Coco’s Pet Center Returns to Chestertown

Coco’s Pet Center Returns to Chestertown

By Ellen Uzelac When Heide Hood first visited Chestertown, she felt a calm come over her. “The whole place spoke to me. It was quiet, peaceful, relaxing. I loved the town and the community and wanted to be a part of it,” she says. “Coco’s 

Chestertown Real Estate Market Sizzles; Who’s Our New Neighbor?

Chestertown Real Estate Market Sizzles; Who’s Our New Neighbor?

By Ellen Uzelac   Want to know two of the hottest words in Chestertown right now? FOR SALE.   The real estate market in Chestertown and throughout Kent County is on fire. Sure, mortgage interest rates, hovering at three percent, are at a historic low 
Businesses of Chestertown: Cat Colloquium

Businesses of Chestertown: Cat Colloquium

By Ellen Uzelac Heard about Cat Colloquium, High Street’s new happy place? If you haven’t, you will. First, what it’s not. Cat Colloquium is not a cat café or a cat shelter. It’s a playful, whimsical space designed to support the community’s well-being – in 
Hegland Glass

Hegland Glass

Hegland Glass This spring, Hegland Glass celebrates 10 years in business and 8 years as fixtures in downtown Chestertown. Leaving behind corporate careers, Dave and Patti Hegland turned their attention to creating contemporary kiln-formed art glass. In the decade since then, they've made a name 
New Businesses

New Businesses

Main Street Chestertown welcomes two new businesses to downtown Chestertown. Tish Fine Art Plus and Diane Rappisi Fine Art have both recently opened art spaces. Please show them a warm welcome! Chestertown is a great place to own and operate a business. If you are 
Music Life

Music Life

Music Life and owner Bill Drazga have been fixtures in downtown Chestertown for more than seven years. When you step inside, you can see all kinds of musical instruments, from acoustic and electric guitars, to pianos, to band instruments. Not only can you find an 
Chestertown RiverArts

Chestertown RiverArts

Maria Wood - Chestertown RiverArts A conversation with Chestertown RiverArts new Executive Director, Maria Wood Chestertown RiverArts is one of the vibrant nonprofits that helps keep our community lively and fun. Known for First Friday receptions and gallery exhibits, the Recycled Runway, and the Clay 
Tiny Tots

Tiny Tots

Tiny Tots Boutique When Sharon Puckett and Dale Hornstein moved to Chestertown a few years ago, she noticed that there wasn't a children's clothing store. A grandmother herself, she decided to open a shop to carry the kinds of clothing and gifts she would want 
Erin Heckles – Twigs & Teacups

Erin Heckles – Twigs & Teacups

Twigs and Teacups has been a fixture of Downtown Chestertown since 1991 with its current owner Erin Heckles at the helm since 2014. Being part of the close-knit community downtown and having a good relationship with other shop owners is part of what Erin loves 
Chestertown Electric

Chestertown Electric

CHESTERTOWN ELECTRIC Part retail shop, part museum, Chestertown Electric has made a name locally and regionally as the go-to for rare, vintage and historical light and fan fixes and finds. Owner David Hoatson is an electrical engineer with more than 40 years experience in defense