During a recent briefing for the Anne Arundel County delegation in Annapolis, members of the Fort Meade Community Covenant Council joined Garrison Commander Brian Foley to talk about the fort as well as its business impact, transportation needs, related education needs and the unique challenges of the state’s largest employer.
The Maryland Live! Casino Local Development Council (LDC), like the LDCs in all casino communities, was established by the legislation that created Maryland’s video lottery terminal program.
The West County suburb of Odenton has become a burgeoning residential real estate market in recent years, with hundreds of apartments and a notable amount of office space coming online. The additions encompass various projects that have been discussed for years and are finally at least under construction.
Ellen Miller, a founding principal of Stonebridge Associates and principal of StonebridgeCarras, directs Stonebridge’s real estate advisory efforts. With her main office in Bethesda, when her company began acquisition of the land in Odenton (a process that extended from 2006 to 2008), she began seeking avenues to get to know Anne Arundel County and the Odenton community.
With the cities of Baltimore and Washington having become large hubs of residential and commercial activity well before the turn of the 20th century, most of the region’s infrastructure was connected to the nearby cities, including their avenues for transportation.
July 2008: That month was a turning point for Clark “Corky” Graham, who was in transition from his career a senior vice president from the Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Sector.
Plans to address homelessness in southern Howard County prompted a January meeting attended by county government officials, service providers for the homeless and residents from Savage, Jessup and North Laurel, as community leaders convened to allow residents to air objections, concerns and hopes related to the issue.
“A girl in a bikini is like having a loaded pistol on your coffee table. There’s nothing wrong with them, but it’s hard to stop thinking about it.” — Garrison Keillor
In September, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) named the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) as one of 50 winners of its first Growth Accelerator Fund competition. HCEDA’s Accelerator for the Commercialization of Technology (ACT) was selected from more than 800 applicants competing for $50,000 cash awards from the SBA, and was the only Maryland program to win.
New federal funding will help local communities strengthen their approach to conservation, said environmental activists and policymakers, as the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced $370 million in federal Farm Bill funding.