Dorchester County, MD


Hurlock Man Dies in Home Fire

The blaze occurred Friday afternoon at 12:56 PM at 51 Delaware Avenue in Hurlock, Dorchester County. The one alarm fire brought 25 firefighters from the Hurlock and surrounding fire departments. Upon the arrival of the fire department, they discovered fire on the first floor. During a primary search of the residence, firefighters located the victim on a bathroom floor. They removed the victim and turned him over to EMS for care but was later pronounced deceased. It took firefighters 30 minutes to bring the fire under control in the two story wood framed dwelling that had been converted into two apartments. The fire originated in the first floor master bedroom and was discovered by another occupant in the home. The home is owned by Caroline Property Management.
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Testing Of Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Sirens

LEONARDTOWN, Md. – There will be a full-cycle test of the alert and notification sirens throughout St. Mary’s, Calvert and Dorchester counties Monday, June 6, 2022, at noon. This test will include a three-minute activation of all sirens within the 10-mile area around Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant....
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The Spy to Co-host Dorchester Election Forums

The Dorchester Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with WHCP Community Radio, the Spy Newspapers, and the Mid-Shore Board of Realtors to host several candidate forums for the 2022 election. The goal is to get the forums complete well ahead of the July 19th primary to provide County residents time to learn more about each candidate.
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Introducing WHCP’s Judy Diaz and a Chat on the Future of Radio on the Mid-Shore

From the day WHCP started to broadcast more than five years ago from downtown Cambridge, it was destined to be a one-of-a-kind community radio station. Founded by former NPR executive Mike Starling after a lifetime career in radio, it was his vision to use the power of radio to engage, entertain, and educate a community differently from commercial stations.

Dorchester Co. Schools dismissing two hours early Monday

DORCHESTER CO., Md. – Dorchester County Public Schools will dismiss two hours early today, May 16th, due to the threat of severe weather. Cambridge-South Dorchester: 12:55 p.m. DCTC: 12:55 p.m. Mace’s Lane: 1:10 p.m. Maple: 1:30 p.m. Sandy Hill: 1:30 p.m. Choptank: 1:55 p.m. South Dorchester PreK-8: 1:30...

The Women’s Mural Comes to Cambridge

Cambridge is about to be put on the map again. Coming in the next few weeks will be the installation of a remarkable public art project, The Dorchester Women’s Mural, featuring 12 past and current Dorchester-based women who have made a significant contribution in their field that extends far beyond their community.