Vigene Biosciences plans major expansion in Montgomery County, adding up to 245 new jobs


Rockville-based gene therapy developer Vigene Biosciences announced plans to expand into a new facility in Montgomery County to accommodate industry demand for its gene and cellular therapy products. In addition to its existing headquarters, R&D and manufacturing locations in Rockville, the ...

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Charter Senior Living acquires, renames Brookdale Pikesville


Brookdale Pikesville, an Assisted Living and Memory Care community located at 1840 Reisterstown Road, has been acquired and renamed as Charter Senior Living of Woodholme Crossing, it was announced Friday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Although operations management may ...

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Amerigroup, Md. Food Bank expand access to residents


Amerigroup Maryland and the Maryland Food Bank Friday announced a partnership to support “Pantry on the Go,” a program designed to help local residents safely access healthy food options. Through the partnership, Amerigroup and the Maryland Food Bank will send ...

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Young Audiences of Md. receives $50K NEA grant


Young Audiences of Maryland has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support its Principal Fellowship program, organization officials said Friday. The program is a year-long initiative guiding 10 Baltimore City Public School ...

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Weis Markets announces quarterly dividend


Weis Markets Inc.’s Board of Directors Friday declared a quarterly dividend of $.31 per share to shareholders of record as of February 16, 2021 payable on March 2. Founded in 1912, Weis Markets, Inc. is a mid-Atlantic food retailer operating 197 stores in Maryland, ...

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Alex. Brown Realty, Biynah Partners close on industrial portfolio sale


Baltimore-based Alex. Brown Realty Inc. (ABR) and Biynah Partners announced the sale of multiple industrial properties in Wisconsin and Minnesota to Kansas-based Platform Ventures. The portfolio sale included six buildings totaling 1,256,241 square feet and had a 100% occupancy rate ...

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USM, hit hard by pandemic cuts, expects no reductions in FY22 budget

Dr. Jay Perman

The University System of Maryland took the largest financial cuts of any state agency after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic last spring, according to system Chancellor Jay Perman. The system faced a $223 million deficit towards the end of ...

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Leadership Maryland announces Class of 2021


Leadership Maryland officially announces the Class of 2021, consisting of 52 business and community leaders from across the state chosen to participate in the professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland. The Class of 2021, Leadership Maryland’s 28th ...

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Anne Arundel Dermatology forms NC partnership


Anne Arundel Dermatology Management Thursday announced a new partnership with Carolina Skin Care that expands its presence in North Carolina. The addition of Carolina Skin Care to the AAD platform adds four locations throughout the Pinehurst, Fayetteville, Laurinburg, and Rockingham, ...

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Assisted living facility finishes construction in Queen Anne County


Chesapeake Contracting Group has completed construction on the Queenstown Landing Assisted Living & Memory Care facility, located at 120 Shoreway Drive, adjacent to the University of Maryland Shore Regional Health Complex in Queen Anne’s County. Designed by Moseley Architects, the ...

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