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Maple Lawn-based IronNet Cybersecurity has signed a definitive business combination agreement with LGL Systems Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company formed to help advance domestic and international defense. Find out more
Fulton's Sonatype, which is undergoing record growth, has acquired MuseDev, a code analysis platform. Learn the details
Hanover-based Dragos is expanding its presence in the Australia and New Zealand markets, including a new regional headquarters in Melbourne and a dedicated training center for ICS/OT cybersecurity practitioners. More info
Military Friendly has recently designated Anne Arundel Community College as a 2021-22 Military Friendly School for its efforts that improve the lives of veterans and military personnel. Read more
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the global computing society with nearly 100,000 members from more than 190 countries, has chartered a Baltimore professional chapter led by employees of The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL). See the details
Columbia was recently ranked eighth in the list of the Happiest Cities in America by WalletHub, the personal finance outlet. Read it
The Maryland Cultural & Conference Center (MC3) announced a new vision for the Annapolis arts community with the One Annapolis Community Art Project. Learn more
Government News
The Federal Railroad Administration and the Maryland Department of Transportation have announced an extension of the public comment period for the environmental review of the private-sector Baltimore-Washington Superconducting Maglev Project. Read it
Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman ordered the Anne Arundel County flag to be lowered to half staff to honor of Robert Pascal, a former Maryland State Senator and Anne Arundel County executive who passed away on March 12. Learn more
Anne Arundel County has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association for its fiscal 2021 budget. More info
Howard County is expecting $63.1 million in federal relief funding from the American Rescue Plan Act that was passed by Congress and signed by President Joe Biden. See the details
As the City of Laurel Department of Economic and Community Development has set up the grant from the funds received by the state of Maryland’s Economic Recovery Initiative, Mayor Craig Moe has announced Main Street Businesses can apply for funding through their Main Street Strong COVID-19 Small Business Grant program. Learn more
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March 23, 2021