| 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...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:24 AM
When the new head of the Baltimore Development Corp. started 15 months ago, she replaced a man who'd become synonymous with development in the city and accepted the task of changing the agency's focus from real estate deals to economic strategy.
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:24 PM
President Barack Obama was in Prince George's County today to tout a new $7 million federal initiative to expand programs that help high school graduates prepare for jobs in the region. In a state whose prosperity depends on a highly educated workforce,...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 2:00 PM
As Americans, we believe that honest work should be rewarded with honest wages. That certainly means that no one who works full-time should ever have to raise a family in poverty. In the coming weeks, your senators will have a chance to stand up for...
| 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 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...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Stephanie and Jake Martin didn't have to wait long to sell their rowhouse in Baltimore's Canton neighborhood — they had a contract in three days. But buying a new place proved a bit more difficult.
The Martins searched for months around Homeland...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:00 AM
In a recent letter, the CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee expressed the group's opposition to the "Ban the Box" legislation and urged the Baltimore City Council to defer passage ("'Ban the box' law is wrong approach," March 19). The business group...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Maryland's top court cleared the way Thursday for the long-stalled State Center redevelopment — a planned $1.5 billion "village" of offices, homes, a supermarket and shops on the site of a 1950s-era government complex in midtown Baltimore.
| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:44 PM
The number of jobs in downtown Baltimore topped pre-recession levels for the first time last year, according to an annual report to be released Thursday.
Downtown employment rose to about 122,000 in 2013, up 8 percent from 2012 and 7 percent since 2007,...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 1:06 PM
That "ban the box" bill before the Baltimore City Council is classic feel-good legislation, based on instinct rather than evidence that it will make a difference. I doubt "ban the box" will achieve much. The proposal — which would prohibit employers...