The Talbot County Council has enacted a temporary burn ban due to drought conditions and extreme heat. For more information, visit talbotcountymd.gov/burnban

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Talbot County Burn Ban Concludes July 21, 2024

07/19/2024
Category: Emergency Services County Council

The Talbot County Council enacted an Administrative Resolution imposing a complete ban on all open-air burning throughout the county on June 21, 2024. Following recent rain, the Burn Ban Committee has recommended to Council to let the ban expire as expected on July 21, 2024. Read more


Accepting Proposals for the Update to the Comprehensive Plan

07/16/2024
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The County is currently accepting big proposals for the 2026 Update of the Talbot County Maryland Comprehensive Plan. Read more


Council Meeting Highlights, July 9, 2024

07/11/2024
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on July 9, 2024 and held a work session on Bike and Pedestrian Trails in Talbot County. Read more


Major R. Scott Mergenthaler Retires from Sheriff's Office

06/27/2024
Category: Sheriff Department

Sheriff Joe Gamble and the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate Major R. Scott Mergenthaler on his retirement from his over fifty-one-year career in law enforcement. We offer a sincere thank you and well wishes for his dedication and professionalism to the citizens of Talbot County for the last eighteen years of service. Read more


Council Highlights for June 25, 2024

06/26/2024
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on June 25, 2024 at 5 p.m.; Council Member Dave Stepp was absent. Read more


Council Members Tour New Health Department Space Ahead of Scheduled Move

06/25/2024
Category: Partner Agencies County Council

Talbot County Council members Keasha Haythe and Lynn Mielke recently toured the new Talbot County Health Department building located at Achievement Park, 510 Cadmus Lane, in Easton. This visit marks a significant milestone as the facility nears completion. Read more


Easton Airport’s ACE Program Launches Summer Activities for Kids

06/25/2024
Category: Easton Airport

Easton Airport’s ACE Program, in partnership with the Easton Composite Squadron – Civil Air Patrol (CAP), is set to launch a series of dynamic and educational summer activities aimed at middle school to early high school students (ages 12-16). These activities, scheduled throughout July, promise to offer engaging, hands-on experiences in aviation and explore related career pathways. Read more


Talbot County Implements Burn Ban Effective June 21, 2024

06/21/2024
Category: Emergency Services County Council

The Talbot County Council has enacted an Administrative Resolution imposing a complete ban on all open-air burning throughout the county. This burn ban will take effect on Friday, June 21, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. and will remain in place for 30 days, expiring on Sunday, July 21, 2024 unless extended or terminated by a subsequent resolution. Read more


Cooling Centers Set Up For Excessive Heat

06/18/2024
Category: Emergency Services

Cooling Centers will be open on Wednesday, June 19 to June 26 for any community member in need of a cool environment. Read more


Council Discusses Updates to the Report of the Review, Comprehensive Plan, and Comprehensive Water and Sewer Plan

06/18/2024
Category: Public Works Planning and Zoning

On Tuesday, June 11, 2024, County Engineer, Ray Clarke, and Planning Officer, Brennan Tarleton, met with the Talbot County Council and discussed timelines for updating several planning documents for the County. These documents are guidelines for County planning, development, and engineering. Read more


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