| Jul 13, 2014
Developers haven't built a new power plant of any significance in Maryland for over a decade — one reason the state imports more electricity than almost any other in the country, racking up extra charges for consumers.
But change is coming.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Could Crumbs cupcakes be saved by Dippin' Dots?
Just days after the financially troubled Crumbs Bake Shops Inc. closed all 48 stores, including three at malls in the Baltimore area, the New York specialty chain stands to be acquired as part of a...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Investors who tried for years to get a stake in 1st Mariner Bank have closed on their purchase of the Baltimore institution.
New CEO Jack E. Steil and president Robert D. Kunisch Jr. said Wednesday that the deal was finalized Tuesday night. The...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:21 PM
The owner of a planned power plant in Fairfield faces millions of dollars in fines and has been ordered to halt construction because company officials didn't buy enough emissions credits to offset air pollution the facility is expected to emit,...
| Jun 27, 2014
Looking out toward the shore of Bush River while traveling on Route 40, just south of Aberdeen, is a community that made history 75 years ago. We used to call it Belcamp; now it is called Riverside.
Along with most of the world,...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Thomas D. McKewen, a materials recovery and waste management expert who was the founding director of Maryland Environmental Service, died June 13 of congestive heart failure at his home in Ashburn, Va. The former Towson resident was 86.
"I had been...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:20 AM
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...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:02 AM
Lyric Opera Baltimore, which scaled back from three productions to two after its 2011-2012 inaugural season, is scaling back again. Only one staged work, Puccini's "Madama Butterfly," will be presented during 2014-2015, the company's fourth season.
| Jul 4, 2014
| 1:57 PM
More than 30 Maryland cab companies filed a lawsuit Thursday against the popular ride-sharing company Uber, alleging antitrust violations and demanding an unspecified amount of damages for upending the state's cab industry.
The lawsuit, filed late...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:10 PM
The owner of the closed Sparrows Point steel mill is working on selling a "significant percentage" of its stake in the property to local buyers, raising hopes for its eventual redevelopment.
An attorney disclosed the potential sale this week in a court...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Beretta U.S.A., the American arm of the iconic Italian firearm maker, said Tuesday that it would move all of its U.S. manufacturing activities from Prince George's County to Tennessee in response to the gun control law the Maryland General Assembly passed...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Frito-Lay plans to add a parking lot to a large, open site it owns just outside Aberdeen city limits, across the railroad tracks from its existing plant.
The company wants to build 98 new spaces for trailers as part of its 164,244-square-foot...