| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:24 PM
In less than a week, three bank acquisitions, one involving the parent of Baltimore County Savings Bank, have been announced in the Mid-Atlantic region.
The burst of activity suggests the start of a long-anticipated wave of mergers.
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Baltimore County Savings Bank celebrated joining Downtown Bel Air May 18 with the grand opening event of a new Bel Air branch. As a community bank serving Harford County since 1975, the bank renewed its commitment to the Bel Air community with its new...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:20 PM
George W. Bauernschmidt Jr., a retired banker and avid gardener, died June 19 of multiple system atrophy at his Severna Park home. He was 89.
The son of Rear Adm. George W. Bauernschmidt Sr. and Maude Pearce, a homemaker, George William Bauernschmidt...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Edward Trail Mathias, a retired banker and longtime denizen of Bolton Hill, died June 17 from complications of a stroke at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 85.
The son of Charles McCurdy Mathias, a lawyer, and Theresa Mcelfresh Trail...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Marylanders are big complainers.
At least when it comes to the financial services they receive.
Maryland ranked No. 2 in the nation in mortgage complaints per capita, second only to New Hampshire, for grievances lodged with the Consumer Financial...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:39 PM
The sale of 201 Beaumont Ave., a house on a quiet, tree-lined side street in Catonsville, is a good example in today's housing market that a little work goes a long way toward buyer and seller satisfaction.
Marybeth Brohawn, an agent with Coldwell...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Edward Joseph Snowden, the government contractor who revealed the National Security Agency's massive telephone- and Internet-surveillance program, has left few public clues about his life growing up in Crofton and Ellicott City.
Snowden, 29, attended...
| May 31, 2013
| 11:54 AM
With temperatures in the 90s, what better time to visit an air-conditioned museum?
Bank of America cardholders are entitled to free admission this weekend, June 1 and 2, at the American Visionary Art Museum. The bank, in fact, will pick up the...
| May 24, 2013
| 8:32 AM
Shannon Esposito, a biomedical sciences lead teacher at Bel Air High School, is the winner of the 2013 Annual Golden Apple Plus Education $1,000 Award, Freedom Federal Credit Union announced.
The annual competition drew 58 entries this year from all over...
| May 16, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Tucked away in the state's capital, adjacent to the Naval Academy, sits the Peggy Stewart House, a historic house that played an important role in the American Revolution and was home at different times to a signer of the Constitution and a signer of...
| May 9, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Maryland State Police and Sheriff's Office report:
Djbril Ramatoulay, 21, of the 700 block of West Bel Air Avenue, was charged Tuesday with failing to appear in court for a case in which he was found guilty of failing to obey a police order...
| May 11, 2013
| 2:12 PM
In the black market of Maryland's prisons and jails, where the right price can secure cellphones and drugs, transactions unfold through a complex system of currency. Among the key elements: 14-digit codes, prepaid debit cards and text messages.