Business Profile

New SunX Wet Lab Opens at Eastern Shore Innovation Center

Posted on: Thursday, August 10th, 2017 @ 4:42 pm


The Eastern Shore Innovation Center (ESIC) at the Dorchester Regional Technology Park has added a 1,100-square foot commercial wet laboratory.  It is the first facility of its kind on the Delmarva Peninsula available for co-op use by businesses and researchers. The new lab is operated by SunX Analytical, an Innovation Center licensee, that together with …

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The changing face of the Dorchester Banner

Posted on: Thursday, August 10th, 2017 @ 4:42 pm


Constant change seems inevitable. This fact undergirds life nowadays. “Everything is changing,” we say to one another. And it’s true: Things change constantly. Here, too, at the Banner, things are changing. Starting next week, we will merge the Wednesday and Friday issues to create a weekly paper that will publish every Thursday. We are making …

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Craig’s Celebrates 150 Years

Posted on: Friday, June 16th, 2017 @ 2:31 pm


Caring for Dorchester Residents for 150 years. Craig’s Drug Store is celebrating their sesquicentennial anniversary. Their steadfast commitment as a small business in Dorchester County is appreciated. Please stop in, shop and thank them for their dedication to the community.

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45 Years in Business

Posted on: Monday, May 15th, 2017 @ 6:11 pm


Congratulations to Kool Ice for 45 years in business! Kool Ice buys directly from local waterman and ships to both domestic and international markets. Its strategic location between the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean permits them to distribute some of the freshest seafood available. Kool Ice sold over 5 million pounds of fresh fish and …

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Pinetop Celebrates 10 Years in Business

Posted on: Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 @ 7:12 pm


Congratulations on 10 years in business to Pinetop Daycare! Established in April 2007 by director Dawn Coulbourne with the help of her parents Gary and Corliss Wright, they turned her dream of owning an early learning center into a reality. Currently Pinetop has 35 full time children between the ages of 6 weeks and 5 years old …

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New Business Brings Back Farm to Table

Posted on: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 @ 3:36 pm


Please congratulate Tamara Jackson on opening her new business, T’s Divine Sweets & More, LLC, a wholesale dessert company.  Tamara is bringing back the ‘ole school’ approach to baking by using Farm to Table methods.  She believes in freshly made desserts; and, using local farmers. T’s Divine Sweets services restaurants, caterers, hospitals, … essentially anyone who buys frozen or processed desserts. To …

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Metal-Arc Fabrication

Posted on: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 @ 3:36 pm

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Metal-Arc Fabrication moved to its current location 10 months ago and expanded to 14,000 square feet of industrial space in Cambridge. The business has been picking up momentum ever since it was established in 2016 by co-owners Bill Robinson and Pat Weber. Metal-Arc focuses on powder coating and fabrication. Robinson and Weber secured a sole …

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Congratulations on Expansion

Posted on: Thursday, February 16th, 2017 @ 4:54 pm

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Congratulations to Patriot Steel Fabrication on its recent expansion. Owner, Nathan Uncapher purchased the former Camtec property in Church Creek and has relocated his business to the larger site. Patriot Steel Fabrication, Inc. (PSFI) is a steel fabricator and erector of structural steel as well as stairs and rails. PSFI is  regionally focused on Washington DC, Baltimore, and …

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Community Investment Tax Credits

Posted on: Monday, December 12th, 2016 @ 9:14 pm

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The MEDA Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Foundation has received an award of $15,000 in Community Investment Tax Credits from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.  As the result of an annual competitive process, the Community Investment Tax Credit program awards 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations allocations of Maryland tax credits to …

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Small Business Starts Reading Program -Volunteers Welcome

Posted on: Monday, December 12th, 2016 @ 9:08 pm


Omeaka Jackson moved back to the community and opened Harvesting Hope, a Behavioral Health and Youth & Family Development organization. Harvesting Hope assists with building stronger and healthier families through education, counseling and mentoring through varies services and partnerships with other community agencies, schools, and churches.  Omeaka is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) with the National …

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Cambridge Federal Intern Joins Air Force

Posted on: Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 @ 1:40 pm


Recently, Kairan Nichols, an information technology intern at Cambridge Federal left for the United States Air Force. Kairan is a Cambridge local who graduated from Cambridge South Dorchester High School and was a student at the Dorchester Career and Technology Center. To celebrate the end of an internship and the beginning of a new chapter, …

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Cambridge International

Posted on: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 @ 5:33 pm


SPECIAL TO DORCHESTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT by Cambridge International: Dorchester County-based Cambridge International was recognized by SmartCEO magazine as one of the Washington, D.C. region’s fastest-growing, mid-sized companies at a gala event held February 4 at the Hyatt Regency Reston in Virginia. Cambridge CEO Tracy L. Tyler accepted the Future 50 award from …

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