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Lucky to live in Easton

There are many great organizations in Easton but the Avalon Foundation and Easton Utilities stand out for us. Monday night we attended the lighting of the Court House for Talbot Goes Purple. Thanks to Easton Utilities for all the things they do for the town as well as their customers. The Avalon Fou

STARDEM.COM - 2017-09-22 09:15:00

Drinking beer to support Easton firefighters

EASTON - Craft beer enthusiasts will have a chance to support a local cause from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. The Easton Volunteer Fire Department is prepping for its second annual Easton Beer Fest - a major fundraiser for the all-volunteer fire department. Chris Hash, who is organizing the Beer

STARDEM.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Easton Mayor's Prayer Breakfast planned for Oct. 27

EASTON - Easton's 35th annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast will be held from 7 to 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at the Tidewater Inn in Easton. This year's breakfast will feature Alfred B. "Tim" Kagan Jr. of Easton, a realtor and civic leader, and Lenox Trams, an Easton police officer, as guest speakers. Kaga

STARDEM.COM - 2017-09-21 14:09:00

Men's walk planned for Easton

EASTON - On Saturday, Sept. 30, the St. Matthew's United Methodist Men will hosting a Guys for God walk-a-thon to benefit the Neighborhood Service Center in Easton. "The neighborhood service center is a vital part of our community and we wanted to be able to help them," said Sandra Butler, clerk for

STARDEM.COM - 2017-09-19 19:34:00

Comedy performance this weekend in Easton

EASTON - Talbot Mentors have bought former stars of The Second City and current stars of Arcade Comedy Theater in Pittsburgh to run a comedy camp for Middle and Elementary School kids in Easton. Twenty students have been lucky enough to be trained in the art of improvisation. Improvisation is not ju

STARDEM.COM - 2017-09-20 15:34:00

Student school board members sworn in

EASTON - Two new student members of the Talbot County Board of Education were sworn in on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at the Talbot County Education Center on Magnolia Street. Dressed in her soccer uniform, Kathryn Spofford, a senior at Easton High School, impressed the board with her poise during her firs

STARDEM.COM - 2017-09-22 07:30:00

Talbot Hospice to host free community seminar

EASTON - Talbot Hospice will be hosting "Wills and Probate and Planned Giving 101: What You Need to Know" from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, in the Clark-Guthrie Center at Hospice House, 586 Cynwood Drive, Easton. Guest presenters at the seminar will include Charles Capute and Elizabeth Spur

STARDEM.COM - 2017-09-21 10:00:00

Large crowd visits Cambridge GrooveFEST

CAMBRIDGE - Smoky barbecue flavors filled downtown Cambridge Saturday, Sept. 16, for GrooveFEST: Blues, Brews and BBQs hosted by Cambridge Main Street. The event celebrated Cambridge's blues musical history, and paired a barbecue competition and street festival for the close of summer. Beginning at

MYEASTERNSHOREMD.COM - 2017-09-21 10:00:00

Poultry farmers discuss industry at festival

WYE MILLS - Moderating a panel discussion of poultry farmers at the Chesapeake Storytelling Festival, Sept. 16 at Chesapeake College, was Jenny Rhodes, Queen Anne's University of Maryland Extension Service senior agent and educator. Participating on the panel were growers, Ashley Brown from Hurlock,

MYEASTERNSHOREMD.COM - 2017-09-22 07:30:00

War on opiate addiction, overdose continues

CENTREVILLE - Some began their opiate use from prescription medication, some through friends offering pills, and others simply seeking the high. But on Tuesday night, Sept. 19, at Queen Anne's County High School, attendees of the informational opiates session learned one hard truth: it can happen to

MYEASTERNSHOREMD.COM - 2017-09-22 07:30:00

Woman Makes 125-Mile Journey Across Tubman Byway

PRESTON, Md. - It's 9 a.m. and Mashona Council is beginning her day. After spending Wednesday night at the James Webb Cabin in Preston, Md., a stop near the Underground Railroad, she's gearing up for her journey. It's a journey she says is both literal and metaphorical. "It means something different

WBOC - 2017-09-22 00:27:00

Purple passion sweeps the Shore

On Tuesday, Sept. 19, doctors, nurses and staff members of the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton were all in purple as part of the Talbot Goes Purple movement.PHOTO BY DENAE SPIERING EASTON - Doctors, nurses and staff of the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center in Easton

STARDEM.COM - 2017-09-20 16:40:00

Changing the conversation on addiction

EASTON - Talbot Goes Purple's main event has arrived - the moment when former NBA player Chris Herren took to the stage at Easton High School's auditorium on Tuesday, Sept. 19, and addressed close to 1,000 people who donned purple and wanted to learn about addiction and how to take on the battle to

STARDEM.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Phone lines cut at Trappe gas station

Verizon repairman Gary Peek fixes a severed phone line behind Freedom Fuel in Trappe on Tuesday, Sept. 19. TRAPPE - Phone lines were found cut at Freedom Fuels on U.S. Route 50 in Trappe the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 19. "It happened when we were closed," an employee said. "Everybody is okay. I can'

STARDEM.COM - 2017-09-20 07:30:00

Battle Acre Park not permitted to fly 1814 flag daily

Officials with Battle Acre Park, located along North Point Road at Trappe Road, requested that they be allowed to fly the historical 15-star, 15-stripe flag at their park. Barry Williams, director of the Department of Recreation and Parks, vetoed the proposal, but not due to lack of historical signi

DUNDALK EAGLE - 2017-09-19 15:59:00

Photo Gallery: Cambridge GrooveFEST: Blues, Brews and BBQs

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MYEASTERNSHOREMD.COM - 2017-09-20 16:31:00

Bay Country Chorus presents new musical comedy

EASTON - The Bay Country Chorus will present a new musical comedy titled "Reminiscing" at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Oxford Community Center. The show will feature the voices of the men of the chorus with a little comedy thrown in for the enjoyment of the audience. Special guests for this sho

STARDEM.COM - 2017-09-20 15:48:00

Back the Badge is back for second year

CENTREVILLE - Smoke Rattle and Roll restaurant, with locations in Stevensville and Chestertown, will host the second annual event Back the Badge this Oct. 14. All first responders and law enforcement officers working or living in Queen Anne's are invited to participate and receive lunch courtesy of

MYEASTERNSHOREMD.COM - 2017-09-21 07:30:00

Man lights himself on fire during a domestic dispute

An argument leads to a man setting himself on fire on the side of the road. This happened in Centreville on September 19. The Queen Anne's County Sheriff's department received calls for a car on fire at John Brown Road and Maryland Route 213. As they were driving there, they heard reports that it w

ABC2 NEWS - 2017-09-20 16:37:21

Police: Man Douses Himself With Gas, Lights Himself On Fire And Drives Off

BALTIMORE (WJZ) - A man is being treated at a burn center after Maryland State Police say he doused himself with gas, lit himself on fire and drove away from the scene of a dispute. It started around 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, when troopers from the Centreville Barrack responded to a report of a car fire

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 17:26:00