Interview with Talbot County Health Officer, Dr. Fredia Wadley

Interview with Talbot County Health Officer, Dr. Fredia Wadley

This interview has been edited for length and clarity. EEDC: Right now, everyone wants to know when we can go back to normal life. How can this happen?   Dr. Wadley: The number one thing is cases decreasing for 14 days. Keep in mind that not every place may be reopening at the same time. […]

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Interview with Lloyd L. (Scott) Beatty, President/CEO at Shore Bancshares Inc.

Lloyd L. (Scott) Beatty is the President/CEO at Shore Bancshares Inc. He also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Easton Economic Development Corp. EEDC: How busy has the bank been with all of these loans and programs? Scott Beatty: The last couple of weeks were all about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). We […]

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Interview with W. W. “Buck” Duncan, President of Mid-Shore Community Foundation (MSCF)

Few people are as familiar to the challenges faced by not for profits in our area during the COVID-19 crisis as the president of Mid-Shore Community Foundation (MSCF), W. W. “Buck” Duncan. Easton Economic Development spoke to him about the COVID-19 Response Fund initiative, which was set up to deploy resources to community-based organizations at […]

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Food Safety in the Time of Coronavirus: Post-Harvest Handling

Co-hosted by Chesapeake Harvest and Future Harvest CASA, this webinar explores post harvest handling and food safety practices that farmers in our region are using to meet wholesale requirements and comply with FSMA regulations. Co-hosted by Chesapeake Harvest and Future Harvest CASA, this webinar explores post harvest handling and food safety practices that farmers in […]

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Town of Easton Council

As Council meetings will be closed to public access, until further notice, the Town of Easton will continue to meet customer needs by allowing the community access to these meetings. Meetings will be streamed live on Channel 98 local access Midshore Community Television (MCTV) and the Facebook pages of MCTV, Easton Police and Easton Utilities […]

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St. Michaels distillery switches to sanitizer By JESSICA DUERSTINE jduerstine@chespub.com Mar 20, 2020

SAINT MICHAELS — Hand sanitizer has been in short supply across America, and Talbot County has fared no differently. Windon Distilling is joining distilleries in Maryland and across the nation in producing safe, effective hand sanitizer for health care institutions, first responders and other organizations facing a shortage. According to a newsletter from the Alcohol […]

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Historic Building Getting Preservation Makeover

After 18 months of preparation, the Waterfowl Chesapeake (WC) announced the beginning of the restoration of more than 30 or the original steel-framed windows in the historic Waterfowl Building. In 2018, Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) awarded the organization $100,000 from its Historic Preservation Capital Grant Program for this project. Architectural Window Restoration of Clayton, Del., […]

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Director’s Note

“No race can prosper until it learns there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.” — Booker T. Washington In the face of the unprecedented disruption to lives and livelihoods due to COVID-19,  let’s look to our farmers and watermen to calm our nerves. They are known for the […]

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