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  • Regulators order sale or merger of NBRS Financial Bank

    Regulators order sale or merger of NBRS Financial Bank
    NBRS Financial Bank, an independent community bank serving Cecil and Harford counties, has been given 60 days to sell itself or combine with another bank and increase equity by selling shares, federal regulators said. The bank was found to have been...
  • Businesses invest in education [Commentary]

    Businesses invest in education [Commentary]
    Business leaders are investing in education in Baltimore, and not just out of charity or to "give back." While both are worthy purposes, our business leaders recognize the bottom line value in a growing and diverse Baltimore economy. Investment in...
  • Maryland bills would stifle academic freedom [Commentary]

    Maryland bills would stifle academic freedom [Commentary]
    Bills before the Maryland Senate and House would prevent the use of public college and university funds to support scholarly involvement in academic organizations that have voted to boycott Israel. The legislation is a serious threat to academic freedom,...
  • City has plan to overhaul grants management

    To better account for hundreds of millions of grant dollars, Baltimore finance officials have a plan to overhaul city policies, train staff and keep records in a centralized database. Harry E. Black, the city’s finance director, said the project...
  • Alex. Brown Realty partners on Oregon hotel project

    Alex. Brown Realty partners on Oregon hotel project
    Alex. Brown Realty, Inc. a private real estate investment manager, has bought a five-acre site in Oregon with plans for a 140-room Marriott Residence Inn. ABR and its partners, Portland-based Hillsboro Hotel Development and Texas-based Huntington...
  • Five questions for Jenny Morgan

    Jenny Morgan headed a health care IT company for years before jumping to private equity, but she realized her passion wasn't investing in firms — it was being in the trenches, running one. So when the founder of Linthicum-based basys wanted to...
  • Brown pitches pre-K expansion

    Brown pitches pre-K expansion
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown asked state lawmakers Wednesday to endorse a key plank in his platform for governor: increasing access to pre-kindergarten classes. State legislators are weighing a small expansion of Maryland's program, which already...
  • Howard County prepares for snow

    Howard County prepares for snow
    As the region braces itself for heavy snowfall Wednesday night into Thursday, Howard County agencies have already started to prepare.  The National Weather Service is predicting between 6 and 10 inches of snow for the county, with up to a foot of...
  • Bel Air commissioners to weigh joining water and sewer authority

    Bel Air would be the third and final municipality in Harford County to sign on to the second phase of implementing a regional water and sewer authority, if the members of the Board of Town Commissioners approve a memorandum of understanding during their...
  • Snow removal budgets exhausted for Harford County, municipalities

    Snow removal budgets exhausted for Harford County, municipalities
    Even before Thursday's snowfall of anywhere from 10 to 18 inches blanketed Harford County, the county and local municipal governments had pretty much exhausted their snow removal budgets. Though officials expected to be digging deep into their pockets...
  • Increasing wellness in Howard County schools [Letter]

    Increasing wellness in Howard County schools [Letter]
    As a pediatrician in Howard County and the mother of four children in the county schools, I am invested in the revision of the schools' wellness policy ("Changes to Howard's school wellness policy largely applauded," March 14). In my office and home I...
  • Gubernatorial candidates make their cases to Young Democrats

    Gubernatorial candidates make their cases to Young Democrats
    Maryland's Democratic candidates for governor made their cases to the party's youths Saturday, but for some, like Baltimore high school student Eric Brown, the race is still a tossup. Brown criticized all three candidates. Of Attorney General Douglas...