| May 6, 2012
Baltimore is a city full of potential to Nancy Welsh, the founder of the rapidly expanding North Carolina nonprofit Builders of Hope Inc.
The nonprofit recently announced plans to rehabilitate 500 vacant homes near Johns Hopkins Hospital. Baltimore was a...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blakeand her allies on the city's Board of Estimates today voted down a $7.4 million contract with IBM for switching city offices to voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) phones because she believes there needs to be...
| May 17, 2012
| 8:20 PM
Despite financing more than $140 million city contracts in the past 12 years, donating tens of thousands of dollars to Democratic candidates and being a member of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's inner circle, J.P. Grant III has largely avoided the...
| 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...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Wedding day: Oct. 27, 2012
Her story: Marielle Alexis Newman, 27, grew up in New Rochelle, N.Y. She is a color specialist for Under Armour. Her dad, Howell Newman, works for IBM and her mother, Leona Newman, works for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society....
| Aug 21, 2012
| 6:10 PM
Comptroller Joan Pratt sent a series of public information act requests to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration this week seeking records related to a controversial deal to purchase high-tech phones and related equipment.
Pratt says that...
| Sep 3, 2012
For more than 75 years, American workers have had legal rights to work together to improve their jobs and their workplaces. But the effectiveness of these rights has diminished over the past 30 years, and now it's questionable whether they're meaningful...
| 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...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:35 AM
A dozen years ago, the Y2K bug recently had been defeated. A dozen years before that, Bill Clinton became one of an infamous few presidents to have faced impeachment proceedings. A dozen years before that IBM introduced a laptop computer that used 3.5-...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:30 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Thursday to be mostly sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 94 and southeast winds 5 to 8 miles per hour in the morning. Thursday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low around 76...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Robert L. Wallace, CEO of Baltimore-based Bithgroup Technologies, has spent more than two decades building a minority-owned business into a multimillion-dollar success and writing and lecturing about entrepreneurship.
The Cherry Hill-born mechanical...