Governor Larry Hogan attends the grand opening of Deliteful Dairy

Washington County Department of Business Development

Congratulations to Deliteful Dairy on their new retail dairy store. Governor Larry Hogan was in attendance to cut the ribbon for the new location at 16230 Long Delite Lane, Williamsport, MD 21795. Deliteful Dairy offers farm-made products such as milk, eggs, cheese, butter, and grass-fed beef. This 160-acre long-standing Washington County farm dates back to 1831 and is currently being…

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Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot awards Krumpe’s Do-Nuts with a Cornerstone Award for Local Business Excellence

Washington County Department of Business Development

Congratulations are in order for Krumpe’s Do-Nuts! On August 19, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, along with local dignitaries, awarded Max Krumpe, operations manager of Krumpe’s Do-Nuts, a new state business award, the Cornerstone Award for Local Business Excellence. The new award recognizes small and family-owned businesses that celebrate the guiding values of independence, innovation and investment that…

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Williamsport, MD cuts the ribbon on their new fully functional C&O Canal Aqueduct and breaks ground for their new C&O Canal National Parks Service Headquarters building

Washington County Department of Business Development

Governor Larry Hogan was in Williamsport, MD to officially open the only fully functioning C&O Canal aqueduct. For the first time since 1942 boats can travel over the Conococheague Creek via a fully restored and watered aqueduct.  Several hundred citizens turned out to show support for the new aqueduct as well as a groundbreaking ceremony for…

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U.S. Senators Announce $70K for Lower Shore of Md. Economic Development

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WASHINGTON– U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.) have announced $70,000 in federal funding for the Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland. The funding, awarded through the Economic Development Administration, will be used to develop and implement a comprehensive economic development strategy for Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties. “Small…

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Notice of DRAFT Performance Report Update and Comment Period on the State of Maryland’s Consolidated Plan

Ja'Nai C. Streat

Notice is hereby given that the State of Maryland has opened a 30 day public comment period on the Draft 2018 Consolidated Plan Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). The Consolidated Plan is a planning document required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and is prepared by the Maryland Department of…

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Hogan Administration Announces Fiscal Year 2020 Community Development Block Grants

Owen McEvoy

More than $4.2 million awarded for public development projects NEW CARROLLTON, MD (August 26, 2019) –  Governor Larry Hogan today announced Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) awards for Fiscal Year 2020. The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development will administer more than $4.2 million in CDBG funding for nine community development and infrastructure projects. “These…

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Recognition for 100 Latina Women Leaders

El Poder de Ser Mujer

Washington, DC – In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the organization El Poder de Ser Mujer will organize an event recognizing 100 Latina Women Leaders in the Washington DC metropolitan area. Will be held at the Civic Center in Silver Spring, Maryland, on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at 6pm. We will recognize women who have…

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Chamber & Economic Development to host Business & Industry Appreciation

Sandy Sponaugle

McHENRY — The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce and Garrett County Economic Development will present the eighth annual Business & Industry Appreciation at the Chamber’s Business Before Hours on Tuesday, Sept. 17. The program, sponsored by Clear Mountain Bank and Shentel, will be held in the Lodge at Wisp Resort from 8-9:30 a.m. The purpose…

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MARYLAND COMMERCE’S SIGNE PRINGLE NAMED TO FEDERAL INVESTMENT ADVISORY COUNCIL

Sandy Sponaugle

25 business and economic development leaders selected to advise the U.S. Secretary of Commerce BALTIMORE, MD (August 22, 2019) – The Maryland Department of Commerce’s Signe Pringle, assistant secretary of business and industry sector development, has been appointed to the U.S. Investment Advisory Council. The council, consisting of 25 international business and economic development leaders…

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