2015 Gingerbread House Contest & Tour Winners Announced!

A panel of independent judges selected prize winners in the “professional” and “amateur” categories for Dorset’s first annual gingerbread house contest.  Cash prizes of $250 were awarded to winners in both categories. First prize in the “professional” class went to Jamison R. Kendrick , chef at the Dorset Inn.  Jamison’s gingerbread house features a fanciful [...]

2015-2016 Holiday Season!

Turkey day is just the start to a holiday season of fun in Dorset.  “Our town is almost a secret,” said Roger Squire, president of the Dorset Chamber of Commerce.  “We’d like a few people from the outside world to discover what a wonderful place Dorset is to [...]

Support the Marble House Project this season!

MARBLE HOUSE PROJECT ART MADE -  FARM GROWN -  COMMUNITY ENGAGED   DONATE NOW  Dear Friends of Marble House Project, As Marble House Project enters its third year of programming there are a lot of exciting things happening. In 2016 we will host over 60 artists, and continue to engage the community through lectures, performance [...]

Chamber initiates ‘Friends of the Dorset Quarry’ Group!

The Dorset Quarry is known locally, nationally and - thanks to the Internet - internationally as a wonderful swimming hole. During the summer, hundreds of people visit the quarry on any sunny day. Most people don't realize that the Dorset Quarry is private property. It belongs to Dick and Kirsten McDonough. For years, the McDonoughs [...]