Maryland business news: UMBC, new jobs, fall festivities
Catch up on the latest Maryland business news.
Maryland business successes:
- Businesses within the BGE’s Smart Energy Economic Development Program are creating 2,400 new jobs in Maryland, according to Capital Gazette.
- CityBizList reports that Baltimore tech company Mindgrub has added 21 new employees since June.
- Columbia tech company Tenable Network Security made its first acquisition this month by purchasing a San Fransisco cybersecurity firm, according to the BBJ.
- Local universities were honored and awarded this month. UMBC was recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a global leader in higher education.
- Johns Hopkins was awarded $6 million by the Environmental Protection Agency to continue researching the effects of childhood asthma, according to BBJ.
Maryland autumn activities:
- Looking for places to spend Halloween? Baltimore was named one of the best cities to trick-or-treat in the U.S.
- Bring home some fresh produce from a Maryland apple orchard this fall. There are more than 171 apple orchards in the state, MDBizNews reports.
- Get out your hook and bait! The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has started fall trout stocking.
- Make your way to a Maryland farm for pumpkin picking, corn mazes, hayrides and more this November.
- Celebrate the holidays at the Christmas Village in Baltimore. Enjoy photos with Santa, ice skating, live music, and more starting November 24.
- Looking for more farm favorites? Check out marylandsbest.net.