As part of our #BuyLocalMD series this holiday season, the Maryland Department of Commerce hopes to inspire you to explore the small businesses in your own community. Get into the holiday spirit with help from our local breweries, wineries, and more. Here’s a toast to our favorite picks throughout Maryland.
Guest feature: Susan Banks is the business development manager for the Dorchester County Economic Development Department. Follow along on Facebook and Twitter. Dorchester County Economic Development announced the completion of a fair market value (FMV) assessment for 12 building lots at the Dorchester Regional Technology Park, a critical milestone allowing
Today is Harriet Tubman Day and Maryland is celebrating in a big way. After years of planning and preparation, the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center is officially open for business. The center is hosting a special invitation-only event today to commemorate its completion. This weekend’s grand opening celebration, held on
The City of Cambridge has received a $25,000 grant to re-evaluate and update its economic development strategic plan. The funding is provided by the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), which is administered by the Maryland Department of Commerce and the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, and overseen
In conjunction with Small Business Saturday on November 28th, the Maryland Department of Commerce encourages each Maryland resident to explore their neighborhood and support local businesses all year long. Show us how you shop small on Twitter at #ShopSmall @MDBiz. Follow Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay Bridge and you’ll arrive on the
With Thanksgiving a mere week away, it’s about time you arranged pickup of the much-anticipated turkey. Grocers are stocked with variety of turkeys this time of year, fresh and frozen, shipped in from across the United States. But if you’re interested in a farm-fresh Maryland-raised bird, several local sellers are
By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDBIZNews Protenergy Natural Foods, of Ontario, will expand its U.S. headquarters on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The move will add 100 full-time jobs by April and another 27 over the next five years. Protenergy now employs 53 at its Cambridge facility, where it makes its soups,
By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDBIZNews Maryland has the foundation on which it can grow a robust environment of high-tech, innovative start-ups, but needs a stronger angel and venture capital network, more support for entrepreneurs and better programs to nurture young, creative minds, a group of business leaders said Tuesday.
by Mindie Burgoyne, Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development’s Upper Shore Field Office As Maryland’s Eastern Shore works to attract and grow high-tech companies, the Dorchester County Career and Technology Center in Cambridge is preparing the next generation of workers to staff them. The Center moved to a new,