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Preston Automotive Group is the presenting sponsor of the inaugural Chesapeake Fire & Ice Festival

Discover Easton is pleased to announce Preston Automotive Group as the presenting sponsor of the inaugural Chesapeake Fire & Ice Festival, a three-day ice carving festival coming to downtown Easton February 14-16, 2020. The Chesapeake Fire & Ice Festival will feature dozens of ice sculptures spread throughout Easton’s historic district. The Discover Easton Signature Event […]

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Citizens brainstorm ideas for preserving 925 Port Street

By CHRISTINA ACOSTA cacosta@chespub.com, Nov 5, 2019 Read the story on StarDem.com here. EASTON — Parks and Recreation Director Preston Peper and Talbot County Economic Development and Tourism Director Cassandra Vanhooser held a community meeting on Monday, Oct. 28, to discuss the future of a historic county-owned property at Easton Point. About 25 citizens gathered […]

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The Great Reversal: How America Gave Up on Free Markets

Competition is good. No, really. Thomas Philippon, named one of the top 25 economists under 45 by the IMF (International Monetary Fund), set out to answer a question that touches us all: Why are cell-phone plans more expensive in the United States than in Europe? After conducting cutting edge research, the result to this question […]

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Town of Easton scores high Moody’s ratings

By KAYLA RIVAS krivas@stardem.com, Nov. 5, 2019 Read the story on StarDem.com here. EASTON — The Town of Easton recently achieved high ratings for its financial position from Moody’s Investors Service. “Easton’s credit position is very high quality, and its Aa2 rating is slightly above the median rating of Aa3 for U.S. cities,” according to […]

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Discover Easton Announces 2019 Christmas in Easton Events

EASTON, Md. – Discover Easton invites you to enjoy the holiday season by bringing the entire family to town and celebrating the holidays during Christmas in Easton. Discover Easton is proud to announce the return of their Signature Holiday Events and is partnering with other organizations to bolster the Town’s holiday schedule this year. The […]

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AT&T Foundation Invests in Talbot County Students

Chesapeake Leadership Foundation was awarded a $17,000.00 grant in support of a STEM-based scholarship program and Business After School program. Al Silverstein, Executive Director of the Chesapeake Leadership Foundation (an affiliate of the Talbot County Chamber of Commerce), was pleased to receive notification from AT&T Foundation that the Chesapeake Leadership Foundation was awarded a $17,000.00 […]

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Infrastructure Management Services (IMS) to Study Easton Roads

Residents of the Town of Easton may have noticed a curiously outfitted van riding throughout the Town’s streets in the past few weeks. That is because the Town hired a company called Infrastructure Management Services (IMS) to study our roads. The van, which was loaded with cameras and sensors, collected surface and curb condition data. Ultimately, […]

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SCORE: Small Business Market Planning

A well-developed marketing plan will raise awareness of your business, attract more customers and increase sales. SCORE Mid-Shore recommends a five step process to develop a market plan. Develop an introductory section that gives a description of your business, its products and/or services, the market or business environment, challenges faced and location of your competition. […]

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Economic News: Can a Guaranteed $500 a Month Impact Lives?

A jittery stock market, trade war impacts, record unemployment, income inequality, and another predicted cut in the interest rates by the Feds: the economic news is challenging our world views and encouraging out of the box thinking. There is nothing more out of the box than the concept of a universal basic income. And, thanks to […]

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Spotlight on Easton Point

As the much talked about Galloway Mansion sat waiting to be loaded onto a barge last month, the location of its temporary home—Easton Point—was spotlighted. It was obvious to residents and fans who had gathered to watch the move, how much the revitalization of Easton Point would be an asset and benefit to the community. […]

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