Vineyard Manager Eric Aellen harvests Chardonnay grapes in the vineyards of Linganore Winecellars in Frederick. Planted three years ago, these vines are located at the new block of Chardonnay plants and will allow for the winery to make a different style of Chardonnay wine that is fermented …

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Cabbage Patch Kids, the rosy-cheeked dolls that left store shelves picked clean during the first big holiday toy craze, are up for a spot in the National Toy Hall of Fame, part of a finalist group announced Wednesday that also includes garden-variety sand and the toy fire engine.

Younger generations seem to have a knack for disrupting the status quo, and life insurance may be next on the list. As Generation Z and millennial workers challenge the concept of a traditional career and drive an increase in freelancing, the role of workplace group life insurance in long-te…

LONACONING — Angel Cole, Egle Nursing and Rehab Center’s infection control nurse, has been selected a winner of Mid-Atlantic Lifespan’s 2021 Hero Awards.

CUMBERLAND — The U.S. Small Business Administration has added major enhancements to the COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan program, to better support small business communities still reeling from the pandemic, especially hard-hit sectors such as restaurants, gyms and hotels.

CUMBERLAND — Leadership Maryland, the professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland by harnessing the strength of its local business and community leaders, is accepting applications for the class of 2022.

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s wine grape harvest has begun. Vineyard employees throughout the state are working to carry on an annual tradition dating back to the mid-17th Century. As ripe grapes are pulled in preparation to be pressed, reports from winemakers indicate that the 2021 harvest will yi…

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic activity “downshifted” in July and August due to rising concerns about COVID’s delta variant, as well as supply chain problems and labor shortages, the Federal Reserve’s latest survey of the nation’s business conditions revealed.

CUMBERLAND — Comptroller Peter Franchot has extended the tax relief being offered to businesses impacted by severe storms for a variety of tax and motor fuel payments for businesses and emergency responders statewide.

NEW YORK — Americans have become obsessed with collectibles, bidding up prices for trading cards, video games and other mementos of their youth. The frenzy has brought small fortunes to some, but a deep frustration for those who still love to play games or trade cards as a hobby.

OAKLAND — Garrett Regional Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Silver Plus Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Quality Achievement Award for its commitment to ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research…

CUMBERLAND — The U.S. Small Business Administration will begin sending invitations for supplemental awards for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program to organizations that received an initial grant and have illustrated a 70% loss when comparing 2021’s first-quarter revenues to the same …

The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce celebrates the grand opening of OMG Relax LLC. The business offers a touchless, fully clothed massage experience in medical grade massage chairs that were designed by doctors and chiropractors and a gift shop stocked with calming wellness products. From…

CUMBERLAND — The United States Department of Agriculture has invested $1.2 billion in loan guarantees to help rural businesses in 41 states, Guam and the Virgin Islands this fiscal year. The investments — made through the Business and Industry Loan Guarantee Program and the Business and Indu…

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