| Sep 7, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Former Annapolis Police Chief Joseph Johnson and children wielding plastic pirate swords made sure Annapolis Mayor Josh Cohen fulfilled a promise Saturday morning.
The police-and-pirate crew rounded up the mayor and marched to a faux pirate ship,...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:35 PM
The Town of Sykesville has tried unsuccessfully to find an appropriate redevelopment plan for the 51-acre Warfield Complex off Route 32 since the property was deeded to the town from the state in 2001.
Although plans presented to the public Thursday...
| Dec 12, 2013
The recent announcement of the elimination of 191 jobs at the Saks retail distribution center in Aberdeen – which once employed about 600 people and went through an earlier round of cuts last year – is a reminder to some of us that the...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:05 AM
The first housing development in the Lansdowne in many years has an unusual feature of providing its tenants with an opportunity to own their homes after 15 years.
But area residents voiced the usual concerns about increased traffic, overcrowded schools...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:26 AM
The Carroll County Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved the final site plan for Eldersburg Commons Wednesday, ending a years-long decline of the Carrolltown Center on Liberty Road.
Black Oak Associates, based in Owings-Mill, has...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Developers have completed $1 million in renovations to Bel Air Town Center that include new facades, lighting, signage and outdoor restaurant seating.
The 93,000-square-foot neighborhood shopping center at Route 1 and Route 24 has wider sidewalks, new ...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:17 AM
To be without a roof over one's head — homelessness — is usually considered the nadir of poverty in America. To many, it implies not only a lack of money, but the exhaustion of options, the end of the rope, dereliction.
But there's another...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The Shops at Canton Crossing, a sprawling $105 million shopping center on Boston Street in Canton, has been years in the making.
In preparation for its official opening Tuesday afternoon, landscape crews planted trees Monday along pathways dotted with...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz will join the developers of Towson Square Thursday to announce a new set of four new tenants for the $85 million entertainment complex in downtown Towson.
The Cordish Co. and Heritage Properties development,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:41 PM
The two developers of Towson Square, the entertainment complex that kicked off a revitalization of downtown Towson, announced Thursday the next set of restaurants going into the $85 million project.
Bonefish Grill, BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse, Hanabi...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Bel Air Town Center, which will soon be home to Maryland's first drive-through only Starbucks, recently got a facelift. The 93,000-square-foot neighborhood shopping destination, at the intersection of Routes 1 and 24, has undergone a $1 million renovation...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:43 AM
Fewer Americans are expected to travel long distances for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday than last year, despite the lowest gas prices in years, AAA predicted Wednesday.
The driver advocacy organization, which tracks travel across the country,...