News and Articles

  • Blackwater NWR Updated Deer Hunt Info Now Online; Permits Available Online July 2nd
    Permits for Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge’s deer hunt for the 2020/2021 season will be available only at Recreation.gov or by phone at 1-877-444-6777 beginning July 2, 2020 at 10:00am ET. The regulations brochure for 2020/2021 is now available online at the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge web site including FAQs, a downloadable Avenza map including new hunt units, and more. Read more
  • Oxford Community Center Announces July Programming
    The Oxford Community Center is producing programming for virtual and outdoor audiences only. Currently, the guidelines restrict indoor activities and events that invite spectators to gather inside. Therefore, the OCC created a lineup of incredible concerts, and classes offered online and outdoors to keep us all connected and thriving. It is the mission of the Center to enrich community life by fostering educational, cultural, recreational, and social opportunities. OCC is adding activities often, so please keep checking the website. Read more
  • Bridget Harper Appointed Assistant Principal at Easton High School
    Mrs. Bridget Harper will join the Talbot County Public Schools (TCPS) Leadership Team as Assistant Principal at Easton High School for the 2020-2021 school year. Read more
  • Talbot County Opens CARES Individual Assistance Program
    The Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) established under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $6.4 million to Talbot County. Guidelines state that one-half of these funds are to be spent on health-related expenditures related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the other half to be used for non-health related purposes such as expenditures of County departments and municipalities for COVID-19 work including the cost of running the Emergency Operations Center, providing sheltering for children of essential workers, enhanced food distribution, as well as assisting small businesses and individuals impacted by COVID-19. Talbot County is designating $1 million in Coronavirus Relief Funds through the CARES Act to assist individuals. Read more
  • Talbot Humane and COVID-19 By Terry Callahan
    COVID-19 policies have affected those serving the animal community too. While Talbot Humane (TH), as an essential organization for animal control and community services, never fully shut down, some significant changes had to be made, including halting some of its programs for the greater part of three months, including the volunteer program, spay/neuter program and in-person community outreach and education. Though staff were in the building, access by the public was limited to a few hours a day, mainly to encourage the stay at home order and to keep exposure to the TH team limited, according to Patty Crankshaw-Quimby, Executive Director of Talbot Humane and Chief Animal Control Officer, Talbot County Animal Control. Read more
  • Concours d’ Elegance Postponed Until Next Year on Sept. 26, 2021
    Jaguar Land Rover of Annapolis presents the 14th Annual St. Michaels Concours d’ Elegance to be held on Sunday, September 26, 2021. Join us in celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Duesenberg’s Model A on the tranquil waterfront grounds of Talbot Country Club located between St. Michaels and Oxford, in Easton, Md. Read more
  • St Michaels Museum Update
    The museum is currently closed. Our Annual 4th of July Celebration and parade for 2020 has been cancelled. We are currently working on possible future activities in the fall. However, we have been busy with several important projects even during the Covid-19 crisis. Read more
  • Talbot County Online Livestock Auction – June 26th through July 5th
    Due to the current Covid-19 virus pandemic, the 2020 Talbot County 4-H/FFA Livestock Auction will be an online auction. The auction is to provide an opportunity for 4-Hers who participate in the livestock learning program to sell their animals to recover the expenses they incurred with their animal. Read more
  • St Michaels Museum Cancellation of 4th of July Celebration and Museum Closure for 2020
    With deep regret, The Board of Directors of the St. Michaels Museum has decided to cancel our Annual July 4th celebration for 2020. We traditionally see crowds of 250 or more at our Children’s Parade and formal program. With this crowd size, we do not feel we can safely maintain correct social distancing to keep our attendees and museum personnel safe. Read more
  • An Expression of Wine By Terry Callahan
    As Wine Director of Wishing Well Liquors in Easton, Philip Bernot shares his wealth of knowledge of wines. Raised in San Diego, Philip became fascinated by the different labels and places that wine came from as seen in the retail stores his father managed. Read more
  • Chesapeake Music Presents Virtual Virtuosi ~ A Virtual Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival 2020
    Chesapeake Music celebrates the 35th Anniversary of the Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival this June with an exciting, virtual festival. Internationally-known Artistic Directors, Marcy Rosen and Catherine Cho have put together a wonderful series of concerts to bring extraordinary music to our audience, given stay-at-home restrictions caused by COVID-19. It is a pleasure to welcome back the distinguished artists who have performed at the festival for years and to greet the outstanding new musicians participating in this year’s festival. Read more
  • Talbot County 4H Livestock Auction 2020
    As July approaches the 4H Livestock Auction held each year as the last event of the annual Talbot County Fair is taking a different turn due to the Covid-19 virus that has very much impacted and changed all of our lives. Read more