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Tag Archives: Base Realignment and Closure

APG commander Ferrell motivated by his challenges (access required)

Good things come in small packages. That’s the mantra of Major Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, the new commanding general of Aberdeen Proving Ground, whose leadership, six months into his latest assignment with the U.S. Army, comes at a time when the suburban base has just completed a historic expansion under the Base Realignment and Closure, or BRAC, process.

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GATE project expanding at Aberdeen Proving Ground (access required)

The 416-acre private business park at Aberdeen Proving Ground is growing. A three-story, Class “A” office building has broken ground, and owner St. John Properties Inc. says it expects new tenants to move in this fall. The 75,000-square foot building ...

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Joe Nathanson: How to achieve mayor’s goal to grow the city (access required)

In her inaugural speech marking the start of her first full term, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced her goal of having the city gain 10,000 households over this decade. This is certainly an ambitious goal, considering that the city has been ...

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St. Paul’s new Fisher Hall awarded LEED Gold certification (access required)

Fisher Hall, the new library and student commons building at St. Paul’s School, has been awarded  LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, one of fewer than 5,000 buildings in the world to receive the status. Fisher Hall ...

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New building opens at Fort Meade

A ceremony attended by high-ranking military officials and civilian lawmakers including U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin and Rep. John Sarbanes is scheduled Wednesday at Fort Meade to mark the official opening of the Defense Adjudication Activities facility, a new, 151,000-square-foot building ...

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Maryland lost 13,000 jobs in May (access required)

Maryland’s economic recovery faltered in May as employers in the state shed 13,000 jobs, a decline only partially offset by government hiring and residents finding work in other states. The private sector led the job losses with a decrease of ...

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Tech guru Pike Powers says Harford can be major center (access required)

Harford County may not be a major metropolis, but economic development expert Pike Powers is convinced that by taking advantage of the Base Realignment and Closure process and expanding the county’s connections with nearby research universities, the area can become ...

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David R. Craig: Maryland needs to meet its unfulfilled BRAC obligations (access required)

As we enter the final year for Maryland’s implementation of its preparations for Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC), I applaud the progress made to date by all levels of government and by the private sector to prepare for the influx ...

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