| May 17, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Your recent editorial expressed the view that "the ban on grocery store sales of alcohol has one purpose — preventing competition, to the benefit of existing retailers and to the detriment of consumers" ("Liquor and capitalism," May 14). Yet it also...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 3:43 PM
A month after the new Wegmans opened in Abingdon, its impact on Harford County's grocery business and shopping patterns isn't fully defined, though one competitor has definitely taken notice and is fiercely fighting back.
What is clear is Wegmans, not...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 8:50 AM
The highly anticipated Wegmans grocery store in Columbia is on track to open on June 17, 2012, according to company spokeswoman Jo Natale.
"That assumes everything goes smoothly, but we are heading into the winter months," Natale said. "It's been going...
| May 23, 2012
| 7:19 AM
With residents being bombarded by fliers, robocalls, even a telephone opinion survey, the fight over the future of the former Solo Cup site in Baltimore County is taking on the trappings of a political campaign.
As the debate continues about whether...
| May 23, 2012
| 3:51 AM
Today's forecast calls for cloudy skies, patchy fog in the morning and a chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high temperature near 80 degrees. Wednesday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low temperature around 66 degrees....
| May 27, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond faces the kind of decision that makes a job like hers tough. She is being asked whether to allow the rezoning of an empty industrial site in Owings Mills to allow a major retail development anchored by a Wegmans....
| Jun 13, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Lounge chairs, sleeping bags and pup tents — Wegmans has seen it all, and when the nearly century-old, family-owned grocery chain opens its fifth Maryland store in Columbia on June 17 , they expect to see it all over again.
| Jun 29, 2012
| 12:47 PM
Marshall Klein, fourth-generation scion of the Klein's grocery store family, is proud of the sweet potato pies stacked near the entrance to his newest supermarket, ShopRite of Perring Crossing in Parkville.
"We steam the potatoes ourselves," and on a...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:20 AM
ON THE SITE...
Alston convicted of theft, misconduct in office: The freshman state delegate from Prince George's County, was convicted of dipping into legislative funds for $800 in January 2011. Jurors deliberated for more than two hours.
| Jun 13, 2012
| 5:18 AM
As the plan to redevelop the Wilde Lake Village Center, the oldest in Columbia, has evolved over the past four years, so, too, have residents' opinions on it.
Concessions and compromises have been made both by Wilde Lake residents and the village center'...
| Jun 16, 2012
Plenty of shoppers at a Baltimore Safeway have started checking their cell phones while pushing carts and scanning shelves.
They may have been texting or checking Facebook updates, but now grocery customers could use mobile devices to plan meals,...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 9:29 AM
While the Columbia Wegmans opened over the weekend, the future of a liquor store proposed to lease space on its second floor is still uncertain.
The county Alcohol Beverage Hearing Board held a second hearing Thursday, June 14, on a liquor license for...