| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Members of Aberdeen's Salary Task Force didn't exactly get what they had requested for their meeting Monday – salaries for elected officials in comparable municipalities.
And, regardless of how much pay may in fact be justified for the offices...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Facing criticism from a struggling local business, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake defended the city's bottle tax Tuesday as essential to rebuilding Baltimore's schools. But the mayor acknowledged she would have to suspend a program that delivers fresh...
| Aug 21, 2013
As I read The Sun's editorial, "One week and counting" (Aug. 19), I was disappointed with how disconnected it seemed with the conversations I've had with countless families and small business owners about a post-Labor Day start to the public school...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:32 AM
The long-anticipated Carroll County Fiber Network is expected to be completed by Aug. 31, and the county could see new businesses forming or relocating to the county because of the network as soon as six months after that date.
The pace of new...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Debbie Welsh is learning firsthand about what it means to be a small business owner — right in the heart of Catonsville.
Doing most of the work herself, she's used to staying up as late as 3:30 a.m. to apply logos to T-shirts for the official two-...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:45 PM
The newest candidate for the House of Delegates in a district that includes parts of Baltimore and Howard counties has some big -- and soft -- shoes to fill.
Renee McGuirk-Spence announced Tuesday that she has filed to run as a Democrat for one of three...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Baltimore's liquor board is reforming the way it does business — cutting staff, adding supervision and imposing new work rules — after a state audit revealed a lax work ethic and spotty enforcement, its chairman told lawmakers Tuesday.
| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Catonsville resident Rebecca Dongarra has become the fifth candidate in the race for one of three seats in the House of Delegates for the new District 12, which includes parts of Catonsville, Arbutus and Howard County.
Dongarra, who announced her...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Small businesses buying health coverage for their employees through a new state insurance marketplace could pay anywhere from 5 percent less to 15 percent more in premiums next year under rates Maryland regulators approved Tuesday.
The Maryland Insurance...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot and the Maryland Health Care For All Coalition are encouraging small businesses in Anne Arundel County to use federal tax credits available through the Affordable Care Act to cover some of the costs of providing...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake came to The Charmery on Wednesday to promote Hampden's new ice cream parlor as a success story of the city's fledgling micro-loan program for small businesses — and to try the new "S.R.B." flavor , a swirl of...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Under the health reform law, everyone who files a federal income tax form is required to have insurance. Most employers also have to offer it. The idea is that for reform to work, everyone needs to enroll so that there is a good mix of healthy and sick...