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Entegra Systems Acquires Southern Cross

Entegra Systems Inc., has acquired of Cruzeiro Associates, an Ellicott City firm doing business as Southern Cross Engineering. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Southern Cross develops solutions for mobile device management, satellite communications and data analytics for U.S. government customers, and offers expertise in the areas of systems and communications engineering, signals analysis, […]

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Alpha Ridge Landfill to Grow

Responding to community demand for composting resources Howard County announced a significant expansion to the county’s facility at the Alpha Ridge Landfill in Marriottsville. In this phase of the composting program, the county is more than doubling its ability to collect food scraps and produce HoCoGro organic products. The facility has added 10 concrete bunkers […]

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Howard Launches Route 1 Plan

Howard County has launched the Route 1 Corridor Master Plan that encompasses transportation, infrastructure, land use and economic development strategies to improve its quality of life. The process will produce development and design scenarios, and identify ways to implement them, based on market realities. Land use and transportation analysis are at the core of the […]

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Leadership Applications Due Oct. 31

Leadership Maryland has requested that all applicants for the Class of 2019 must be submitted online at by 5 p.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 31. At that point, the selection committee will choose 52 applicants to complete an eight-month, hands-on learning program focused on the state’s most vital social, economic and environmental issues. The Class […]

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ACell, Southmedic Launch New Product

Columbia-based ACell, and Southmedic, have announced the Canadian launch of Cytal Wound Matrix and MicroMatrix devices. Cytal Wound Matrix (1-, 2-, 3- and 6-layer), Cytal Burn Matrix and MicroMatrix are all comprised of ACell’s proprietary MatriStem UBM (Urinary Bladder Matrix) technology, and facilitate the remodeling of functional, site-appropriate tissue. The products may be utilized to […]

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Anne Arundel Candidates Sign Tax Pledge

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh and seven of the 14 County Council candidates have signed the Anne Arundel’s Taxpayer Protection Pledge. All candidates for county executive and the county council were invited to sign the pledge, but County Executive Candidate Steuart Pittman and seven County Council candidates did not sign. County Council candidates in […]

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Senators Propose Election Security Systems

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.); Amy Klobuchar, ranking member of the Senate Rules Committee (D-Minn.); and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) have introduced legislation to bring greater transparency to America’s election systems in an effort to protect our country from foreign interference, as occurred in the 2016 presidential election. The “Election Systems Integrity Act,” (S. 3572) […]

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Aldridge Acquires Chesapeake Electrical Systems

Evergreen Advisors Capital, a middle-market investment bank based in Columbia, has announced that Chesapeake Electrical Systems has been acquired by Illinois-based Aldridge Electric. Evergreen acted as the exclusive financial adviser to Chesapeake. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Chesapeake, of Laurel, provides a range of electrical contracting services to various clients in the commercial […]