| Dec 12, 2012
| 7:04 AM
The City Council is considering a revision of the property tax break given to the developers of Laurel Mall that could result in $15.5 million in public infrastructure improvements to the area around the development.
According to Mayor Craig Moe, the...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 11:03 AM
More than 50 people came in support and opposition of the controversial James Run Corporate Campus development project during a public hearing before the Harford County Council's regular legislative meeting in Bel Air Tuesday evening.
Many of those...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The city will be forced to dip into its general fund for $1 million to help the city-owned Hilton Baltimore make debt payments this year, city officials said Wednesday.
Harry E. Black, Baltimore's director of finance, said the hotel needs the money to...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Havre de Grace's election season in May is ramping up already, and it hasn't even formally started yet.
Just before the day to start filing applications, Mayor Wayne Dougherty announced he would be running for mayor once again, while a former...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Baltimore water officials have been dogged in the past year by a series of extremely public problems: widespread billing errors that required millions in refunds, massive water main breaks that closed downtown streets, and a collapsed stormwater culvert...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Harford County officials raised nearly $115 million through two bond sales Tuesday to finance new and existing capital projects and to refinance previous bond issues.
Officials with the county's Department of the Treasury received eight bids from...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 11:27 AM
European leaders are working feverishly to create what German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling a "fiscal union" to restore private investor confidence in Europe and rekindle growth. Unfortunately, what she advocates will thrust Europe into a deeper...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 7:51 PM
You’ve been following the debt ceiling debate, right?
What? You haven’t been? Why not? Is it because watching people argue over long-term debt restructuring makes your eyes glaze over? We don’t blame you.
So while you’ve been...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 6:37 PM
The Orioles have showed up on a list of major league teams with debt beyond what baseball permits. But experts said Friday that the finding doesn't mean the team is financially unsound.
The Orioles were among nine teams in violation of MLB debt service...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 4:40 PM
The city-owned Hilton Baltimore Convention Center Hotel performed better in its second full year of operation than in its first, but officials warned that the slow economic recovery means several more years could pass before it turns a profit.
| Jun 30, 2011
| 12:44 PM
The Greek parliament approved a $113 billion austerity package that had been demanded by the European Union and the International Monetary Fund as a condition for receiving a $17 billion installment of the $160 billion "bailout" package negotiated last...
| Jul 10, 2011
Years ago, before we were married and moved to Maryland, my husband opened a checking account in Indiana and had the statements mailed to his office there.
The account wasn't forgotten, just ignored. That wasn't a problem until his employer moved and the...