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Why is a French nobleman who tried to blow up Napoleon buried in Georgetown?
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In 1800, he introduced the improvised explosive device to the world. In 1805, he fled to the United States.

KIBCU volunteers pick up more than 29,000 pieces of trash
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:00:00 -0400
STEVENSVILLE — Kent Island Beach Cleanups founder Kristin Weed said the local effort during the Ocean Conservancy’s 32nd International Coastal Cleanup on Sept. 16 was the biggest and most successful yet.

QA sheriff’s office holds open house
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:15:00 -0400
CENTREVILLE — The Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office welcomed guests to its annual open house Saturday, Oct. 14.

U’Ren honored for volunteerism
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:20:00 -0400
EASTON — Town and county officials presented proclamations to a former Easton resident on Monday, honoring her for her volunteerism after she has moved away to be closer to her family.

Easton considers EES fees
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 03:30:00 -0400
With a new Easton Elementary School being built in the foreseeable future, Talbot County Public Schools has asked the Easton Town Council to waive permit fees associated with planning and construction, a customary intergovernmental request.

Talbot County Sheriff’s office gets new address
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 03:30:00 -0400
The Talbot County Sheriff's Office has recently moved to the Talbot Business Center, (the old Black and Decker building) at 28712 Glebe Road in Easton.

Dover Bridge lane closures begin Oct. 19
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 03:30:00 -0400
Dover Bridge lane closures will begin Thursday, Oct. 19, for the installation of a 48-inch drain pipe across state Route 331. Intermittent closures will continue until Oct. 27.

County bill founders in a sea of semantics
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 03:30:00 -0400
The Talbot County Council's work session to clarify Bill 1375 that would establish a craft beer and wine endorsement in the Talbot County Code, and to discuss a proposed amendment, became mired in semantics and minutiae on Tuesday, Oct. 17.

Easton considers public Wi-Fi system
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:57:00 -0400
The town council heard arguments for installing a public Wi-Fi system in downtown Easton on Monday, Oct. 16.

Bill honoring Douglass heads to president’s desk
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:04:00 -0400
A bill honoring Talbot County native Frederick Douglass for the anniversary of his 200th birthday now heads to the president's desk for his signature, after being passed Wednesday night, Oct. 18, in the Senate.

TCPS fourth-graders visit Phillips Wharf
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:27:00 -0400
Each year, fourth-graders from Talbot County school districts visit Phillips Wharf Environmental Center to learn all about Maryland's favorite bivalve, the oyster.

Maryland workplace shooting: Bail set at $2M for suspect detained in Delaware
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:00:00 -0400
(TNS) — The man suspected of carrying out shootings in two states that killed three in Maryland and injured three others is being held in Delaware on more than $2 million bail.

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