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Unearthing the Enigma: The Legend of Dameron's Pirate Treasure
Whispers of a bygone era where swashbuckling pirates ruled the seas continue to linger around the coastal enclave of Dameron. Local lore is rife with tales from the 17th and 18th centuries, a time when infamous figures like Blackbeard and 'Calico' Jack Rackham left their legendary mark. These seafaring outlaws were lured by freedom and fortune, leading to the birth of stories about hidden treasures in places like Dameron, where they allegedly found refuge and perhaps buried their ill-gotten gains.
Somerset Co. Sheriff’s Office warning citizens to stay alert as scam reports increase
SOMERSET CO., Md. – The Somerset County Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens to be alert for scams this holiday season. The Sheriff’s Office is reminding everyone that they will never ask you to provide your personal information over the phone and will never request you purchase any type of gift card. They also do not use any form of app-based payment such as CashApp or Venmo.
2 arrested in deadly shooting in St. Mary's County
Two men have been arrested in connection to a deadly shooting in St. Mary's County that happened in April. One of the suspects was a juvenile at the time of the shooting but both are being charged as adults.
Dames Quarter: A Historical Tapestry of American Resilience and Culture
Nestled on the edge of Somerset County, with whispers of history echoing from the water’s edge, Dames Quarter, Maryland, is a testament to the American spirit of endurance and cultural richness. The town’s roots extend deep into the past, with a history that begins in 1663 when a tract of land known as 'Dame's Quarter' was granted to William Stevens. Today, the quiet census-designated place, with a population of just 188 as of the 2000 census, stands proud as a keeper of the past, covering 18.3 square miles, where land intertwines with water, setting the stage for a community deeply connected to its environment.
Cambridge Introduces Innovative Crime Prevention Role to Tackle Rising Crime Rates
CAMBRIDGE, MD - In a move aimed at addressing the surge in violent crime, the city of Cambridge in Dorchester County has announced a unique approach to crime prevention. The police department is set to unveil a novel position known as a Protect Coordinator, an initiative designed to foster community engagement and tackle crime through innovative programs and events.
Patricia Smith Retires After 50 Years Of Service At St. Mary’s County Health Department
LEONARDTOWN, Md. – The St. Mary’s County Health Department (SMCHD) congratulates Patricia A. Smith upon her retirement after a remarkable 50+ years of public service at the agency. Ms. Smith received a Commendation from the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County, as well as an Official Citation from the St. Mary’s County House Delegation.
Accidental Shooting Resulted In Being Flown Out
GREAT MILLS, Md – On November 26, 2023 at approximately 9:04 a.m., units responded to a reported shooting on Greens Crossing Court in Great Mills. When units arrived on the scene they discovered the male victim accidentally shot himself in the abdomen while hunting. The male victim was still...
The Watermen of Crocheron: Guardians of Tradition and Ecology
In the quaint village of Crocheron, Maryland, a unique way of life persists against the backdrop of the Chesapeake Bay. For generations, the watermen of Crocheron have risen with the dawn, their days ebbing and flowing with the tides. They are the guardians of a tradition, casting lines and nets into the bay's rich estuaries, sustaining both their heritage and the ecological balance of the waters they navigate.
Marion Station: The Quintessential Quietude of Rural Maryland
Marion Station, a tranquil unincorporated community in Somerset County, Maryland, epitomizes the charm of rural America. Once celebrated as the 'strawberry capital of the world', the area's rich agricultural history is still palpable despite the departure of the Pennsylvania Railroad's Eastern Shore Railroad. The old train station, a remnant of its prosperous past, now houses the Accohannock Indian Museum, symbolizing the town's dedication to preserving its heritage.
The Timeless Beacon of Faith: St. Francis Xavier Church's Over Two Centuries of History
Tucked away in Drayden, Maryland, the St. Francis Xavier Church is a hidden gem of American history, standing as one of the oldest Catholic churches in the nation since 1766. This enduring edifice is more than a mere building; it is a chronicle of faith and resilience, with its Federal woodwork and triple-vaulted ceiling narrating tales of bygone eras. The altar, graced with Brother Francis Schroen's 1910 painting, invites visitors into the heart of the church's storied past.
Cambridge Matters: Considering many challenges
It has been a while since I have reached out to you. It has been a busy summer and fall for all of us (including me for a number of reasons), so I thought it was time to reconnect. While I
Weekly Safety Report: Fatal Crash, Double Homicide, and Vehicle Burglary in Saint Mary's County, Maryland
This week in Saint Mary's County, Maryland, there were three notable incidents. These include a fatal head-on crash in Lexington Park resulting in one driver's death, a man being sentenced to life without parole for the murders of a 6-year-old child and her mother, and a vehicle burglary in Great Mills.
Delmarva Today: 11-24-23 "Pocomoke Indian Nation Celebrates New Historical Marker in Princess Anne"
November is Native American Heritage Month in the United States. But locally speaking, the Pocomoke Indian Nation recently celebrated the recognition of an important historic location. Host Bryan Russo speaks with Chief Norris Howard, Sr. and his son Norris Howard, Jr. about the Pocomoke Indian Nation, the significance of the...
Cambridge PD sub station up and running, working to reduce crime
CAMBRIDGE, Md. – A new police substation is up and running in Cambridge. “You shouldn’t have to leave your apartment complex to live in a safe environment,” said Cambridge City Manager, Tom Carrol. At the Altair Apartments in Cambridge, Cambridge Police Department has a substation set up...
Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Hosts Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
HOLLYWOOD, Md. – A little rain isn’t going to keep people away from seeing the one and only Santa Claus!. Despite the conditions, on November 26, 2023, with the help of Ladies Auxillary of Hollywood VFD, the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department held their annual Christmas tree lighting with a special guest, Saint Nicholas himself! The dastardly Grinch decided to show his face as well.
DCHS hopes to highlight info from local churches at special event
CAMBRIDGE — On Wednesday, November 29 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., author Paul Yoder will visit the Dorchester County Historical Society in Cambridge to share details from his new book: Maryland’s Eastern Shore Historic Churches.
Public library responds to questions on funds, new hours
The Dorchester County Public Library released the following statement on Nov. 27. Notice regarding our upcoming hours changes, going into effect on Monday, Dec. 4: It has come to our
Humane Society of Wicomico Co. receives donation
SALISBURY, Md. – The Humane Society of Wicomico County is thanking Ashley and Andy for donating four huge cases of knuckle bones for their dogs. The shelter says it’s rare that they get enough for all of the dogs at once and are so grateful. We want to...
Annual Crab Basket Christmas Tree Lights Up Downtown Cambridge for the 10th Consecutive Year
CAMBRIDGE, MD — In a time-honored tradition that has become a staple in Dorchester County, volunteers gathered once again in downtown Cambridge to assemble the iconic Crab Basket Christmas Tree. This cherished event, now in its 10th year, stands as a testament to the community's rich maritime heritage. Standing...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Kittens Up for Adoption in great mills, MD
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to great mills..