News Release, Town of Chesapeake Beach

State Highway Fishing Creek Bridge completion this week.  Drivers should use caution as all turn lanes are now open and traffic will flow under the new traffic pattern.

Horseshoe Crabs: Blue Bloods of the Bay. If you missed the educational opportunity regarding Horseshoe Crabs, you can still participate in the experience.  To view the presentation, click here .

NOTICE: When attending events at /or volunteering at Beach Elementary please utilize the school parking lot and if you find it necessary to park on Old Bayside, D Street, or 13th Street to PLEASE do not block mailboxes, driveways, or park in residential yards.


June 1 – CBOCS Oyster transfer from Fishing Creek to Old Rock Reef – spat counting -Abner’s Boat Yard, 10AM – Noon – 25 volunteers needed – pizza at noon.

June 8th END HUNGER DRAGON BOAT RACES at the North Beach boardwalk. Come cheer the Town of Chesapeake Beach on as they race to maintain the Mayor’s Cup.

June 8 – COUNTRY DANCE.  For a fun time, come to the Country Dance at the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach.  If you can’t dance, teachers will be available to give instruction.  One hour lessons commence at 7:00 p.m. followed by dancing from 8:00 p.m. until midnight.  The Modest price of $15.00 per person includes soft drinks or draft beer and light munchies.  Hosted by the American Legion 206 in the upper level Ballroom in Chesapeake Beach on Route 260.   For information call 410-257-9878. Reservations:

It’s almost Father’s Day and Bay Weekly needs your help! We had so much fun with our Mother’s Day lookalike contest (winners are announced in this week’s paper) that we’re doing it all over again for Father’s Day. If you know a dad and kid(s) with an uncanny resemblance, please forward the information below to them.    For your Father-Child photos to appear in our June 13 issue:
1. Send a photo of the two of you.
2. Caption it with a short family story about your resemblance.
3. Tell us who’s who by name and town, identifying both father and child.
4. Provide us a point of contact.
Email to before 1pm Monday June 10.  Photos will again be voted on by readers and prizes awarded.

BINGO!!! Come and join your friends and neighbors and support your local first responders at the North Beach Volunteer Fire Department. Bingo is held every Tuesday. Doors open at 6:00 and games start at 7:30. Food and drinks are available for purchase. Last game of the night is the Jackpot with possible prize of $1000. All proceeds go to support the North Beach Volunteer Fire Department.

North Beach VFD Auxiliary’s Yard Sale will be held from 8:00 am until 12:00pm on every 2nd Saturday of the month from April to October. Please contact Diana after 5:00pm, at 410/231-1775 to  reserve a table.

June 14 FLAG DAY CEREMONY. Stallings-Williams American Legion Post 206 will conduct its Annual Flag Day Ceremony at 6:00 p.m. at the Post, outdoors upper level Parking Lot All members and the general public are invited to attend.  For information call (410) 257-9878.

September 14 from 12 pm – 5pm. Taste the Beaches @ Kellams Field. Reserve your vendor space today!  The third annual Taste the Beaches event, attracting an estimated 2,000 attendees annually, is an outdoor festival with a community block party vibe; showcasing local businesses, restaurants, venues and attractions available in the Towns of Chesapeake Beach and North Beach. Event sponsored by the Town of Chesapeake Beach and the Town of North Beach. All vendors are welcome with priority given to food vendors in the Twin Beaches of Chesapeake Beach and North Beach.  Apply by emailing or Click Here to access the online form and enter code TTB2019 for a 20% discount for applications submitted by July 1, 2019.

David M. Higgins II is an award-winning journalist passionate about uncovering the truth and telling compelling stories. Born in Baltimore and raised in Southern Maryland, he has lived in several East...