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  • New Bel Air budget approved; total spending up half a percent

    New Bel Air budget approved; total spending up half a percent
    The Bel Air Board of Town Commissioners unanimously gave final approval Tuesday to the town's $15,967,773 budget for the 2015 fiscal year, which begins July 1. Total spending by the town will increase by less than $93,000, half of a percent, in the...
  • 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...
  • Closing of health centers causes patients to scramble

    Closing of health centers causes patients to scramble
    When Will Boyd arrived Wednesday at the People's Community Health Center's Brooklyn Park clinic, he was furious to learn that the center will close at the end of the month. The 63-year-old has two broken teeth needing repair and said he was told he...
  • Rawlings-Blake briefs L.A. officials on Baltimore's budget

    Rawlings-Blake briefs L.A. officials on Baltimore's budget
    Los Angeles has Hollywood, two pro basketball teams and some of the country’s best beaches. It’s also the city with the third highest gross domestic product in the world. But leaders in the West Coast city say they’re envious of...
  • Board approves budget with funds for Monarch school, employee pay hikes

    Board approves budget with funds for Monarch school, employee pay hikes
    The Anne Arundel County school board adopted a $1.02 billion operating budget last week for the next fiscal year that includes funding for employee pay increases and the money to open a new contract school. But the panel criticized county government...
  • Aberdeen contemplates buying Moose lodge, offered land for dog park

    Aberdeen contemplates buying Moose lodge, offered land for dog park
    Members of Aberdeen's Moose Lodge 1450, on Rogers Street, are looking to move, and the city is among those considering buying their property. While city officials discuss that potential acquisition, they have also decided to accept the gift of another...
  • Obama taps Colvin to lead Social Security

    Obama taps Colvin to lead Social Security
    President Barack Obama named a veteran federal official from Maryland to lead the Social Security Administration on Friday, more than a year after the previous director left the critical post. Carolyn W. Colvin, 72, an Arnold native who has served as...
  • RedOwl reports $4.6 million in new financing

    RedOwl reports $4.6 million in new financing
    Baltimore data analysis firm RedOwl Analytics announced Tuesday it has raised $4.6 million in new capital from investors, including several San Francisco-based venture capitalists and Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank. The company, founded in late 2011, is...
  • Brown, Hogan win primaries for Maryland governor

    Brown, Hogan win primaries for Maryland governor
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown claimed victory in the Democratic nomination for governor Tuesday after early returns suggested a landslide win. "It's about where we're going. It's about what next," Brown said in a victory speech as he led with three times as...
  • 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...
  • Harford schools 'pay-to-play' fee to return in 2014-2015

    Harford schools 'pay-to-play' fee to return in 2014-2015
    Although it was repealed by the Harford County Board of Education in January, the controversial "pay-to-play" fee charged to families of students participating in interscholastic sports will be back for the 2014-15 school year, as school officials...