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Apr 16, 2012

Murray joins Greenspring Energy as sales manager

John Murray has joined Greenspring Energy as area sales manger for Arundel County, southern Maryland and portions of the Eastern Shore. As a sales manager for Greenspring Energy, a regional provider of solar and efficiency products and solutions, Murray works with customers to assess their energy utility patterns and develop customized solutions to significantly and […]

Sep 1, 2011

Red Cross consolidates Maryland operation to cut costs

HAGERSTOWN — The American Red Cross says it’s cutting 17 full-time staff positions across western, central and southern Maryland. The nonprofit organization said Thursday it must consolidate operations in the Chesapeake region to reduce costs. Spokesman Doug Lent says the budget for disaster relief isn’t affected. Lent says offices in Cumberland and La Plata will […]

Aug 31, 2011

Schools in southern Maryland remain closed after Irene

WASHINGTON — Schools in areas of southern Maryland that were hit hard by Hurricane Irene are still closed. All schools in Calvert and St. Mary’s counties will be closed Wednesday. And in Anne Arundel County, about 15 schools remained closed. In Howard County, all schools were open with the exception of Atholton High School. One […]

Aug 22, 2011

Interactive: Recovering from recession in Southern Maryland

Click on the yellow hotspots on the map to hear from businesses and economic development officials in Maryland’s southern counties.

Aug 22, 2011

Federal spending fuels Southern Maryland

LA PLATA — In a business park of red brick buildings and ornate marble fountains, programmers at Zekiah Technologies are engineering the next generation of software that will help the U.S. government and military respond to natural disasters and terrorist attacks. Zekiah’s neighbors include defense industry giant Scientific Applications International Corp. and Facchina, a family […]

Aug 19, 2011

Manufacturing, housing, defense lifting some areas of Maryland, sinking others

Just look at the stock market over the last few weeks, jobless figures, unemployment insurance claims or really any metric you can think of and you won’t need much, if any, convincing the post-recession recovery has been anything but smooth sailing. The state adds jobs one month and loses them the next. Big stock market […]

Jul 21, 2011

UM Medical System to aid in revamp of Prince George’s health care system

UPPER MARLBORO — The University of Maryland Medical System will partner with Prince George’s County to revamp the long-struggling health care system in the county, Gov. Martin O’Malley announced Thursday. The partnership, which also includes the University System of Maryland and Dimensions Healthcare System, will review the county’s health care facilities and study the poss[...]

May 13, 2011

Court: Allstate can refuse to issue new coastal policies

A Maryland appeals court has upheld Allstate Insurance Co.’s decision to stop offering new homeowners’ policies in Southern Maryland, the Lower Eastern Shore and parts of Anne Arundel County due to the company’s potential for catastrophic financial losses if a hurricane hits that region. In its 3-0 holding, the intermediate Court of Special Appeals said […]

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