| Jul 26, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Harford County Public Library's Summer Reading Program has been in full swing since June 11 at all 11 branches and more than 15,500 children of all ages have already signed up to spend the summer reading and celebrating this year's theme, Dream Big, READ....
| Nov 25, 2011
| 11:48 AM
As shoppers find the best Black Friday deals and swipe their credit cards, The Baltimore Sun shares their stories.
Deals 'better than what we thought'
Shortly after 9 a.m., drivers circled the multi-level parking lots at Towson Town Center looking for...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 7:36 PM
Chelsea Haig huddled under a pink blanket outside Toys 'R' Us in Towson, sipping a cup of coffee in the dark as she chatted up other bargain hunters lined up in camp chairs.
"I went to my grandmother's and skipped out on everyone," the White Marsh...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 9:49 AM
Shopping on Black Friday? We want your help to find deals. As you send them in, we'll add them to this page.
If you're on Twitter, use the hashtag #mdshop to alert us to local deals. You can also send deals to firstname.lastname@example.org. No shop is too...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:49 PM
This year, the packed-house madness that is Black Friday had petered out well before dawn.
With many stores opening at midnight Thursday and some starting sales hours earlier, thousands of Baltimore-area shoppers arrived — and left — in...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Shoppers packed stores and spent money in record numbers on Black Friday, early surveys show, a phenomenon that analysts call a hopeful sign for the U.S economy after months of up-and-down consumer spending.
Black Friday sales were up 6.6 percent over...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 12:26 PM
As retailers prepare for the traditional start of the holiday season this coming week, some of the nation's biggest chains plan to pre-empt Black Friday with shopping hours and special events on Thanksgiving Day — a move that has triggered a spate...
| Dec 30, 2009
Five of the 12 jurors who convicted Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon of embezzling retail gift cards this month have been asked to return to court - this time, as witnesses.
A court official confirmed Tuesday that Circuit Judge Dennis M. Sweeney sent a...
| Jan 7, 2010
Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon resigned Wednesday, part of a plea deal that brings a years-long corruption investigation to a close and ends the tenure of the city's first female mayor.
Dixon, 56, will leave office Feb. 4, the day she is sentenced both for...
| Feb 24, 2010
| 12:20 AM
Turns out gift cards aren't the most unimaginative gift out there. Just ask Pat Turner's wife.
"About six years ago, my husband bought me a camera, a little digital camera, something you can stick in your purse," Jeanine Turner says on a YouTube video....
| Oct 25, 2010
| 4:39 PM
"We're hiring" seems to have become all too rare a phrase uttered by businesses hampered by the sluggish economy.
But with the holiday season approaching, prospects for job hunters are looking better — at least temporarily.
Companies are preparing...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 7:26 PM
Detector cameras at Gateway Drive and Boulton Street are expected to be up and running by Thanksgiving, Bel Air town officials said Monday.
Phil Einhorn, of the English Country Manor development, asked town commissioners at their meeting Monday about the...