Tuesday, December 6, 2016

In This Issue:

Transfer of Merriweather to DCACC Follows TIF »

By the last day of November, it turned out that the Howard County Council’s passing $90 million of tax increment financing (TIF) legislation wasn’t the only big news to hit the street on Little Patuxent Parkway.

Young Women Rise to the Entrepreneurial Challenge »

A small group of young women, dressed in business attire and looking busy on their laptops, recently gathered at the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship anxiously awaiting the start of a 13-week journey to better prepare them for their futures.

Milestone Birthdays »

70 Acme Paper Edward and Mildred Attman founded Acme Paper & Supply Company in 1946 in a 1,500-square-foot rented garage in Baltimore. Today, three generations of the Attman family continue the tradition, with a warehouse/headquarters complex in the Baltimore-Washington Industrial Park in Savage and a regional distribution center in Richmond, Va. 20 Altman & Associates [...]


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Latest News

BizWeekly 12/6/2016

Story to Retire in Early January
Dick Story, who has been serving Howard Bank as senior vice president, director of community relations, government affairs and as a business development liaison, is retiring after three years with the institution, effective Jan. 3, 2017. At that point, he will transition from full-time employment with the bank to a consultant.

Story has been a visible ambassador in all of the markets the expanding Howard Bank serves, including his native Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland, and has been the lead on its legislative agenda with the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, local chambers and the Maryland Bankers Association, working at the state level and in Washington, D.C.

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Guest Article

2016 Voters Guide

As a service to our readers, The Business Monthly has asked candidates running for office in our coverage area to provide responses to short questionnaires. Their responses follow verbatim.

United States Senate Candidates


1. How does your experience prepare you for this office?

2. Where do you stand on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), and what are your feelings on global free trade as opposed to protectionism?

3. What is your position on immigration reform?

4. What issues do you consider priorities?

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