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Port Of Baltimore Honored For A Commitment To Environmenalism

When it comes to the most eco-friendly industries, shipping and cargo might not usually make the list. But one Maryland port has set itself apart with its green practices. Patch reports that the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore has been named a “Green Supply Chain Partner” by Inbound Logistics magazine. Adding to the list of environmental accomplishments, the […]

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Maryland Farm Renting Baby Chicks to Families to Avoid Post-Easter Chicken Abandonment

Some parents think that buying a baby chick for their children during Easter time is a fun idea. Unfortunately, many of these chickens are abandoned shortly after the holidays once the reality of caring for them sets in.According to local news affiliate WTOP, Rocklands Farm Winery and Market in Poolesville has solved this dilemma by […]

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Maryland Live Casino Launches New Jackpot Slot Machine Game, Starting May 28, To Lure Gamblers

Maryland Live Casino has recently announced the launch of its new promotional game, Giant Jackpots, which begins May 28. Capital Gazette states that the game is the casino’s way of attracting more players to the slot machines, since the majority of gamblers at Maryland Live seem to be drawn to the card tables. Giant Jackpots will […]

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Prominent Maryland Investor Purchases $15 Million-Worth of Damaged Properties in Baltimore

  For many investors, managing their finances often comes down to a number of established rules: for example, look for stocks with higher gross profit ratios (GPR) for more timely and lucrative returns, decrease risk as you age, etc. However, in some cases, even the most prodigious investors will choose to make an investment based […]

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Elkton Market Closed Indefinitely After Fire Causes $150,000 in Damage

A recent fire forced an Elkton-area eatery and grocery store to close indefinitely, after causing approximately $150,000 in damage. According to the Cecil Whig, a passerby called 911 at approximately 9:45 p.m. on Friday, April 17 after noticing smoke rising from Molly’s Market, located on Old Chestnut Road southwest of Elkton. About 40 firefighters from the […]

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Baltimore Likely To Suffer Years of Negative Economic Impacts After A Few Days of Rioting

As rioters took to the streets in Baltimore following the funeral of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, local politicians and news stations have increasingly become aware of the decades-long civil unrest that allowed the situation to escalate. The arrest and fatal spinal injuries — injuries allegedly inflicted by the arresting officers — of Gray, a black resident […]

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Maryland Police Departments Advise Homeowners to Beware of Home Improvement Scams

With winter finally behind us, it’s the perfect time for many Maryland homeowners to start on some long-anticipated home improvement projects. But before you rush into revamping your house, police departments across Maryland are warning homeowners to be aware of a recent upswing in home improvement scams targeting people across the state. “During the warmer […]