Dorchester

Portion of Choptank River Approved for Shellfish Harvesting

May 8, 2017
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The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified a portion of the Choptank River in Dorchester and Talbot counties as approved for shellfish harvesting.
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Winnie Estelle cruises return to St. Michaels

May 1, 2017
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Miles River cruises aboard the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Winnie Estelle will begin running again for the 2017 season on Saturday, May 13, 2017.
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Governor Larry Hogan Commemorates Grand Opening of Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

March 10, 2017
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In honor of Harriet Tubman Day, Governor Larry Hogan today announced the grand opening of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center in Church Creek, Maryland. The governor joined nearly 500 guests for the ribbon-cutting ceremony, including descendants of Harriet Ross Tubman, Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, and county and state officials. Harriet Tubman Day...
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The Nathan goes Topless

March 2, 2017
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The 23 year old Skipjack, Nathan of Dorchester, resting peacefully at Long Wharf in Cambridge, will go topless this spring.
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Volunteers Wanted for the Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester

January 19, 2017
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The nonprofit Dorchester Skipjack Committee, the Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester and her crew are looking for active volunteers for the 2017 sailing season. The DSC owns, preserves and operates the Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester to promote mid-shore marine heritage and tourism by offering on-the-water experiences on an authentic Chesapeake Bay sailing vessel. The Nathan...
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Cambridge, Oxford and St. Michaels Awarded Working Waterfront Grants

August 19, 2016
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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has awarded three municipalities: the City of Cambridge, the Town of Oxford and the Town of St. Michaels, with financial and technical assistance through the Working Waterfronts Program, a state initiative that aids in the preservation and revitalization of current and historic marine-based communities.
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53,000 Acres of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Mapped in Maryland

April 28, 2016
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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported today that underwater grass abundance – a key indicator of water quality– in the state’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay increased 29 percent between 2014 and 2015, reaching a new record of 53,277 acres. This puts Maryland at nearly 94 percent of its 2017 restoration goal of...
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National Park Service Public Discussion on the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park

April 27, 2016
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The National Park Service is preparing a foundation document to guide planning and management of Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park. The park would like to invite you to participate in a discussion to further this effort on Tuesday May 3, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Harriet Tubman Visitor...
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Dorchester Career and Technology Center’s Car Show – April 30, 2016

April 1, 2016
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The show is open to all cars, trucks and bikes with a $10 registration beginning at 8. With independent judges, we will award our hand-welded trophies to the Best In Class for at least 15 categories.
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Trooper Suspended After Assault Charge in Cambridge

February 29, 2016
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A Maryland state trooper has been suspended from duty after he was arrested over the weekend in Dorchester County and charged with assault.
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