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Small Business Saturday Shop Small
Maryland EconomyMaryland LivingTourism

In conjunction with Small Business Saturday on November 25th, the Maryland Department of Commerce encourages Maryland residents to explore their neighborhoods and support local businesses. Show us how you shop small on Twitter with #ShopSmall and #BuyLocalMD @MDBiz. It’s never too early to start your holiday shopping! With Small Business

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Civil War History Cannon

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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Lanco Dairy Farm
Manufacturing & ProductionMaryland EconomyWorkforce

Lanco Dairy Farms has expanded its presence in Maryland and established a cheese-making operation in Washington County, where it plans to add 15 new jobs over the next two years. The company invested more than $24 million to acquire and refurbish the former Saputo Inc. cheese facility, located on Warfordsburg

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Hagerstown Regional Airport Aerial
Maryland Economy

Guest feature: James Jenkins is the public relations and community affairs manager for Washington County Government. Follow Washington County on Facebook and Twitter. Hagerstown Regional Airport has announced the findings of its recently completed impact study. The study was conducted by Martin Associates and focused on the important role HGR

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Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics

Aviation industry experts warn that a “perfect storm” is coming: a growing industry and an aging workforce is expected to create a shortage of aircraft maintenance technicians – as many as 35,000 of them per year, by some reckonings. Where will the industry find these new technicians? In Maryland, at

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Antietam Brewery
EventsManufacturing & ProductionMaryland Living

Antietam Brewery officially opened its new 7,500 square-foot production facility in Hagerstown last week, hosting more than 100 guests including local residents and representatives, media, and beer enthusiasts. Located on Western Maryland Parkway, the brewery’s new location includes a tasting room with outdoor seating, a production space, and a canning

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New Frontier Solutions
Information & Technology

In Western Maryland, residents and businesses can experience the rural beauty, small town charm, and now some of the fastest internet speeds on the market from not one – but two – companies launching Gigabit service in Washington County. It all started in the fall of 2015 when Antietam Cable

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EntrepreneursInnovation & Tech

Western Maryland’s largest and most comprehensive technology-based business incubator, the Technical Innovation Center (TIC), is buzzing with entrepreneurs ready to make an impact with their ideas and innovations. TIC manager Janice Riley said the entrepreneurial employees of TIC member companies are “out to change the world.” Jason Dumois, Founder and

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Design Distillery Baltimore
Maryland Living

Start your holiday shopping early this year with help from the Maryland Department of Commerce. Our state has plenty of small businesses to help you find unique gifts for the holiday season. Remember that when you shop small and buy local, you are supporting the communities throughout Maryland that need

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Pitch Competition Shark Tank

Guest feature: Robert Bower works with the Small Business Development Center in Washington County. Follow Maryland SBDC on Facebook. Do you have a brilliant product idea that will change the world? Is your startup company the next big thing? Is your business ready to explode? Then the inaugural Hub City

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