Talbot County appeals the denial of dispositive motions filed throughout employees' wrongful termination case. It presents a single question for our review, which we have rephrased as follows: Whether the language in the employee handbook was sufficient to preclude appellees’ reliance on the layoff provisions of the documentRead More »
ANNAPOLIS — An 81-year-old swing-span bridge on the Eastern Shore that has concerned residents for years because it has been prone to break down will be replaced with a new $50 million bridge, Maryland officials announced Thursday. Problems with the ...Read More »
EASTON — Almost 40 years have passed since a Talbot County Circuit Court jury found Merle W. Unger Jr. guilty of first-degree felony murder in the December 1975 shooting of Hagerstown police officer Donald Kline. Unger was granted a new ...Read More »
A Maryland Emergency Management Agency spokesman says heavy rains are causing scattered power outages and road closures. MEMA spokesman Ed McDonough says Talbot County has been hit the hardest with heavy rains leading to some road closures on Sunday. The ...Read More »
Gov. Martin O’Malley on Wednesday submitted a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture requesting a Secretarial Disaster Designation for all Maryland counties impacted by the severe dry weather and excessive heat during the months of June and July. “ ...
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EASTON — A wind and solar power project proposed for a Talbot County wastewater treatment plant has been canceled by the county council. Council members said at Tuesday’s meeting that the expected electricity savings of $13,000 to $15,000 was not ...Read More »
An appellate court has revived a mother’s $30 million claim that an ambulance company’s negligence caused her son to suffer permanent brain damage. The Court of Special Appeals said a Talbot County judge had wrongly dismissed Karen Murray’s lawsuit against ...Read More »