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Building African American Minds

$2.5M has been raised and construction started on a new gymnasium, community room and offices for BAAM on Jowite Street. Once this phase is completed, another $1M will be raised and invested to add classrooms, event space and offices to BAAM’s current space, creating a solar-powered campus to house all of BAAM’s after school and […]

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Sip & Shop Sundays

The independently owned retail community of Downtown Easton is bringing charm and leisure to the holiday shopping season with Sip & Shop Sundays. Each Sunday leading up to Christmas, retail stores in Historic Easton hold special hours and invite shoppers to enjoy their holiday gift buying in a charming small-town Christmas atmosphere.  <> <>   […]

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Talbot County Wins 2018 Tourism Award at Maryland’s Tourism & Travel Summit

The Talbot County Department of Economic Development and Tourism and the Talbot County Frederick Douglass 200 Committee were honored at the 38th Annual Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit for their work on the Year of Frederick Douglass. Presented by the Maryland Office of Tourism Development and the Maryland Tourism Development Board, the Leveraging Partnerships Award honored […]

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Sustaining Strong Communities On Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Expand meaningful access to community College.  Continue and strengthen successful approaches to workforce development.  Repeal ineffective tax limitations. And when preparing for climate change, be prepared for the worst.  These are just several of the policy recommendations outlined in Sustaining Strong Communities: On Maryland’s Eastern Shore, a report published by the Maryland Center on Economic […]

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Talbot Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament Donates to Critchlow Adkins Children’s Centers

Each summer the Talbot Chamber of Commerce hosts the Talbot Chamber Golf Tournament and selects one non-profit to benefit from the proceeds raised. This year, the tournament was held at the Talbot Country Club and the Chamber is pleased to announce Critchlow Adkins Children’s Centers were chosen as the non-profit beneficiary. Thanks to tournament sponsors […]

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Net Zero Homes

Net Zero homes will soon be built by the Housing Commission of Talbot. Nine new units will be built in two multifamily housing units: one two-story structure with five units, and a second with four units. Each will have two bedrooms and one bath. These homes will front closely upon Port and West Street, maintaining the spatial […]

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Mayor’s Note

“When I was growing up in the area near Port Street, most people knew each other. We kids were free to roam and play; it was a young boy’s dream. One goal for redevelopment is to return the waterfront area to a place where kids can play and discover. The plan calls for recreation areas […]

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A Chat with Mayor Willey: A New Footbridge and Proof of Concept for the Easton Economic Development Corporation

Mayor Bob Willey of Easton is well-known for being a soft-spoken type. Leaning on his conservative instincts and a Talbot County upbringing, he’s never been too animated in his support of a town initiative or project. Let the facts be presented calmly, without due pressure, his thinking goes, and a consensus of support will emerge. […]

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Hogan Joins Mistletoe Hall Kickoff

Photo by Christina Acosta On Friday afternoon, Oct. 19, local, county and state officials gathered to announce construction on Easton’s new commerce and business park at the Mistletoe Hall Farm. The 86.25-acre parcel on Goldsborough Neck Road, which comprises seven parcels, offers a prime location to encourage entrepreneurial activity and support business expansion and attraction. […]

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