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Commerce Holds Networking Reception

Posted on: Thursday, July 14th, 2016 @ 3:43 pm

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The Dorchester County Economic Development Office attended a networking reception hosted by the Maryland Department of Commerce in conjunction with the SelectUSA Investment Summit. The reception took place in Washington DC where summit attendees were invited to learn more about Maryland and all it offers new businesses. Maryland Department of Commerce’s Secretary Mike Gill, Deputy Secretary and …

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Annual Report Presentation

Posted on: Monday, December 7th, 2015 @ 8:20 pm


The Dorchester County Economic Development Office (DCED) completed its annual report and presented it to the Dorchester County Council and the public on November 3, 2015.  The presentation highlighted achievements and initiatives throughout the previous fiscal year. Keasha Haythe, director of the DCED spoke about opportunities and challenges of attracting prospects. Highlights from the annual …

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Dorchester Welcomes New Business

Posted on: Monday, October 19th, 2015 @ 7:14 pm


After 5 years at their headquarters in Frederick, Maryland, Premier Fire Protection Services (PremFPS) opened a second location on Chesapeake Drive in Cambridge. PremFPS offers a variety of services including sprinkler systems, fire extinguishers and suppression as well as fire alarms. President, Joseph Boyle and Vice President, Robert Henneberry, Jr. opened PremFPS after noticing a …

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Dorchester Hosts IRONMAN Maryland

Posted on: Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 @ 7:47 pm


One of the world’s most grueling athletic events is returning to Dorchester County on October 3, 2015. IRONMAN Maryland, the Mid-Atlantic’s only full-length IRONMAN triathlon will bring thousands of athletes—and the attention of the world—to Cambridge, Maryland. IRONMAN is known worldwide as the ultimate test of body, mind and spirit for athletes. Director of Dorchester …

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Dorchester Tech Park Lots Available

Posted on: Monday, July 13th, 2015 @ 6:26 pm

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The Dorchester Regional Technology Park is a 113-acre, full-utility park that includes water, sewer, and fiber connections for tenants.  Strategically located across from the Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport, the park boasts beautiful scenery with a paved pathway for walking. The Dorchester Regional Technology Park has been marketed to businesses in various industry sectors. Industry sectors include, …

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Groundbreaking Event at Technology Park

Posted on: Monday, July 13th, 2015 @ 6:01 pm

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The Dorchester County Economic Development Office recently hosted the groundbreaking ceremony for the Eastern Shore Innovation Center, the Eastern Shore’s first purpose-built incubator.  The purpose of the Eastern Shore Innovation Center is to spur sustainable economic vitality in the region through high-growth entrepreneurship and innovative practices in the business community.  Start-up businesses entering the incubator …

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SelectUSA Wrap Up

Posted on: Monday, April 13th, 2015 @ 5:35 pm

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Dorchester County Economic Development (DCED) recently attended the second annual 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit at the National Harbor in Prince George’s County, Md.  The sold-out summit brought investor delegations from all over the world, domestic and international businesses,global CEOs, senior U.S. leaders, and economic development organizations. At the trade show, economic development organizations shared ideas …

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Business Partners with Career and Technology Center

Posted on: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 @ 2:21 pm

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Dorchester County welcomes Quevera, a new software company, to the offices at the Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport. Headquartered in Columbia, MD, Quevera has expanded to Cambridge and will move into the Eastern Shore Innovation Center upon completion. Quevera’s combined technical experience is vast and permits them to penetrate several industries including health care, government services, education, …

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Lively Arts Scene Draws Visitors & Residents

Posted on: Thursday, March 13th, 2014 @ 2:59 pm

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When Mickey Love arrived in Cambridge in 2007 to run the Dorchester Center for the Arts (DCA), she saw firsthand how the beauty of the environment inspired people to create amazing art. As she rolled up her sleeves to join the board and staff to plan DCA’s expansion and relocation to the historic Nathan building, …

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Entrepreneur Leads Local Revitalization

Posted on: Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 @ 3:13 pm


Small business owner Jermaine Anderson, featured as one of the seven faces in the “water moves us” marketing campaign through the Dorchester County Economic Development Office, is not only a serial entrepreneur but also an active participant in the community. Jermaine is one of four principals at TNT Moving and Cleaning by Design. The business …

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