FROSTBURG, Md. (AP) — The city of Frostburg is getting some federal funds to help create a roadmap for economic growth in western Maryland.
U.S. Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin said Wednesday that the $70,000 grant comes from the Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration.READ MORE: MVA's Bus Driver Day To Streamline Process For Applicants To Get Commercial License
They say the federal funds will help public officials and business leaders create a plan for private investment and job creation in Allegany, Garrett and Washington counties.READ MORE: Ocean City Promises "Zero Tolerance" For Lawbreakers At Unsanctioned H20i Car Event
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