver’s Crew founder, Roglyn…

CAMBRIDGE — On Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Dorchester County Career and Technology Center, the Maryland State Educators Association (MSEA) hosted a panel discussion about the educational funding recommendations made by the Kirwan Commission. Parents, educators, local politicians and concerned c…

CAMBRIDGE — A Sunday morning fire damaged a Cambridge home and the occupants were safely evacuated after a citizen alerted them. A passerby reported the fire in the two story home on the 700 block of Race Street at 9:15 a.m. on Sunday.

CAMBRIDGE — A Veterans Day event at the Dorchester County Historical Society (DCHS) honored Vietnam veterans and solemnly remembered the fallen. The evening gathering in Cambridge featured a color guard made up of Vietnam vets, a talk by the author of a book about the letter written during t…

CAMBRIDGE — Jennifer Andiorio, Development Director of Maryland Family Network, and Shashanna Reed, Director and Site Coordinator for the Dorchester Early Learning Center recently spoke to the Rotary Club of Cambridge sharing the work the Maryland Family Network is doing helping young people…

BALTIMORE — Nearly 150 eleventh grade students from Maryland Business Roundtable for Education’s (MBRT) Next Generation Scholars program participated in Baltimore’s National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) at the Baltimore Conventi…

PRESTON ‑ The Preston Historical Society will hold its last membership meeting for the year at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, at the museum, 167 Main Street, Preston. Guest speaker will be Morgan Bennett, who will be speaking about the history of trapping. The meeting is open to the public.

Did You Know? In this past year, Heritage Board members: • Reviewed and prioritized nine program and project grant applications, which resulted in more than $325,000 in matching grants from the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority; • Awarded 12 mini-grants totaling $25,000 to Dorchester County …

CAMBRIDGE — A judge in Delaware sentenced Alvin Hubbard of East New Market to a maximum combined sentence of 14 years, with all prison time suspended for a year of probation. Hubbard received the sentence for a fatal July 2018 crash that killed five.

CAMBRIDGE — A Search and Seizure Warrant was executed Wednesday, Oct. 30, by members of the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office. According to police, the target of the investigation, 41 year old Howard Lee Chestnut Jr. was located on the front step of his residence at 401 Robbins Street, Apt.…