| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:28 AM
While many adults have trouble balancing their checkbooks and managing finances, sixth-graders at Lansdowne Middle School are already experienced in writing checks and running businesses like professionals.
"I know how to write checks to people, how...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 8:12 AM
The budget fights in Washington, D.C., and Annapolis are looking predictably ugly this year and are shaping up along familiar lines: Do we raise taxes? Do we sink deeper in debt? Which programs do we cut — and how deep? How can we fund public...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 6:52 AM
Maryland's housing market is improving, but many homeowners still face trouble.
Foreclosure activity in Maryland last month reached a 33-month high, according to RealtyTrac, which gathers real estate data nationwide. Among the states, Maryland had the...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Frank Bramble, Class of 1966, was named interim president of Calvert Hall College High School on Thursday afternoon.
The announcement came in a press release by email a week after Brother Thomas Zoppo left the school after a four-year tenure, citing...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Checks totaling more than $15 million will be sent beginning next week to more than 10,000 Maryland mortgage borrowers, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced Wednesday.
The checks, roughly $1,480 each, will be sent between June 10 and June 17 to...
| May 31, 2013
| 11:54 AM
With temperatures in the 90s, what better time to visit an air-conditioned museum?
Bank of America cardholders are entitled to free admission this weekend, June 1 and 2, at the American Visionary Art Museum. The bank, in fact, will pick up the...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:18 AM
Marylanders received more than $1.3 billion in relief from the National Mortgage Settlement during a 12-month period, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced Tuesday.
That assistance went to nearly 17,000 mortgage borrowers between March 1, 2012...
| May 9, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Maryland State Police and Sheriff's Office report:
Djbril Ramatoulay, 21, of the 700 block of West Bel Air Avenue, was charged Tuesday with failing to appear in court for a case in which he was found guilty of failing to obey a police order...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 1:43 PM
The state this month will begin sending all child support payments electronically, a move that the Maryland Department of Human Resources said Wednesday will save $1.4 million.
The Child Support Enforcement Administration says eliminating the paper check...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 1:07 PM
Inside a small cubicle in Timonium, Jessica Gatton Facini is saving homes.
The 26-year-old sorts through foreclosure and lien documents from Baltimore homeowners, identifies a problem and then navigates the bureaucracy of big banks and government...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Maryland's attorney general said Friday that the nearly $60 million from the national mortgage settlement that the state controls would be used to help people "victimized by the egregious conduct of the banks," in contrast with some states that intend...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 12:38 PM
A Bulgarian citizen, who was involved in an international conspiracy to skim debit and credit card information from bank and other ATMs, including at least one in Bel Air early last year, was sentenced to 32 months in federal prison by a judge in...