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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