Towne Spotlight: Local Business and Community News of the Eastern Shore
Nov 17, 2017 09:00AM ● Published by Nicole Gould
DrinkMaryland: A Maryland Makers Festival Comes to the Eastern ShoreThe first ever DrinkMaryland: Centreville took place in the streets of historic downtown and featured local wine, cider, beer, and spirits. Plus, Maryland artisans, farers, music, food, and more! DrinkMaryland had an open-air farmers market feel, welcoming people of all ages to celebrate Maryland makers. Attendees could browse local products and handmade crafts, enjoy live music, and eat delicious food–all while learning about the local craft beverage industries of Maryland.
Living Oyster Bed Created at CBMM
Mudgies Oyster Farm donated the oysters and labor to CBMM to help build a foundation for a living bed at CBMM’s Waterman’s Wharf. On July 20th, Greg Kemp, Jr., a third-generation waterman; Billy Adams, a multi-generation waterman and board member of Talbot Seafood Heritage Association; and Stuart Dawson, farm manager of Mudgies Oyster Farm LLC, laid green shell foundations in the waters off Waterman’s Wharf. Tred Avon Treats supplied shells, TSHA supplied the labor, while Mudgies supplied the oyster seed and spat on shell.
CBEC Launches STEM Program
The program consists of environmental sampling techniques using NASA approved equipment and associated technology. Students will learn types of equipment and computer-related devices for sampling the local atmosphere and water. The students will collect, interpret, and record data for use by scientists, institutions, agencies and general citizenry.
Easton Business Alliance Receives 2017 National Main Street Accreditation
The Easton Business Alliance’s performance is annually evaluated by Main Street Maryland which works in partnership with the National Main Street Center to identify the local programs that meet ten performance standards.
Wye River Upper School Welcomes New Board Members
Wye River Upper School serves bright high school students with learning differences such as ADHD and dyslexia.