Transforming a run-down building and one-time pool hall into a hopping center of craft beer, music and art was only one of the goals Dorchester natives JT Merryweather and Chris Brohawn hoped to accomplish when they open…

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Long-time agricultural leaders in Delmarva, Dorchester’s farms produce numerous crops including corn, soybean and melons. The Layton family added a new crop in 2007 when they planned and propagated grapevines on their Vienna-based farm to create th…

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Shining the light on Dorchester’s rich culture and heritage, the county’s newest attraction is the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument. Under the direction of Superintendent Cherie Butler, this local gem is quickly becoming a na…

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New businesses start and succeed when smart industrious people see a need in the market, and step in to fill that gap. Jermaine Anderson took just such a step when he launched Cambridge-based TNT Moving & Cleaning in 2011. A serial entrepreneur, …

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Generations of Eastern Shore residents earned their living plying the Chesapeake’s rivers and tributaries for the seafood synonymous with the Bay itself. As population growth and overfishing threatened the region’s once thriving industry, Dorches…

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Dorchester native Tom Powley joined the wire mesh manufacturer GKD as CEO of its North American division in 1994. He believed then – as he does today – that Dorchester’s reputation as a center of metal fabric manufacturing and strategic mid-Atl…

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Arts advocate Mickey Love believes the county’s unsurpassed natural beauty and growing creative class inspires and nurtures artists in ways few places can. As Executive Director of the Dorchester Center for the Arts (DCA), Love has been a driving f…

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On Tuesday, January 14, Dorchester County Economic Development Director Keasha Haythe unveiled the county’s 2014 business marketing campaign before the Economic Development Advisory Committee. The ad campaign is the latest installment of “water m…

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Dorchester County Economic Development Director Keasha Haythe was a guest speaker at the Cambridge Rotary Club's January 16's luncheon.  Haythe spoke about the departments efforts to facilitate economic breakthroughs for Dorchester County.  The new…

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