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Mama Biscuit's
ManufacturingManufacturing & ProductionProfiles

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. With only 10 employees, one of Frederick County’s smallest manufacturers is landing some of the biggest names in retail. Mama Biscuit’s, the first

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Civil War History Cannon
HistoryTourism

As the leaves change color and the weather starts to turn, fall becomes the perfect time to explore Maryland’s role in the Civil War. Here at Maryland Commerce, we encourage visitors to take a weekend trip to one of our state’s local Civil War sites and learn more about the

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RoosterBio Frederick County
Life Sciences

Guest feature: Jodie Bollinger is a business development specialist for the Frederick County Office of Economic Development. Follow Frederick County OED on Facebook and Twitter. RoosterBio, Inc. announced today that they will be graduating from Frederick’s bioscience and technology incubator, the Frederick Innovative Technology Center Inc. (FITCI), expanding into 14,000 square

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Sky Stage Frederick
Arts

Frederick’s art community can’t get enough of artist Heather Clark’s collaborative public art project that has transformed a fire-damaged building into an interactive piece that is as beautiful as it is functional. Sky Stage, a 136-person open air theatre in the heart of Downtown Frederick, is the result of a

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Playground Specialists Thurmont
Industry NewsJob Creation

Playground Specialists, a full-service recreation company, has expanded its presence in Thurmont and plans to adds up to 25 new jobs. The company purchased 11 acres of property on Apples Church Road last year, where it constructed a new 21,000 square-foot facility to house its Frederick County headquarters. An official

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homegrown-frederick
Maryland Living

Guest feature: Sandy Wagerman is a research specialist for the Frederick County Office of Economic Development. Follow Frederick County OED on Facebook and Twitter. The Frederick County Office of Economic Development (OED) has launched a new agricultural website called HomegrownFrederick, which highlights the county’s agriculture, tourism and growing subsectors. The county

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Orchid Cellar Winery
Maryland Living

Since 2010, Orchid Cellar Meadery and Winery has offered a delicious selection of beverages in and around Frederick County. The company is celebrating the next phase in its business development with a grand opening event in July, highlighting its new log cabin tasting room. After seeing an astonishing 50 percent

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REALShare Frederick County
Events

Guest feature: Sandy Wagerman is a research specialist for the Frederick County Office of Economic Development. Follow Frederick County OED on Facebook and Twitter. REALShare Frederick is a quarterly event for commercial real estate professionals who have properties in Frederick. The Frederick County Office of Economic Development (OED) created the program

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Apprenticeship Maryland
Education

Guest feature: Amanda Haddaway represents Frederick County Public Schools and Maureen O’Connor is the Director of Communications for the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation.  Frederick County has been selected as one of two counties in Maryland to pilot the first youth apprenticeship program in the state. Apprenticeship Maryland provides high school

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small business saturday shop small capital region maryland bethesda
Maryland EconomyMaryland LivingTourism

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. It’s easy to visit any big box retailer when you’re

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