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News for You
Howard County, for the 24th year in a row, has received the highest possible credit rating ̶ AAA ̶ from all three bond rating agencies: Fitch Ratings, Moody’s Investor Services and Standard & Poor’s. Learn more
Maryland’s six casinos generated $128,763,516 in gaming revenue during January of 2021, representing a decrease of 11.5 percent compared to January 2020. See the breakdown
Gable, of Northern Anne Arundel County, has been chosen by the ASR Group to re-design, build and install the iconic Domino Sugar Baltimore sign located on the Baltimore waterfront. Read more
The Columbia-based Maryland Technology Development Corp.’s (TEDCO) new economic relief initiative to benefit socially and economically disadvantaged and rural early-stage technology-based businesses hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic is now available. See the details
Howard Community College (HCC) is one of 21 colleges and universities nationwide to receive grant funding through the prestigious Humanities Initiatives program of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Learn more
Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center has launched its cardiac surgery program, with its first cardiac surgery case performed by Dr. Daniel Lee in December. Learn about it
Second Front Systems (2F), a public benefit software company that equips defense and national security professionals for long-term, continuous competition for access to emerging technologies, announced an oversubscribed extension of $2.1 million to their original $6 million seed round led by ARTIS VenturesDetails
DTLR Villa LLC, a Hanover-based portfolio company of BRS & Co., has executed an agreement to be acquired by JD Sports Fashion Plc, a global retailer of sports, fashion and outdoor brands. Read it
DataTribe, a global cyber foundry that invests in and co-builds next-generation cybersecurity and data science companies, announced $1.7 million seed investment in SightGain. See more
Owners of businesses on Laurel’s Main Street who need funding to help improve and/or rehabilitate the appearance of a store front or home may be eligible for the Main Street Façade Improvement Grant Program. Find out how to apply
AIKA, the Oscar-nominated and BAFTA and Golden Globe Award-winning feature film animation studio best known for Missing Link, Kubo and the Two Strings, and Coraline, is partnering with Bowie State University to build the nation’s first stop-motion animation studio at a historically Black college and university. Read more
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February 9, 2021