EASTON — Members of the agricultural community spoke at the Talbot County Council meeting Tuesday, Jan. 14, to give an overview of upcoming events and talk about current issues to start 2020.

EASTON — The Talbot County Board of Education, during a meeting Wednesday, Jan. 15, dissected its proposed 2020-21 operating budget, revealing a 5.9% increase from $57 million to $60.8 million.

EASTON — American Legion Post 70 celebrated its centennial Saturday, Jan. 18, in Easton with special guest U.S. Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md.-1st.

EASTON — In a unanimous vote, Talbot County Council gave approval to VFW Post 5118 Auxiliary for a monument design honoring Talbot County’s fallen heroes from World War I, World War II and the Korean War. 

EASTON — After recently moving to Easton from Florida, Canines for Christ volunteer George Maynard is bringing the ministry to the Eastern Shore, and he wants to recruit volunteers and sponsors.

ANNAPOLIS — State lawmakers representing Eastern Shore counties know the clock is ticking to pass laws that might help ease Chesapeake Bay Bridge traffic gridlock. They say they’ve drafted legislation that would give Queen Anne’s County control over U.S. Route 50 off-ramps during heavy traff…

EASTON — It was one of the largest funeral services ever held in Easton, with more than 500 in attendance.

EASTON — At its first meeting of the year, the Easton Planning Commission on Thursday, Jan. 16, discussed a pair of applications and officially elected new officers for 2020.

ST. MICHAELS — In the wake of the early January circuit court decision handed down to the St. Michaels Ethics Commission, St. Michaels town commissioners opened their January legislative meeting in a defensive mode, with the reading of multiple statements disagreeing with the higher court’s …

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County Council heard a letter detailing citizen concerns about EMS coverage at its meeting on the evening of Monday, Jan. 7.

HURLOCK — The Hurlock Town Council welcomed a new wellness business to town and discussed legislative priorities in addition to other town business at a meeting on Monday evening, Jan. 13.

EASTON — The U.S. Senate passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement with bipartisan support on Thursday, Jan. 16. This followed President Trump’s signing of Phase One Trade Agreement with China on Wednesday, Jan. 15.

ANNAPOLIS — A sea of red flooded Annapolis as gun laws adversaries and advocates descended on the capital Wednesday, Jan. 15, to influence lawmakers’ decisions on three pieces of gun legislation being weighed by three separate committees.

CENTREVILLE — Saturday evening, Jan. 11, the Goodwill Volunteer Fire Company, celebrating its 130th year of serving the community, held its annual awards banquet, recognizing all its members, especially those who stood out in 2019.

SUDLERSVILLE — The Sudlersville town commissioners officially voted Wednesday, Jan. 8, to amend Ordinance 2019-05, which would allow an ICA detention center for up to 600 illegal immigrants awaiting their day in court within town limits.

CENTREVILLE — The Queen Anne’s County Department of Health can look forward to a state-of-the-art outreach vehicle a result of a $144,000 grant from WIC completed by TechOps Specialty Vehicles in Stevensville.

CENTREVILLE — One of Centreville’s historic landmarks, the old Centreville High School on Chesterfield Avenue, will be assessed to determine its continued viability as the Queen Anne’s County Public Schools central office.

CENTREVILLE — The Queen Anne’s County Housing Authority announced a $350,000 grant earmarked for property improvements and bid farewell to outgoing board chairman James Hynson during the Monday, Jan. 13, meeting.

EASTON — Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot was the keynote speaker during the Talbot County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Chairman’s luncheon on Wednesday, Jan. 15, where he discussed the economy, the start of tax season and running for governor.

CAMBRIDGE — Robert Wilson Parks is man of all seasons and talents. Stepping into the past at Bob’s Barbershop, a Cambridge landmark, built in 1914, customers are treated to the ambiance of a quieter time, an art gallery and a history lesson — all of this meted out by “Bob” Parks who has trea…

EASTON — Students, teachers, a first responder and law enforcement were honored in a ceremony at the E.E. Street Memorial VFW post on Monday, Jan. 13, in Easton.

EASTON — Talbot County Council members reviewed the final draft of the village master plan for Cordova during its Tuesday, Jan. 14, meeting in Easton.

EASTON — Talbot County roads experts say Black Dog Alley is deteriorating under the stress of heavy tractor trailer traffic, but county lawmakers’ proposal to implement a vehicle weight limit along the route has residents and business owners up in arms.