Looking Homelessness in the Face

We live in tight-knit neighborhoods, and it seems that we would know if this were happening in our towns. Rural homelessness is not as “in-your-face” as urban homelessness. In fact, it is largely a hidden problem. more »

Dec 7, 2014 9:44 PM -hot seat-

Talbot Interfaith Shelter Opens Its Doors Downtown

At the end of this month, Talbot Interfaith Shelter (TIS) will open up their own doors to house the homeless in our community, something they have only done on a nomadic basis before. more »

Nov 5, 2014 8:29 PM -hot seat-

Riding and Walking for the Homeless

Having recently been ranked sixth in a lineup of American cities with the highest concentration of millionaires, Talbot County seems an unlikely place for homelessness. more »

Oct 1, 2014 8:42 PM 2 Comments

In Our Backyard

“We want to make it clear that no one who is opposed to the Goldsborough site is opposed to a different location. Everyone agrees with the need for a homeless shelter. It is strictly a location issue," Shannahan explains. more »

Apr 23, 2014 10:40 PM 16 Comments

Talbot County Reacts to the Extreme Cold

Problems with the interstate distribution line prompted a warning at about 6 PM that customers likely would lose gas. That warning urged those customers to seek shelter, and county officials opened a public shelter at St. Michaels High School. more »

Jan 8, 2014 9:32 AM -hot seat- 1 Comments

Helping Talbot County's Homeless

It is with this in mind that TIS has been working for nearly three years to bring a permanent, year-round shelter to Talbot County. A permanent shelter would focus on transitional housing for people who want to get out of their homeless situation. more »

Nov 26, 2013 9:02 PM -hot seat-

A Fall Foliage Tour for the Homeless

Talbot Interfaith Shelter will be putting on an event of cyclical proportions this coming Saturday, October 20th. Shelter Century is a bicycling fundraiser where riders can participate by pedaling in one of three different courses. more »

Oct 16, 2012 8:38 PM -lifestyle- 1 Comments

Recycling Ordinance to Bring Demise of Seniors, Homelessness

Phil reports on the dramatic consequences of taking care of the environment. more »

Jan 29, 2012 9:19 PM THE WORLD AS I SEE IT 4 Comments

Seven Area Nonprofits You Should Know About (But Probably Don't)

Each one of them is doing powerful work, without the comparable recognition or funding. Even if you've already allotted your charitable donations, these organizations could benefit from more people on the Eastern Shore knowing who they are. more »

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Chante Lasco

Stories from the Farmers' Market: One Person's Trash

Much like her artwork, LouAnn’s life has often been about picking up broken pieces and reassembling them into a colorful and creative new whole. more »

Nov 22, 2011 12:00 AM -the-studio- 3 Comments