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 Cha…

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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 Do…

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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 tra…

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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…

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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 fal…

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