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NOAA’s Tred Avon River Ecological Assessment

NOAA’s National Ocean Service is pleased to share the conclusions of the Tred Avon River ecological assessment report in relation to Easton Point. The study, which analyzed the impacts of land use on the condition of the aquatic ecosystem in the Tred Avon River, was conducted over the period 2015-2017 in support of NOAA’s Choptank […]

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Habitat for Humanity Choptank Dedicates Home #79

On Saturday, April 27th, family, friends, public officials, and Habitat homebuyers, board, staff, and volunteers gathered on Port Street in Easton, Maryland to dedicate the home of Habitat’s 79th homebuyer, Harry Seldon. Mr. Seldon was presented with the keys to his new home and moved in that day. “We are blessed to partner with people […]

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Labor Market Update

The labor market continues to be very tight; National unemployment, currently at 3.6%, is at its lowest rate since 1969.  This tightened market has put pay growth on an upward trend. Strong growth continues in health care, social assistance and food services.  Read More

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Legislative Update – Maryland Approves Wage Increase to $15 an Hour

On March 20, 2019, the Maryland General Assembly passed a new state minimum wage law. The law raises the state’s minimum wage for $10.10 to $15.00 by 2025. For employers with 15 or more employees, the wage rate will increase $0.75 each year until 2024 and increase $1.00 in 2025 as follows: 2020: $11.00 2021: […]

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WRITING A BUSINESS PLAN

The business plan can be a huge stumbling block for potential small business owners.  However, you do not leave on a road trip without a map. Why would you start or run a small business without a plan? SCORE Mid-Shore mentors suggest that the business plan be kept simple by addressing the following key points: […]

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Easton, Maryland Receives 2019 National Main Street Accreditation

EASTON, Md. –Easton, Maryland has been designated as an accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. Each year, the National Main Street Center and its partners announce the list of accredited Main Street America programs to recognize their exemplary commitment to preservation-based economic development and […]

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Discover Easton to Hold Three Signature Events This Spring

EASTON, Md. – Celebrate the return of spring by joining Discover Easton at one of their three upcoming Signature Events. On Saturday, April 13th from noon to 4 p.m., Eat Sprout and Discover Easton are teaming up for Farmer Appreciation Day. This new Signature Event is hosted at Eat Sprout (335 N. Aurora Street, Easton, […]

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MXW Adopted for Easton Point

A significant step in the development of Easton Point has been achieved with the approval of the revised Mixed-Use Waterfront (MXW) Zoning District regulations by the Easton Town Council on March 18, 2019.  April 7th marked 20 days since the Mayor signed the Ordinance, making it now officially part of the Town’s Zoning Code. The […]

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2019 Free Enterprise Class soaks in the beauty of the Inn at Perry Cabin.

The 2019 Free Enterprise Workshop is a partnership between the Talbot County Chamber of Commerce and the Talbot County Public School System. The program is based on the nationally recognized ACES Program. Over the past 29 years more than 375 business visits have been made by Talbot County educators. In 2018 the program was expanded […]

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