Police and fire briefs, Oct. 7, 2020

Reckless on the BridgeOn Sept. 27, Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police were notified of a video depicting reckless and dangerous driving behavior that had been posted to social media. MDTA Police Officers conducted a thorough investigation and confirmed that the incident occurred on the westbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge (US 50/301) in Queen […]

Season began Sept. 24 with live, virtual fans

EASTON — The Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra opened its 23rd season on Sept. 24, performing works by Beethoven and Grieg for an enthusiastic live audience in Easton and for virtual viewers around the nation. Under the direction of Maestro Julien Benichou, the Orchestra welcomed a live, socially-distanced audience at the Church of God in Easton. They […]

Era donates portrait of Douglass to library

EASTON — Portrait artist Laura Era has painted, framed, and donated to the Talbot County Free Library an original work in oil of Talbot County’s most famous native son, Frederick Douglass. Though the portrait will be officially unveiled at the library during this year’s celebration of Frederick Douglass Day on Sept. 26, it is now […]

Town Square, Aug. 26, 2020

Town Square is an opinion column to which readers can submit their views. As a true community newspaper, we’re always looking for ways to include local thought and pertinent viewpoints. This column is a way to share those thoughts. Civility and fair comment will always prevail. TALBOT COUNTY COUNCIL VOTES 3-2 TO KEEP CONFEDERATE STATUE: […]

Threshermen to hold 60th show Aug. 7-9

DENTON — The Eastern Shore Threshermen & Collectors Assoc., Inc. will hold their 60th annual Wheat Threshing, Steam & Gas Engine Show August 7-9 at their showgrounds located on Rt. 313 between Denton and Federalsburg. The show features free admission and free parking and opens at 10 a.m. each day. The show this year is […]

Eisemann, Feather are Health Care Heroes

EASTON — UM Shore Regional Health Respiratory Therapy team members Director Steve Eisemann and Manager Lyndsey Feather were recognized with other members of their department as Health Care Heroes last week for their success in adapting telemedicine to the respiratory care of COVID-19 patients. Eisemann and Feather were acutely aware of the need to preserve […]

Police and Fire briefs, July 15, 2020

Man is wantedWanted by the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office for Violation Of Probation on a CDS: Possess – Not Marijuana charge, Desmond J. Hudson was last known to be in the Federalsburg, Cambridge and Baltimore areas.He is a black male 5’8”, 167 pounds, 27 years old, with black hair and brown eyes. He has tattoos […]

Nurse Excellence Award winners announced

EASTON — Each May, University of Maryland Shore Regional Health recognizes excellence in nursing at a formal awards ceremony held at the Todd Performing Arts at Chesapeake College. This year, due to COVID-19, the six awards were presented via an online event celebrating the 32 nominees for the individual awards, three nominees for the unit […]

Navigating COVID-19 on the Telemetry Unit

EASTON — In celebration of May as Health Care Heroes Month, University of Maryland Shore Regional Health is telling the inspiring stories of dedicated team members. Two of those team members serving on the telemetry unit at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton have been on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic, but, at […]

Chesapeake Music presents Virtual Virtuosi

EASTON — Chesapeake Music celebrates the 35th Anniversary of the Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival this June with a virtual festival. Internationally known Artistic Directors Marcy Rosen and Catherine Cho have put together a series of concerts to bring extraordinary music to the Eastern Shore audience, given stay-at-home restrictions caused by COVID-19. “It is a pleasure […]