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Statsraad Lehmkuhl Sail Baltimore

Video produced by Amanda Winters On an unseasonably warm November 4th, the 323-foot-long Norwegian tall ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl cruised into the Inner Harbor accompanied by the Pride of Baltimore II and the tugboat Annabelle Dorothy Moran. As part of Sail Baltimore’s schedule of visiting ships, the Norwegian vessel will be

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Video produced by Amanda Winters If you were around Baltimore’s Inner Harbor September 10-14th you may have noticed a bright blue vessel docked across from the Constellation.  This was the Kalmar Nyckel, a recreation of a Swedish merchant ship that carried settlers to the New World in 1638. The ship

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Say the name Sparrows Point to anyone in southeastern Baltimore County and they’re bound to reply with, “Oh, I know someone who worked at the mill.” The mill in question — Bethlehem Steel. Sparrows Point was farmland owned by local families until, in 1887, it was sold to the Maryland

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Owners of historic commercial properties can now submit an application for a state income tax credit for renovating historic structures in Maryland. Fiscal year 2016 applications opened this week for the Sustainable Communities Competitive Commercial Tax Credit program, administered by the Maryland Historical Trust. Commercial property owners may receive a tax credit

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Gov. Martin O’Malley presented on Tuesday $765,000 in matching grants to fourteen Maryland nonprofit and government entities in support of fifteen War of 1812 bicentennial projects. “The War of 1812 in the Chesapeake and the writing of The Star-Spangled Banner are important chapters in our history as a state and

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With a projected increase in holiday shopping and a recovering housing market, Maryland’s economic outlook has multiple positive highlights, according to Regional Economic Studies Institute Executive Director Dr. Daraius Irani. Irani presented RESI’s findings during the 2013 Economic Outlook Conference, the organization’s premier event, held at Towson University last week. Maryland

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Looking to boost your community’s economy? Consider sprucing up the town’s welcome sign, organizing an outdoor farmers market or printing T-shirts with the town name on them. These actions and more, shared during Tuesday’s Maryland Economic Development Association fall conference in Frederick, may not directly translate into new jobs, but

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The longtime mantra of realtors, “location, location, location,” applies just as much to a community’s overall economic development, experts agreed during the Maryland Economic Development Association’s fall conference. The conference, held Tuesday in Frederick and sponsored by the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, made the case for “place

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Baltimore, MD (July 3, 2013) – The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development has made a $100,000 grant to support a mixed-use revitalization project by Seawall Development in Baltimore’s Remington neighborhood, Governor Martin O’Malley announced today. Using the grant made through the Brownfield Revitalization Incentive Program, Seawall will outfit

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Baltimore, MD (June 27, 2013) – Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that the State, through the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), has approved a $150,000 grant to the City of Hagerstown to fund the Hagerstown Revolving Loan Fund (HRLF). Hagerstown is actively pursuing opportunities to attract and

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