Dorchester County has a rich boating heritage including boating building, skipjacks, marinas, and sailing. Rivers, creeks and the bay provide recreation as well as a living for many residents in the county. Water, it’s part of Dorchester’s identi…

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In 1986 the Maryland State Constitution was amended after 10 men from the North Dorchester area fought to bring local voting reform from an at large system to a district voting system. The previous voting system discriminated against minorities by fa…

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The Dorchester County Economic Development Office (DCED) completed its annual report and presented it to the Dorchester County Council and the public on November 3, 2015.  The presentation highlighted achievements and initiatives throughout the prev…

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The Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) hosted the first Lower Eastern Shore Rural Economic Development Session on Nov. 19 and 20 at Salisbury University. The sessions included presentations by public and private sector economic leaders …

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The Class of 2016 at both North Dorchester and Cambridge-South Dorchester High Schools participated in the Maryland College Application Campaign. Every senior was encouraged to apply to at least one college. Dr. Wagner said," This initiative brin…

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Dorchester County’s Department of Planning & Zoning has exciting new services to offer the public. The county has various mapping applications accessible for the first time to the citizens of Dorchester County. These new online mapping applica…

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A local E-commerce business, CAMFormulas, is looking for an administrative assistant with strong computer skills. CAMFormulas carries over 150 popular brands and over 9,000 individual products of vitamins, dietary supplements, cosmetics, skin care, h…

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After 5 years at their headquarters in Frederick, Maryland, Premier Fire Protection Services (PremFPS) opened a second location on Chesapeake Drive in Cambridge. PremFPS offers a variety of services including sprinkler systems, fire extinguishers and…

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Two years after launching the first ever cooperative branding campaign, “water moves us”, Dorchester County Economic Development (DCED) has expanded the industry sectors of faces. The campaign showcases quality of life and people who choose to re…

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The Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs (GOMA) is offering a small business outreach event for the Eastern Shore. The event is tailored to assist small, minority and women owned businesses compete for State contracting opportunities. The Ready…

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