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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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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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Building African American Minds

Construction of the new BAAM Athletic Center on Jowite Street is well on the way to completion. Solar roof panels have been installed, which will generate 100% of the Center’s electric energy usage. BAAM will fully own all of the panels thanks to Brent and Michelle Beerley who generously contributed towards this solar project. The […]

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Easton Arts District Culture Crossing Celebrates Easton’s Artistic and Ethnic Diversity

EASTON, Md. – The inaugural Easton Arts District Culture Crossing was successfully launched on Saturday, July 13. Culture Crossing is an artisan’s summer showcase celebrating the diversity of Easton’s neighborhoods. It is the first event being presented by the Easton Arts District. Maryland Secretary of Commerce Kelly M. Schulz recently announced Easton as one of two […]

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Rock that D&I and Score High on Innovation!

Focusing on Diversity and Inclusion is all the rage! Why? As businesses face increasing pressure to innovate to stay ahead of the market, they are looking for strategic ways to capture new ideas. The people most apt to innovate are the people that world isn’t optimized for, and that includes people with disabilities of all […]

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