Community Development Block Grant en More Federal Money for Maryland Communities Hit by Superstorm Sandy <p>EASTON, Md. (AP) - The Department of Housing and Urban Development is awarding $19 million in aid to Maryland communities hit by Superstorm Sandy.</p><p>Sen. Barbara Mikulski and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown &nbsp;announced the funding through the Community Development Block Grant program this morning in Easton.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 15:45:53 +0000 Don Rush 43679 at More Federal Money for Maryland Communities Hit by Superstorm Sandy Economic Development Panel for Crisfield <p>Crisfield officials are looking at creating an economic development commission that would market the town as a tourist destination and to attract new businesses.</p><p></p><p>Jay Tawes, a member of the Chamber of Commerce’s Crisfield Marketing Association, told town leaders that the town is “rapidly losing businesses.”</p><p>Tawes along with Charlotte Scot and Greg Cain said they would like to see their Association formally turned into an appointed economic development commission.</p><p>That would include a full-time paid director.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 15:52:10 +0000 Don Rush 29241 at Economic Development Panel for Crisfield Demolition Funds for Linens of the Week Property Approved in Salisbury <p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The Salisbury City Council gave its approval last night to a funding proposal that will cover the remaining demolition costs of the Linens of the Week property.</p><p>The unanimous vote to okay this year&rsquo;s action plan for a Community Development Block Grant came during its regular meeting but not without some fireworks.</p><p>Council Vice President Debbie Campbell told her colleagues that she still opposed the city&rsquo;s ownership of the property as well as the use of the Block Grant money.</p> Tue, 15 May 2012 12:29:08 +0000 Don Rush 13009 at