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Cambridge man charged with kidnapping in connection to missing woman
CAMBRIDGE — A Cambridge man was arrested Monday in the alleged kidnapping of a 31-year-old woman who was reported missing over a week ago. The woman has yet to be located. Kenneth Stefan Bradley, 41, is charged with kidnapping, assault and related charges in connection to Tiyavauna Britt’s disappearance. An arrest warrant indicated Bradley was arrested in Anne Arundel County on Monday, Feb. 19. He was ordered held without bond...
Traffic Alert: Cambridge Road to Close for One Month
CAMBRIDGE, Md.- A portion of one Cambridge road will close as work is done to replace a crossroad pipe and bulkhead repairs are done at a nearby pond. Dorchester County officials say Hambrooks Boulevard at Pinks Pond will close starting Monday, February 26th. The project is planned to last for about a month, weather permitting.
Bromwell stepping down as Dorchester superintendent March 1
The Board of Education and Superintendent David Bromwell have mutually decided that Mr. Bromwell will step down as Superintendent. effective March 1, 2024, the Board announced Wednesday, February 21.
Death Investigation Underway At Lettie Marshall Dent Elementary School
LEONARDTOWN, Md. – At approximately 10:05 p.m. on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division responded to Lettie Marshall Dent Elementary School in Mechanicsville, MD, for a death investigation. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) and a Forensic Investigator...
8 contestants vie for title of Miss Outdoors
CHURCH CREEK — The National Outdoor Show returns for it’s 77th year to 3485 Golden Hill Road, this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23 and 24. The show aims to preserve the heritage of Dorchester County while showcasing some of those talents that make this area unique. On Friday, doors open at 5 p.m. for viewing of exhibits prior to the evening’s main events, the Miss Outdoors Pageant followed by the Senior World Champion Muskrat Skinning Semi-Finals Men & Women. On Saturday, watch the Little Miss and Mister Outdoors crowning, followed by a down-home game cooking demo, turkey calling, log sawing and more. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for children.
Dorchester County Woman Arrested for Stabbing
CAMBRIDGE, MD - Cambridge Police Department have arrested a woman following a stabbing that occurred on February 9th. CPD responded to the 900 block of Pine St for a 911 hang-up. Upon arrival at the location, they located a female subject, identified as Jeneil Marie Fortt (of Cambridge). Officers report that she was bleeding but was uncooperative with answering questions. A knife was also found on the premises.
Parkers Creek area history discussed at library
A packed room of save-the-land stalwarts listened to stories and received some much anticipated news Feb. 15 at Calvert Library in Prince Frederick. The discussion sponsored by the American Chestnut Land Trust highlighted the ongoing work of the Parkers Creek Heritage Trail Research Team. The trust, which was started in 1986 by landowners in the Port Republic community of Scientists Cliffs, is the first of its kind in Maryland. The...
How personal income has changed in Dorchester County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Dorchester County, Maryland and how it compares to state and national levels.
Fire marshal IDs man who died in St. Mary's shed fire
State and county authorities are investigating a shed fire that occurred in St. Mary’s County during the late evening hours of Feb. 16 and claimed the life of a man found in the structure. The Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office are trying to determine the cause of the blaze on River Springs Road in Avenue. On Tuesday, the state fire marshal’s...
Candidates file for May primary election
CAMBRIDGE — Voters across the state and on the Mid-Shore will have a full slate of candidates to vote for in this year’s upcoming elections. Although 2024 will be marked nationally by a presidential election, Maryland residents will be casting their ballots for a U.S. senator and congressional representative. Locally, residents will be voting for new county Board of Education members. Maryland’s primary election will be held on Tuesday, May...
Lord Calvert trailer park residents hear potential timeline
As she left Crossroad Church on Sunday, Carla Mattingly felt a little bit better about the situation she and her fellow residents from Lord Calvert Mobile Home Park are in. Developers Cherry Cove are mulling a 2012 plan to turn the Lexington Park site into housing, and residents have recently become fearful of eviction. But a 45-minute presentation by St. Mary’s Commissioner Mike Hewitt (R) at the California church helped...
Shoplifter Assaulted Employee During Disturbance At St. Mary's County Business, Sheriff Says
Deputies were called on Feb. 19 to a reported disturbance in the 21000 block of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, where local resident Kelli Aaliyah Richardson, 22, got into an altercation, officials say. It is alleged that Richardson was attempting to steal multiple items from the business, and when...
Cambridge Police Take Action: Addressing Safety Concerns Through Community Engagement
CAMBRIDGE, MD - Concerns regarding safety and crime prevention have sparked a proactive approach from Cambridge police, who recently conducted a door-to-door canvassing operation with local businesses in Cambridge. Local businesses, particularly those situated in the downtown area, have voiced apprehensions about safety, especially during after-hours periods. Jessica LaPerch, owner...
Governor visits Cambridge to discuss poverty
CAMBRIDGE — A variety of Dorchester County leaders were brought to the table the afternoon of Feb. 12 to speak with Gov. Wes Moore following a press conference where Moore talked about the ENOUGH Act. The act, which Moore unveiled in late January, was created to address the root causes of poverty through place-based interventions. According to a press release from the governor’s office, this program, run through the Governor’s Office for Children, will enable communities that coordinate across sectors and address challenges holistically to...
The Top Trio: Unmissable Japanese Restaurants in Lexington Park
This article presents a guide to three exquisite Japanese restaurants located in Lexington Park. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences and thoughts in the comments section below.
A Taste of Italy: Discover Cambridge's 3 Must-Visit Italian Eateries
This article presents a tour of three exceptional Italian restaurants in Cambridge. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Calvert County Sheriff's Office Incident Report
NOTABLE CASES / INCIDENTS CDS Violation: 24-10565 On February 9, 2024, Cpl. Kelly initiated a traffic stop in the area of Rt. 4 and Old Field Lane in Prince Frederick, for an equipment violation. Further investigation revealed K-9 Atlas conducted a K-9 sniff of the vehicle resulting in a positive alert. During a search of the driver, Josephus Leroy Harris III, 45 of Prince Frederick, several pills were located, along with $300 in US Currency, 2 cell phones, and a snuff container and straw both containing a white powdery residue. A search of the passenger Tevon Anthony Middleton, 35 of Prince Frederick, revealed a scale covered in a white residue, 7 Gabapentin pills, a cell phone, and a baggie containing 2 grams of suspected crack cocaine. A vehicle search revealed a scale with residue, a fourth cell phone, rip-offs containing multiple controlled dangerous substances and a baggie containing 2 grams of suspected crack cocaine. Both Harris and Middleton were transported to the Calvert County Detention Center. Harris was charged with CDS: Possession with Intent to Distribute Narcotics (x2), CDS Distribution, and CDS: Possession-Not Cannabis (x2). Middleton was 2 charged with CDS: Possession with Intent to Distribute Narcotics (x3) and CDS: Possession of Controlled Dangerous Paraphernalia (x2). Josephus Leroy Harris III Tevon Anthony Middleton.
A Booming Boatwork Winter in Dorchester
If Dorchester County had a Boat Builders Hall of Fame, Neck District natives Captain Jim Richardson and Harold Ruark would have been unanimous first round picks. These local legends' legacies are fittingly enshrined within the historic Hayward Street buildings bearing their names, The Richardson Maritime Museum and Ruark Boatworks.
BACK ON TOP
SALISBURY —Many in the crowd that jammed into the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center for Tuesday night’s Bayside Conference boys basketball championship between Stephen Decatur and Cambridge-South Dorchester High figured the game was a mere formality in the Seahawks’ coronation as kings of the hardwood. Uh, the Vikings were not part of that crowd. “They had Decatur beating us by 25,” Cambridge-SD junior forward Koby Ennals said of Bayside forecasters. ...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Cats Up for Adoption in Great Mills, MD
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around great mills..