News and Updates


Talbot County Courthouse Water Damage

Category: County Manager’s Office County Council

On Sunday, December 19, 2021 at approximately 11:30 a.m., Talbot County 9-1-1 Center received a fire alarm notification from the Talbot County Courthouse, 11 North Washington Street, Easton. Upon arrival, fire units from Easton and neighboring fire departments found that a computer located in the Clerk of the Court’s office in the North Wing had caught fire which activated the sprinkler system in that area of the building. Read more

Talbot County Government Issues Request for Proposals for Removal of Talbot Boys Monument from Talbot County Courthouse Green

Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council, at their September 14, 2021 meeting, adopted an Administrative Resolution entitled “ADMINISTRATIVE RESOLUTION OF THE COUNTY COUNCIL OF TALBOT COUNTY AUTHORIZING THE RELOCATION OF THE TALBOT BOYS STATUE.” The Administrative Resolution authorizes the relocation of the entire Talbot Boys Monument from the Courthouse grounds to the Cross Keys Battlefield near Harrisonburg, Virginia and the County Council has directed County staff to carry out the provisions of this Administrative Resolution. Read more

Corrections Case Manager Helps Talbot County Detention Center Inmate Get Her Diploma

Category: Human Resources Corrections

Although small in stature, Amanda Tondin, a Case Manager with the Talbot County Department of Corrections, commands respect from her peers and has a huge heart for the inmate population she serves. Recently she helped an 18-year-old female inmate get her high school diploma – an important completer step toward the inmate’s future. Read more

Talbot County Government Celebrates 2021 Annual County Employees’ Years of Service Awards

Category: Human Resources

Talbot County Government recently honored 43 County employees with awards for years of service. Read more

Sewage Spill - Royal Oak Pump Station #1 Intersection of Maryland Route 33 (St.Michaels Road) and Route 329 (Royal Oak Road)

Category: Public Works

On September 21, 2021 at approximately 6:45 a.m., staff from the Talbot County Sanitary District responded to an alleged sanitary sewer overflow at the Royal Oak Pump Station (Pump Station #1). Read more

Talbot County Gets High Bond Ratings from Fitch Ratings and Moody’s Investors Services

Category: Finance County Council

Talbot County received high bond ratings from both Fitch Ratings and Moody’s Investors Services in preparation for selling bonds on June 2, 2020 for its Easton Elementary School construction project. Read more

Sewage Spill on Thorneton Road, Royal Oak Maryland

Category: Public Works

On Thursday, March 23, 2021 at approximately Noon, the Talbot County Sanitary District was notified that there was a possible leak in the low pressure sewer system installed along Thorneton Road in Royal Oak. Read more

New Talbot County Planning Officer Appointed

Category: Planning and Zoning Human Resources

Talbot County Government announces the retirement of Mary Kay Verdery as Planning Officer and the appointment of Miguel Salinas, Assistant Planning Officer, as Talbot County’s new Planning Officer. Read more

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