Municipalities

New Market Named 5th Main Street Maryland Community in Frederick County

New Market Named 5th Main Street Maryland Community in Frederick County

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.

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Cities & Towns Lauded for Efforts to Support Business at  Frederick County Municipalities Impact Awards

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.

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From Mayor to Small Business Owner – Karin Tome, Owner of Towpath Creamery

From Mayor to Small Business Owner – Karin Tome, Owner of Towpath Creamery

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.

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Town of New Market Uses Economic Development Tools to Spur Business Growth and Tourism

Town of New Market Uses Economic Development Tools to Spur Business Growth and Tourism

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.

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Come for the View - Stay for the Dining, Shopping and Events

Come for the View - Stay for the Dining, Shopping and Events

An update on what's happening in economic development in the Town of Middletown

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Thurmont Economic Development Ramps Up Marketing Efforts and Welcomes New Businesses

Thurmont Economic Development Ramps Up Marketing Efforts and Welcomes New Businesses

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.

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An Interview with Dave Blackmon, Owner of Smoketown Brewing & Cannon's Events

An Interview with Dave Blackmon, Owner of Smoketown Brewing & Cannon's Events

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.

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Brunswick - The Next Comeback Kid

Brunswick - The Next Comeback Kid

A look at what's happening in economic development in the City of Brunswick.

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Emmitsburg Uses Sustainability as Part of Revitalization Plan

Emmitsburg Uses Sustainability as Part of Revitalization Plan

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.

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You're Invited to Shop Small on November 25

You're Invited to Shop Small on November 25

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.

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