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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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Workforce Inclusion and why Talbot County should take notice

Workforce Inclusion and why Talbot County should take notice On the Eastern Shore, we have a need for a workforce that is strong, steady and reliable. Few realize that there is a pool of workers right here that tends to be overlooked with traditional recruitment. People with disabilities often do not get an opportunity to […]

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Craft Beer Is the Strangest, Happiest Economic Story in America

Corporate goliaths are taking over the U.S. economy, yet small breweries are thriving. Why?  As corporate behemoths continue their march to consolidate their control over most economic sectors, the craft beverage sector is outperforming in business and job creation, all during a period of time when U.S. beer consumption declined.  Read More

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Easton Revises Waterfront Zoning Plan

The Town of Easton has nearly completed its revisions of the Mixed Use Waterfront (MXW) Zoning Regulations. After reviewing a number of comments at its December meeting, the Easton Planning and Zoning Commission made final changes to the document. They then forwarded the proposal to the Mayor and Council, who held a public hearing on […]

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EEDC Port Street Neighborhood meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 29th at 7 p.m.

The next EEDC Port Street Neighborhood meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 29th at Post #77 (102 Glenwood Ave) at 7:00 p.m. Light dessert and refreshments will be provided by EEDC and Post #77. The meeting will include a topical interactive discussion based on questions that arose from the Port Street Neighborhood meeting held […]

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Score Mid-Shore

SCORE Mid-Shore is a volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to providing free business mentoring to those who wish to establish a small business, grow a small business or enhance overall small business operations. SCORE Mid-Shore (a resource partner of the US Small Business Administration) is the region’s premier small business mentoring organization. The volunteer, non-profit entity is […]

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Global Vision 2020

Global Vision 2020 (GV2020), located at 12 N. Washington St. in Easton is an international humanitarian organization founded by former US Marine, J. Kevin White. GV2020’s mission is to distribute new prescription eyeglasses to people living at the Base of the Pyramid (BoP) in low resource nations around the world. The unique, patented, and clinically […]

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Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance Update

After approximately two years’ work to create a Mixed Use Waterfront Zoning District, the MXW District, the Easton Planning and Zoning Commission and Planning staff are gearing up for the next significant long-range planning project. This will be a comprehensive update of the Zoning Ordinance as a whole. While the Planning Commission often considers or […]

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