Land Values

Md. Rural Counties Group Plans Economic Summit

A coalition of rural counties is planning an economic summit next month in Annapolis to get the word out about the importance of rural communities to Maryland’s economy.



Rural Counties Lobbying Group Files Report

A 10-county partnership is lobbying state lawmakers on behalf of rural Maryland.



Rural Areas Struggle To Find Internet Providers

Lush hills and cornfields along acres of land mark Carroll County as a haven for people who want to get away from the city life and compact suburban developments — but finding reliable and affordable Internet can be a headache in rural areas.


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4-H Fair In Baltimore County Aims To Teach Kids About Rural Life

A steady trend has developed over the past six decades. Fewer people are living in rural areas, and more are in cities and towns.


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Locals Praise PlanMaryland Clarifications

Frederick County officials are praising clarifications to PlanMaryland, a statewide development plan criticized by many local officials from rural parts of the state.


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Rural Officials Urge Push Against PlanMaryland

State lawmakers and officials from rural Maryland on Thursday urged opponents of the governor’s statewide development plan to get organized on the local level and push back.


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Senator Mikulski On Tour Of Rural School Districts

U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski is sharing ideas for improving rural education during a visit to far western Maryland.


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Mikulski To Hold Roundtable On Rural Schools

Sen. Barbara Mikulski will be gathering with educators on the Eastern Shore to discuss needs of rural school districts.