A Chat with Mayor Willey: A New Footbridge and Proof of Concept for the Easton Economic Development Corporation

Mayor Bob Willey of Easton is well-known for being a soft-spoken type. Leaning on his conservative instincts and a Talbot County upbringing, he’s never been too animated in his support of a town initiative or project. Let the facts be presented calmly, without due pressure, his thinking goes, and a consensus of support will emerge. […]

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Hogan Joins Mistletoe Hall Kickoff

Photo by Christina Acosta On Friday afternoon, Oct. 19, local, county and state officials gathered to announce construction on Easton’s new commerce and business park at the Mistletoe Hall Farm. The 86.25-acre parcel on Goldsborough Neck Road, which comprises seven parcels, offers a prime location to encourage entrepreneurial activity and support business expansion and attraction. […]

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Housing on the Hill – 308 South Street is on the market

308 South Street was developed by the Town of Easton “Housing on the Hill” project and through the efforts of their Affordable Workforce Housing Program. This home, originally built about 1900, has under gone extensive renovations from the ground up. The structure was lifted to build a new foundation before being set back in place. […]

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Farm + Fish + Food + Technology = Our Future

An innovative statewide public/private initiative, launched by Easton’s own Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center (ESEC), seeks to create a renaissance of economic growth and prosperity, building on Maryland’s industries of agriculture and seafood.  F³ Tech (Farm-Fish-Food) is a proof-of-concept and commercialization initiative enabling solutions through the development of new products and services in response to market-driven […]

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Third-annual Moonlight Madness returns to Easton November 30

The Easton Business Alliance invites you to enjoy the holiday spirit by bringing the entire family to town during its third-annual Moonlight Madness shopping event. The festivities begin Friday, November 30 at 4 p.m. Stores, galleries, and restaurants in downtown Easton will stay open late and welcome holiday shoppers throughout the evening, leading up to […]

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Chesapeake Harvest, a project of the Easton Economic Development Corporation, in partnership with Future Harvest, Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture (FHCASA), has been awarded a USDA Food Safety Outreach Program (FSOP) grant. Designed to build a culture of food safety among specialty crop producers in the Chesapeake Bay region, the one-year award of just under […]

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Talbot County Chamber Workforce Development Task Force to convene

The Talbot County Chamber Workforce Development Taskforce will host its first meeting on November 6, 2018, from 8:00 – 9:30 am, at the Talbot Chamber office. This Taskforce is a collaborative effort of Talbot County Chamber of Commerce, government agencies and private sector community leaders. It will be an assembly of committed individuals who are […]

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Impact of human activities in the Tred Avon River

NOAA’s Cooperative Oxford Laboratory (COL) in Oxford, MD, conducted an ecological assessment in the Tred Avon River over a 3-year period (2015-2017) to identify impacts of human activity on the environment.  In this study, COL assessed the effects of different land use characteristics (urban, agriculture, mixed forest) on the condition of the aquatic ecosystem.

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Announcing New Easton Airport Manager – Micah Risher

On September 28th, Micah Risher, a lifetime Easton native and US Navy veteran, took the reins of Easton Airport, stepping into the very large shoes of the long-standing and much beloved former manager, Mike Henry.  Mr. Risher brings to his new role over 25 years of operational and administrative experience which directly applies to his […]

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