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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

SEPTEMBER 2019 Easton Arts District Cultural Crossing Artisan Showcase Saturday, September 14th, 2019 | 11am – 3pm For more information: discovereaston.com/culture-crossing/ Talbot Economic Development Resource FairWednesday, September 18th, 2019 | 8am – 11:30amEastern Shore Land Conservancy Conservation Center114 S. Washington Street, Suite 101, Easton, MD  For more information: tracy.ward@eastonedc.com Vacancy to Vibrancy Brownfield Boot Camp […]

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WATERFOWL CHESAPEAKE

The Easton Economic Development Corporation and Waterfowl Chesapeake have joined forces to conduct a feasibility analysis for the restoration and redevelopment of the historic Armory building located in downtown Easton.  A series of visioning sessions are being held to identify potential uses, resources, and next steps. Ideas that have emerged range from creating a space […]

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Town of Easton

The effort to update Easton’s Zoning Ordinance continues with the Planning Commission and staff discussing a variety of issues they would like to address at both regular monthly meetings and special workshop sessions.  Recently, the Commission outlined a schedule for the next three month’s effort on this project. The Commission established the following dates and […]

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Winners Announced for 2019 Talbot Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Program

The Talbot County Chamber is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Business Awards. Each year the Talbot Chamber asks its members to nominate individuals and organizations to be recognized for outstanding service to our community. The Chamber Board of Directors reviews the nominations and votes for a winner in each category. The Awards […]

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