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Please submit only sites related either to all of the county or to more than one locality within it. For sites related to a wider area, see the county''s related regional category.
The websites in this category include arts and entertainment resources relevant to more than one locality within the county, or to the entire county. Submissions may include but are not limited to events, guides and directories, associations, groups, and education related to: architecture, artists and galleries, comedy, dance, libraries, literature and poetry, movies and film, museums, music (including bands/artists and DJs), performing arts, storytelling, theatre, and visual arts. For sites related to a more specific area, see the individual Localities categories. Before submitting a site to any category, be sure to read its category description.
Topics for this category include appraisers, inspectors, property managers, real estate agents, rental properties, planned communities, real estate developments, and title services.

Submit the site only once. Submit only to the locality where the office is physically located unless a broker has multiple locations. In that case submit to the deepest category that will encompass all locations, such as County or Region. NOTE: Sites for real estate licensees and brokerages are governed by state real estate commission regulations concerned with advertising. Agents must be identified by name and the brokerage must be identified by
the office name shown on its license.

Format Site Title As Follows:

For An Agent Site: Agent Name - Company Name
For A Company Site: Company Name

Any of the following will delay the review process:

  • Advertising hype
  • Excessive use of caps
  • Keyword stuffing
  • Lack of verifiable address

NOTE: Multiple submissions and other repeated attempts to circumvent the guidelines
may lead to the banning of your site at the discretion of Dmoz Staff.
PLEASE READ: The ODP Real Estate Guidelines before submitting the site.

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Please submit only sites related either to all of the county or to more than one locality within it. For sites related to a wider area, see the county''s related regional category.
The websites in this category include education resources relevant to more than one locality within the county, or to the entire county. Submissions may include but are not limited to:
  • Colleges and Universities - including post-secondary schools, under-graduate and graduate degree programs.
  • K-12 - including public and private districts, programs and educator resources serving any or all parts of grades kindergarten through twelfth. Schools are normally listed within the appropriate locality.
  • Home Schooling - including home schooling associations and resources.
  • Reunions and Alumni - featuring K-12 and collegiate reunions and alumnae resources.
  • Specialized Instruction - featuring adult literacy programs, non-vocational or technical education, such as cooking classes, home-user computer training.
  • Vocational and Technical - including schools, programs and services related to occupational and professional development instruction, i.e., HVAC, construction and labor training, professional computer training, and truck driving.

For sites related to a more specific area, see the individual Localities categories. Before submitting a site to any category, be sure to read its category description.
Topics for this category include not only legislative, executive, and judicial bodies, but law, law enforcement, taxes, embassies, consulates, and military institutions.

NOTE: Please submit websites about politics, political candidates, and political campaigns to the appropriate subcategory of Society and Culture when available.

For sites specifically geared toward this community. Submitting a site relevant to another locality may significantly delay the site from being listed in the directory.

Tips for Faster Acceptance:

  • Make sure the site title matches the name of the organization or entity.
  • In the site description, stick to the facts and avoid hype or promotional language.
  • This is a Regional category, so the location should be readily apparent on the site. The service area should also be apparent when applicable.
  • Avoid Excessive Capitalization.
  • Describe the site features as well as the subject of the site.

Thank you for your cooperation.

This category is for websites about government and governmental institutions that are based in or related to Western Maryland.
For links to localities listing sites for general interest guides and directories, and for similar sites concerned with this county as a whole.
Please submit only sites related either to all of the county or to more than one locality within it. For sites related to a wider area, see the county''s related regional category.
The websites in this category include health resources relevant to more than one locality within the county, or to the entire county. Submissions may include but are not limited to:
  • Addictions - including support and recovery groups and care programs.
  • Alternative Medicine - including acupuncture and Chinese medicine, massage therapy and bodywork, holistic care and wellness centers.
  • Chiropractic - including physicians and centers.
  • Clinics and Physicians - featuring all medical specialties.
  • Conditions and Diseases - including support groups/chapters, research organizations, personal pages, and related organizations.
  • Dentistry - including dentists, oral surgery and related associations.
  • Emergency Services - including fire departments, search and rescue and ambulance companies.
  • Fitness - including gyms, personal trainers, Pilates Method of Body Conditioning centers.
  • Hospitals - including health systems.
  • Mental Health - including behavioral specialists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), counseling centers, psychotherapists, and psychologists.
  • Optical - including opticians, optomologists, eye centers, and corrective eye surgery, such as Lasik and Laser.
  • Public Health and Safety - featuring such diverse topics as preventive medicine; health education and promotion; sanitation and hygiene; communicable-disease control; emergency medical services; assessment and monitoring and organization of health services and policies. Comparable terms for public health medicine include social medicine and community medicine.

For sites related to a more specific area, see the individual Localities categories. Before submitting a site to any category, be sure to read its category description.
Topics for this category include online maps, photographs, webcam views, and satellite imagery of this locality, as well as maps and photographic images of its characteristic scenes.

For sites specifically geared toward this community. Submitting a site relevant to another locality may significantly delay the site from being listed in the directory.

Tips for Faster Acceptance:

  • Make sure the site title matches the name of the organization or entity.
  • In the site description, stick to the facts and avoid hype or promotional language.
  • This is a Regional category, so make sure images are specific to this locality.
  • Avoid Excessive Capitalization.
  • Describe the site features as well as the subject of the site.

Thank you for your cooperation.

This category is for websites offering visual representations of this locality.
This category lists sites for media such as newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations with a service area corresponding to this county, and for links to localities listing similar sites.
Topics for this category include local activities such as baseball, basketball, bicycling, birding, boating, camping, crafts, fishing, football, gambling, golf, hunting, martial arts, scouting, skiing and soccer as well as hobbies such as games and model trains.

NOTE: Submit commercial sites such as sporting goods stores to the appropriate subcategory of Business and Economy when available. Compare existing listings
for best results.

For sites specifically geared toward this community. Submitting a site relevant to another locality may significantly delay the site from being listed in the directory.

Tips for Faster Acceptance:

  • Make sure the site title matches the name of the organization or entity.
  • In the site description, stick to the facts and avoid hype or promotional language.
  • This is a Regional category, so the location should be readily apparent on the site. The service area should also be apparent when applicable.
  • Avoid Excessive Capitalization.
  • Describe the site features as well as the subject of the site.

Thank you for your cooperation.

This category is for websites about information and organizations pertaining to recreation and sports that are based in or related to this locality.
For links to localities in this county listing sites concerned with the local natural environment as well as scientific institutions and companies, and for similar sites concerned with multiple localities in this county or with the county as a whole.
Submissions to this category should focus on the multiple communities within the county or the county, as a whole. If the site focuses on a specific community, please submit to the appropriate category for that locality.
This category is for listing sites and links to localities related to the local county's society and culture.
Sites may include, but not limited to: activism; animal welfare; disability resources; gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community; genealogy; history; issues; paranormal; politics; religion and spirituality; relationships; men and women; youth and seniors.
In addition, humanitarian, community service, and philantrophy organizations are welcome.
For links to localities in this county listing sites with information on the ways available to move people and goods to, from and within these localities. Subjects include taxis, limousines, car rentals, airports, roads and highways, buses, railroads, ride sharing, and mass transit.
The websites in this category include travel and tourism information relevant to more than one locality within the county, or to the entire county. Information may involve such things as lodging, attractions, parks, travel services, tour operators, and touring resources.
Please submit only sites related either to all of the county or to more than one locality within it.For sites related to a wider area, see the county's related regional category.For sites related to a more specific area, see the individual Localities categories.Before submitting a site to any category, be sure to read its category description.
Weather is the state of the atmosphere at a given time and place, with respect to variables such as temperature, moisture, wind velocity, and barometric pressure. This category is for links to localities in this county listing sites concerned with the weather, and for sites concerned with weather in the county as a whole.
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