Move over, J.K. Rowling! Michelle Gregori’s kindergarteners at Maple Elementary School are now published authors too, but their book is about real-life heroes. The class’s new book started as a Veteran’s Day project last November when Navy v…

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The Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) recently held its 2015 Summer Conference:  Marketing and Business Attraction at the World Trade Center in Baltimore. Economic Developers from across the state joined to learn about product differe…

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By SUSAN BAUTZ, Special to the Dorchester County Department of Economic Development “People love trains,” according to David Owens, vice president of the Eastern Shore Scenic Railroad (ESSR) volunteer group. If the numbers riding the train at …

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The Dorchester County Economic Development Office has a rare employment opportunity for a part-time incubator manager at the Eastern Shore Innovation Center. This position is responsible for developing, implementing and managing the business incubato…

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As the 2015-2016 school year closes in, the Dorchester County Economic Development Office wanted to share good news from Dorchester County Public Schools (DCPS).  First, DCPS learned their graduation rate had risen to 87.90 percentage points exceedi…

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Do you have a good idea for a business but need resources to help with capital and coaching? Pitch your idea during the Maryland Startup bus tour. The annual Pitch Across Maryland tour focuses on innovative start-ups and entrepreneurs. The three-week…

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The Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) Summer Conference "Energize. Mobilize. Capitalize." will be held in Ocean City from August 12–15, 2015.  MACo is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that is dedicated to representing the needs…

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In an effort to increase veteran hiring and retention in the state of Maryland, employers are encouraged to participate in Operation Hire Maryland.  The program has changed from a 100-day challenge to ongoing support of continued veteran hiring and …

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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 w…

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The Dorchester County Economic Development (DCED) Office acknowledged the Dorchester County Economic Development Advisory Council (EDAC) with a breakfast and appreciation certificates after serving three years together.…

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