| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Drew Greenblatt has bought health insurance for his 29 employees at Marlin Steel Wire Products for more than a decade — an expense he believes is essential for any safety-conscious manufacturing firm.
But for Greenblatt, who has owned the...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Although the traditional start to the holiday shopping season is still days away, Morgan Somerville has already mapped out her bargain-hunting strategy.
The student employment manager at Stevenson University will pass up Thanksgiving specials to focus...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley said Wednesday that he wants the most glaring glitches in the state's health insurance exchange website resolved by mid-December, potentially allowing thousands more Marylanders to sign up for policies before the end of the year.
| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Harford County holiday shoppers may have flooded local retailers Thanksgiving evening and Friday morning for traditional Black Friday sales, but there will be plenty of great pre-Christmas deals to choose from in the shops along the main downtown...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Even hard-core shoppers might not know the Saturday after Thanksgiving has an official retail-related name.
But scores of independent merchants in the Baltimore area did their part Saturday to get the "Shop Small" message out for the fourth annual Small...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:00 AM
As a trial lawyer for many years, and as an individual long involved with Planned Parenthood, I have always been deeply concerned about delivery of health care to the poor. Unfortunately, the leadership implementing the Affordable Care Act in Maryland...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Holiday shoppers came out in force to support Historic Ellicott City's shops for Small Business Saturday.
"It was extremely successful," Dave Carney, owner of the Wine Bin and former president of the Ellicott City Business Association, said of the...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Calling the day after Thanksgiving Black Friday, at least according to one explanation, came into being as a business term.
Its location on the calendar, coupled with it being a perfect day for people with the day off to do a little shopping, made it...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:25 AM
The objects displayed on a shelf in the depths of UAV Solutions' headquarters in Jessup might look like toys, out of context.
To the untrained eye, the plastic doodads – some thick, some thin, some glossy, others matte, and in a variety of subdued...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Laurel streets were lightly dusted with snow Monday, but the weather was just right for Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot to do some holiday shopping.
Franchot stopped by an indoor Farmers Market set up at the Laurel Mill Playhouse Dec. 9 as part of...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Officials with Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's administration say they won't immediately seek to recoup a $300,000 taxpayer-funded loan granted to a Pikesville family business that was raided this week in a federal cigarette-smuggling case....
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather R. Mizeur is proposing an income tax cut for about 90 percent of the state's taxpayers — to be financed by imposing a higher rate on wealthy Marylanders.
At a news conference Wednesday in Annapolis, Mizeur...