When Carole Levy Ruark opened the doors to a her boutique business in 2003, she sensed a gourmet gift shop dedicated to chocolate, cheese and wine would be a welcome addition to Cambridge’s shopping scene. After 10 years, A Few of My Favorite Thing…

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By Logan B. Anderson, Reprinted from The Banner, June 3, 2013 CAMBRIDGE — After nearly two decades of political maneuvering, inaction and disagreements, thanks to the Dorchester County Council’s recent budget vote and its Economic Development …

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After months of anticipation, High Spot chef Patrick Fanning and partners Brett and Jamie Summers formally opened Stoked Woodfire on April 17. Located in the former Main Street Gallery at 413 Muir Street (the Gallery is now at 447 Race Street), the r…

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Two weeks ago, Kim and Dave Garvey opened a new Eastern Shore satellite office on Cambridge’s Washington Street to expand their Stevensville based business, KG Industries, LLC. The three-year old construction management firm currently has three emp…

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Five years ago, the Mid-Shore Regional Council joined with the USDA to leverage the area’s reputation for great produce and seafood and capitalize on the “Buy Local” movement sweeping the country. The result was Shore Gourmet, a 501(c)6 formed …

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Reale Revives Downtown Space; Prepares to Manufacture Craft Beer Behind the picture windows at 504 Poplar Street, construction is well underway for Cambridge’s newest manufacturing business, ReAle Revival Brewing. Scheduled to open this s…

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Just east of the Chesapeake Bay Hyatt, inside a brightly painted orange and green building, stands Cambridge’s coolest spot to grab a gourmet hot dog. Opened by Eric Ploeg two years ago next month, Hot Spot Cool Eats has become a favorite destinati…

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Safe Chain Solutions – a Cambridge-based a startup providing full-service third-party logistics management – is experiencing a growth spurt. Located in a 16,000 SF building in the Chesapeake Industrial Park, the company provides warehousing and i…

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The Dorchester Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting at the East New Market Volunteer Fire Department last month was an important reminder of the critical need to preserve and promote the county’s agricultural businesses. Whether protecting local farm…

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After two decades in the nuclear power industry, Harford county entrepreneur Tony Steelman recognized the growing need for skilled engineers to support Harford’s burgeoning defense industry and launched Altus …

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