Posted inTourism

Maryland Commerce retains Marriner as agency of record

The Maryland Department of Commerce’s Office of Tourism & Film has retained Marriner Marketing Communications, of Columbia, as its Agency of Record. After soliciting proposals from prospective vendors from across the country, the office elected to build upon the tremendous success it achieved with Marriner during the past five years, with approval from the Maryland […]

Posted inHoward County

Historic $12M investment in Howard community nonprofits

Howard County has announced a historic $12 million investment in more than 60 community nonprofits in the fiscal 2023 budget. The funding expands support to 19 additional nonprofits, with a focus on assisting smaller organizations that have been hardest hit by the pandemic and provide services to the most vulnerable populations. County Executive Calvin Ball also […]

Posted inEnvironment

Energy efficiency loans available to Maryland building owners

The Maryland Energy Administration has announced the fiscal 2023 Jane E. Lawton Conservation Loan Fund to finance energy efficiency improvements in buildings. Eligible recipients are building owners of commercial, institutional, industrial, government and educational facilities located in Maryland. Program funding of $1.7 million is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The standard interest rate is […]

Posted inHoward County

$5M Housing Opportunities Trust Fund launched in Howard

Howard County has announced an inaugural investment of $5 million that will create a new Housing Opportunities Trust Fund in Howard County. The transformational fund, the first of its kind in Howard County, will be administered by the county Department of Housing and Community Development and will be used to:  ● Assist first-time home buyers   ● Develop, preserve and rehab […]

Posted inAnne Arundel County

Arundel BPW transfers Crownsville Hospital property to county

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman issued the following statement regarding the Board of Public Works’ vote to transfer Crownsville Hospital Center to the county: “The board’s decision to transfer the Crownsville Hospital Center complex to Anne Arundel County presents an obligation and an opportunity. “As stewards of Crownsville, we have an obligation to continue to […]