Christmas poinsettias available for a donation of $15 each. For details or questions, contact Christ Episcopal Church office 410-228-3161, email:

SALISBURY — Twenty-two jail and correctional officers from Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, Dorchester, Talbot and Caroline counties recently graduated in the 106th entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy (ESCJA) operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury.

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County Council elected new leadership and announced the new head of the Department of Public Works Tuesday, Dec. 3, at a meeting in the council chamber in Cambridge.

CAMBRIDGE — The Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibit informed and entertained kids and adults for six weeks this fall in Dorchester. The traveling exhibit, part of the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street initiative, shared space at the Dorchester Center for the Arts with a local exhibit highlighti…

EASTON — Agricultural scientists are ringing the alarm as saltwater flooding along the Eastern Shore delivers an increasingly acute threat to humanity’s most vital necessities: viable farmlands and clean drinking water.

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County Offices will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 25 in observance of Christmas Day. All offices will reopen Thursday, Dec. 26.

You know the signs. The thunderous cough. The pounding headache. The full-body fatigue.

HURLOCK —A fire that began in one vehicle destroyed another vehicle and damaged a home on River Road in Hurlock late Wednesday, Nov. 20. The fire began in the engine compartment of the first vehicle, a 2010 Kia Sportage, and spread to a 2007 Kia Sportage and a single family dwelling, accordi…