| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:40 AM
The Harford County Council on Tuesday voted down a plan to buy property on the Havre de Grace waterfront for a park and river trail head.
Councilwoman Mary Ann Lisanti, the plan's chief proponent, cast the only vote for it during the council's...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:48 AM
A variety of factors are driving gasoline prices down across the state this week — and now the federal shutdown could mean even more relief at the pump.
Gas prices have been falling for weeks throughout the region and state, to an average of $3.34...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Several candidates for governor — a Democrat and three Republicans — said Friday that they would cut taxes to improve Maryland's business image and revive its ailing manufacturing sector.
The three Republican candidates and Democratic...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Exelon officials plan to expand a power plant in Harford County by building two additional natural gas-fired power generating units on utility-owned land off Chelsea Road in Perryman.
The project has an estimated price tag of about $122 million, an...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
President Barack Obama's critics lost no time in calling him naive for welcoming talks offered by Iran's president aimed at reducing tensions between their two countries over Tehran's disputed nuclear program. Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu was...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Harford County council members were very divided Tuesday about the county's proposal to buy some adjacent waterfront properties in Havre de Grace for $3.47 million.
During a public hearing prior to its legislative session in Bel Air, the council...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Nearly two years have passed since the last U.S. combat troops associated with the war effort left Iraq. And on balance, it has been a very difficult two years, with a substantial increase in violence and much worse relations across Sunni-Shia lines...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Average gas prices in Maryland and across the country fell to their lowest level in two years Friday, and are expected to continue dropping through the end of the year, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.
The average price of gas in Maryland was $3.24 a...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:21 PM
TIC Gums in Harford County is perhaps the biggest privately owned player in an invisible part of the food industry.
It's not chewing gum, though the company does get some visitors who assume that's what it makes. The name refers to a different kind of...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:51 PM
The idea that beer has just as much right as wine to be on a fancy dinner table is not a novelty. And during the annual Baltimore Beer Week celebration, which begins Friday, it's a matter of principle.
The beer dinner, a multicourse meal built around...
| Nov 3, 2013
James Malaro Jr. bought electricity from a company other than his utility for the first time last fall. The deal quickly went bad.
The Centreville man hadn't realized it, but the money-saving rate he'd been quoted was variable, not fixed. It more than...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. said Friday that it anticipates its natural gas prices for residential customers will be slightly higher this winter than they were last year — about $2 more over the entire five-month heating season if temperatures...