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The world’s largest dog house in Elkridge

By Paulette Lutz When I was a child traveling on Route 1 in Elkridge with my parents, I remember passing the world’s largest dog house...

How to reopen and keep customer trust

First impressions are key, and businesses should treat this time of reopening like a fresh introduction. Reintroduce yourself to customers as a business that prioritizes...

Federal contracting websites updates delayed

Contractors using the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS) to analyze awarded contacts data have discovered that the March 16 scheduled transition of the ad-hoc...

Awarded Government Contracts – March 2020

The following information is regarding awarded contracts can be used to develop prime contractor, subcontractor and teaming partner relationships on these and other opportunities....

Development donations pollute politics

We often hear complaints about money in politics at every level impacting national, state and local campaigns. While we all would like to see community...

Awarded Contracts – February 2020

The following information is regarding awarded contracts can be used to develop prime contractor, subcontractor and teaming partner relationships on these and other opportunities....

Former GSA Contract Officer Pleads Guilty in $12,000 Bribery Scheme

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that former federal government contract officer Ronnie Simpkins, 67, plead guilty to accepting bribes from a company to...

Where have all the trees gone in HOCO?

In Howard County, for decades, more trees have been cut down than State law allows. Development waivers, allowing more tree removal than regulations permit, have...

Consumer trust takes work, but it’s worth it

It wasn’t so long ago that managing your business’ reputation was easy. You opened up shop, provided good service and hoped that people would...

A cautionary tale for government contracting

The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced that Aventura Technologies, Inc. and its senior management are charged with fraud, money laundering and illegal importation...

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