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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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Owings Mills development battle still raging (access required)

The development battle in Owings Mills is heating up — and cooling down. Acrimonious debate has swirled among the titans involved — developers Greenberg Gibbons, Kimco and David S. Brown Enterprises — over a proposed zoning change to the former ...

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Cardin: Effort to reuse Fort Ritchie Army based has failed

HAGERSTOWN — U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin says a private company’s redevelopment plan for the former Fort Ritchie Army base has apparently failed. The Herald-Mail newspaper of Hagerstown reports in Tuesday’s newspaper that Cardin says the nearly 600-acre property in Cascade ...

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Federal spending helping state’s economy (access required)

CAMBRIDGE — Maryland’s recovery gained momentum during the last year largely on the strength of increased federal spending and BRAC-related development, a leading economist told state and local economic development officials gathered here Monday. While much of the news was ...

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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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Strata Group merging with Pennsylvania real estate firm (access required)

Yerman Witman Gaines and Conklin, a.k.a. the Strata Group, has recently downsized by shuttering several satellite offices in Bel Air, Fort Meade, Locust Point at McHenry Row and Severn Square. This week, the realty firm announced another change: a merger ...

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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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