Governor’s Office Connects Mid-Shore Small Businesses with State Contracting Opportunities

Buyers from various State agencies connected with the small business community in Maryland’s Mid-Shore region yesterday during the Ready, Set, GROW! Procurement Connections Workshop held at Chesapeake College in Wye Mill – the first of its kind on the Mid-Shore. Attendance exceeded expectations, drawing nearly 90 small business owners and entrepreneurs. “Doing business with the […]

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Delaware offers produce safety trainings to help farmers meet FSMA requirement

The Delaware Department of Agriculture is offering two one-day courses in March to help farmers growing fruits and vegetables comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule. “About 1 in 6 Americans gets sick each year from foodborne illness,” said Secretary of Agriculture Michael T. Scuse. “The Food Safety Modernization Act is […]

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Compass Regional Hospice to Offer Two Grief Support Groups; Begin in March

Compass Regional Hospice is offering two new grief support groups for individuals, 18 and older, who have experienced any type of loss. Both groups will meet every Tuesday, beginning on March 20 through May 8, 2018. The grief support group in Caroline County will meet from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at St. Luke’s United […]

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Liberty Street / Commerce Street Infrastructure Project in Centreville Begins

In a Facebook post Queen Anne’s County Sheriff announced that based on the weather forecast, Centreville plans to proceed with the painting of lines on Commerce and West Water streets starting Tuesday morning February 20th to begin the water and sewer construction project. Late Tuesday night two way traffic on Commerce and West Water Streets […]

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MD State Police on Pedestrian Fatal Collision Near Elkton

Updated at 1:10am February 19, 2018 On February 18, 2018 at approximately 6:24 PM, troopers from the North East barrack responded to the area near eastbound Pulaski Highway (US-40) prior to the intersection of Elkton Road (MD-279) in Elkton for a collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. Upon their arrival, troopers located a white […]

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Talbot Community Connections Honors Ruth Sullivan for Service

Talbot Community Connections (TCC) recently honored Ruth Sullivan of Oxford for her years of service on its Board of Trustees. Sullivan served as President of the TCC Board for five years, from 2012 to 2017, and has been a member of the Board since 2004. The Board presented Sullivan with an engraved tray and Delegate […]

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Washington College is Helping The Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence Better Target Its Mission

A collaboration among a Washington College sociology professor, the College’s GIS Lab, and the Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence (MSCFV) is helping provide resources to women in crisis and creating strategies to reach more victims in the community. Rachel Durso, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Black Studies at Washington College, teamed up with Jeanne Yeager, […]

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Free Tree Seedlings Available for Talbot County

White pine seedlings are among the varieties available through the Talbot County Backyard Buffer program The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with the Talbot County Forestry Board, is offering free tree plantings to help improve water quality in targeted communities. County landowners who have a creek, drainage ditch, stream or other waterway on […]

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Warning: Prank Calls Using MD State Police Phone Number

After receiving multiple calls today from people as far away as Hawaii, Maryland State Police investigators are making this public notification that unknown suspects are apparently using a web-based service to make prank calls throughout the country that appear as if they are from the State Police Criminal Enforcement Division. Some people are reporting they […]

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Motor Vehicle Collision on US 50 at Rabbit Hill Road

(MD State PD – Easton) On 2/15/18 at approximately 0259 hours MSP Easton Barrack responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision westbound US RT 50 at Rabbit Hill Road Talbot County MD involving a white Mercury Marquis. The lone occupant/driver was identified as Ronald Lloyd Bateman, 40 years of age of Elizabeth City, […]

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