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Howard Exec seeks public input on ARP early funding

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball launched a community engagement plan, including a community survey, seeking feedback from residents and businesses on how to utilize American Rescue...

Demand, supply improving for housing market

Maryland’s August 2021 housing market continued its trajectory in sales figures with average prices rising 8.4 percent in 2021 to $435,798 and median prices rising 10.3 percent to $375,000. Months of...

COVID-19 relief sent $62.7M to Second District restaurants, venues

Congressman C.A. “Dutch” Ruppersberger (D-MD) highlighted the impact of emergency federal funding for Maryland restaurants and arts and entertainment venues sidelined by the COVID-19 pandemic....

Howard County Economic Development Authority announces Entrepreneur Accelerator Program with M&T Bank

The Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) announced the HoCo Higher: Accelerator Business program in partnership with M&T Bank. The program will teach early-stage...

Peak Technologies acquires DBK Concepts

Sole Source Capital, of Dallas, an industrial-focused private equity firm, announced that its portfolio company, Columbia-based Peak Technologies, an outsourced IT and hardware provider of...

Amazon invested more than $9.5B in Maryland, $530B in U.S.

Amazon invested $9.5B in Maryland Amazon announced the findings from its 2021 U.S. Economic Impact Report, sharing that the company invested more than $9.5 billion in Maryland...

Maryland Economic Development Corporation names USM Vice Chancellor Tom Sadowski 

The Maryland Economic Development Corporation (MEDCO) has named Tom Sadowski as its next executive director.  Sadowski, who is currently the vice chancellor at the University System of Maryland (USM), will...

Howard students reach finals in National Personal Finance Challenge

High school students from the Applications and Research Laboratory in Ellicott City, earned first runner-up honors in this year’s National Personal Finance Challenge (NPFC)....

Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger announces funding for Route 1 project

Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) announced that five Baltimore-area projects worth $37.2 million, including an upgrade in Howard County, will be included in the...

Casinos set new record in May with $172.4 M in revenue

Casinos set new record in May For the second time in three months, Maryland’s six casinos have set a single-month gaming revenue record, generating...

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