| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Last winter, Rachel Millman began searching for a home in Baltimore. She combed through listings online, but the work of narrowing down her search based on static images became tedious. What if, instead, she could take a video tour through each house, and...
| May 8, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Without meeting in public, Harford County Liquor Board members expedited and approved a one-day beer and wine license for the campaign for Thomas Fitzpatrick, a school board member running for his seat in the June 24 primary election.
The license was...
| May 9, 2014
| 10:58 AM
A renewed effort is underway in Baltimore to impose a fee on most plastic bags handed out in city stores — and supporters believe that charging a nickel for each bag, rather than a dime, will allow the measure to gain enough backing to become law....
| May 13, 2014
| 5:15 AM
I always have to laugh when I read Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s column in your paper. He's always pitching his fantasy of the Republican party as the champion of "small business," when in fact we all know the Republican party is the champion of big,...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:43 AM
Jeff Cherry wants to transform the way that capitalism is practiced in Maryland.
“The world would be a much better place, much more joyous and humane, if businesspeople, and entrepreneurs, and investors, cared as much about people as they do about...
| May 18, 2014
Research labs closed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer dot the country: Illinois. Michigan. New Jersey. New York. North Carolina.
Maryland officials don't want this state to join that list.
After Pfizer declared its desire to buy AstraZeneca — which...
| May 17, 2014
| 12:33 PM
There will be fewer of the familiar blue-and-white Prudential signs marking homes for sale across the Baltimore region next month as some are replaced with plum-colored signs bearing another storied name.
Berkshire Hathaway, the company headed by...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:23 PM
The state has scrapped plans to build a new online health exchange for small businesses and will instead build on a system it already has in place for employers.
The board that makes decisions on how the exchange will operate voted on the change in...
| May 21, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Congress needs to pass the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) so there is real and fair competition reflecting 21st century commerce. America was built on promoting economic growth and business in a fashion that ensures fair competition for all.
| May 26, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Military veterans have a knack for building successful businesses, professionals say, but they have more trouble than non-veterans attracting investors.
That's a challenge now being tackled by a crop of Maryland-based initiatives aimed at helping...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:10 AM
With its historic Main Street and sloping hills lined with mill houses, old Ellicott City is known for its quaint beauty, which attracts scores of tourists each year. But some businessowners want to make the historic area attractive to those who live...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:05 AM
A transformation is under way in Paradise that will integrate the community just east of the Baltimore Beltway with the rest of Catonsville, residents say.
The Baltimore County Council is requesting $3 million from the Maryland Department of...