| Sep 15, 2013
Allen E. Alban, former chief engineer with Kraft Foods whose career spanned 47 years and who was known as the "Mayor of Stevenson," died Tuesday of complications from a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 100.
The son of farmers, Allen...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Chew on this: Adults — not children — account for 65 percent of gummi candy consumption in the United States.
And that appetite is growing, if Haribo of America Inc.'s sales are any indication.
U.S. sales for the Woodlawn-based division of...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Over the past two years, Maureen Coyle has received $5,700 in property tax breaks that the city admits she never requested for her Patterson Park rowhouse. Now the city is demanding full repayment by month's end.
If she doesn't or can't pay by then,...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 9:34 PM
With the wind whipping granules through the sweet-smelling air, Monday could have been just another day on the Domino Sugars docks in South Baltimore.
But workers in orange coveralls unloading raw sugar from a massive cargo ship were making company...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 3:16 PM
An Eastern Shore watermen faces up to $28,000 in fines for multiple oystering violations in Dorchester County, the Maryland Natural Resources Police said Thursday. Officers charged Joshua T. Tieder, 23, of Taylors Island with 13 counts of possessing...
| Jan 12, 2012
Back when PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem turned 60, conventional wisdom suggested he would navigate one more difficult TV negotiation before leaving the enterprise for one of his deputies.
That was four years ago. The TV deals — a surprising...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Baltimore police conceded on Tuesday that officers inappropriately allowed hundreds of St. Patrick's Dayrevelers to turn Canton's public square into an unsanctioned outdoor beer garden, but authorities also pleaded for people to party responsibly.
| Mar 21, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Baltimore officials are seeking to award contracts for the city's lucrative towing business, closing a loophole that allowed a small circle of companies to dominate the $4 million-a-year industry while bypassing the city's competitive bidding system.
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:51 PM
A series of public meetings for Baltimore residents to voice their concerns about preliminary plans to add more parking and an access road to Patterson Park have been canceled, according to city officials.
The decision comes two days after the first...
| May 2, 2012
| 7:14 AM
Earth Week may be over but "going green" is on the rise. Alternative energy sources, such as solar and wind power, electric cars, earth friendly household products and more, are becoming very commonplace.
Learn about going green at Russett's fourth...
| May 1, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Ravens coach John Harbaugh clarified comments he made on a local radio station Tuesday in which he said that Super Bowl championships won by the New England Patriots were "stained" and have "asterisks" because of the Spygate scandal in 2007.
| May 21, 2012
| 5:07 AM
While many governments are moving toward posting ethics disclosure forms, residents of Baltimore still have to travel to City Hall and to a sixth-floor office to see the documents. To save you a trip, we're posting those forms from Mayor Stephanie...