Maryland State Resources
Maryland Life magazine (www.marylandlife.com) is an excellent source of information about life in Maryland. The site includes other magazines as well as event listings, information on traveling in Maryland, dining and an on-line forum.
The Maryland Chamber of Commerce http://maryland.wliinc3.com/relocation/index.asp is a statewide advocacy organization with online links to health care, real estate and financial services, utilities, moving and storage services, cable, broadband and telecommunications, and business relocation information. Towson University http://www.towson.edu/financialskills/maryland/ offers specific information for military personnel and their families who are relocating to Maryland as well as for people who are simply relocating for a new job. The site includes specific information for BRAC employment, regional and county resources, and information on choosing a Maryland location, K-12 public schools, higher education, and resources for higher education and incentives. It also includes information on the Maryland state taxes and resources for housing, employment and vehicle registration.
Choose Maryland http://www.choosemaryland.org/live/Pages/default.aspx is operated by Maryland’s Department of Business and Economic Development. Under the Live in Maryland section, you can access information about education, cities and towns, healthcare and the cost of living in Maryland.
SAILOR is Maryland’s public information network, made possible by the Maryland Public Library Community. http://www.sailor.lib.md.us/ It is an extensive database of everything you might need to know about moving to Maryland. Gathering information from dozens of sources throughout the state, this site offers information ranging from a cost of living calculator to maps of Maryland to registering your vehicle.
For military families relocating to Maryland under BRAC, the Maryland Department of Transportation, http://www.mdot.maryland.gov/Planning/brac/BRAC%20Moving has information about specific bases and the surrounding counties. It also lists commuter programs and regional transportation systems, and offers a section on living and working in Maryland.