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Expanding Care to Talbot’s Children

Even before COVID-19 hit our area, 40% of the children in Easton Elementary schools were considered ‘food insecure.’ Through programs such as FARMs (free and reduced-priced meals) that work with Talbot County Public School (TCPS) and Sodexo (the company that provides the food), these children and others in the school community throughout the area received […]

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An Interview with Easton Mayor Bob Willey

EEDC spoke to Mayor Bob Willey last week about the Easton’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is his response. EEDC: What changes have been made in Easton to help deal with the Corona virus crisis?  Mayor Willey: We’re going to go ahead, and as long as possible, keep the normal operations of the town […]

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The Upper Shore Workforce Investment Board

The Upper Shore Workforce Investment Board is responsible for coordinating employment and training initiatives across several agencies. The coordination is a requirement of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014. The coordination is accomplished through a Memorandum of Understanding and Resource Sharing Agreement for the Upper Shore American Job Centers. The Memorandum of Understanding/Resource […]

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Director’s Note

March came in like a lion, just not the lion that we expected.  On the weather front, we’ve been enjoying unseasonably warm weather and early Spring flowers.  On the economic development front, we are seeing increasing investment activity and interest in Easton, ensuring a strong pipeline of projects to secure the Town’s future. We also […]

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Shamrock Lights Installed in Downtown Easton

Pictured above: Left – Easton Public Works Department employee, Logan Lyons, installing a shamrock Right – Shamrock mounted on a light post If you have been admiring the shamrocks on Easton’s street light poles, you’re not alone. They are brought to you by the same people who create the yearly Christmas decoration you see on […]

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Screening of The Film Fantastic Fungi on Thursday, March 26th

Don’t miss the opportunity to experience an afternoon or evening screening of the film Fantastic Fungi on Thursday, March 26th at Temple B’Nai Israel in Easton sponsored by Out of the Fire and Dock Street Foundation. Award-winning filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg has teamed up with an all-star team of professional and amateur mycologists, artists, foodies, ecologists, doctors, and […]

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Chesapeake Harvest Meeting Outcome

On Tuesday, February 25th, Easton Economic Development Corp and Chesapeake Harvest hosted a dinner meeting designed to update farmers, restaurant and catering owners, retail buyers, and community leaders on Chesapeake Harvest programs. There was also an overview and wrap up of the USDA Local Food Promotion Program Grant (LFPP). The meeting was held at Temple […]

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Rural Maryland Report

The Rural Maryland Council published a special report, 2020 Rural Prosperity Investment Initiative: Building on the Past; Investing in the Future, establishing that Marylanders living in rural communities: Are achieving success in education and employment, Have access to quality and affordable health care and other vital services, and Live in an environment where civic and […]

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SCORE Mid-Shore Encourages Succession Planning For Any Small Business Owner

A Succession Plan is vital to ensuring the continued success of your business. Succession Plans transfer ownership, maintain your lifestyle in retirement, provide financially for heirs or prepare the business to address unexpected events. The Succession Plan is longevity insurance for the business you’ve worked so hard to build. There are four strategic steps to […]

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