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  • 100 years in workers' comp

    Chesapeake Employers' Insurance Co. has some long-standing policyholders — 96 years, in one case. That happens when you date to the infancy of your industry. The Towson-based workers' compensation insurer — a century old this year —...
  • Working to help veterans start businesses

    Working to help veterans start businesses
    Military veterans have a knack for building successful businesses, professionals say, but they have more trouble than non-veterans attracting investors. That's a challenge now being tackled by a crop of Maryland-based initiatives aimed at helping...
  • Bidders battle over 1st Mariner Bank

    Bidders battle over 1st Mariner Bank
    An all-out battle over Baltimore's last major independent bank broke out Monday in federal bankruptcy court, leaving a judge to decide — potentially later this week — whether the institution is sold to an investment group with local ties or to...
  • Plans for four-story county health building, garage moving forward in Edgewood

    Plans for four-story county health building, garage moving forward in Edgewood
    Harford County is moving forward with plans for a four-story health department building and four-story parking garage next to the 2-year-old Harford County Sheriff's Office southern precinct station in Edgewood. The project is one of three major...
  • Harford's Craig proposes $735 million budget, sharp cut in capital spending

    Harford's Craig proposes $735 million budget, sharp cut in capital spending
    Harford County Executive David Craig says he is expecting a difficult budget year ahead, and for the coming years, with only a small increase in revenue anticipated and the potential for the loss of hundreds of jobs at Aberdeen Proving Ground, the county'...
  • Turf at Towson High, downtown police and schools construction part of 2015 budget

    Turf at Towson High, downtown police and schools construction part of 2015 budget
    The Towson area will benefit from a new turf field at Towson High, additional police officers in downtown Towson and area school construction projects as part of the county's fiscal year 2015 budget, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced Tuesday....
  • Group with local ties wins battle to buy 1st Mariner

    Group with local ties wins battle to buy 1st Mariner
    In a surprising reversal, last week's losing bidder for 1st Mariner Bank got approval Tuesday to buy it — preserving the city's largest independent bank as a Baltimore-based institution. The group of investors, a mix of locals and out-of-state...
  • Hogan posts strong fundraising in GOP campaign for governor

    Hogan posts strong fundraising in GOP campaign for governor
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan has emerged as a major force in his party's chase for campaign cash, collecting more money since he joined the race three months ago than his rivals took in all of last year, figures from the campaign show....
  • Mizeur would legalize physician-assisted suicide

    Mizeur would legalize physician-assisted suicide
    Del. Heather R. Mizeur promised to push for a law allowing physician-assisted suicide in Maryland if elected governor. "If terminally ill, mentally competent adults choose to end their life, they should be able to seek a life-ending dose of medicine...
  • Kamenetz budget includes no tax rate hikes, focuses on school construction

    Kamenetz budget includes no tax rate hikes, focuses on school construction
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz released a budget proposal Tuesday that he says is part of a long-term plan to eliminate school overcrowding, resulting in a surplus of classroom seats by 2021. The county could face a shortage of 1,400 seats by...
  • Fresh eyes on the budget [Editorial]

    Fresh eyes on the budget  [Editorial]
    It's tempting to dismiss Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's proposals to reduce state spending on the basis of his spectacularly bad idea of eliminating the state prosecutor's office. Getting rid of the one semi-independent actor in Maryland's...
  • CA plans for lakefront retreat in limbo

    CA plans for lakefront retreat in limbo
    The Columbia Association's plans to build a multimillion-dollar mind-body wellness retreat on the lakefront are in limbo after construction bids came in approximately $1.6 million over budget. Bids for the project, called Haven on the Lake, came in at...