Talbot Chamber awards business leaders

Talbot Chamber awards business leaders

By CHRIS POLK cpolk@stardem.com Read the story on StarDem.com. ROYAL OAK — It’s a glittering evening full of Who’s Whos in Talbot’s business community, a chance for hard-working folks to sit back, get a good meal and be congratulated for all that they do, day in and day out to make it in the business […]

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925 Port Street: A County Owned Historical Treasure?

Port Street is Easton’s colonial highway and is over 300 years old. Despite the industrialization that occurred there in the 1920s, a remnant of that long gone thriving residential community still exists: 925 Port Street. The site is associated with events of local and national interest, including the War of 1812 and an Underground Railroad link. The house has […]

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NO MATTER WHAT… YOU MATTER Campaign Targets Suicide Prevention

Suicide does not discriminate, affecting people of all genders, ages, and ethnicities. Many different factors may contribute to someone making a suicide attempt, depression being one of the lead reasons. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), suicide is the second leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 10 and […]

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Hiring? A New Resource Comes to the Region

It is no secret that one of the biggest challenges for business owners these days is finding the right talent to hire. In Easton alone, 11,630 people commute from out of town to work at one of our 14,212 jobs; some as far away as Baltimore, Ellicott City, and Washington D.C. Matching talent and jobs […]

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Anirban Basu Weighs in on our Economy

Anirban Basu, CEO of the Sage Policy Group is an Economist with a sense of humor. At his annual speaking engagements on the Eastern Shore, he managed to keep audiences laughing while delivering sound economic analysis. Alas, the slowing of Maryland’s red-hot economy is no laughing matter. Basu attributes this to the 35-day federal shutdown and the […]

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Town of Easton: Master Plan for Infill Development Update

This Fall, students in Salisbury University’s Applied Planning Class, taught in an adjunct capacity by Easton’s Town Planner, Lynn Thomas, will begin the process of examining and updating the Downtown Easton Master Plan for Infill Development. In 2008, Historic Easton, Inc., utilized grant funding and worked cooperatively with the Town to prepare a “Downtown Easton […]

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Upcoming Events

October 2019 2019 Lower Shore American Job Center & Salisbury Area of Commerce Job and Career Fair Friday, October 11, 2019 | 3pm – 6pm The Centre at Salisbury Mall For more information: salisburyarea.com/chamber-events/job-fair Shore Economic Development SED Talks 2019Friday, October 18, 2019 | 8:30am – 12pmChesapeake College Todd Performing Arts Center1000 College Circle, Wye Mills, […]

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Talbot Chamber Supports Small Business Participation in Association Health Plans

Small businesses must have access to affordable group health insurance plans to provide as benefits to their employees. In June 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor published a final rule creating a new pathway for small businesses to participate in association health plans. This rule means that small business owners, employees of small businesses, family […]

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High Tea, Floats and Potato Races mark St. Pat’s Day

The Easton Business Alliance will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Sunday, March 17 with its annual parade, followed by the fan favorite Potato Race on Washington Street. Before the parade, enjoy a cup of tea at the Academy Art Museum’s afternoon tea service.  The St. Patrick’s Day Parade, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Brewers Lane […]

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The Housing on the Hill

The Housing on the Hill initiative is now maturing. The town of Easton has completed one house and is currently working on two others. The most recent project includes raising the residential structure to install a new foundation. The foundation also encompasses a new addition to the rear of the existing house to add a kitchen, […]

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