| May 15, 2014
| 1:30 PM
The building once known as La Chic Salon & Spa was torn down Wednesday in preparation for a new dental office at Thomas and Hays streets, one of the few new construction projects that can move ahead in the Town of Bel Air.
The town has struggled to...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:15 AM
This summer will mark the 40-year anniversary of the construction of the Carroll County Office Building on a 9-acre track of fallow farmland at 225 N. Center St. in Westminster.
This writer vividly recalls the construction of that building because he...
| May 7, 2014
| 11:24 AM
During 2013, the Town of Bel Air continued its efforts to promote sustainable growth and development, but at the same time, town officials had to stop the approvals of new construction projects as state, county and municipal officials work out the town'...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:33 AM
In poker, sometimes a strong hand is just as effective as a good bluff. It just gets tricky when the stakes are high.
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman went "all in" with Howard Hughes Corp. last week over improvements both sides agreed are needed for...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 3:49 AM
A two-alarm fire broke out at a senior housing facility in Pikesville early Monday morning, Baltimore County fire officials said.
The fire department responded to Springhouse Assisted Living in the 8900 block of Reisterstown Road at around 2:40 a.m....
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Howard County and Howard Hughes Corp., the principal developer of downtown Columbia, have begun discussions about renovations to Merriweather Post Pavilion and other public improvements in downtown.
The talks come less than a week after Howard County...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman released his capital budget for fiscal year 2015 on April 1, a $259.9 million spending program that he says prioritizes funding for schools, parks, water-quality improvements and expansion of a new intracounty broadband...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Although population growth in Harford County slowed during the past year, the number of permits issued for new residential construction hit its highest point in five years during 2013, a likely sign of more growth to come.
The county and its three...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Way back in 1960, Harford County's population was a little more than 76,000, which, presuming an average of four people per house, translates to about 19,000 homes.
When the building boom hit Harford County hard in the 1970s and especially the 1980s,...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 12:02 PM
In another sign the BRAC bloom is off the rose in Harford County, developers of a 22-acre site along Route 22 near Aldino Stepney Road, annexed by the City of Aberdeen in 2011, are considering building about 100 homes on the property instead of office...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 5:44 AM
A number of road construction projects will be causing traffic delays Saturday in Baltimore County and Baltimore City.
• In Baltimore County, portions of Interstate 95 near White Marsh are closed for construction. Delays could stretch to the...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Urban living doesn't appeal just to the young and hip. Developers of senior housing are starting to test the allure of walkable communities with access to city amenities.
Some are including densely populated areas as they scout for new sites, a...