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  • O'Malley's fiscal legacy [Editorial]

    O'Malley's fiscal legacy  [Editorial]
    When the three major Wall Street bond rating agencies reaffirmed Maryland's AAA rating last week, Gov. Martin O'Malley issued a news release crediting his administration's "fiscally responsible approach" to budgeting. Given the extent to which Mr. O'...
  • Craig hopes experience translates into victory

    Craig hopes experience translates into victory
    Second in a series of profiles of candidates for governor. If a political resume were enough for victory, David R. Craig would be a sure thing to win the Republican nomination for governor. Havre de Grace city councilman, mayor, member of the House of...
  • Four Harford councilmen seeking re-election face varying degrees of opposition

    Four Harford councilmen seeking re-election face varying degrees of opposition
    The four members of the Harford County Council who are running for re-election this year face varying degrees of opposition to hold onto their seats that range from none, to very little, to some. With early voting getting under way Thursday for the June...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • State making progress on bridge upkeep with increased funding

    State making progress on bridge upkeep with increased funding
    The crack on a steel girder on the underside of the westbound Interstate 70 bridge over the Patapsco River was so small that it wouldn't catch the eye of most. But within a half-hour of a bridge cleaning-and-painting contractor spotting it, a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...