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Grand Opening Ceremony for Bowie Marketplace Takes Place Oct. 6

The ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for the Bowie Marketplace will take place on Thursday, October 6th at 5:30 pm.  Activities will include a marching band, face painting, balloons, tastings and much more!

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Grand Opening for Bowie Marketplace Oct. 6

The re-opening of the long-awaited Bowie Marketplace shopping center is slated for Oct. 6, according to Brian Berman, whose family company developed the site. Harris Teeter, Petco and Chipotle are expected to be open for business then. “A handful of other tenants will be following right behind,” Berman said. The shopping complex will include about […]

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The striking difference between states that expanded Medicaid and the ones that didn’t

The number of Americans without health insurance declined to 9.1 percent last year, according to federal data released Tuesday. A set of maps released by the Census Bureau suggests an obvious way to decrease the uninsured rate even more: expand Medicaid in the 19 states that haven’t. The Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, originally called for an expansion […]

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How Companies are Quietly Changing Your Health Plan to Make You Pay More

While politicians have been embroiled in a fiery debate over President Obama’s signature health-care law, a quiet but profound shift is fundamentally reshaping how health insurance works for the roughly 155 million Americans who receive coverage through their employers. A national survey of employer health benefits released Wednesday shows how much deductibles — the health-care costs that people must […]

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UMd., UMB Officials Build Case for FBI HQ with New National Security Partnership

Officials from the University of Maryland, College Park and University of Maryland, Baltimore met in Greenbelt Tuesday to unveil a national security partnership between the schools, touted as another resource to help lure the FBI to Prince George’s County. William Braniff, executive director of the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to […]

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Maryland Live Starts Construction on $200M Hotel

Officials from Maryland Live were joined by local and state officials Tuesday as The Cordish Cos. began construction on a $200 million hotel next to the casino. The 17-story, 310-room hotel and event center will be owned and operated by The Cordish Cos., which also owns the casino. Maryland Live’s new hotel — to include […]

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Local Chambers Intend to Merge

Read the full Press Release HERE.  

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WSSC Special Outreach Event: On-Call Emergency Plumbing Services – September 16th

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission’s (WSSC), SLMBE Office will be hosting a special outreach event for On-Call Emergency Plumbing Services on Friday, September 16th from 9:00 am-12:00 PM. See flyer for complete details:  WSSC On-Call Emergency Plumbing Services.

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Calvert County Chamber of Commerce to Host Ladies 9 Hole Golf Classic on October 10th

  The Calvert County Chamber of Commerce will host the “Ladies 9 Hole Golf Classic” on October 10th at Chesapeake Hills Golf Course in Lusby, MD.  See flyer for more details.

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Construction on $200M Maryland Live Hotel Begins Sept. 13

The Cordish Cos. and Maryland Live casino will break ground on a $200 million hotel project next week that experts and officials hope will boost the county’s schools and economy. The Hanover casino will start the construction of its hotel, event center and spa on Sept. 13 with a ceremonial groundbreaking. Casino spokeswoman Carmen Gonzalez said […]

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