Posts Tagged ‘Reale Revival Brewing’

Manufacturing Shoe Taps to Hand Grenade Parts

Posted on: Thursday, July 24th, 2014 @ 3:25 pm

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In business over 55 years, Caldwell Casting Company has worked with over 800 companies. Tucked away in Cambridge on Washington Street, Caldwell Casting manufactures die castings. Using aluminum and zinc, they create castings that serve many different industries. President Ron Caldwell said, “I’m still amazed at the instant transformation our products go through.” Their trained …

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Impressive Workforce at Warwick Fulfillment Solutions

Posted on: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 @ 5:13 pm

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By offering B2B and B2C services, Warwick Fulfillment Solutions, located in Hurlock, has the unique ability to broaden their business partnerships. Warwick serves several high-profile businesses with commerce fulfillment, retail replenishment, and marketing solutions. Over the years, co-owners Mike Wilt and Jack Dellose’s combined expertise has provided successful leadership for the company. “I’m very pleased …

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New Business Features Fitness on the Water

Posted on: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 @ 6:23 pm


Certified by the World Paddle Association, co-owners Kathy Yorton and Angela Thomas started Over Board Paddle and Fitness in June 2014. Yorton and Thomas combine recreational paddling with fitness to provide a great workout on the water. Over Board Paddle and Fitness offers a variety of classes that include Open Level, Core & Oar, Yoga …

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Innovation Bolsters Aquaculture Industry

Posted on: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 @ 5:55 pm

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Built on ingenuity and entrepreneurism, Hoopers Island Oyster Aquaculture Company was branded Chesapeake Gold Oysters in 2010. Co-owners Johnny Shockley and Ricky Fitzhugh pioneered the innovative aquaculture movement in Dorchester County using the latest technologies. Supported by the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Rural Development Loan, Eastern Shore Entrepreneurial Center, Dorchester County Economic Development, and …

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Taste of Cambridge Crab Cook-Off

Posted on: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 @ 5:36 pm

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Saturday, July 12 was Cambridge Main Street’s 10th Annual Taste of Cambridge. Jimmie & Sooks, Leaky Pete’s, Elliott’s Bakery, RAR Brewing, Ocean Odyssey, Blue Point Provision Company, Water’s Edge, Bistro Poplar, Madison Bay, Stoked, High Spot, Squoze, and the Cambridge Yacht Club are just a few of the restaurants who participated in the crab cook-off. This …

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Start-up Brewing Entrepreneurs Gaining Prominence

Posted on: Thursday, June 19th, 2014 @ 1:55 pm


Co-owners Chris Brohawn and JT Merryweather have broken the traditional entrepreneurial mold. Using modern architecture and design, they have created a space that attracts locals and visitors to their downtown Cambridge brewery. Adding to the neighborhood vitality, RAR Brewing has quickly become a desired destination in Dorchester County. Brohawn said, “The best thing about doing …

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Local Manufacturer Poised and Ready for New Business

Posted on: Thursday, June 19th, 2014 @ 1:35 pm


Jay Hubbard and his wife Christie opened the doors to their manufacturing start-up in April 2013. Located in the Hurlock Industrial Park, Daystar Manufacturing provides injection molding solutions for their customers. Small and medium size plastic injection molded parts can be custom designed and manufactured at their facility as well. The Hubbard’s started their business …

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Wallops Island Welcomes Dorchester Residents

Posted on: Thursday, June 19th, 2014 @ 1:33 pm

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Rebecca Hudson from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, VA visited the Dorchester County Economic Development office and gave a presentation on the different space programs Wallops offers. Since 1945, over 16,000 rockets have launched from one of the country’s oldest launch ranges. The rockets that launch from Wallops are suborbital, meaning they go …

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Local Business Relocates and Expands to Third Location

Posted on: Thursday, June 19th, 2014 @ 1:01 pm


Crabi Gras (French/Eastern Shore meaning Fat Crab), a business that specializes in apparel and food flavoring, has relocated to its new home on Sunburst Highway in Cambridge. Owner Keith Graffius has created a business that celebrates the unique customs of the Eastern Shore life through tee shirts, hoodies, hot sauces and much more. Employing five …

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Cambridge Farmers’ Market Attracts Over 20 Vendors

Posted on: Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 @ 7:54 pm


Looking to buy locally grown food, visit the Cambridge Main Street Farmers’ Market! Serving the local economy by facilitating start-ups and furthering existing business expansions, the farmers’ market is a great place for the community to reconnect with local farmers and small businesses. Market Manager Allison Penn said, “This year we have over 20 vendors …

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Dorchester Winery Exceeds Production Goals

Posted on: Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 @ 7:03 pm


In effort to diversify the family agronomic operation, Joe and Laura Layton, their son William – a third generation farmer – and his wife Jennifer chose to start a vineyard. Less than five years since uncorking that first bottle of Layton’s Chance wine, the business continues to thrive, exceeding production and distribution goals in 2013. …

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Business Continues to Thrive for Local Food Processor

Posted on: Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 @ 7:01 pm

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Originally located in Manhattan, B&G Foods began in 1889 as two immigrant families working together to sell products made from fresh vegetables and other natural ingredients. Eventually growing out of their New York facility, they relocated to Dorchester County in 1983 to a 200,000-square-foot manufacturing plant that provided room for growth. Carrying their own B&G …

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Local Retailer Preparing for Major Milestone

Posted on: Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 @ 7:00 pm

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The Bay Country Shop features exquisite Eastern Shore finds and unique coastal treasures. With nearly 45 years under their belt, Dorchester County’s first “Bay Country” opened in 1970. Always hunting for the latest look, owner Connie Tubman travels extensively bringing cutting-edge fashion back to Dorchester County. Local artwork, books and gifts as well as a …

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Small Business Attracts Thousands to Dorchester

Posted on: Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 @ 6:54 pm

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The Dorothy Megan and the Choptank River Queen are staples on the Choptank River during warm weather. Small business owner Dave Nickerson started the Choptank Riverboat Company in 1997 and operates out of the Suicide Bridge Marina. The riverboats are associated with the Suicide Bridge Restaurant in Hurlock, MD. Riverboats provide a great venue for …

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Dorchester County Graduation Rate Rises Dramatically

Posted on: Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 @ 6:40 pm


Maryland high school students set a new record for high school graduation in 2013, according to newly released statewide data. The four-year cohort graduation rate reached 84.97 percent for the class of 2013 – students who entered school in the fall of 2009 – compared to 83.57 percent for the class of 2012.  That represents …

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