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Yale Drive Extension to Provide Access to Mt. Aetna Technology Park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 22, 2011                                                                                  
                                    
       

Contract Connections - Connecting Maryland Businesses to Federal Contracting Opportunities

Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development
Presents
Contract Connections - Connecting Maryland Businesses to Federal Contracting Opportunities

Date:  December 5, 2011
Location: Turf Valley Conference Center
2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City, Maryland 21042

Make the connections you need to access federal contracting opportunities!

Cost:  $75.00

Washington County, Maryland Adopts 'Pad-Ready' Development Stimulus Program

Hagerstown, Maryland — The Board of County Commissioners of Washington County, Maryland (BCC) recently adopted a broadened “pad-ready” stimulus program as proposed by the Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission (EDC).

Economic Development Week Proclaimed in Washington County, Maryland

Economic Development Week proclaimed in Washington County (L-R) Tim Troxell, Director, Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission Office, Commissioner Terry Baker, EDC Chairperson Shelby Penn

First Biotech Firm Graduates From the Washington County Incubator

Tox Path Specialists, LLC will graduating from the Technical Innovation Center (TIC) at Hagerstown Community College in early 2012.

They first began operations at the TIC in May 2008 and have created 10 jobs in Washington County.  On his experience in the incubator, Mark Butt, president said "The TIC in general and the support of the staff could not have worked out better for us.  Our experience t the TIC has proves that a biotech firm can grow quickly through the HCC's facility.  I do not know a better-run business incubator in the state of Maryland."

Washington County, Maryland Adopts 'Pad-Ready' Development Stimulus Program

Hagerstown, Maryland — Demolitions, renovations and expansions of existing buildings will qualify for county perks under a broadened “pad-ready” stimulus program approved Tuesday by the Washington County Board of Commissioners.

The program was originally designed to encourage builders to bring undeveloped land to a ready-to-build state, but the commissioners decided that the same benefits should apply to sites with existing buildings in need of redevelopment.

Verizon Wireless brings the power of its 4G LTE Network to Hagerstown and Western Maryland on Oct. 20

LAUREL, MD – Mike Maiorana, Verizon Wireless president of the Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC region, today announced that the company is launching the world’s first large-scale 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in Hagerstown, Maryland on Oct.

Celebrate Economic Development Week with the EDC

The Board of Washington County Commissioners (BCC), the Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission (EDC), and the City of Hagerstown will participate in Economic Development Week from October 24th through October 28th.  As Economic Development Week will recognize the partnerships that create jobs and encourage investment in Maryland’s communities, many activities will be taking place in Hagerstown, Washington County and across the State. 

Bright Eyes Child Care Facility Opens in Hagerstown, Maryland

HAGERSTOWN, MD (October 18, 2011) – Bright Eyes Child Care opened a new 8,900 square foot facility on August 29, 2011 at 1145 Omega Court in Hagerstown creating ten new jobs.

The large child care facility was the first business to open in the Light Business Park off of Eastern Boulevard which is a 27 acre commercial property that has been sub-divided into 18 individual lots. The facility has 13 lots open for sale or lease.

Entrepreneurial Pathways - In Celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2011

Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week 2011 at HCC. Hagerstown Community College’s business incubator, Office of Continuing Education and the Entrepreneurial Alliance and Resource Network (EARN) of Washington County have teamed up to provide a full day of relevant information, advice, and guidance you can use today from other successful business owners to help you succeed in these tumultuous times.

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