Keeping It Local: Not Just for Retail

By Fran Johnson, Publisher, Harford’s Heart Magazine The 3/50 Project, launched by Cinda Baxter in March 2009, challenges shoppers to think of 3 independent local shops that, in their minds, contribute significantly to the character of their community and to then commit to spend $50 a month in those stores. The commitment isn’t for $50 […]

Chewpons.com, a Baltimore-Based, Food-Focused Deal Site Benefiting Local Charities, Forges into Harford County through Partnership with The Dagger

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From Chewpons.com: Chewpons.com is proud to announce a new partnership with The Dagger. The Dagger has been the premier online source for Harford County, Maryland news since its inception in 2007. Its website, www.daggerpress.com, breaks the stories readers won’t find anywhere else and hosts a lively community that drives the daily discussion of community events. […]

Keeping It Local: Talking the Talk, Walking the Walk

By Fran Johnson, Publisher, Harford’s Heart Magazine Cinda Baxter, the marketing consultant from Minneapolis, MN responsible for The 3/50 Project, visited Harford County this week and addressed a group of business owners and economic development professionals on the importance of supporting local ‘bricks and mortar’ retail, restaurant and service businesses. The premise of The 3/50 […]

McGrady: Tax Free Shopping Week in Maryland! Or Not

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By Patrick McGrady Special to The Dagger Starting on Sunday, August 14, Maryland citizens are granted a week of tax-free shopping! Well, not really. During the 2007 regular session of the general Assembly (probably as a warm-up to the largest taxes in Maryland history– see the last two weeks posts here and here) the legislature […]

Andrew Klein, Marshall Klein and New Klein’s ShopRite in Baltimore City; Recognized by Michelle Obama as Supporting Access to Healthy Food

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From Klein’s ShopRite of Maryland: Andrew P. Klein, President of Klein’s ShopRite of Maryland, and Marshall J. Klein, Vice-President of Operations of Klein’s ShopRite, were recognized by First Lady Michelle Obama at a White House ceremony on Wednesday, July 20, celebrating nationwide commitments from major food retailers to open grocery stores that provide healthy, affordable […]