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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The 2015 Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Confer­ence will take place June 5 and 6 at Chesapeake College in Cambridge. Focusing on Harriet Tubman and the waterways used in Dorchester County, the annual conference aims to edu­cate attendees on Tu…

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Cambridge-South Dorchester and North Dorchester High Schools participated in the Maryland College Application Campaign (MCAC) Pilot Program from November 11-14.  The goal was to increase the number of students applying to college early in their seni…

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Saturday, September 20: The inaugural IRONMAN Maryland triathlon will be held in Cambridge. Join the fun as downtown Cambridge also celebrates with their annual Summer Send-Off event. The Summer Send-Off and its Blues, Brews…

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Crabi Gras (French/Eastern Shore meaning Fat Crab), a business that specializes in apparel and food flavoring, has relocated to its new home on Sunburst Highway in Cambridge. Owner Keith Graffius has created a business that celebrates the unique cust…

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The Bay Country Shop features exquisite Eastern Shore finds and unique coastal treasures. With nearly 45 years under their belt, Dorchester County’s first “Bay Country” opened in 1970. Always hunting for the latest look, owner Connie Tubman tra…

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