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News and Updates


Corrections Case Manager Helps Talbot County Detention Center Inmate Get Her Diploma

Category: Human Resources Corrections

Although small in stature, Amanda Tondin, a Case Manager with the Talbot County Department of Corrections, commands respect from her peers and has a huge heart for the inmate population she serves. Recently she helped an 18-year-old female inmate get her high school diploma – an important completer step toward the inmate’s future. Read more

Talbot County Government Celebrates 2021 Annual County Employees’ Years of Service Awards

Category: Human Resources

Talbot County Government recently honored 43 County employees with awards for years of service. Read more

Sewage Spill - Royal Oak Pump Station #1 Intersection of Maryland Route 33 (St.Michaels Road) and Route 329 (Royal Oak Road)

Category: Public Works

On September 21, 2021 at approximately 6:45 a.m., staff from the Talbot County Sanitary District responded to an alleged sanitary sewer overflow at the Royal Oak Pump Station (Pump Station #1). Read more

Talbot County Gets High Bond Ratings from Fitch Ratings and Moody’s Investors Services

Category: Finance County Council

Talbot County received high bond ratings from both Fitch Ratings and Moody’s Investors Services in preparation for selling bonds on June 2, 2020 for its Easton Elementary School construction project. Read more

Sewage Spill on Thorneton Road, Royal Oak Maryland

Category: Public Works

On Thursday, March 23, 2021 at approximately Noon, the Talbot County Sanitary District was notified that there was a possible leak in the low pressure sewer system installed along Thorneton Road in Royal Oak. Read more

New Talbot County Planning Officer Appointed

Category: Planning and Zoning Human Resources

Talbot County Government announces the retirement of Mary Kay Verdery as Planning Officer and the appointment of Miguel Salinas, Assistant Planning Officer, as Talbot County’s new Planning Officer. Read more

Talbot County Residents Receive Flood Insurance Rate Discount

Category: Planning and Zoning County Council

Effective October 1, unincorporated areas of the county were designated Class 7 by the Federal Insurance Administration’s Community Rating System (CRS). As a result, homeowners will receive a 15% discount on their insurance premiums, an increase of 5%. Talbot County was previously designated Class 8, which gave policy holders a 10% discount. Read more

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