News and Updates


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

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

Emergency Services Launches “Season’s Safety” Campaign

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

Employee Honored for 33 Years of Service at Department of Corrections

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

Maryland Winter Safety Week Begins

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

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

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

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

Category: Finance

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

Nominations Open for Talbot County's Community Impact Awards

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

Council Meeting Highlights, November 28, 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

Opioid Operational Command Center Hosts Community Overdose Action Town Hall Series

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

Council Highlights for November 14, 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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