| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:48 AM
I had one of those "think it and it happens" moments this winter. On a walk to the post office, I passed the Roland Park Shopping Center. I remembered the old Roland Park Bakery & Deli and the fabulous banana cream pie its owner, Anita Ward, once made...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Maureen Royer leaves her 13-year-old dog, Rubie, at home while she works every day, but she doesn't worry that the dog walker won't show up.
Royer gets an email every time Rubie's dog walker arrives that tells her not only when the visit started, but...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Harford County liquor inspectors report 94 percent of 34 businesses that were checked as part of a March 22 sting operation refused to serve an underage criminal justice student from Harford Community College.
Liquor board inspector Charles Robbins said...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Devin Tucker is no stranger to Anne Arundel politics.
The Russett community advocate and owner of a philanthropic consulting business has run for office twice before – in 2006 for County Council, and then, four years later, for a state delegate...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The General Assembly gave final approval Wednesday to legislation restructuring the troubled Baltimore liquor board and giving City Hall more control.
The unanimous vote by the state Senate sends the measure to the governor, who is expected to sign it...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz proposed legislation Tuesday that would mandate county hookah lounges close at 8 p.m. on weeknights and 9 p.m. on weekends, hours before their current early-morning closing times.
"This is another common-sense...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:41 PM
A springtime snowfall dampening their signs, if not their spirits, several hundred activists divided into opposing groups Tuesday on the plaza in front of the Supreme Court to make their own opening arguments over the Affordable Care Act.
The point of...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Earlier this General Assembly session, we joined together to announce a transformational economic development commission, a part of a joint economic development agenda that builds on the strategic investments Gov. Martin O'Malley and the legislature...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A proposal in the Baltimore City Council to prohibit employers from asking about the criminal history of prospective employees until late in the hiring process has produced a strong backlash from the business community, and in particular the Greater...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 7:03 AM
Minority-owned businesses can receive help expanding, securing contracts and accessing large supply chains through a new center that opened Friday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced.
The Minority Business Development Agency at Johns Hopkins...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:56 AM
The Baltimore City Council's expected approval next week of a bill that would ban employers from asking about a job applicant's criminal record before conducting an initial interview could greatly benefit efforts to reduce unemployment in the city if it...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 5:46 PM
A powerful city senator has amended legislation in Annapolis to ban any new liquor licenses in a North Baltimore neighborhood — a move that is drawing criticism from opponents who say it should have been aired in public first.
State Sen. Joan...