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  • Baltimore County receives $1.5M small businesses, those owned by minorities, women

    Baltimore County receives $1.5M small businesses, those owned by minorities, women
    Baltimore County received $1.5 million Wednesday to assist small businesses and those owned by minorities and women through the Maryland Small, Minority and Women-Owned Business Loan Fund, according to a county-issued statement.  Baltimore County was...
  • Time for Perdue to clean up its act [Letter]

    Time for Perdue to clean up its act [Letter]
    Regarding the recent article, "Phosphorus reduction in bay losing steam in places" (June 15), it is important to note that legislation addressing the issues exposed has already been drafted. Farmers are often attacked for problems that stem beyond their...
  • WSSC under fire after another major flooding of Laurel

    WSSC under fire after another major flooding of Laurel
    It's a mostly clear June day — not a rain cloud in the sky — but Fred Frederick has flooding on his mind. Specifically, the April 30 flood that left much of his Route 1 car dealership underwater. "See that van?" he says, pointing to a...
  • Faster, cheaper, better broadband in Baltimore [Commentary]

    Faster, cheaper, better broadband in Baltimore [Commentary]
    There is a monopoly for fast Internet services in Baltimore City. As a consequence, a new Comcast customer can pay as much as $1,000 more over two years for standard "triple-play" service (telephone, Internet and cable television) than would a new...
  • Downtown Partnership revamps website to help attract residents

    Downtown Partnership revamps website to help attract residents
    The Downtown Partnership of Baltimore recently redesigned its website as part sales pitch and part guide. The reworked site offers information about community news, events, where to live, eat, shop and where to park in an effort to draw more people to...
  • Republicans battle for legislative seats in Harford, Cecil District 35

    Republicans battle for legislative seats in Harford, Cecil District 35
    Redistricting since the last election has significantly altered the boundaries of Legislative District 35. What was formerly an all-Harford County district encompassing Abingdon, Bel Air and the northern third of the county has been shifted eastward...
  • Colleges promote entrepreneurship [Commentary]

    Colleges promote entrepreneurship [Commentary]
    While many aspects of the college experience are steeped in tradition, every year more college graduates are leaving the customary path and seeking less traditional methods of employment, most notably, as entrepreneurs. The number of graduates choosing to...
  • Movement to open more corner stores in Remington

    Movement to open more corner stores in Remington
    The corner store in a dense, rowhouse-dominated neighborhood was a glorious asset. As I child, I had the luxury of three within a block. There were two drugstores, each with soda fountains, and a classic grocery-delicatessen. There, you could buy a can of...
  • The IRS scandal is less political but more threatening than it seems

    The IRS scandal is less political but more threatening than it seems
    For understandable reasons, the IRS scandal has largely focused on the political question of whether the White House deliberately targeted opponents. To date there's no evidence that it did. That's good for the president, but it may not be good for the...
  • Harford County youth cash in during Freedoms' Youth Month celebration

    Hundreds of kids of all ages took advantage of Freedom Federal Credit Union's Youth Month celebration throughout April. Every April marks Youth Month at Freedom, where financial management and education are highlighted to children and young adults under...
  • Insurer, beauty products maker plan to relocate headquarters to Baltimore

    Insurer, beauty products maker plan to relocate headquarters to Baltimore
    Two companies announced plans Monday to relocate to Baltimore from the suburbs, bringing more than 300 jobs to downtown and Locust Point. The Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund will move its headquarters from Annapolis to the expanding McHenry Row mixed-...
  • Enterprise car rentals to raze old Gino's for its new Towson shop

    Enterprise car rentals to raze old Gino's for its new Towson shop
    Plans for a new Enterprise Rent-A-Car shop on the site of a long-boarded-up burger restaurant in Towson will go before the Baltimore County Development Review Committee June 24, according to Ellen Kobler, a county spokeswoman. Enterprise Holdings,...