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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dividing up the casino winnings

    Dividing up the casino winnings
    Tens of billions of dollars have been wagered in the state's casinos since the state legalized slot machines and table games — spinning off funds for schools, the horse racing industry and local programs that have financed everything from paving and...
  • 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...
  • 1st Mariner buyers win regulatory approval

    1st Mariner buyers win regulatory approval
    The investors buying 1st Mariner Bank said Monday that they've received the regulatory approvals they need and expect to close on the deal as soon as next week, turning the page on the Baltimore institution's most tumultuous chapter. The purchasers &#...
  • Odenton student at AACC chosen for TechStars 'boot camp'

    Odenton student at AACC chosen for TechStars 'boot camp'
    Anne Arundel Community College student Ethan Dietrich plans to make his idea for a technology company a reality through his energy, adaptability and passion — and a little help from mentors and investors at the TechStars Patriot Boot Camp at Goldman...
  • Harford school board approves FY15 budget Monday

    Harford school board approves FY15 budget Monday
    Members of the Harford County Board of Education voted, 7-2, Monday night to approve a $426.9 million unrestricted operating budget for the 2015 fiscal year that includes no position cuts, but it also contains no funds for teacher salary steps, and it...
  • Candidates vie for Watson's District 1 seat

    Candidates vie for Watson's District 1 seat
    While most of Howard's state legislative races this primary season are packed with candidates vying for a chance to head to Annapolis, the county's council races have been relatively uneventful; with one notable exception. In District 1, there are...
  • Candidates for governor promise to restore local highway aid

    Candidates for governor promise to restore local highway aid
    OCEAN CITY — Gubernatorial candidates of both parties promised city and town officials that they would restore local road repair money cut from the state budget by the O'Malley administration. Appearing at the annual convention of the Maryland...
  • Corporate wrongdoers must be prosecuted as a deterrent [Commentary]

    Corporate wrongdoers must be prosecuted as a deterrent [Commentary]
    General Motors has fired 15 employees after an internal investigation into the company's handling of defective ignition switches that led to at least 13 fatalities. But the only way to stop lawbreaking at GM or any other big corporation is to...
  • Harford Community College board approves FY15 budget with tuition increase

    Harford Community College board approves FY15 budget with tuition increase
    The members of Harford Community College's Board of Trustees voted 5-0 Tuesday evening in favor of a $48.1 million operating budget and a $2.1 million capital budget and capital improvement plan for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. The budget is the beginning...
  • City-owned Hilton lost $2.9 million in 2013, audit says

    City-owned Hilton lost $2.9 million in 2013, audit says
    The city-owned Hilton Baltimore convention center hotel lost $2.9 million last year — the best performance in the taxpayer-financed project's history. City officials pointed to the hotel's performance as a sign of progress Wednesday, noting...