| Jan 16, 2013
TARP, the infamous Troubled Assets Relief Program that bailed out Wall Street in 2008, is finally over. The Treasury Department recently announced it will soon be completing the sale of the remaining shares it owns of the banks and of General Motors....
| Jan 4, 2013
| 2:55 PM
The plan to move 450 jobs from the Financial Management Services facility in Hyattsville to West Virginia has been postponed for five years.
The move — proposed by the Obama administration to save $96 million over five years — was set to...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 5:54 PM
The Treasury Department said Tuesday that it would auction off securities it acquired in 53 banks, including two in Maryland.
The government acquired these preferred shares and subordinated debt positions as part of the Trouble Asset Relief Program,...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Peter P. Belz Jr., a retired U.S. Treasury Department appeals officer, died March 14 of pancreatic cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 71.
The son of a die maker and a homemaker, Peter Paul Belz Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised on...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
At 101, John Nutter likes things plain and simple. Which is why his daughter, Betty Fulton, drives him to Slye's Barber Shop on Montgomery Street. Once there, he can get his monthly haircut for $8 while taking in the relaxed, old-style atmosphere.
| Aug 29, 2012
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, August 30, 1962:
Ground was broken for the first planned industrial park in Harford County. Fifty-two acres were designated by a group of private citizens for development into an industrial park in...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:15 AM
In their commentary ("Six steps for post-Alonso school reform," May 14), Thomas Wilcox, Diane Bell-McKoy and Laura Gamble use many lofty and idealistic sounding words to promote their vision. However, it bears noting that education "reformers" are well-...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Maryland lawmakers are protesting a plan by the Obama administration to eliminate 450 federal jobs in Prince George's County, but it is unclear whether they will be able to reverse it.
The move to consolidate the Financial Management Services facility in...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 8:09 PM
Some members of Congress want to fire federal workers who are seriously delinquent on their taxes.
Furthermore, if they had their way, prospective employees in deep tax arrears wouldn't even be considered for a job with Uncle Sam.
| Jul 14, 2012
| 7:29 AM
Air Force Maj. Justice Sakyi's change-of-station orders to Germany came with a built-in dilemma: what to do about his family's home in Maryland.
He and his wife, Olivia, bought the single-family house in Bowie in early 2006, near the height of the...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 3:44 PM
Last week we discussed the incarnations of the Westminster Post Office — but there are more stories to tell. In 1934, folks began to wonder if the "new" post office at the corner of Longwell Avenue and East Main Street would ever be finished.
| Sep 15, 2011
| 9:22 AM
This weekend you may notice former Wachovia branches around Baltimore getting a makeover, swapping out their old logos for brand new Wells Fargo signs. While Wells Fargo has been busy promoting the new and improved services customers will receive,...