Best Practices: Mary Losty, Realtor

Best Practices: Mary Losty, Realtor

2020 started as an unusually busy year both on the Eastern Shore and the country. And then the virus hit and everything went to silence. The phone stopped ringing. Listing stopped; all buyers stopped. Everyone went into a retreat. It was almost as if people were rethinking their day to day life.  What they were […]

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Midshore Veterinary Service Opens New Veterinary Hospital

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (EASTON, MD – JULY 29, 2020) Midshore Veterinary Service Opens New Veterinary Hospital Midshore Veterinary Service in Easton has opened a new veterinary hospital at 605 Dutchman’s Lane, in the newly expanded space that previously served as a pediatrician’s office. The new clinic is three times as large as the practice’s space […]

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Chesapeake Music Steps Out of its Comfort Zone with Virtual Concerts

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                          CONTACT: Don Buxton 410 819-0380 JUNE 24, 2020 Chesapeake Music Steps Out of its Comfort Zone with Virtual Concerts By mid-April, it was clear that the June in-person Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival would not celebrate its 35th Anniversary.  The Coronavirus had put a hold on all community gatherings.  Knowing how much […]

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Interview with the Town of Easton’s Mayor Willey

EEDC: We’ve been looking forward to catching up with you since our last interview on March 23, 2020.  So, let’s start with Washington St. Plaza. What should we be looking forward to? Mayor Willey: The council has approved the plan starting on July 6. That’s when we’ll start prepping the street with new signage and […]

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Best Practice: Tim Boyle, owner of Vintage Bookstore

How have things changed for you since you’ve been allowed to re-open? Well, first, there’s the general answer that everyone else is also experiencing: my customer counts are low. I’ve cut back on hours, and don’t stay open late, because the restaurants are not staying open late. I don’t work on Sundays. Like all the […]

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Interview with Mary Ellen Carter owner of Express Employment Professional

EEDC: What do you see as far as the demand for the workforce on the Mid-Shore? Mary Ellen Carter: So, for Mid-Shore businesses, we see a consistent workflow, particularly in the manufacturing sector. Maybe even an uptick for those who are working on anything PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) related or food manufacturing. EEDC: And there […]

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Message from Mayor Willey

On Monday morning, we held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new industrial park, Mistletoe Hall Commerce-Business Park. The 86-acre, Town-owned Mistletoe Farm property -located on Goldsborough Neck Road adjacent to the Easton Airport – was subdivided to create seven industrially zoned parcels and offers prime real estate to new or expanding businesses. You can view […]

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Interview with Tracy Ward, Executive Director of Easton Economic Development Corporation

Tracy Ward

Interview with Tracy Ward, Executive Director of Easton Economic Development Corporation EEDC: Before we start, how about a little background on our own Easton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC)? Tracy Ward: Sure. In 2013, despite strong economic recoveries in urban areas, rural towns and counties were lagging.  A regional economist had developed an economic development strategic […]

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Town of Easton Employee Appreciation Luncheon

On Monday, Mayor Willey showed his appreciation for the Town of Easton staff for all their hard work.  The luncheon was held at the Easton Point Park. After picking up their boxed lunches, staff enjoyed them at socially distanced picnic tables.  

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Best Practice:  Lauren Catterton, General Manager of the Tidewater Inn

Lauren Catterton knows a lot about the hospitality business. As General Manager of the Tidewater Inn, she and her staff took a significant hit when the COVID crisis hit. Suffice it to say, she was up to the challenge. As soon as this happened, we just started researching as much as possible and rewriting hospitality, […]

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