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Town of Easton: Workforce and Commuting

The Upper Shore Workforce Investment purchased a data analytics tool called Chmura JobsEQ. Jobs EQ puts data at our fingertips in a user friendly format. So taking a look at the Jobs EQ data for the Town of Easton: Employed in Easton: 15,539; First Quarter 2019 Prime Age Labor Force Participation Rate: 85.2% Top 5 […]

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The Town of Easton: Restoration of 31 and 34 S. Locust Lane

Pursuant to its goal of renovating historic housing in the hill neighborhood, the Town of Easton has started restoration efforts at two locations, 31 and 34 South Locust Lane. The selective demolition has started as has the framing of an addition on the 31 South Locust lane residence. The first house to be completed by […]

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Preston Automotive Group is the presenting sponsor of the inaugural Chesapeake Fire & Ice Festival

Discover Easton is pleased to announce Preston Automotive Group as the presenting sponsor of the inaugural Chesapeake Fire & Ice Festival, a three-day ice carving festival coming to downtown Easton February 14-16, 2020. The Chesapeake Fire & Ice Festival will feature dozens of ice sculptures spread throughout Easton’s historic district. The Discover Easton Signature Event […]

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Citizens brainstorm ideas for preserving 925 Port Street

By CHRISTINA ACOSTA cacosta@chespub.com, Nov 5, 2019 Read the story on StarDem.com here. EASTON — Parks and Recreation Director Preston Peper and Talbot County Economic Development and Tourism Director Cassandra Vanhooser held a community meeting on Monday, Oct. 28, to discuss the future of a historic county-owned property at Easton Point. About 25 citizens gathered […]

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The Great Reversal: How America Gave Up on Free Markets

Competition is good. No, really. Thomas Philippon, named one of the top 25 economists under 45 by the IMF (International Monetary Fund), set out to answer a question that touches us all: Why are cell-phone plans more expensive in the United States than in Europe? After conducting cutting edge research, the result to this question […]

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Town of Easton scores high Moody’s ratings

By KAYLA RIVAS krivas@stardem.com, Nov. 5, 2019 Read the story on StarDem.com here. EASTON — The Town of Easton recently achieved high ratings for its financial position from Moody’s Investors Service. “Easton’s credit position is very high quality, and its Aa2 rating is slightly above the median rating of Aa3 for U.S. cities,” according to […]

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Discover Easton Announces 2019 Christmas in Easton Events

EASTON, Md. – Discover Easton invites you to enjoy the holiday season by bringing the entire family to town and celebrating the holidays during Christmas in Easton. Discover Easton is proud to announce the return of their Signature Holiday Events and is partnering with other organizations to bolster the Town’s holiday schedule this year. The […]

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AT&T Foundation Invests in Talbot County Students

Chesapeake Leadership Foundation was awarded a $17,000.00 grant in support of a STEM-based scholarship program and Business After School program. Al Silverstein, Executive Director of the Chesapeake Leadership Foundation (an affiliate of the Talbot County Chamber of Commerce), was pleased to receive notification from AT&T Foundation that the Chesapeake Leadership Foundation was awarded a $17,000.00 […]

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Infrastructure Management Services (IMS) to Study Easton Roads

Residents of the Town of Easton may have noticed a curiously outfitted van riding throughout the Town’s streets in the past few weeks. That is because the Town hired a company called Infrastructure Management Services (IMS) to study our roads. The van, which was loaded with cameras and sensors, collected surface and curb condition data. Ultimately, […]

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SCORE: Small Business Market Planning

A well-developed marketing plan will raise awareness of your business, attract more customers and increase sales. SCORE Mid-Shore recommends a five step process to develop a market plan. Develop an introductory section that gives a description of your business, its products and/or services, the market or business environment, challenges faced and location of your competition. […]

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