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The Tri-City Senior League softball all-stars mounted several challenges in the state tournament opening round game against Delmar, but timely fielding by Delmar halted a comeback, as Tri-City fell, 7-3 on July 9. Photos by Dorchester Star Editor Dustin Holt. Like the Dorchester Star on Face…

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The North Bayside all stars played a victory tune in a 8-1 victory over the South in the annual Bayside Conference senior softball game at Mardela High on Monday, June 13. Colonel Richardson shortstop Jazmine Brooks earned most valuable player honors with a two-hit, three-RBI performance. Ca…

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CAMBRIDGE — On May 26, 2015, John Jefferson Creighton, noted historian who departed this world. John played an instrumental part in the national, state and local initiatives about life stories of Harriet Tubman.

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EASTON — Dr. Clara Small will be the first speaker in a series of talks focusing on African-American life on the Eastern Shore at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, at the Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Center, 114 S. Washington St., Easton. Small will speak about her book, “Compass Points: Profiles …

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EASTON — Character Counts Mid-Shore awarded three A. James Clark Character Counts Citizenship Scholarships to recent high school graduates in Talbot, Caroline and Dorchester counties.

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EASTON — Maryland Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder shared his thoughts on issues including the state of Maryland agriculture, Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts and the economics of the Eastern Shore’s poultry and agriculture industries during an interview with The Star Democrat.

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CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County Relay for Life celebrated its 20th annual walk event on Friday, May 20, at Cambridge-South Dorchester High School.

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CAMBRIDGE — In partnership with the Friends of Blackwater and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge will hold its 14th annual Youth Fishing Fun Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 4.

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CAMBRIDGE — A Cambridge man faces rape and assault charges after he allegedly threatened a woman with a gun and sexually assaulted her Monday, May 29.

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FEDERALSBURG — A steady rain Monday forced the annual Memorial Day ceremony at Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery in Hurlock to move inside to the Federalsburg VFW but Patricia McCoy, 1st vice commander of the Maryland American Legion, took the sign as the fallen military veterans were watching…

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BALTIMORE — North Caroline High’s Emily Lewis may remember her first state meet with a smile after her second-place finish in the 300 intermediate hurdles.

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CAMBRIDGE — Cambridge-South Dorchester High School class of 2016 celebrated the culmination of their high school journey with a graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 25.

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CAMBRIDGE — This Memorial Day weekend, residents and visitors of Cambridge will enjoy viewing a large display of American flags planted along the Choptank River waterfront, placed there by the Cambridge Rotary Club.

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SHILOH — The North Dorchester High School community celebrated the 94 graduates as they took their walk across stage to receive their high school diplomas.

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HURLOCK — The town of Hurlock celebrated the opening of its new Hurlock Police Station at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, May 20, with special guest Comptroller Peter Franchot.

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North Dorchester High School celebrates the Class of 2016 at Graduation on Tuesday, May 24. Photos by Dorchester Star Editor Dustin Holt. Like the Dorchester Star on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DorchesterStar.

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CAMBRIDGE — The fourth-seeded tandem of twin sisters, Kathryn and Karlie Allen of North Dorchester, earned a state doubles berth by reaching the finals of the District VIII championships at Glasgow Courts Friday, May 20.

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While Colonel Richardson High head coach James Jackson thought his boys’ team had a chance to win the Class 1A East Region track and field championship, he also knew his crew would spend the better part of Friday chasing Cambridge-South Dorchester.

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CAMBRIDGE — A Maryland tradition has moved to Memorial Day Weekend. The 106th Cambridge Classic Power Boat Regatta, the oldest powerboat race in the United States, opens a jam-packed summer of events May 28-29 in Dorchester County.

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WYE MILLS — Chesapeake College President Dr. Barbara A. Viniar filled in as guest speaker during the Regional Chamber Mixer, hosted by the Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot chambers of commerce in the Caroline Center Thursday, May 19, in place of Md. Sen. Steve Hershey, who…

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CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County’s Relay for Life, with a theme of “20 Years … #Purple Strong,” will be held May 20. The local organization has raised nearly $3 million since its inception in 1996.

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EASTON — The Chesapeake Bay’s waters received one of the best scores of the last few decades, according to a report card released Tuesday, May 17, by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.

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CAMBRIDGE — A Dorchester County Circuit Court Grand Jury indicted an Easton man on arson and first-degree assault charges in connection with a 2012 fire at 507 Race Street in downtown Cambridge.

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EASTON — It was a showdown in town as decorators and their teams competed for the most beautiful, the most inspired, and the most clever room décor at the Habitat for Humanity Choptank ReStore on Commerce Drive, Saturday, April 23.

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WYE MILLS — Chesapeake College sets aside a special night once a year to honor alumni and friends who have had a significant impact in the community and on the college.