| Aug 16, 2014
| 1:04 PM
When Lisa Harris Jones launched her law firm 14 years ago, she used the only money she saw as an option — her own.
Harris Jones said she founded Harris Jones & Malone with $7,000 on the belief that "if I can't buy it flat out, then I don't need it....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:37 PM
When developing countries need to deepen a canal for irrigation or navigation, they frequently call on Ellicott Dredges, a 129-year-old Baltimore-based maker of dredging equipment.
To sell their massive, multimillion-dollar machines abroad, Ellicott...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In recent weeks, the managers, employees and customers of a New England chain of supermarkets called Market Basket have joined together to oppose the board of director's decision in June to oust the chain's popular chief executive, Arthur T. Demoulas....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Tribune Co. completed the spinoff Monday of Tribune Publishing Co., which includes The Baltimore Sun and nine other daily newspapers.
Tribune is just the latest multimedia news company to split up its broadcasting and publishing assets, joining Rupert...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Maryland's health department has alerted state contractors caring for disabled adults and children that they are obligated to report incidents at their facilities that involve police, fire and medical assistance.
The advisory — which comes as...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Maryland lawmakers and child advocates called Monday for an investigation into regulators' oversight of a troubled group home operator, asking why the state continued to give the company millions in taxpayer dollars despite long-standing financial and...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 5:42 PM
State officials said at a legislative briefing Thursday that their agencies must do more to flag financial mismanagement at group homes — problems similar to those that went unheeded at an Anne Arundel County facility where a 10-year-old disabled...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 8:53 PM
The recent death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child at an Anne Arundel County group home was just the latest in a series of problems at LifeLine, the state contractor that has been paid millions in taxpayer funds to care for "medically fragile"...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:56 PM
Maryland's Board of Public Works, a panel that includes the governor and other top state officials, did little to scrutinize millions in contracts it awarded in recent years to the financially strapped operator of a group home where a 10-year-old boy died...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
"You shouldn't get to call yourself an American company only when you want a handout from the American taxpayers," President Obama said last week.
He was referring to American corporations now busily acquiring foreign companies in order to become non-...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:23 PM
An $8.5 billion merger creating North America's biggest dollar store chain could mean increased competition for mass discounters such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. but less choice for shoppers.
In the Baltimore area and elsewhere, retail experts said, Dollar...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 12:26 PM
The project seemed simple enough — build a waste-to-energy plant on the Eastern Shore fueled by poultry manure, keeping it from flushing into and polluting the bay, while creating green jobs and boosting Maryland's fledgling renewable energy...