| 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 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...
| 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...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:57 PM
A group of Baltimore students are calling on the school board to pull out of its agreement to purchase energy from a planned plant that would burn waste within a mile of two schools in one of the most polluted neighborhoods of the city.
| 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.
| May 26, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Pfizer Inc. said Monday that it had abandoned its current attempt to buy AstraZeneca PLC for nearly $118 billion — a deal watched warily by Maryland officials — as a deadline approached without a last-minute change of heart by the British...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:09 PM
The idea for the business came to Greg Vetter shortly after a friend swiped a two-liter bottle of his mom's homemade lemon-garlic salad dressing from his refrigerator.
Inspired by the lengths someone would go to for a dressing by "Tessemae," his mom's...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:15 PM
First Mariner Bancorp's days of publicly traded stock are coming to an end.
The Baltimore-based company said in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing Monday that it expects its stock will be delisted from the OTC Bulletin Board as soon as...