Worcester County on Maryland’s Eastern Shore has issued a burn ban and officials in nearby Talbot County are asking residents to avoid burning because of increased risk of fire during the current heat wave.
June 11th, the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) closed portions of the Wye River in Queen Anne’s and Talbot Counties to shellfish harvesting due to unacceptable bacteria levels.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it is asking the public for information about two bald eagle deaths in Talbot County.
The punishment is reversed for two high school lacrosse players accused of bringing weapons to a game. The Easton High School students were suspended for carrying a penknife and lighter in their bags.
The Talbot County Sheriff’s Office says deputies have arrested a man they say sexually assaulted two teenage girls after providing them with alcohol and marijuana.
A wind and solar power project proposed for a Talbot County wastewater treatment plant has been canceled by the county council.
About 950 acres in Talbot County has been donated to Maryland’s Program Open Space. An agreement was approved Wednesday by the Board of Public Works.
The Maryland Department of the Environment says two waterways previously closed to shellfish harvesting have been reopened and a third has been closed due to high bacteria levels.
The first and oldest waterfowl festival happens every November in Easton, Md., celebrating Eastern Shore art and nature conservation. Also in November is one of the most celebrated community holiday events in Maryland – the Symphony of Lights in Columbia.
Artists and art lovers will spread out across Talbot County next week.