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  • Maryland, Baltimore expect millions from Star-Spangled Spectacular

    Maryland, Baltimore expect millions from Star-Spangled Spectacular
    The Baltimore Running Festival consistently generates about $40 million in economic impact each year, according to official estimates, and at its peak, the Grand Prix of Baltimore pumped $47 million into area hotels, restaurants and stores. Organizers...
  • Liberia: a sister in need [Commentary]

    Liberia: a sister in need [Commentary]
    Like many Americans, we in Maryland have watched and listened to the graphic daily news stories chronicling Ebola's escalating devastation in Liberia and other West African nations. Our hearts break as we witness the deaths of innocent Liberians and...
  • Disaster can strike any time - be ready Harford

    Disaster can strike any time - be ready Harford
    Harford County escaped hurricane season last year without significant damage, but the same can't be said for other years, when storms like Irene, Lee, Floyd and Agnes wreaked havoc on the area. In addition, last winter's frequent snow and ice storms...
  • Howard County executive candidates talk business at Chamber of Commerce debate

    Howard County executive candidates talk business at Chamber of Commerce debate
    The focus was supposed to be on business, but at Thursday's Chamber of Commerce Howard County executive debate, Republican candidate Allan Kittleman came out swinging about mailers.  "OK, folks, let's clear the air," Kittleman announced to a Turf Valley...
  • Three years after the flood, Ellicott City residents look for answers

    Three years after the flood, Ellicott City residents look for answers
    When the rain came to Ellicott City three years ago, it descended on the town in powerful droves, unleashing nearly five inches in a little more than two hours. Clogged by debris from the banks, the historic district's aging channels reached a choke...
  • Vacant mural project activist wins in court

    Vacant mural project activist wins in court
    A city judge on Wednesday ruled in favor of a housing activist and blogger who had been sued by owners of two vacant homes splashed with murals designed to draw attention to Baltimore's blighted streets. Carol S. Ott, an activist who runs the Baltimore...
  • The business model is overrated [Commentary]

    The business model is overrated [Commentary]
    On behalf of Baltimore's stakeholders, I want to express my thanks to Gregory E. Thornton, the new chief executive officer of Baltimore City Public Schools, for his inspiring words ("Much work to be done," Aug. 25). In case you're wondering, the stake I...
  • Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular

    Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular
    As the nation's eyes turn to Baltimore for the bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812 next week, city leaders hope to capitalize on what one official called "the largest tourism event in our city's history" and the chance to showcase the city in...
  • Start-up looks to solve start-ups' real estate problem

    Start-up looks to solve start-ups' real estate problem
    When real estate professionals Alex Kopicki and Jeff Jacobson started a development firm roughly three years ago, they figured they knew what they were doing, so they were surprised by one of their biggest problems out of the gate. "We actually had a...
  • Replacing Mr. Cole [Editorial]

    City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young is expected Tuesday to formally begin the process of finding a replacement for former Councilman William H. Cole IV, who resigned to become head of the Baltimore Development Corporation. Much is at stake...
  • Eugene Streett: 70 years on Bel Air's Main Street -- and counting

    Eugene Streett: 70 years on Bel Air's Main Street -- and counting
    Not many people can say they have worked for the same business in the same place for 70 years. M. Eugene Streett, the owner of Boyd & Fulford Drugs and a downtown Bel Air living treasure, is one who can. He started working at the Main Street mainstay in...
  • $52M grant will help energy conservation, promote local investment

    $52M grant will help energy conservation, promote local investment
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will use $52 million from a state grant to bolster Baltimore's energy conservation efforts, including improving education and outreach efforts. The goal of the Baltimore Energy Initiative, announced this week by the mayor'...