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  • 'Subminimum wage' for disabled workers called exploitative

    'Subminimum wage' for disabled workers called exploitative
    At a noisy warehouse off Veterans Highway in Millersville, a young woman concentrates as she pokes black shoelaces into cardboard packaging. In another room, workers slowly count tiny bottles of hair products, placing them in plastic bags that will end up...
  • In Maryland's 'innovation economy,' a contrarian view of acquisitions

    In Maryland's 'innovation economy,' a contrarian view of acquisitions
    Whenever Baltimore-area companies sell themselves to out-of-state firms, economists and local leaders alike bemoan the loss. Another headquarters gone. Fewer corporate decision-makers here. Possible job cuts. But Silicon Valley's deals for two...
  • Annapolis budget increases business taxes, lays off 7 employees

    Annapolis budget increases business taxes, lays off 7 employees
    The Annapolis City Council adopted a $96.5 million operating budget early Tuesday morning that lays off seven employees, increases a tax on businesses and increases some parking fines. The budget also eliminates the Annapolis Economic Development Corp.,...
  • Bel Air commissioners approve fee increases Monday

    Bel Air commissioners approve fee increases Monday
    Fees for zoning and sewer system development and to use the Bel Air Reckord Armory and its facilities will be going up in the Town of Bel Air, effective July 1. The Bel Air commissioners voted, 4-0, at their town meeting Monday evening in favor of those...
  • For Maryland nonprofits, time is money

    For Maryland nonprofits, time is money
    Dozens of low-income middle schoolers at Baltimore's St. Ignatius Loyola Academy are getting a head start on money management, thanks to Legg Mason employees. Volunteers from the Baltimore-based money management firm regularly visit the Jesuit boys'...
  • Top-raising candidates in District 12 drew from businesses, PACs

    Top-raising candidates in District 12 drew from businesses, PACs
    With all three of their delegates retiring, residents of District 12 – which stretches from Columbia to Catonsville, Arbutus and Halethorpe in southwest Baltimore County – will choose three newcomers to the State House in the November...
  • In Howard's newest district, choices on both sides as primary approaches

    In Howard's newest district, choices on both sides as primary approaches
    Howard County's newest district is also one of its more interesting state-level races. District 9B, formerly located in Carroll County, was redrawn in 2012 and now almost exclusively represents Ellicott City voters. The district was carved mostly...
  • Candidates vie for Watson's District 1 seat

    Candidates vie for Watson's District 1 seat
    While most of Howard's state legislative races this primary season are packed with candidates vying for a chance to head to Annapolis, the county's council races have been relatively uneventful; with one notable exception. In District 1, there are...
  • Mega mall flies in under the radar [Letter]

    Mega mall flies in under the radar [Letter]
    In response to Baltimore County Councilman David Marks' recent letter about the proposed Nottingham Ridge Outlet Mall, I would again point out the project's appalling lack of community input ("Marks: Consider the alternative to the outlet mall plan," June...
  • Debate over Royal Farms access to Snowden River continues

    Debate over Royal Farms access to Snowden River continues
    The dispute over whether gas station-and-convenience store chain Royal Farms should be allowed to have direct access to Columbia's Snowden River Parkway continued Monday before Howard County's hearing examiner.  Arguments centered on whether nearby...
  • During compliance test, 27 of 30 Harford businesses refuse to serve alcohol to minor

    During compliance test, 27 of 30 Harford businesses refuse to serve alcohol to minor
    In what one liquor board member called "a pretty significant improvement," 27 out of 30 businesses checked during a recent underage compliance test did not sell alcohol to an underage student. The test, done by the Harford County Liquor Control Board...
  • Businesses, park evacuated for underground natural gas line fire

    Businesses, park evacuated for underground natural gas line fire
    Two businesses and a park were evacuated when an underground natural gas line caught fire Tuesday afternoon, Baltimore County officials said. BGE crews were working to shut off gas after firefighters were called at 1:07 p.m. to the line in the 6900...