Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Announces over $7 Million in awards to Accelerate Cures

Sandy Sponaugle

 COLUMBIA, Md. (June 5, 2020)— The Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission (Commission) has approved funding to its second round of 2020 recipients for a total of $ 7,053,759. The Commission has also issued a Request for Applications (RFAs) for its first round of funding for fiscal year 2021 and is looking to continue accelerating cutting-edge…

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TEDCO’s Builder Fund invests $450K in eight start-ups

Sandy Sponaugle

Pre-seed companies come from various industry sectors COLUMBIA, Md. (July 6, 2020)—TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, announced today its Pre-Seed Builder Fund invests $450,000 in eight (8) companies. These companies represent various industry sectors from medical devices to B2B SaaS providers. “The Builder Fund investments demonstrates our focus on investing in companies where…

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MARYLAND COMMERCE RECEIVES FEDERAL GRANT TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AROUND MILITARY INSTALLATIONS

Karen Glenn Hood

Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) funds will support implementation of recommendations of an earlier land use study   BALTIMORE, MD (July 7, 2020) – The Maryland Department of Commerce, in partnership with the Maryland Department of Planning (Planning) and several other state agencies, has been awarded a second federal grant to help guide compatible development of military…

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Carroll rebounds: County to dole out $4M in coronavirus relief funding to businesses, nonprofits

Mary Grace Keller

Carroll County is using $4 million of its federal CARES (coronavirus relief) Act funding in an effort to lift up small, local businesses and nonprofits, and more than 100 applicants have reached out since the county began accepting applications last week. Carroll County Government received $14.6 million in coronavirus relief funding in May, and part of…

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Amazon Delivery Station to Open in Waldorf, Maryland

Sandy Sponaugle

Charles County, Maryland will be the site of a new Amazon Last Mile “Delivery Station” – one of seven such facilities slated to open in Maryland.  Amazon’s Charles County operation will be based in Waldorf’s St. Charles Industrial Park and open in time for the 2020 holiday season. Amazon’s Waldorf facilities will occupy three existing…

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Caroline County Awards First COVID-19 Small Business/ Emergency Relief Grants

Sandy Sponaugle

On June 1, 2020 the County Commissioners and Economic Development announced $2.2 M in federal grant funding available for small businesses with disrupted operations due to COVID-19.  In the first round, 75 applications were received, resulting in over $640,000.00 in grants awarded. The second round of grant applications is underway now.  “It was very important…

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Linda Vassallo Appointed Calvert County Deputy County Administrator

Calvert County Public Information Office

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – June 22, 2020 – The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda Vassallo as the new Deputy County Administrator, effective July 1. “Linda is a staple in this community and has done tremendous work during her many years of service with Calvert County Government,”…

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Grant Application for Carroll Businesses and Nonprofits Available Soon

Sandy Sponaugle

Westminster, MD, Monday, June 22, 2020 – The Carroll County Board of Commissioners announce Carroll Rebound, a program to be administered by the Carroll County Department of Economic Development, which will provide grants to eligible businesses and nonprofits to assist in their recovery efforts. The Carroll County Coronavirus Relief Fund Plan (CRF Plan) provides $4…

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Governor Hogan Announces Charles Glass as Director of Maryland Environmental Service

Shareese Churchill

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced he has appointed Charles Glass, Ph.D. as the director of Maryland Environmental Service (MES). Glass is currently the deputy secretary at the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR). He replaces Roy McGrath, who was recently appointed as chief of staff for the administration.   “Charles has served in senior leadership roles in our…

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