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Opportunity Zones spur investment in economically distressed census tracts by reducing capital gains taxes for investors.  As previously reported, most of Easton is located in an Opportunity Zone.  The State of Maryland has layered additional incentives for O-Zone investors, including tax credits for companies that locate or expand in a Maryland Opportunity Zone.  These companies […]

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Say Bonjour to BONHEUR, Easton’s new ice cream and pie shop

EASTON — BONHEUR, at 5 Goldsborough St., recently opened its doors in downtown Easton as an ice cream and pie shop inspired by Coco Chanel. “Ice cream is a timeless guilty pleasure,” said Paul Prager, proprietor of BONHEUR and principal of Bluepoint Hospitality Group. “We wanted to capture that sentiment and take visitors on a […]

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Chesapeake Harvest has BIG NEWS!

This month’s Field Notes is an update on WHAT’S NEW at Chesapeake Harvest.    We have launched our new and improved online buying platform. You will experience easier navigation as well as a better shopping experience. OUR RETAIL PICK UP LOCATION HAS CHANGED! We’re now located at Vintage Books & Fine Art – 4 N. Washington Street in Easton. […]

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Economic News

While fifty-five million people live in rural U.S., it is often challenging to sift through the National news to find the news that fits the Town of Easton.  The Center for Rural Strategies addresses that issue through its dailyyonder.org multimedia news site.  Check it out, and while you are at it, take the annual “Save […]

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Freedom Rowers Completes a Winning Spring Season.

Easton, MD – Freedom Rowers recently concluded their spring season by celebrating the team’s many accomplishments on the water and saying goodbye to their departing seniors. “It seems like we just got ourselves onto the water in the cold and wind of March, and here we are sending our kids off to summer break and colleges” […]

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Proposed Boathouse Plans Unveiled

At a recent meeting of the Town Council, Mitch Hager presented architectural design plans for the proposed Easton Point Boathouse at the Evergreen site. Hager was first approached by a group from Evergreen, to help in the redevelopment after seeing his other project on the Tred Avon. After months of meetings, which included examining the […]

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Town of Easton

To improve the accessibility of Town Hall for its citizens, the Town of Easton has been diligently working towards a significant reconfiguration of the entrance and the interior customer service and office areas.  With the blessing of the Historic District Commission and skilled assistance from the Department of Public Works, the exterior improvements will include […]

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Workforce Inclusion – “When announced at Davos, business leaders Listen.”

In January 2019, a momentous discussion happened at the World Economic Forum’s annual summit, commonly referred to as Davos. “The Valuable 500” initiative was launched to spotlight the contributions people with disabilities have had to the business world, and to encourage leading companies to take the helm in spearheading inclusive hiring practices. One of the […]

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M&T Bank Sponsors SCORE Mid-Shore

M&T Bank presented SCORE Mid-Shore with a charitable contribution for $2,000 on Friday April 19, 2019 at the bank’s Easton branch on Glebe Road in Talbot County.  Located in Easton, SCORE Mid- Shore provides free mentoring and business advice to entrepreneurs interested in starting a new business and/or growing a small business. SCORE mentors also […]

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