New Market joins Downtown Frederick, Brunswick, Thurmont, and Middletown as communities with the statewide designation. Frederick County has the largest number of Main Street communities in Maryland.
Cities & Towns Lauded for Efforts to Support Business at Frederick County Municipalities Impact Awards
Ten Frederick County municipalities were honored for their commitments to supporting their businesses.
Karin Tome used the time after her tenure as Mayor of the City of Brunswick, to jump head first into learning how to run a business – and there was no question in her mind as to where she was going to open it.
The Town of New Market has been busy positioning their Main Street and historic district with economic development programs to continue to encourage business growth and enhance tourism.
An update on what's happening in economic development in the Town of Middletown
It’s no surprise that the Town of Thurmont was named one of Maryland’s ‘Best Small Towns to Visit’ by The Crazy Tourist recently. The Town of Thurmont’s has become a hub of economic development and marketing efforts already in 2018.
Owner Dave Blackmon’s path to brewery owner and winner of the #2 spot for ‘Best Beer’ in Frederick by Frederick Magazine, is one of hard work and persistence that has been widely billed as a game-changer for Brunswick.
Emmitsburg is home to many small businesses and several major employers. The town has demonstrated commitments to advancing the economy and quality of life though economic development initiatives. Several years ago, the Town of Emmitsburg embarked on a revitalization strategy, working towards revitalizing the Town Square through community input, consultants and stakeholder meetings.
Small Business Saturday is also an opportunity to explore Frederick County’s five designated Maryland Main Street communities, discover places where old meets new – while patronizing businesses who give back to our community what they put into it.