| Aug 5, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Frequently, we hear the lament that government should be run more like a business. As a fellow who has worked on both sides of the street, I can certify that there are vast differences in objectives and what we might call the rules of the road.
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:19 AM
With the recent announcements that Wilson College in Pennsylvania and Pine Manor College in Massachusetts will join the lengthening list of formerly women-only institutions that are now co-educational — including Hood College and Goucher College...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:48 AM
Bob Pollokoff walked into a hobby store nearly 12 years ago, came across some model airplanes and began talking about them with some of the customers in the store.
The men told about an annual event for remote control model airplanes at Southwest Area...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 5:53 PM
Wedding day: Sept. 7, 2012
The bride: Kristin Dear Sharp, 33, grew up in Catonsville. She works as a bartender at Hamilton Tavern and Annabel Lee Tavern in Baltimore. Her mother, Linda Dear, is a real estate agent, and her father, Robert Dear, is a...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Drivers across Maryland had trouble renewing their licenses Monday and Tuesday because of a computer glitch at the Motor Vehicle Administration.
Technicians updating the system last weekend to reflect changes in state laws that take effect Oct. 1 noticed...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Aberdeen Proving Ground continues to make computing history, as it formally unveiled a new supercomputer system Monday, one of only five such Army facilities in the country to have the sophisticated equipment.
The supercomputers, named "Hercules" and...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Paul Capriolo and the crew at Social Growth Technologies are looking forward to graduation, having spent years getting ready for the world outside this one-story beige building in Columbia. The Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship is not a school, but...
| Mar 9, 2013
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's technology chief said Friday he's drafting an "alternative plan" to overhaul the city government's outdated, expensive phone system.
The strategy? Get out of the phone business.
"I'm not convinced, strategically, it...
| May 13, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Wings stood off to one side. The propeller lay in a carton. But the main part of Carl Kesselring's pet project was clearly recognizable as an airplane in progress.
"I don't have fear of getting in an airplane," he said, standing in a hangar in...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 1:00 PM
James C. Constable, a retired businessman and World War II veteran, died March 7 of heart failure at his Essex, Conn., home. He was 96.
James Cheston Constable, the son of the founder of the Baltimore law firm Wright, Constable & Skeen and a homemaker,...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Baltimore officials voted on Wednesday to extend the contracts of two firms that provide many of the city's information technology workers, saying they needed more time before allowing other companies to compete for the work.
Under the terms of a $2.4...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:55 PM
A Baltimore circuit judge on Wednesday dismissed Comptroller Joan M. Pratt's lawsuit that alleged the Rawlings-Blake administration was illegally installing a new municipal phone system.
In an oral ruling, Judge Pamela J. White said she couldn't find...