CBF Appeals Talbot Court Decision Upholding MDE’s Trappe Wastewater Discharge Permit
Talbot County, MD - Following the Talbot County Circuit Court’s dismissal of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s (CBF) challenge to Maryland Department of the Environment’s (MDE) wastewater treatment permit for the Lakeside at Trappe development, CBF recently filed an appeal to the Appellate Court of Maryland. MDE’s Discharge...
Talbot Paramedic Foundation Fund Drive Under Way For 2023!
The Talbot Paramedic Foundation is conducting their annual direct mail fund drive appeal in Talbot County. The foundation is a national leader, along with the Talbot County Department of Emergency Services and other partners in placing public access AEDs in area parks and recreational facilities. The program was recently renamed Talbot CARES- Cardiac Arrest Rescue Emergency Station.
Letter to Editor: 2024 and the American Enterprise Sandwich
I am writing in response to David Reel’s opinion piece in the September 25th Spy. I understand that appropriately the Spy leaves the content of the writer’s byline to the writer. It would be helpful if David Reel would not be so shy about his Republican Party bona fides as the past Chairman of the Talbot County Republican Central Committee.
Gamble elected 2023-24 Maryland Sheriffs' Association president
OCEAN CITY — Talbot County Sheriff Joseph Gamble was elected Sept. 13 as the 2023-2024 president of the Maryland Sheriffs’ Association.
Talbot County Council considers change to BOE vacancies
EASTON — The way vacancies are filled on the Talbot County Board of Education could change.
Letter to Editor: Talbot County Defying MDE On Lakeside Undermines Planning Commission
In its latest and arguably most outrageous effort to insulate the Lakeside project from any County oversight, Talbot County is directly defying the Maryland Department of Environment. MDE instructed the County to prepare a new Sewer Service Map for Trappe “with the corrected classifications for all of the parcels within the Town of Trappe including the Lakeside development.” As the lawyers say, “emphasis supplied.”
An Open Letter to the Planning Commission
“Rural Character” as defined in our Comprehensive Plan means “the absence of . . . large commercial or residential development.”. Commission My wife and I are 27-year residents of Talbot County. The existing Trappe Sewer Service Map put forth in Resolution 348 shows Lakeside unchanged. It is the...
Talbot County Council Addresses Suicide Prevention and Community Resources in Recent Meeting
The Talbot County Council met on September 26, 2023, with all members attending. The meeting's key point was the declaration of September 2023 as Suicide Prevention Month. Katie Theeke and Tina Jones from For All Seasons accepted the proclamation. This mental health organization encourages citizens to prevent suicide by promoting mental health.
Talbot County Sheriff Named New MSA President
The new President of the Maryland Sheriff's Association is Talbot County's own Sheriff Joseph Gamble. Sheriff Gamble takes the reins from former President Sheriff Scott Adams of Cecil County. The ceremony took place on September 13 during the annual Maryland Chiefs of Police Association/ Maryland Sheriff's Association Professional Development Training...
Talbot County Sheriff Elected as 2023-2024 President for the Maryland Sheriff’s Association
Talbot County Sheriff Joseph Gamble earlier this month was elected as the 2023- 2024 President of the Maryland Sheriffs’ Association (MSA) in a ceremonial passing of the torch from former President, Sheriff Scott Adams of Cecil County. The ceremony took place during the annual Maryland Chiefs of Police Association / Maryland Sheriffs’ Association Professional Development Training Seminar in Ocean City, Maryland.
Leeds Creek Bridge In Talbot County To Be Replaced
The Leeds Creek Bridge in Tunis Mills will soon have a big makeover. The Talbot County Council is in discussion to build a new bridge.
Public hearings on pending Lakeside legislation set for Oct. 24
EASTON — The Talbot County Council will hold public hearings for three related pieces of legislation concerning the Lakeside at Trappe development on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 6:30 p.m.
Harvesting Shellfish? Get the App
Jeff Harrison has been a waterman for just shy of five decades. Based in Maryland, he gets up around four in the morning to head out and dredge and tong for oysters. A lot changes over the course of 48 years, and one of those things is that Harrison brings a smartphone out on the boat with him.
Margaret Enloe-North Becomes Interim Executive Director of Chesapeake Music.
In early September, career nonprofit professional and consultant Margaret Enloe-North assumed the leadership at one of Talbot County’s premiere organizations for bringing amazing artists and performances to the Mid-Shore. “We are very pleased to welcome Margaret as part of the Chesapeake Music team!” says Board President Barry Koh. “I...
Talbot County Council Highlights
The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on September 26, 2023 at 5 p.m.; all Council members were present, with Council Member Keasha Haythe joining by conference call. Proclamation: Suicide Prevention Month. For All Seasons’s Katie Theeke, Vice President of Marketing and Communications, and Tina Jones, Chief Financial Officer,...