WICOMICO COUNTY TO BUILD UAS FLIGHT FACILITY AT SALISBURY REGIONAL AIRPORT

Amanda Winters

Sentinel Robotic Solutions enters five-year agreement to operate at the project site BALTIMORE, MD (August 15, 2019) – The Maryland Department of Commerce has approved funding to support Wicomico County as it begins construction on an 8,000 square-foot Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) flight facility. Located at the Salisbury Regional Airport, the UAS facility will include a…

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Trone, Cardin, Van Hollen Announce More Than $100,000 in New USDA Investments in Allegany County

WCBC Radio

Congressman David Trone (MD-06) and Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen announced $105,775 in U.S. Department of Agriculture funding for two projects in Allegany County. Allegany College of Maryland in Cumberland, MD, received more than $61,000 in federal funding in order to expand rural learning programs that provide educational instruction and job training for…

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State development plan unveiled with website

Maryland Independent

The Hogan administration announced Aug. 7 the filing of a new state development plan, “A Better Maryland.” In 2017, Gov. Larry Hogan signed an executive order directing the Maryland Department of Planning to coordinate with local governments and other stakeholders to prepare a revised State Development Plan, according to a Department of Planning press release….

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Maryland Finances a Record Number of Affordable Housing Units

Affordable Housing Finance

More than 1,800 units will be created or preserved with LIHTCs and state Rental Housing Funds. Fifteen developments have been selected to receive federal low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs) and state Rental Housing Funds in Maryland. The more than $44 million in funding will result in the creation or preservation of 1,837 affordable rental units,…

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Guinness’ First Anniversary: A Look Back to the Future of MEDA Young Leaders

Allison Akers

As Maryland looks back on the first anniversary of Guinness Open Gate Brewery opening, the first stateside experimental brewery since 1954 for the well-known Dublin brewing behemoth, we remember the start of another statewide initiative. Last October the MEDA Young Leaders Group was formed around a kick-off event hosted at Guinness Open Gate Brewery. The…

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Hogan Administration Announces Awards for Affordable Rental Housing

Sara Luell

O15 projects across the state will result in the creation or preservation of a record 1,837 units NEW CARROLLTON, MD (July 31, 2019) – The Hogan administration today announced the results of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s most recent application round for federal Low Income Housing Tax Credits and state Rental Housing Funds….

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FY2020 Video Lottery Terminal Grant Recipients Announced

Jennifer Lyall

ELKTON, MD – Cecil County Executive Dr. Alan McCarthy is pleased to announce the recipients of the competitive FY2020 Video Lottery Terminal (VLT) Local Community grants.  The purpose of the VLT Local Community Grant Program is to provide local nonprofit and state, county, and municipal government agencies funding to address the needs of the community in…

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STRIPE TO LAUNCH NEW TECHNICAL SUPPORT COMPANY IN BALTIMORE CITY, ADD 200 NEW JOBS

Karen Glenn Hood

McHenry Row chosen for Helm Services’ inaugural location  BALTIMORE, MD (July 31, 2019) – Stripe Inc., a technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet, has selected Baltimore City as the inaugural location for Helm Services Inc., its new subsidiary to provide operational support for businesses using Stripe software. Helm will be located in…

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MARYLAND COMMERCE DESIGNATES NEW ENTERPRISE ZONE IN GARRETT COUNTY

Karen Glenn Hood

Existing Harford County Zone Expanded; Allegany Zone Redesignated BALTIMORE, MD (July 11, 2019) – The Maryland Department of Commerce has designated a new Enterprise Zone in Garrett County to include the Keyser’s Ridge Business Park. In addition, the department has approved an expansion of the existing Harford County Enterprise Zone, and redesignated the Route 220 South Enterprise…

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THE VOLVO GROUP TO ADD NEW MACHINING OPERATION IN HAGERSTOWN PLANT

Maureen Kilcullen

Baltimore, Md. (July 9, 2019) –Volvo Group North America is expanding its Volvo Group powertrain facility in Hagerstown, Maryland, introducing a new machining operation, expanding automated manual transmission (AMT) assembly, and adding core logistics management. The company is investing $43 million and adding 85 new jobs in the powertrain production plant, where it develops and produces…

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