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Lutherville's AgriMetis eyes growth after raising $23.5 million

When John Draper heads out to seed his fields this spring, he'll rotate where the corn and soybeans grow. Plant the crops in exactly the same spot too many years in a row, and he'd end up with weeds that aren't bothered one bit by the herbicides he sprays on his 300 acres in Queen Anne's County....

  • 1st Mariner Bank plans new era of growth in 2017

    1st Mariner Bank plans new era of growth in 2017

    The end of an era is coming for 1st Mariner Bank — early next year Baltimore's largest community bank will move out of its office in the 17-story Canton tower, which was built by the bank's founder, Edwin F. Hale Sr., and bore its name for nearly a decade. The move is symbolic as the bank looks...

  • Design for new Hammerjacks in Baltimore unveiled

    Design for new Hammerjacks in Baltimore unveiled

    The team planning a new Hammerjacks near Baltimore's casino and sports complex recently unveiled new designs for the club and concert venue for a city review panel, saying they hope to open by the end of 2017. The city's Urban Design & Architecture Review Panel last week gave a preliminary go-ahead...

  • Legg Mason bumped from S&P 500

    Legg Mason bumped from S&P 500

    Legg Mason is being bumped from the S&P 500, the stock market index that includes the 500 largest companies by market capitalization. After markets close Thursday, the Baltimore money manager will be replaced by AmSurg Corp., a Tennessee health care company that is expected to finalize its acquisition...

  • Desirable Spaces -- A holiday opportunity on 34th Street in Hampden

    Desirable Spaces -- A holiday opportunity on 34th Street in Hampden

    Just in time for the holidays, a rowhouse in a prime location in Hampden is on the market for $161,200. This four-bedroom, 11/2 -bath house on West 34th Street is in foreclosure and needs a lot of TLC, but it could be yours — especially if you love to deck the halls and the windows and the yard....

  • State launches new program aimed at homebuyers with student loan debt

    State launches new program aimed at homebuyers with student loan debt

    Maryland has launched a new program that will pay off student loan debt for homebuyers who purchase certain properties through the state. The Department of Housing and Community Development SmartBuy program is aimed at helping buyers burdened with student loans. It also reduces the inventory of...

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