Sumner Hall Welcomes New Staff Member

Sumner Hall has recently announced that they will be welcoming a new member to their staff that is also a graduate of Washington College. Jada Aristilde will be joining the staff at the local museum as the new museum manager and program assistant. She will be splitting her time at the museum and the C.V. Starr Center at Washington College where she also works as the digitization technician for one of its projects.

 

Easton Commemorates New Memorial

The town of Easton recent took some time to commemorate a new war memorial that will be present on the grounds of the county courthouse. Three slabs with the names of soldiers who had been killed in the line of duty during the Korean War and both world wars. Around 80 people gathered at the courthouse for the commemoration that took place this past weekend along with various speakers.

 

Kent County Weekly Meetings

5 meetings are scheduled for various Kent County Government Groups in the week ahead. The Kent County Board of Education will meet on Monday as well as the Galena Planning and Zoning Board. Tuesday will see meetings for both the Kent County Commissioners and the Betterton Mayor and Council. The last meeting of the week will be on Thursday for the Millington Planning Commission.

 

Easton Mural Shown to Maryland Governor

A mural depicting an Eastern Shore Historical Figure was recently shown to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan during his trip through the Eastern Shore. The 27-foot-long mural showing Frederick Douglass in Easton features the Eastern Shore native’s wife and family and was created by Michael Rosato of Cambridge. The state governor recently took time to visit the mural during his trip through the Eastern Shore last Monday.