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  • Arundel council OKs budget with tax cut, more teachers and police

    Arundel council OKs budget with tax cut, more teachers and police
    The Anne Arundel County Council approved a spending plan Friday that includes a small property tax break and funding for teacher raises, more police officers and firefighters and additional grants to nonprofit groups. The $1.35 billion operating budget...
  • Teacher raises out of final Harford school budget, but no job cuts planned

    Teacher raises out of final Harford school budget, but no job cuts planned
    Harford County's superintendent of schools presented a revised $426.9 million budget for next school year Wednesday night that would avoid any job cuts, but would also cancel pay raises negotiated with teachers and other employees and bring back the...
  • Ailing U.S. infrastructure needs public-private investment [Commentary]

    Ailing U.S. infrastructure needs public-private investment [Commentary]
    When traveling this summer, you will likely encounter some combination of traffic on the highway, large crowds and delays at the airport and high gas prices. Some of this is the natural result of vacation season, but these experiences are also due to...
  • Perryville commissioners approve FY15 budget ordinance

    The Perryville mayor and town commissioners unanimously approved the town's $7.4 million budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year Tuesday night. The fiscal year begins July 1 and ends June 30, 2015. The budget comes with a decrease in the property tax rate,...
  • Historic YMCA in Mount Vernon to become Hotel Indigo

    Historic YMCA in Mount Vernon to become Hotel Indigo
    A historic YMCA in Mount Vernon, once home to confessed Soviet spy Whittaker Chambers and a hotel run by the former Baltimore International College, is to become a 197-room Hotel Indigo, one of the new owners said. Focus Development LLC principal...
  • Attorney general questions legality of Harford's lodging tax provision in state budget

    Attorney general questions legality of Harford's lodging tax provision in state budget
    Aberdeen's long-awaited approval for a lodging, or hotel room, tax may have hit another snag, as Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler has raised a question about the legality of the General Assembly's action in granting Harford County authority to...
  • Havre de Grace council nixes 15 percent water rate hike

    Havre de Grace council nixes 15 percent water rate hike
    Havre de Grace's City Council substantially reduced a proposed 15 percent water and sewer rate hike, increasing the charge by 5 percent, which already had been approved. Councilman Bill Martin, the most vocal opponent of more increases, said the council...
  • Legg Mason to sell investment advisory unit to Stifel Financial

    Legg Mason to sell investment advisory unit to Stifel Financial
    Baltimore money manager Legg Mason said Wednesday that it plans to sell an investment advisory unit to Stifel Financial Corp., part of a broader effort to streamline the firm's business. Legg Mason Investment Counsel & Trust Co, which had about $9...
  • T. Rowe Price chairman to give up portfolio management role

    T. Rowe Price chairman to give up portfolio management role
    The chief investment officer and chairman of T. Rowe Price will step down next year as portfolio manager of one of the company’s biggest investment funds. Brian C. Rogers, who has managed the Equity Income Fund since its start in 1985, will remain...
  • Fact checking the debate [Editorial]

    For today's edition of the Maryland Democratic gubernatorial debate fact-check, we'll focus on a recurring point of contention between Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, and on the one aspect of Del. Heather Mizeur's...
  • Aberdeen passes $14.08 million budget for next year, transfers funds in this year's

    Aberdeen passes $14.08 million budget for next year, transfers funds in this year's
    With little fanfare, the Aberdeen City Council passed its $14.08 million budget for the next fiscal year that calls for spending less than in this fiscal year and does not include a property tax rate or water and sewer rate increase. As it passed the...
  • On election eve, Havre de Grace council tables vote on water rate hike

    Just hours before city voters were due to go to the polls, Havre de Grace City Council members put off plans to raise city water and sewer rates by up to 20 percent, saying they hope to find other alternatives. A plan for the rate was unanimously tabled...