| Dec 19, 2011
| 10:26 AM
One can scarcely blame officials at the Maryland State Lottery Agency for showing interest in the potential revenue that could be generated by selling their traditional products online. Agency employees are paid to look for ways to maximize lottery...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:59 PM
A local business woman might expand her food truck locations to a spot near Rodgers Tavern in Perryville.
Jessica Ewing, founder of "Say Cheese" Grilled Cheese Gourmet, explained to the mayor and board of commissioners Tuesday during a work session...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 9:00 AM
On average, Baltimore City-owned cars and trucks are involved in more than two accidents a day. That much is easy enough to discover. But finding out details about those crashes, it turns out, is a far more daunting proposition, another dead-end trip into...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 6:43 PM
Teachers, local elected officials, affluent Marylanders and health care providers are among those likely to be aggrieved Wednesday when Gov. Martin O'Malley releases his budget for next year.
As part of a plan to address Maryland's $1 billion budget...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Each year, Maryland businesses collect billions of dollars in sales and use taxes, while their Internet competitors fork over a minuscule amount. Comptroller Peter Franchot recently estimated that if the playing field were leveled and all sales were...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 4:57 PM
That download of an Angry Birds app, Katy Perry song, or "Captain America" movie could end up costing consumers more, thanks to a "digital products" tax proposal that's being pushed in Annapolis this year by Gov. Martin O'Malley.
The bill is part of a...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 3:22 PM
Timing is everything if you're trying to get the best deal on a computer, airfares, cars and even stocks.
Surveys indicate that there are days and times of the month when you are more likely to get a bargain. Online retailers, for instance, lower...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 3:47 AM
Today's forecast calls for cloudy skies with rain developing later and a high temperature around 50 degrees. It is expected to be rainy tonight with the temperature rising to around 54 degrees.
Check our updates for this morning's...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 7:44 AM
So, the reindeer sweater from Aunt Emma this Christmas isn’t quite your style, so you and thousands of others are now in the process of returning gifts.
Which retailers provide the speediest returns?
STELLAService, which rates the customer service...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 12:42 PM
After briefly reviewing the town's rental dwelling code during Tuesday's Perryville work session, one commissioner questioned whether the code is entirely necessary.
The code, better known as the landlord-tenant ordinance that went into effect Nov. 1,...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:18 AM
For millions of years, crabs have been scuttling about the bottom of the world's oceans and bays, but few regions have embraced the mean-spirited, omnivorous crustacean with as much vigor as we have here in Maryland.
When I moved here from the Midwest...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 8:55 AM
Think twice before sneaking time at work to shop online on Black Friday, Cyber Monday or other times during the holiday.
As many as 60 percent of employers say they will be block workers’ access to online shopping sites this season, according to...