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Council Highlights for June 11, 2024

06/14/2024
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on June 11 at 5 p.m. following a work session at 3:30 p.m.; Councilmember Keasha Haythe was absent. Read more


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Council Recognizes 2024 Corrections Officer and Employee of the Year

06/11/2024
Category: Corrections

Talbot County Department of Corrections recognized Lt. Tia Slaughter as the Officer of the Year, and Amanda Tondin as Employee of the Year. Read more


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Presentation at Talbot County Library on June 18 Explores the Delmarva Index

06/05/2024
Category: Economic Development and Tourism

Talbot County business, agency, and nonprofit leaders interested in learning more about the power of the data available through the Delmarva Index are encouraged to attend a free presentation on Tuesday, June 18 beginning at noon at the Easton branch of the Talbot County Free Library. Read more


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Emergency Services Reminds Residents to Prepare Now in Advance of Predicted Busy Hurricane Season

05/30/2024
Category: Emergency Services

With multiple weather forecasting services and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) predicting an exceptionally active 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season, the Maryland Department of Emergency Management (MDEM) urges residents to begin their preparations now. “The NOAA 2024 hurricane forecast calls for more storms than ever before and it is important that all Marylanders take preparations seriously,” said MDEM Secretary Russ Strickland, “High winds, storm surge, tidal and inland flooding can all be deadly consequences of hurricanes and tropical storms.” Read more


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Council Highlights for May 28, 2024

05/30/2024
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on May 28, 2024 at 6 p.m.; all Council members were present. Read more


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Council Vice President Pete Lesher's Remarks from 250th Commemoration of Talbot Resolves

05/28/2024
Category: Economic Development and Tourism County Council

The following speech was presented by Talbot County Council Vice President, Pete Lesher during the 250th Anniversary of the Talbot Resolves Commemoration Event on May 24, 2024. Read more


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Parks and Recreation Scheduled to Open Pools Saturday, May 25th

05/21/2024
Category: Parks and Recreation

Talbot County Parks and Recreation pool season will begin at 12 p.m. on Saturday, May 25. This summer, the pools will be open on May 25-27, June 1-2, June 8-August 18, August 25-25, and August 31-September 2. Dates and times are subject to change based on the Talbot County Public Schools (TCPS) calendar, pool events, and weather conditions. Read more


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Asst. Secretary of Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Visits Local Community Development Block Grant Projects

05/21/2024
Category: Partner Agencies County Council

Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Assistant Secretary, Carol Gilbert, visited Talbot County to tour two recently completed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) projects in Easton, Maryland. Read more


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Step Back in Time at May 24 Talbot Resolves Celebration

05/17/2024
Category: Economic Development and Tourism County Council

The sounds of an old-fashioned Town Crier will resonate at the Talbot County Courthouse on Friday, May 24 as the community takes a step back in time to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Talbot Resolves. The free public event kicks off at noon, rain or shine, with light refreshments served. Read more


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Council Meeting Highlights, May 14, 2024

05/16/2024
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on May 14 at 6 p.m.; all Council members were present. Read more


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State Highway Administration Begins Resurfacing MD 331 and MD 328 in Talbot

05/16/2024
Category: Public Works

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will resurface sections of MD 331 (Dover Road) and MD 328 (Matthewstown Road) in Talbot County beginning Tuesday, May 28. Weather permitting, MD 331 will be completed in one week and MD 328 in two weeks. Read more


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Interview with Erik Moseley: Salisbury University Student Completes Internship with Planning and Zoning

05/14/2024
Category: Planning and Zoning Human Resources

Erik Moseley, a second-year Salisbury University student majoring in Urban and Regional Planning, just completed a 135-hour internship with the Talbot County Department of Planning and Zoning. Read more


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250th Commemoration Celebration of the Talbot Resolves

05/13/2024
Category: Economic Development and Tourism County Council

On Friday, May 24, 2024, beginning at 12:00 noon the Talbot Historical Society, members of the Talbot County Council, and the Colonel Tench Tilghman Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) will commemorate and celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Talbot Resolves. Read more


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Talbot County Commission on Aging to Host Senior Resource Fair

05/10/2024
Category: Partner Agencies

The Talbot County Commission on Aging decided this was the year they would catch up with other counties on the Mid-Shore and offer their very own resource fair devoted exclusively to seniors. Read more


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Council Meeting Highlights, May 7, 2024

05/08/2024
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The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on May 7, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.; all Council members were present. Read more


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May 4th Rabies Clinic a Success Despite Rain

05/08/2024
Category: Partner Agencies

The Talbot County Health Department held its low-cost rabies vaccination clinic for pets on Saturday, May 4th at the Environmental Health building. In total, 46 dogs and 36 cats received the rabies vaccine at the drive-thru clinic. Read more


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Talbot County Parks and Recreation to Host Summer Sports Clinics in New Gym

05/07/2024
Category: Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation will host several summer sports clinics designed to help young athletics work on their skills in the off-season. Read more


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Council Member Keasha Haythe's Remarks from Business Appreciation Summit

05/07/2024
Category: Economic Development and Tourism County Council

The following speech was presented by Talbot County Council Member, Keasha Haythe at the Talbot County Business Appreciation Summit on May 2, 2024. Read more


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FY 2025 Budget Highlights

05/02/2024
Category: Finance County Council

On April 16, 2024, County Manager, Clay Stamp, and Finance Director, Martha Darling Sparks, joined the Talbot County Council to present the Fiscal Year 2025 proposed General Fund Budget. The proposed $163.9 million general fund budget upholds essential investment in employees, streamlines processes, fosters efficiencies and allocates funding for pivotal projects in public safety, education, and environmental stability. Read more


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Talbot County Announces 2024 Community Impact Award Winners

05/02/2024
Category: Economic Development and Tourism

Talbot County business leaders gathered on Thursday, May 2 in the Tidewater Inn’s Gold Ballroom for the 17th Talbot County Business Appreciation Summit and presentation of the 2024 Community Impact Awards. Read more


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Sewage Discharge to St. Michaels Road (MD Rt. 33) at Intersection with Royal Oak Road (MD Rt. 329)

05/02/2024
Category: Public Works

On Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at approximately 3:30 p.m., the Talbot County Sanitary District (Sanitary District) was notified by a County Inspector that the ditch adjacent to the intersection of St. Michaels Road (MD Rt. 33) and Royal Oak Road (MD Rt. 329) was damp despite there no rain for several days. There was no other evidence of a sewer leak. Read more


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Health Department Hosting Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic

05/02/2024
Category: Partner Agencies

Talbot County pet owners are invited to take advantage of a low-cost rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets on Saturday, May 4th, 2024 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (with a rain date of May 11th). The clinic will be held at the rear side of the Talbot County Environmental Health building at 215 Bay Street in Easton. Read more


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Talbot County Celebrates Birthday and Announces Citizen of the Year

04/29/2024
Category: County Manager’s Office County Council

Under the evening sun, the County Courthouse hummed with excitement. Around 5 p.m., the crowd grew quiet and settled in quickly as Allegro Academy began to sing, creating a tapestry of sound that enveloped the audience. Read more


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Talbot Day, April 25, 2024

04/25/2024
Category: County Council

The County Council asks residents, businesses, and organizations to join them in celebration of Talbot Day on Thursday, April 25, 2024, at 5 p.m. for an official ceremony and birthday celebration on the Talbot County Courthouse Lawn, weather permitting. Read more


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Council Highights for April 23, 2024

04/24/2024
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on April 23, 2024 at 6 p.m.; Vice President Pete Lesher was absent. Read more


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Celebrate Eastern Shore History with Talbot County Free Library’s Maryland Room

04/19/2024
Category: Partner Agencies

In honor of Talbot Day, taking place on April 25, the Talbot County Free Library would like to invite you to immerse yourself Maryland Room. Read more


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Council Introduces 2025 Budget

04/19/2024
Category: Finance County Manager’s Office County Council

On Tuesday evening, the Talbot County Council voted unanimously to introduce the proposed fiscal year 2025 general fund budget of $163,970,000. Read more


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Corrections Facility Receives Recognition of Achievement Award

04/12/2024
Category: Corrections

An audit of the Talbot County Department of Corrections (TCDC) was conducted on September 12-13, 2023 by the Maryland Commission on Correctional Standards, Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services. After a thorough review, TCDC was found to be in total compliance with all standards of an Adult Detention Center. This is Talbot County’s second time achieving total compliance in the initial audit. Read more


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Council Meeting Highlights, April 9, 2024

04/11/2024
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on April 9, 2024, at 6 p.m.; all Council members were present. Read more


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Talbot County Announces Business Academy Graduates

04/10/2024
Category: Economic Development and Tourism County Council

The Talbot County Council awarded graduation certificates to 15 participants in the inaugural Talbot Works Business Academy on Tuesday, April 9, at their regular meeting. The cohort of business owners recently completed an 8-week entrepreneurship course that was sponsored by the Talbot County Department of Economic Development and Tourism. Read more


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Talbot County Permits and Inspections Office Presents “OpenGov” Permitting Seminar

04/09/2024
Category: Permits and Inspections Planning and Zoning

The Talbot County Office of Permits and Inspections is pleased to announce an upcoming seminar focusing on the OpenGov Permitting Portal. The event will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Talbot County Community Center, Wye Oak Room located at 10028 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD 21601. Read more


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FY 2023 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report Availiable

04/09/2024
Category: Finance

The 2023 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report is now available. Read more


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Talbot County Department of Social Services Hosts Foster Parent Training on Car Seat Safety and Infant Massage

04/09/2024
Category: Partner Agencies

Talbot County Department of Social Services recently held an in-person training for resource parents on car seat safety and infant massage. The training was provided by Rachael Crawford, RN, Maternal Child Health at the Talbot County Health Department, and Stephanie Blades, RN, Clinical Educator in Women and Children’s Health at the University of Maryland Shore Regional Health. Read more


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Pennrose and Housing Commission of Talbot Break Ground on Doverbrook Apartments Redevelopment, Funding provided by County and Town

04/08/2024
Category: Finance County Council

Talbot County, the Housing Commission of Talbot (HCT), Easton, and Pennrose celebrated the groundbreaking of the Doverbrook Apartments redevelopment, which will replace the outdated 50-unit public housing community with 64 brand-new, energy-efficient mixed-income homes and on-site community amenities. Read more


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Sewage Discharge at Royal Oak Pump Station - Intersection of St. Michaels Road (MD 33) and Royal Oak Road (MD 329)

04/04/2024
Category: Public Works

On Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at approximately 1:00 p.m., the Talbot County Sanitary District (Sanitary District) was alerted to high wastewater levels at the Royal Oak Pump Station. When staff responded, they determined the pump had failed and attempted to restart the pump. Read more


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Talbot County Announces Speaker for Business Appreciation Summit on May 2

04/01/2024
Category: Economic Development and Tourism

The Talbot County Department of Economic Development and Tourism hosts the summit in partnership with the Talbot County Economic Development Commission. The annual event celebrates the local business community and honors businesses, projects, and individuals who have made a significant impact in the community. Nearly 200 business, government, and civic leaders will attend. Read more


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Talbot Day Trivia

04/01/2024
Category: County Manager’s Office

Think you know Talbot County? Try your hand at this Talbot County themed trivia! Read more


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Council Highlights for March 26, 2024

03/28/2024
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on March 26 at 6 p.m.; all Council members were present. Read more


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Talbot Day Bingo

04/01/2024
Category: County Manager’s Office

Get in the spirit of celebrating Talbot County in April. Check out the Talbot County Bingo Card. Read more


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Women’s History Month: Leaders in Government

03/26/2024
Category: County Manager’s Office

Talbot County has many women to be proud of, too many to highlight as was indicated recently on a popular social media post in “Growing Up in St. Michaels”. Talbot County Government decided to focus its efforts on highlighting Women in Government; here are some trailblazers to be proud of! Read more


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Safely Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste Materials at Drop-off Event

03/22/2024
Category: Public Works

Mid-Shore residents of Caroline, Kent, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot counties will have an opportunity to dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW) on Saturday, April 6, 2024. Read more


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Asst.Secretary of Transportation Tours Airfield Modernization Program

03/22/2024
Category: Easton Airport

Assistant Secretary of Maryland Department of Transportation, Jawauna M. Greene, tours Easton Airport Modernization Program construction. Read more


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Parks and Recreation Summer Camp Registration Filling Fast

03/19/2024
Category: Parks and Recreation

Registration for Talbot County Department of Parks and Recreation’s 2024 Summer Camp is open. Parks and Recreation hosts 9 weeks of camp filled with sports, crafts, field trips, and more from June 17th to August 16th for ages 5 to 12. Read more


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U.S. Senators Visit Seafood Processing Business in Tilghman

03/15/2024
Category: Economic Development and Tourism County Council

Senators Van Hollen and Cardin, Congressman Harris secured funding in recently enacted FY24 appropriations package. Read more


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Sheriff's Office Purchases K-9 "Kiwi"

03/15/2024
Category: Sheriff Department

On September 20, 2023, the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Division purchased a Narcotics Detection and Tracking K-9 from K2 Solutions located in Southern Pines, North Carolina. Read more


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Council Meeting Highlights for March 12, 2024

03/13/2024
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on March 12, 2024, at 6 p.m.; all Council members were present. Read more


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Parks and Recreation is Ready for First Pickleball Tournament

03/12/2024
Category: Parks and Recreation

Talbot County Parks and Recreation is excited to hold its first pickleball tournament on Saturday, April 13th and Sunday, April 14th at the Talbot County Community Center, 10028 Ocean Gateway in Easton. Read more


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County Urges Property Owners to Scout for Noxious Weeds

03/05/2024
Category: Roads and County Facilities

As a service to Talbot County residents, the Talbot County, in cooperation with the Maryland Department of Agriculture, operates a weed control program to assist farmers, developers, owners of rights-of-way, agencies, and other landowners to control noxious weeds and can provide spot and boom spraying of approved herbicides for a reasonable hourly rate, plus the cost of herbicides used.  Read more


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What is the CPR Marathon?

03/01/2024
Category: Emergency Services

Each year, Talbot County Emergency Services (DES) and their partners host the annual CPR Marathon, with the goal of training as many individuals as possible in the basics of saving a life. Read more


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Council Meeting Highlights for February 27, 2024

02/28/2024
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on February 28, 2024, at 6 p.m.; Council President Chuck Callahan was absent. Read more


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Annual Deadline Approaches for Renewal of Talbot County Liquor Licenses

02/22/2024
Category: Office of Law

The Talbot County Board of Liquor License Commissioners (Liquor Board) would like to remind licensees about the upcoming deadline for liquor licenses renewals. 2024 renewals should be submitted to the Board by March 31, 2024 to avoid incurring late fees. Read more


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Talbot County Announces Plans for Talbot Day 2024

02/21/2024
Category: County Manager’s Office County Council

The Talbot County Council is excited to announce celebration plans for Talbot Day 2024, set for Thursday, April 25, 2024. Read more


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Council Highlights for February 13, 2024

02/15/2024
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at 6 p.m.; all Council members were present. Read more


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Talbot County Votes to Purchase 120-Acre Poplar Hill Farm

02/14/2024
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council voted to purchase an approximately 120-acre property (located adjacent to Maryland Route 322 and Maryland Route 333) in Easton known as Poplar Hill Farm, which brings discussions and efforts to develop the property to a close. Read more


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Emergency Services to Host CPR Training Marathon

02/16/2024
Category: Emergency Services

The CPR Marathon will take place on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at the Talbot County Community Center, 10028 Ocean Gateway in Easton on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, starting at 9:00 a.m. and is open to the public. Read more


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Talbot County Recognizes February as American Heart Month

02/13/2024
Category: Emergency Services

Talbot County recognizes February 2024 as American Heart Month. The County encourages all residents to support initiatives toward a healthier lifestyle and healthy hearts, and to receive lifesaving CPR training. Read more


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Volunteer Fire Departments Receive Electric Vehicle Battery Disabling Equipment

02/08/2024
Category: Emergency Services

At the January Fire Chief’s Committee Meeting, each of Talbot County’s Volunteer Fire Departments received “Emergency Plug” equipment, paid for by the County. Read more


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Maryland Department of Service and Civic Innovation to Provide Host Lunch and Learn

02/02/2024
Category: Talbot Family Network

The Maryland Department of Service and Civic Innovation will unveil new programs designed to allow young people to both serve and earn a living wage at a public presentation on Feb. 21 from 12 to 1 p.m. at the Talbot County Free Library in Easton. Read more


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Kristen Goller Joins Department of Economic Development and Tourism

01/30/2024
Category: Economic Development and Tourism

Economic Development and Tourism is pleased announces appointment of Kristen Goller as the Tourism Manager. In this role, Goller will play a pivotal part in advancing the county's tourism initiatives and fostering economic growth through strategic marketing and development efforts. Read more


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Goldsborough Neck Road Capital Improvement Project

01/26/2024
Category: Public Works

Update on the Goldsborough Neck Rd Project includes a schedule road closure starting February 19, 2024. Read more


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Council President Issues Statement Regarding Pending Resolutions Relating to the Town of Trappe

01/25/2024
Category: County Council

The County Council of Talbot County continues to discuss resolutions regarding the County’s Comprehensive Water and Sewer Plan (CWSP) and the Town of Trappe. Read more


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Council Meeting Highlights for January 23, 2024

01/25/2024
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on January 23, 2024 at 6 p.m.; all Council members were present. Read more


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Upcoming Road Closure for Culvert Improvement on Goldsborough Neck Road

01/22/2024
Category: Public Works

The culvert at the intersection of Goldsborough Neck Road and Glebe Road will be replaced in early February 2024. Starting on February 19th, (weather dependent), Goldsborough Neck Road will be closed to all traffic, and the road will need to remain closed for up to 30 days. Drivers should expect to follow detour directions. Read more


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Sewage Discharge into St. Michaels Harbor in St. Michaels, Maryland

01/22/2024
Category: Public Works

On Saturday, January 20, 2024, at approximately 11:00 a.m., the Talbot County Sanitary District (Sanitary District) was contacted regarding a suspected discharge of sewage from a manhole on West Harbor Road in St. Michaels, Maryland. Read more


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Parks and Recreation to Host Ribbon Cutting for New Gym

01/19/2024
Category: Parks and Recreation

Talbot County Parks and Recreation is excited to announce the opening of the new gymnasium at the Talbot County Community Center. A ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the facility will be held on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 6 p.m., at 10028 Ocean Gateway in Easton Read more


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Former Easton Mayor Honored By Local Leaders

01/18/2024
Category: County Council

On Saturday, January 13, the Town of Easton held a surprise retirement party to honor former Mayor Bob Willey for his 32 years of service to our Town.  Read more


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Council Meeting Highlights for January 16, 2024

01/17/2024
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held a Special Legislative Day on Tuesday, January 16th at 4 p.m.; all Council members were present. Read more


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Snow at Talbot County Courthouse

01/16/2024
Category: County Manager’s Office

The Talbot County Courthouse covered in a light blanket of snow on January 16, 2024. Talbot County Government and the Circuit Court delayed opening until 10:00 a.m. Read more


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Seeking Applicants for Public Works Advisory Board - District 5

01/08/2024
Category: Public Works County Manager’s Office

The Talbot County Council is seeking individuals for appointment to the County’s Public Works Advisory Board from Election District 5 of Talbot County, Maryland. Read more


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Easton Airport Airfield Modernization Program Update

01/02/2024
Category: Easton Airport

Easton Airport is pleased to provide the community with an update on the Airfield Modernization Program, a significant initiative to enhance the safety and operational efficiency of our facilities. As part of this multi-year project, we would like to inform the public and media about the upcoming installation of security and containment fencing at the Talbot County Business Center. Read more


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Upper Shore Aging Opens Upgrades Computer Lab at the Talbot County Senior Center Brookletts Place

12/21/2023
Category: Talbot Family Network

Talbot County Senior Center at Brookletts in Easton recently held a ribbon cutting to open its upgraded computer lab. Upper Shore Aging was awarded a $33,356 T-Mobile Hometown Grant to update the Talbot County Senior Center’s technology, including 20 new computer stations to provide the senior community with access to connectivity, classes, and hands-on learning opportunities. Brookletts Place, dedicated in 2009, is part of Upper Shore Aging, Inc., a nonprofit organization that is the designated Area Agency on Aging (USA) for Talbot, Caroline, and Kent counties. Read more


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Start the New Year Outdoors with First Day Hikes in Talbot County

12/19/2023
Category: Parks and Recreation Economic Development and Tourism

Taking a First Day Hike is an annual tradition, a fun healthy way to welcome in the new year. Read more


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Council Highlights for December 12, 2023

12/13/2023
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on December 12 at 6 p.m.; all Council members were present. Read more


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Free Training for Business Owners With Talbot Works Business Academy

12/13/2023
Category: Economic Development and Tourism

The Talbot County Department of Economic Development and Tourism will launch its new Talbot Works Business Academy, a free online business training program to help small businesses succeed and grow, in early 2024. Read more


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Easton PD, Oxford PD, Talbot Co. Sheriffs join forces for Shop with a Cop

12/12/2023
Category: Sheriff Department

On Saturday, December 9th, the Easton Police Department, Oxford Police Department, and the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office came together for the Talbot Optimist Club’s ‘Shop with a Cop’ event. This event sees police officers pairing up with local youths to assist them on a shopping spree to provide holiday gifts for the youths and their families.  Read more


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Finance Director Joins Panel at MACo for Short Term Rental Discussion

12/12/2023
Category: Finance

County leaders at the 2023 MACo Summer Conference explored the good, the bad, and the ugly of short-term rentals for counties. Read more


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County Seeks Public Opinion on Proposed Vehicle Weight Limit for Black Dog Alley

12/08/2023
Category: Roads and County Facilities Public Works

The Talbot County Council introduced Resolution No. 351 on November 14, 2023, which if adopted, will establish a vehicle weight limit on Black Dog Alley, aiming to reduce heavy truck “through traffic” on the road between Cordova Road (MD Route 309) and Dover Road (MD Route 331). Read more


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Emergency Services Launches “Season’s Safety” Campaign

12/05/2023
Category: Emergency Services

The Talbot County Department of Emergency Services (DES) launched a new public awareness campaign coined “Season’s Safety”. The initiative aims at enhancing public awareness of winter hazards and safety measures, especially around the season of giving. Read more


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Employee Honored for 33 Years of Service at Department of Corrections

12/01/2023
Category: Corrections

Lt. Howard G. Williams retired from Department of Corrections, and staff honored his many years of service in a celebration last week. Read more


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Maryland Winter Safety Week Begins

12/05/2023
Category: Emergency Services

MDEM Secretary Russ Strickland emphasizes the importance of taking winter safety precautions seriously, stating, “Winter brings with it several hazards that cause injuries and cost lives and money every year. It is precisely because of this that we must take winter safety precautions seriously.” Read more


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Local Garden Clubs Honor Easton Airport with 80th Anniversary Inspired Trees

12/04/2023
Category: Easton Airport

Members of the Talbot County Garden Club and the Oxford Garden Club with Maryland’s First Lady Dawn Moore around the Easton Airport 80th Themed Tree at the State Capitol Rotunda. Read more


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Talbot County Earns 22nd Consecutive Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting

12/01/2023
Category: Finance

Talbot County’s continued commitment to accurate, comprehensive, and transparent financial reporting has once again earned the County national recognition. Read more


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Nominations Open for Talbot County's Community Impact Awards

11/30/2023
Category: Economic Development and Tourism

The Talbot County Department of Economic Development and Tourism and the Economic Development Commission are now accepting online nominations for the 2023 Community Impact Awards. Read more


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Council Meeting Highlights, November 28, 2023

11/30/2023
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on November 28, 2023 at 6 p.m.; all Council members were present. Read more


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Opioid Operational Command Center Hosts Community Overdose Action Town Hall Series

11/17/2023
Category: Sheriff Department

Talbot County Sheriff Joe Gamble and Talbot County Department of Health Officer Dr. Maria Maguire joined Special Secretary of Opioid Response, Emily Keller, in the Community Overdose Action Town Hall Series hosted by the Opioid Operational Command Center, held at the Talbot County Free Library. Read more


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Council Highlights for November 14, 2023

11/15/2023
Category: County Manager’s Office County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on November 14 at 6 p.m.; all Council members were present. Read more


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Department of Health to Host Community Overdose Action Town Hall

11/14/2023
Category: Sheriff Department Talbot Family Network Emergency Services

The Opioid Operational Command Center (OOCC), Maryland’s primary opioid response coordinating office, is hosting a town hall meeting on November 16th, 2023 at the Talbot County Free Library. The event aims to provide the community with the opportunity to share their ideas for how we can do more to address the opioid and overdose crisis.  Read more


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Easton's New and First 24 Hour AED

11/14/2023
Category: Emergency Services

Partners within this program are the Bluepoint Hospitality Group, Talbot Emergency Services, and the Talbot Paramedic Foundation. Read more


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24/7 Accessible AED Added in Downtown Easton

11/08/2023
Category: Emergency Services County Council

The first 24-hour publicly accessible automatic external defibrillator (AED) for downtown Easton is now operational, thanks to the collaboration of Talbot CARES and Bluepoint Hospitality. Read more


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Maryland Department of Transportation Meets with Talbot County

11/08/2023
Category: Roads and County Facilities

Maryland Transportation Secretary Paul J. Wiedefeld and other representatives of the Maryland Department of Transportation met today with Talbot County officials to discuss the department's six-year Draft FY 2024-2029 Consolidated Transportation Program. The plan calls for a $21.2 billion, six-year investment to create a safer, cleaner, efficient and accessible transportation system connecting Marylanders to jobs, schools, recreation, health care and services. Read more


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Talbot County is Green with Gratitude

11/07/2023
Category: County Council

“Operation Green Light for Veterans”, hosted nationwide by the National Association for Counties and the National Association of County Veterans Service Officers, invites counties and other government entities to show support for veterans by lighting buildings green each November. Read more


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Winter Sports Registration is Open at Parks and Recreation

11/03/2023
Category: Parks and Recreation

Talbot County Parks and Recreation announced that winter sport registration is now open for basketball, ice skating, hockey, and dance. Read more


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Talbot County Hosts Coffee and Conservation at Waterfowl Festival, Nov. 10

11/02/2023
Category: Economic Development and Tourism

The Talbot County Department of Economic Development and Tourism will again team up with the Waterfowl Festival to host Coffee and Conservation, a networking event to celebrate the opening of the festival’s 52nd year. Read more


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Parks and Recreation Hosts Boonanza Event

10/30/2023
Category: Parks and Recreation

The Talbot County Community Center was the spookiest spot in town Wednesday night, when it hosted a colorful cohort of costumed children for its annual Halloween Boonanza. Read more


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Governor’s Special Secretary Maria Martinez Speaks at Talbot County Minority Business Resource Fair in Easton

10/27/2023
Category: Economic Development and Tourism

Providing resources and connections for minority business start-ups and expanding businesses Read more


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Council Meeting Highlights October 24th

10/26/2023
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday, October 24th at 6 p.m.; all Council members were present.    Read more


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Board of Elections Hosts Open House

10/20/2023
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The Talbot County Board of Elections held an Elections open house, inviting the public to meet election staff and learn more about the voting process on Wednesday, October 18, 2023.  Read more


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Departments Urge Best Practices as Part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month

10/19/2023
Category: Emergency Services Economic Development and Tourism

To recognize Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the Talbot County Department of Emergency Services (DES) and the Department of Technical Services have partnered share best practices for cybersecurity. The public awareness campaign, coined “Talbot Secure”, will run on Talbot County Emergency Service’s social media in October. Read more


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Easton Airport Breaks Ground for Airfield Modernization Project

10/13/2023
Category: Easton Airport

With the sun shining and a fall breeze, the energy on the airfield was electric as the long-anticipated groundbreaking ceremony for the Airfield Modernization Project got underway on Friday morning, October 13th. Read more


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Board of Elections to Host Open House – Wednesday, October 18, 2023

10/13/2023
Category: County Manager’s Office

The Talbot County Board of Elections will host an Open House on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at their offices located at 215 Bay Street, Suite 7, Easton, Maryland. Read more


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Repairing Talbot County’s Leeds Creek Bridge

10/13/2023
Category: Public Works

Two Talbot County foremen, Mike Potter, at left, and Taylor Lowery, finish working on the Leeds Creek Bridge, which was constructed using timber in the 1960s. It needs frequent maintenance, and there have been meetings to consider replacing the wood with asphalt. On Thursday, five workers replaced nine wooden planks. Read more


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Council Highlights for October 10, 2023

10/13/2023
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on October 10, 2023 at 6 p.m.; all Council members were present. Read more


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Talbot County Minority Business Resource Fair Scheduled for Oct. 14 in Easton

10/13/2023
Category: Economic Development and Tourism

Small business owners and entrepreneurs are invited to attend the Talbot County Minority Business Resource Fair on Saturday, October 14 from 4-7 p.m. at the Waterfowl Festival Building in downtown Easton. The event is free, including childcare provided for participants. Read more


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Capitals Close Out Eastern Shore Retreat with Practice in Easton

10/13/2023
Category: Parks and Recreation

Local hockey fans enjoyed an unexpected visit from the Washington Capitals Wednesday morning as the team wrapped up their Eastern Shore team building retreat with a practice at the Talbot County Community Center’s ice rink. Read more


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Sheriff Gamble Elected President for Maryland Sheriffs' Assoication

10/13/2023
Category: Sheriff Department

On September 13, 2023, Talbot County Sheriff Joseph Gamble was elected as the 2023-2024 President for the Maryland Sheriffs’ Association (MSA) in a ceremonial passing of the torch from former President, Sheriff Scott Adams of Cecil County. Read more


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Talbot County Free Library Offers Resources for Businesses

10/05/2023
Category: Economic Development and Tourism

The Talbot County Free Library offers many free services and programs to those running a business, searching for a job, or looking to improve skills. All one needs is a library card. Read more


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County and Town of Easton Discuss Doverbrook Redevelopment Project

10/04/2023
Category: County Council

Officials and Housing Commission of Talbot met to discuss Doverbrook Housing redevelopment project, located on Dover Road in Easton, Maryland. Read more


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Council Meeting Highlights, Tuesday, September 26, 2023

09/28/2023
Category: County Manager’s Office County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on September 26, 2023 at 5 p.m.; all Council members were present, with Council Member Keasha Haythe joining by conference call. Read more


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Talbot County Government Celebrates 2023 Years of Service Awards

09/20/2023
Category: County Manager’s Office County Council

Talbot County recently honored 54 County employees with the annual Years of Service Awards. Each employee received a recognition certificate, and gifts to commemorate the occasion. Read more


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Tunis Mills Road Over Leed's Creek Bridge Replacement

09/15/2023
Category: Public Works

Project details for Leeds Creek Bridge Replacement, located near 26209 Tunis Mills Rd., Easton, MD are now available online. Read more


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County Celebrates National Senior Center Month, and Fall Prevention Awareness Week

09/15/2023
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council proclaimed the month of September 2023 as National Senior Center Month. Read more


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Talbot County Council Meeting Highlights Tuesday, September 12, 2023

09/12/2023
Category: County Manager’s Office County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on September 12, 2023, at 5 p.m.; all Council members were present. Read more


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Healthy Talbot Family Resource Guide Available

09/14/2023
Category: County Manager’s Office

Talbot Family Network is pleased to announce the latest volume of its Healthy Talbot Family Resource Guide. Read more


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Talbot County Holds Annual 9/11 Day of Remembrance Ceremony

09/11/2023
Category: Sheriff Department Emergency Services County Council

On September 11, 2023, the Talbot County community gathered to commemorate the events of September 11, 2001 in Easton, Maryland. The ceremony began slightly later than the scheduled 8:30 a.m. start time due to a brief, but sudden downpour. Read more


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Parks and Recreation Excited About New Ice Rink System, Kicks Off Fall Programming

09/13/2023
Category: Parks and Recreation

With public ice skate time set to start on Friday, September 15, 2023, the local ice skating and ice hockey communities are excited to get back on the ice. Read more


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Easton EDC and Talbot County Release 9/11 Day of Remembrance Short Film

09/12/2023
Category: Emergency Services County Council

On the 22nd anniversary of the events that occurred on September 11, 2001, Easton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC), in coordination with Talbot County Government, released a short film that provides a snapshot of resiliency within the community. Read more


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We Are Talbot Ready, 9/11 Day of Remembrance Video

09/11/2023
Category: Emergency Services County Council

In the aftermath of 9/11, the nation came together to support one another, not only in the immediate crisis, but for days, and weeks, and years to come. In the 2023 9/11 Day of Remembrance Video, Talbot County leaders reflect on the past, and look to the future, sharing how as a community...we can be #TalbotReady Read more


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Council Vice President Pete Lesher's Remarks from 9/11 Day of Remembrance

09/11/2023
Category: Emergency Services County Council

Council Vice President Pete Lesher provides keynote address at 9/11 Day of Remembrance Event. Read more


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TCFL Celebrates Library Card Sign-up Month

09/05/2023
Category: County Manager’s Office

Talbot County Free Library Highlights Library Card Sign-up Month, joins forces with Talbot Goes Purple Read more


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Talbot County's Interactive Land Use Maps

08/30/2023
Category: Planning and Zoning

The Talbot County Department of Economic Development and Tourism is encouraging business leaders to familiarize themselves with the power of Talbot County’s Interactive Land Use Maps, now available and searchable online. Read more


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Event to Safely Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste Materials

10/01/2023
Category: Public Works

Mid-Shore residents of Caroline, Kent, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot counties will have an opportunity to dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW) on Saturday, October 28, 2023. Read more


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Drop Off Old Tires at Residential Scrap Tire Event

09/01/2023
Category: Public Works

Talbot County residents will have an opportunity to dispose of old and unwanted tires at the Citizen Scrap Tire Drop-off Event scheduled for Saturday, September 30, 2023. Read more


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Talbot County Sheriff's Office Prepares for New School Year!

08/28/2023
Category: Sheriff Department

The Talbot County Sheriff’s Office is preparing for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year. Read more


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Sewage Discharge Along Unionville Road

08/25/2023
Category: Public Works

On Friday, August 25, 2023, at approximately 2:00 p.m., the Talbot County Sanitary District (Sanitary District) was advised of a sewage leak next to the property at 9415 Unionville Road. The spill resulted from K & T Utilities, LLC accidently boring into a force main along Unionville Road. Read more


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September Declared National Preparedness Month

08/25/2023
Category: Emergency Services County Council

Brian LeCates, Director of Emergency Services and Geneva Schaffle, Division Chief, Emergency Management, accepted a proclamation recognizing September as National Preparedness Month. Read more


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We Are One: Community Supporting Community To Conclude with 9/11 Event

08/24/2023
Category: Emergency Services County Manager’s Office

Throughout the summer, volunteers have been working together to help strengthen relationships between members of the community by supporting projects that exemplified the theme, “We Are One: Community Supporting Community.” The Day of Remembrance ceremony concludes the summer events.  Read more


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Council Meeting Highlights, August 22, 2023

08/23/2023
Category: County Manager’s Office County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on August 22nd at 5 p.m.; all Council members were present. Read more


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Administrative Services Launches New Job Opportunities Page

08/15/2023
Category: Human Resources

The Talbot County Department of Administrative Services has launched a renovated “Employment Opportunities” page on the County Website. The new page intends to be more accessible, allowing job seekers to search by department or job type to narrow down their search. Once potential candidates have found a job that interests them, they will be able to open to a page directly for that job listing. Read more


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Teen, first responders recognized for cardiac arrest save

08/14/2023
Category: Emergency Services

In recognition of his heroism and selfless actions, Sean received a certificate of commendation from the county council and a life-saving award from the Talbot County Department of Emergency Services. Read more


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Emergency Service Provides AED Demonstration

08/10/2023
Category: Emergency Services

Special Programs Paramedic, Rachael Cox, provided a AED Demonstration during the recent council meeting. Read more


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Talbot County Council Meeting Highlights, August 8, 2023

08/09/2023
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on August 8, 2023 at 5 p.m. All Council members were present, with Council Member Stepp joining by conference call. Council Member Stepp had to step away toward the end of the meeting, but had provided absentee ballots for items scheduled for vote. Read more


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County Seeks Individuals to Fill Vacancies on Boards

07/31/2023
Category: County Council

These boards and commissions play a crucial role in providing a community-led voice on different topics. Read more


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Emergency Services Joins Apprenticeship Program with TCPS

07/27/2023
Category: Human Resources Emergency Services

On July 26, 2023 Talbot County Department of Emergency Services sat down with Talbot County Public Schools’ student, Geovanni “Geo” Greaves, to sign paperwork to make him the very first county-employed apprentice in the Talbot County Youth Apprenticeship program through TCPS and the Maryland Department of Labor. Read more


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Easton Airport Celebrates 80th Anniversary

07/28/2023
Category: Easton Airport

Talbot County’s Easton Airport celebrated 80 years of service to the Eastern Shore community on Friday, July 28, 2023. Read more


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Council Address Traffic Concerns

07/27/2023
Category: Roads and County Facilities County Council

During their July 25th meeting, the Traffic Advisory Board presented recommendations to Council. Read more


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Talbot County Council Meeting Highlights, July 25, 2023

07/26/2023
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday, July 25th at 5 p.m.; Council Member Dave Stepp was absent. Read more


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County Celebrates Parks and Recreation Professionals Day

07/21/2023
Category: Parks and Recreation

Talbot County celebrated our dedicated Parks and Recreation professionals as part of 2023 Parks and Recreation Month. Read more


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Library Launches Free Community Wi-Fi Center in Trappe

07/25/2023
Category: Parks and Recreation County Council

Talbot County Free Library (TCFL) has created a free Community Wi-Fi Center at Home Run Baker Park in Trappe, MD, providing access to high-speed internet for Talbot County students and residents. Read more


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Sewage Discharge to Drainage Ditches along Madison Avenue, St. Michaels

07/18/2023
Category: Public Works

On Sunday, July16, 2023, at approximately 4:50 p.m., the Talbot County Sanitary District (Sanitary District) was advised of a sewer leak at the Madison Avenue Pump Station located adjacent to 101 Madison Avenue at the corner of Madison Avenue and Maryland Route 33 (St. Michaels Road). Read more


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FY 2024 Budget Overview

07/14/2023
Category: Finance

FY 2024 Budget Documents are now available. Read more


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Talbot County Council Meeting Highlights, July 11, 2023

07/13/2023
Category: County Council

Agenda items included Proclamation for "Parks and Recreation Month", an update on the Leeds Creek Bridge replacement, a vote on the cannabis permitting moratorium (Resolution No. 344), and more. Read more


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County Highlights July 2023 as “Parks and Recreation Month”

07/12/2023
Category: Parks and Recreation

During their July 11th meeting, the Talbot County Council proclaimed July “Parks and Recreation Month”. Read more


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July 3, 2023 Storm Damage Response

07/04/2023
Category: Emergency Services

On Monday, July 3, 2023, at approximately 7 p.m., reports of a strong storm in Talbot County near Tilghman Island came into the Department of Emergency Services dispatch center. Fire and police personal were dispatched to the area minutes later. Read more


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New Pickleball Courts Open at Talbot County Community Center

07/05/2023
Category: Parks and Recreation

The Talbot County Department of Parks and Recreation opened eight new pickleball courts at the Community Center in July. Read more


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Brookletts Place Receives T-Mobile Grant for New Computers

06/30/2023
Category: County Council

Brookletts Place Talbot Senior Center recently received a $33,356 grant to upgrade their computer and monitors in the facility. Read more


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Talbot County Council Meeting Highlights, June 27, 2023

06/29/2023
Category: County Manager’s Office County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday, June 27th at 5 p.m.; all Council members were present. Read more


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Council Hosts Work Session to Discuss Letters Received From Maryland Department of the Environment

06/28/2023
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held a work session on Tuesday, June 27th at 3:00 p.m. with staff and representatives from the Town of Trappe to discuss requests set forth in letters received from the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) regarding water and sewer in the Town of Trappe, and discuss how those matters intersect with the Draft 2023 Report of the Review. Read more


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Talbot County Launches Social Media Accounts

06/20/2023
Category: County Manager’s Office

Talbot County Government has launched social media accounts on Facebook and LinkedIn to share countywide updates, news, alerts, and more. The launch is a component of the County’s comprehensive initiative to enhance communication with the public and to add transparency. Read more


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Local Business Leaders Meet with Maryland Secretary of Commerce

06/15/2023
Category: County Council

The Council participated in a roundtable with other local business leaders and officials to discuss highlights and challenges of economic development and commerce within Talbot County and the Eastern Shore. Read more


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Sewage Discharge to Drainage Ditch along Tunis Mills Road

06/08/2023
Category: Public Works

On Thursday, June 8, 2023, at approximately 9:00 a.m., the Talbot County Sanitary District (Sanitary District) was advised of a broken force main which caused a sewage leak at 26358 Tunis Mills Road. Read more


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Talbot County Detention Center to Host Hiring Fair   

06/08/2023
Category: Human Resources Corrections

Talbot County Department of Corrections will host an open house and hiring fair on Saturday, June 10th from 11AM to 2PM.    Read more


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Talbot County Council Seeking Volunteers to Serve on County’s Property Tax Assessment Appeals Board

06/06/2023
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council is seeking nominees to serve on the County’s Property Tax Assessment Appeals Board (PTAAB). Read more


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Request for Critical Area Supplemental Growth Allocation to Come Before Talbot County Planning Commission

06/05/2023
Category: Planning and Zoning

On Wednesday, June 7, 2023, the Talbot County Planning Commission is scheduled to review a request for Critical Area supplemental growth allocation from the Town of Easton for the Poplar Hill Farm project located on Oxford Road in Easton.   Read more


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Secretary of Aging Visits Brookletts Place for Meet and Greet

06/02/2023
Category: County Council

On Thursday, June 1, 2023, Carmel Roques, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Aging visited Brookletts Place, The Talbot County Senior Center for a meet and greet and discussion on planning and preparing for healthy longer lives in Maryland. Read more


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Roads Department Seeking Candidates for Equipment Operations

05/26/2023
Category: Roads and County Facilities Human Resources

The Talbot County Roads Department is seeking quality candidates for equipment operations with immediate openings available. Read more


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Economic Development and Tourism Recognizes 40th Anniversary of National Travel & Tourism Week

05/11/2023
Category: Finance County Council

The Talbot County Council proclaimed the week of May 7-13, 2023, as Travel and Tourism Week in Talbot County at its regularly scheduled meeting on May 9. Read more


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