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  • If you break it, you pay for it [Commentary]

    If you break it, you pay for it [Commentary]
    Some years ago, a colleague told me how, when he was a boy, he would vacation each summer with his parents in Ocean City. He and his mom always looked forward to crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge in Annapolis, where the sea breezes carried the very...
  • Competition for snowball stands heats up

    Competition for snowball stands heats up
    With the final days of summer approaching, competition is heating up for snowball sales in Arbutus and Catonsville. Some businesses, such as Pink Flamingo Sno-Balls on Maiden Choice Lane, strictly sell snowballs and close in the winter. Others, like...
  • Harbor 2.0 planners didn't consult local residents and businesses [Letter]

    Harbor 2.0 planners didn't consult local residents and businesses [Letter]
    When Inner Harbor 2.0 was first rolled out, I was appalled that plans called for dismantling the Seven-Foot Knoll Lighthouse, relocating the Coast Guard cutter Taney to a dumpster area and doubling the size of the Pier V parking garage ("Baltimore's...
  • TEDCO establishes $1M fund for cybersecurity startups

    TEDCO establishes $1M fund for cybersecurity startups
    The Maryland Technology Development Corp. has established a $1 million fund to invest in startups launching new cyber security technologies, officials announced Wednesday. Eligible Maryland companies will be able to apply for investments of up to $100,...
  • Summer fun alive, well at Reisterstown fest

    Summer fun alive, well at Reisterstown fest
    Summer doesn't end on Labor Day in Reisterstown. That's the unofficial motto of the annual Reisterstown Festival held every year for the last 28 years the weekend after Labor Day — this year on Sept. 6 and 7 on the grounds of the Hannah More Park....
  • Brown, Hogan make pitches to county officials

    Brown, Hogan make pitches to county officials
    — Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan promised government officials from across the state Saturday that he would usher in a "new era of state and county cooperation," while Democratic rival Anthony G. Brown vigorously defended Maryland'...
  • Baltimore should dump 'minor privilege' fees [Letter]

    Baltimore should dump 'minor privilege' fees [Letter]
    As a business and property owner, I have paid Baltimore's "minor privilege" fees for 29 years ("Minor privilege, major disincentive," Aug. 14). I pay nearly $1,200 a year, so they are not minor. These fees allow my business to have three windows, a sign...
  • Securing funding a challenge for female entrepreneurs

    Securing funding a challenge for female entrepreneurs
    When Lisa Harris Jones launched her law firm 14 years ago, she used the only money she saw as an option — her own. Harris Jones said she founded Harris Jones & Malone with $7,000 on the belief that "if I can't buy it flat out, then I don't need it....
  • Md. businesses press for renewal of U.S. export bank

    Md. businesses press for renewal of U.S. export bank
    When developing countries need to deepen a canal for irrigation or navigation, they frequently call on Ellicott Dredges, a 129-year-old Baltimore-based maker of dredging equipment. To sell their massive, multimillion-dollar machines abroad, Ellicott...
  • The rebirth of stakeholder capitalism [Commentary]

    The rebirth of stakeholder capitalism [Commentary]
    In recent weeks, the managers, employees and customers of a New England chain of supermarkets called Market Basket have joined together to oppose the board of director's decision in June to oust the chain's popular chief executive, Arthur T. Demoulas....
  • Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond

    Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond
    NEW YORK CITY— Kevin Liles is riding high. On a bright August afternoon, the Baltimore-born entertainment mogul is ensconced 35 stories above midtown Manhattan, enjoying lunch at one of the city's most exclusive hotels, the Mandarin Oriental....
  • Minor privilege, major disincentive [Editorial]

    Minor privilege, major disincentive  [Editorial]
    "Charge 'em for the lice, extra for the mice Two percent for looking in the mirror twice Here a little slice, there a little cut Three percent for sleeping with the window shut..." —"Master of the House," Les Miserables A business owner in...