| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Even Wal-Mart is too expensive for recession battered America.
Everyday low prices are no longer enough — middle-class consumers are fleeing to dollar stores to stretch shrinking paychecks. Yet, Democratic politicians and economists who...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Columbia Gas Transmission said Monday that it expects to begin work on a 21-mile pipeline through Baltimore and Harford counties next year after winning federal approval for the $180 million project, which drew heated opposition from neighbors.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Some Jarrettsville area residents are concerned about parking problems at the local Rutledge Park, especially when vehicles block their driveways during large events – or when police officers park there while on duty.
About 17 people were in the...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 2:55 AM
Plans for two commercial development projects in Joppa and Fallston that have raised previous concerns in their respective communities were reviewed by Harford County and state agencies last week, while a proposal for more houses in Abingdon is likewise...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 10:48 AM
If you traveled for Thanksgiving, you'll likely pay more for gas getting home than you did getting away.
Amid strong seasonal demand, the average price for a gallon of gasoline in Maryland rose to $3.42 on Friday, an increase of 10 cents compared to...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:13 AM
As often is the case, this offseason has been about the rumor mill and the Orioles, with nearly every free agent attached to the club.
That’s kind of the drill this time of year – especially for the Orioles, who always have holes that need...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:23 AM
The Washington-Baltimore region is ranked worst on the East Coast for smog, also known as ground-level ozone. The common air pollutant shortens lives, and its presence causes those alerts when children, the sick and the elderly are warned to stay indoors....
| Dec 13, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Gary Skulnik's environmental work history includes stints at Greenpeace and the Sierra Club. These days he's selling electricity — the renewable kind.
He co-founded Clean Currents, which buys wind and solar power from producers and resells it to...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Thank you for Tim Wheeler's article on opposition to the construction of a new natural gas pipeline because of the effects it may have on local water supplies ("Pipeline may affect drinking water, activists fear," Jan. 1).
There are other reasons to...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:55 AM
50 Years Ago
"Opens on Main Street
"Mrs. Juantia Mcintosh announces the opening of a Dressmaking and Altering shop at 149 Main Street. Sewing will be the capable hands of Mrs. Ruth Botts who had her own shop for an exclusive clientele...
| 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...
| 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...