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The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development Awards $50,000 to Washington County for Economic Development Plan

Baltimore, MD (May 15, 2012) – The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) today announced that it has awarded a $50,000 grant to the Hagerstown-Washington County Industrial Foundation to help develop an Economic Development Strategic Plan (EDSP). The plan, expected to be completed by November, will help expand Washington County’s economic base by guiding smart investments, attracting new businesses and creating jobs to ensure high-paying jobs for future generations.

Money to market Hagerstown airport tops county priorities for grant money

By HEATHER KEELS

May 8, 2012

Money to develop a marketing plan for Hagerstown Regional Airport will be the county’s top priority for grant funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission, the Washington County Board of Commissioners decided Tuesday.

The project is one of six the commissioners agreed to submit for consideration for an anticipated $1.3 million to be distributed between three Western Maryland counties for fiscal 2013.

The county is seeking $75,000 in ARC funds for the marketing plan, or half of the $150,000 estimated cost.

MIKULSKI, CARDIN ANNOUNCE $50,000 TO EXPAND BROADBAND INTERNET ACCESS IN WASHINGTON CO., MD

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February 22, 2012

MIKULSKI, CARDIN ANNOUNCE $50,000 TO EXPAND BROADBAND INTERNET ACCESS IN WASHINGTON CO.

Appalachian Regional Commission approved a $200,000 grant for the Hagerstown Regional Airport

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The Appalachian Regional Commission announced today approval of a grant in the amount of $200,000 to the Washington County Board of Commissioners for the Hagerstown Regional Airport Terminal Renovations.

This project will expand the passenger arrival/departure lounge and install baggage handling equipment at the Hagerstown Regional Airport. The project is expected to serve 2 businesses and create 2 new jobs at the airport.

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