Governor Hogan announced that all non-essential businesses close by 5 pm today- March 23, 2020. To learn more about what defines a non-essential business please click Read More

Several Eastern Shore counties have been declared in an area eligible for SBA disaster loans.  According to the SBA "The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working…

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Dorchester County Economic Development, Dorchester Chamber of Commerce, City of Cambridge Economic Development, Cambridge Main Street and the Small Busine…

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Planting Roots at the Innovation Center

Barry Pritchard opened SunX Analytical - the Eastern Shore’s first independent wet lab for chemical analysis and product development - …

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Dorchester Fitness Pro Makes Splash with Paddle Business With a dozen fitness certifications under her belt, Angela Thomas chose to follow her heart and open a stand-up paddleboard and yoga business. Launching from pristine waterfront througho…

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After Mike and Linda Starling bought a weekend home on Hoopers Island, they were captivated by Dorchester’s natural beauty, history and waterfront lifestyle. It didn’t take them long to pull up anchor and set a course for Cambridge where the …

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When Dormaim Green became a relator in 2009, she never imagined that a decade later she would be “leading one of the largest, most important organizations on the Mid Shore covering Dorchester, Talbot and Caroline counties” and she opened her own …

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Roots run deep at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay for Abby Messick. For almost 70 years and three generations, a family member has worked on this property – including her mother as a psychiatric nurse and father as a rehabilitation therapist when …

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At J.M. Claytons, steaming, picking, and packaging Maryland’s prized blue crab is a family tradition – and a Chesapeake treasure! As Maryland’s oldest continuously operating seafood company, generations of watermen have unloaded their catch at …

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Standing in knee-high white work boots and khaki shorts on a hot cloudless day, Stephanie Alexander surveys her brood. From the concrete piers where immense piles of spat on shell are being loaded by high-speed conveyor from stainless-steel container…

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