Quality of Life

MY Leadership Council

Posted on: Friday, June 16th, 2017 @ 2:32 pm

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This summer, the City of Cambridge and Mayor Victoria Jackson-Stanley will form a group called the MY Leadership Council, made up of youth in the community. The MY Leadership Council hopes to start a dialogue between youth and civic leaders to help shape a more dynamic community. The ‘MY’ stands for ‘Mayor’s Youth,” but also …

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Craig’s Celebrates 150 Years

Posted on: Friday, June 16th, 2017 @ 2:31 pm

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Caring for Dorchester Residents for 150 years. Craig’s Drug Store is celebrating their sesquicentennial anniversary. Their steadfast commitment as a small business in Dorchester County is appreciated. Please stop in, shop and thank them for their dedication to the community.

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Protect Yourself from Mosquitos

Posted on: Monday, May 15th, 2017 @ 6:11 pm

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The warmer weather has arrived and so have the mosquitos.  While not typical in Dorchester County, mosquitos can transfer disease. The Zika Virus is primarily spread through mosquito bites but sexual transmission has also been documented. About 80% of people who are infected do not become sick.  The most common symptoms are fever, rash, joint …

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Cambridge Wings & Wheels

Posted on: Monday, May 15th, 2017 @ 6:10 pm

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Fly In. Drive In. Ride In This year’s annual Cambridge Wings and Wheels event will be held on June 3, 2017 at the Cambridge – Dorchester Regional Airport. The event will take place from 10:00 am-6:00 pm. General admission is $5 and kids 10 years and under are free. Classic cars, Motorcycles, and Aircraft will be …

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Dorchester County’s Tax Burden 7th lowest in the State

Posted on: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 @ 4:18 pm

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Dorchester County’s tax burden is ranked 7th lowest in the state of Maryland. SmartAsset.com has released its third annual study on the Places with the Lowest Tax Burdens. The study calculates the amount of money a person would pay in income, sales, property and fuel taxes in each county in Maryland. To find out more …

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Unsinkable Eastern Shore II

Posted on: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 @ 3:38 pm

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Unsinkable Eastern Shore II: Rural America Responds to Climate Change Join the Eastern Shore land Conservancy for a morning of conversation exploring how the Eastern Shore’s communities, businesses, and institutions are already preparing for climate change and where innovation can make the region a leader. Date: Saturday, April 1, 9:00AM-1:00PM (Doors open at 8:30AM) Location: Eastern Shore …

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Startup Roadshow Visits Dorchester

Posted on: Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 @ 6:28 pm

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The Startup Maryland Roadshow stopped in Dorchester County on its statewide tour.  Striving to connect innovation communities to the innovation economy, the tour focuses on four main initiatives; connection, celebration, coaching, and capital. The annual tour provides startup’s with access to the coaching, capital and connection that they may not be privy to otherwise. The …

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55th Annual MEDA Conference Held at Hyatt

Posted on: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 @ 1:19 pm

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The 55th Annual Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) Conference was held at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina May 1-3, 2016.  Nearly 300 people were in attendance for the annual gathering.  The theme for the conference was The Economic Dynamics of Live, Work and Play. The conference focused on the requirements …

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SCORE Mentoring Workshop

Posted on: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 @ 1:19 pm

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The Eastern Shore Innovation Center hosted a start-up mentoring workshop for its tenants through SCORE. SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. Bud Cass, SCORE Chapter Leader and Ed French, SCORE Mentor, gave a presentation on the value the …

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Ironman Races add $5.5M to Local Economy

Posted on: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 @ 1:18 pm

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SPECIAL by ANDREA VERNOT: IRONClub Maryland, the non-profit organization formed to support large-scale, high-impact endurance events in Dorchester County, today released the results of an economic impact report revealing that the 2015 IRONMAN races attracted 3,500 participants and generated almost $5.5 million for the region. The findings were announced at the Dorchester Visitors Center during …

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Millennials in Dorchester

Posted on: Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 @ 1:38 pm

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Each week the Dorchester County Economic Development Office (DCED) posts a profile of a Millennial working in Dorchester County. Millennials, also know as Generation Y, are a highly educated generation known for their entrepreneurial spirit. The start and end dates for the generation are debated but are typically considered to be 1980-2000. According to the Pew Research Center, more than …

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Economic Development Day

Posted on: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 @ 4:50 pm

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On February 16, 2016, Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) members came together in Annapolis to celebrate the 2nd Annual Economic Development Day. Over 60 economic developers attended and were able to connect with legislators and share information about Economic Development projects throughout the state of Maryland. Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce, Ben …

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