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  • Centennial High competition challenges students to pitch product ideas

    Centennial High competition challenges students to pitch product ideas
    They spend hours with gizmos and gadgets, though it's unlikely most Howard County high school students spend much time questioning how the products they love go from idea to "must have." Yet surely some students have pondered whether they, too, could...
  • Five Route 40 businesses fined $1,000 each for selling alcohol to minors

    Five Route 40 businesses fined $1,000 each for selling alcohol to minors
    Five businesses in the Route 40 area were each fined $1,000 Wednesday after being found by the Harford County Liquor Control board to have sold alcohol to a minor. Good Time Liquors in Joppa, Riverside Pizzeria in Belcamp, Northside Liquors in Aberdeen,...
  • Carroll Biz Challenge winner searching for farm location

    Carroll Biz Challenge winner searching for farm location
    Since winning the second annual Carroll Biz Challenge in November, the ensuing months have been "very hectic, to say the least," according to Dawn Pritchard. "Starting any business is really difficult and stressful," said Pritchard, the founder of...
  • Partial victory for the working poor [Editorial]

    Partial victory for the working poor  [Editorial]
    House of Delegates can take an important step toward lifting the prospects of Maryland's working poor this week when it votes on a measure to gradually increase the state's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. But amendments the House made to Gov. Martin O'...
  • Commercial properties open for business in Arbutus

    Commercial properties open for business in Arbutus
    Five commercial properties are up for sale near the main street of Arbutus, including longtime businesses Leon's Triple L Restaurant and Lounge, and Center Court Tavern, presenting an opportunity for those looking to start a business in the area. "It'...
  • Harford's countywide broadband system to go live in spring

    Expenses continue to climb for Harford County's far-reaching project to connect all public buildings and schools in Harford County via fiber-optic cable, known as HMAN, or Harford Metro Area Network, which officials expect to be operational sometime...
  • Daily Record parent Dolan to file for bankruptcy-law protection

    Daily Record parent Dolan to file for bankruptcy-law protection
    Dolan Co., which owns The Daily Record, plans to file for bankruptcy-law protection next week, the Minneapolis-based company announced Thursday. Dolan, a professional services and business information firm, showed signs of mounting financial distress...
  • City Council to consider new rules for food trucks

    City Council to consider new rules for food trucks
    The Rawlings-Blake administration is proposing new regulations for the city's rapidly growing food truck industry — setting up zones for the mobile chefs to sell their designer grilled-cheese sandwiches, spicy tacos and decadent cupcakes. The...
  • House panel approves minimum-wage increase

    House panel approves minimum-wage increase
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed increase in Maryland's minimum wage to $10.10 cleared its first hurdle Monday night as a House committee approved the bill and rejected a proposal to set a different standard for rural areas. The House Economic Matters...
  • Legislators consider how to launch a marijuana industry

    Legislators consider how to launch a marijuana industry
    As state lawmakers try to get Maryland's medical marijuana program off the ground, the focus has turned to the practical matter of establishing an industry to provide the drug — and the details are proving daunting. While there is broad...
  • 'Ban the Box' legislation under fire

    'Ban the Box' legislation under fire
    An influential business group is waging a last-minute effort to derail legislation aimed at helping ex-offenders find work in Baltimore, arguing that the measure would drive jobs from the city. The Greater Baltimore Committee has asked the City...
  • Legislation to protect businesses from payroll services fraud sent to Obama

    Legislation to protect businesses from payroll services fraud sent to Obama
    The U.S. Senate has passed legislation to give more protections to businesses victimized by payroll services companies that failed to pay their clients' federal and state taxes or committed other fraudulent acts. The legislation, championed by...