| May 7, 2012
| 5:37 PM
Baltimore made the newest Fortune 500 list by the skin of its teeth — with a company that was based here last year but is now part of an out-of-state concern.
Constellation Energy Group, which merged with Chicago-based Exelon Corp. in March, is No....
| May 9, 2012
| 3:59 AM
The molten metal pouring from the foundry at Danko Arlington Inc. in Baltimore harks back to the early industrial era. But across the street in one of the company's other buildings, workers operate an X-ray machine, a laser probe and a 3D printer that...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:14 PM
The owner of the financially ailing Sparrows Point steel plant is idling operations there, warning 1,975 workers Thursday that they would be laid off starting next month.
The news, the latest casting doubt on the future of the Baltimore County facility,...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:42 AM
It was almost deja vu. Tuesday, May 22 was the annual meeting of the Roland Park Civic League. Many of the same people who spoke at the October 2008, standing-room-only meeting at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School, spoke there again: Civic League...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:17 PM
As the sun waned Tuesday afternoon in Northeast Baltimore, 51-year-old Stephanie Yancey held back tears as she placed flowers, balloons and a teddy bear in front of Sully's Seafood & Subs on Belair Road, across the street from her home.
A day earlier,...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Maryland shed 7,500 jobs in May, as the state posted one of the largest losses in the country for the second month in a row, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday.
Only North Carolina and Pennsylvania saw bigger cuts in May, according to the new...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 5:41 PM
Baltimore residential real estate broker Bonnie Fleck is no stranger to luxury.
"I think it might be because my very first car was an Audi," Fleck said when asked why she chooses luxury cars instead of more utilitarian models. She also wants to give...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 2:58 PM
Failure of the congressional "supercommittee" to strike a deal on deficit reduction has left lawmakers scrambling to address a half-dozen bills of major importance to Marylanders, from extending tax breaks to paying Medicare doctors to securing federal...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 3:49 PM
Kirk-Habicht Co. in Essex doesn't do much business in Europe, but problems on the continent are buffeting the manufacturer all the same.
Its employees rely on a heavy wire to make springs tough enough for trucks, and the only plant they know of that...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 9:39 AM
Local economist Anirban Basu addressed the state of the economy with Howard County's business leaders Friday morning, painting a gloomy picture with a few bright spots that came as no surprise to the leaders.
"Howard County (is the) least worst, and...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:14 PM
A state lawmaker who helps set tax policy is calling for an overhaul of Maryland's property tax cap law, after a Baltimore Sun investigation documented how the costly program has resulted in homeowners across Baltimore paying vastly different amounts...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 3:37 AM
Despite budget cuts and anti-government rhetoric in Congress, Maryland officials say the two huge federal agencies based in Woodlawn — which have long helped buoy the region's economy — may be better positioned than others to ride out the...