| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:16 AM
In recent years, Maryland has seen many local banks acquired by out-of-state rivals. A little over a decade ago, the state had 139 banks based here, with 20 of them separately chartered affiliates of Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Co., according to the...
| Apr 20, 2014
The founder of 1st Mariner launched the Baltimore bank as an alternative to big, faceless, out-of-state institutions at a time when banks based elsewhere had rapidly gobbled up 30 percent of the Maryland market.
Now — 19 years and many...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:16 AM
It's been one week since Tya Courtney moved into her new brick townhouse in Edmondson Heights and the smell of fresh paint is still in the air.
The a 27-year-old single mother is now a homeowner, thanks to a program offered by nonprofit Habitat for...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Women's clothing retailers Anthropologie and Talbots are among three retailers that will be added this summer to the Columbia mall's expansion wing, the mall announced Tuesday.
Anthropologie, which sells accessories, gifts and home decor in addition...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:38 PM
A former administrator at the Maryland State Bar Association has been sentenced to prison for stealing $265,000 from the organization's charitable arm.
Nicole Earl-Hernandez, 42, of Essex received a five-year sentence Friday with all but 18 months of...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:22 AM
I will leave it to The Sun's political reporters to write about who "won" or "lost" this cooked-up and dumbed-down TV cartoon of a debate between Gov. Martin O'Malley and his Texas counterpart Rick Perry Wednesday on CNN's "Crossfire."
I am only here to...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Bank of America said it is changing the type of work its Hunt Valley employees do given the decline in refinancings as interests rates have risen.
Employees were told Wednesday that they would switch from home loan fulfillment to credit cards and...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Moveable Feast, the Baltimore-based provider of healthy food to low-income residents suffering from life-threatening illnesses, will open a distribution center on the Eastern Shore.
The non-profit plans to open a distribution site in Dorchester County...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:52 PM
More donations have been received this week by the Empty Stocking as the Harford County based charity works toward its 2013 fundraising goals.
The fund raising goal for 2013 is $80,000. As of Thursday, the fund has received $21,740 in monetary donations....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:45 AM
Laurel Shopping Center was a pioneer in local retail, and the men behind its development were visionaries who turned a then-radical idea into a successful enterprise that helped change the face of retail in the Baltimore/Washington area.
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Winterfest of Lights
Sure, you've been to Ocean City. But have you been in the winter? Enjoy the offseason with one last beach trip before next summer. Head to Ocean City for the inaugural weekend of the 21st annual Winterfest of Lights....
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:27 PM
A vacant Baltimore home owned by Bank of America receives better upkeep if it is located in a largely white neighborhood, a discriminatory practice that hurts minority areas, the National Fair Housing Alliance alleged in a complaint filed Thursday.