| Jul 26, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Harford County's Board of Estimates has approved several contracts, totaling more than $2.2 million, that were requested by the county's information and communication technology director, including one for more than $600,000 for copiers.
About 140 black/...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 5:28 PM
NOTE: To read an update to this story with a more complete response from the mayor's office, click here.
Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt on Wednesday accused Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and her former Information Technology Director Rico Singleton...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 7:17 PM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake came under fire on two fronts Monday as the City Council sliced $6 million from her proposed budget and the city comptroller renewed allegations that the mayor's staff improperly purchased more than $650,000 in...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 4:56 PM
More than two dozen people working as consultants in the Mayor's Office of Information Technology are employees of Rockville-based Digicon Corp. — the company from which the office bought hundreds of thousands of dollars of phone-related equipment...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 12:19 PM
What you need to understand about Augusta National Golf Course's decision to admit women for the first time is this: It was never about golf.
For those who supported the 80-year-old home of the Masters, it was about the right of a private club to...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 6:55 PM
Baltimore's city solicitor defended Friday the purchase of high-tech phones and other equipment by MayorStephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration — an expense that has been questioned by another top City Hall official.
George A. Nilson said the...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 6:29 PM
Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake continued to spar Monday over the purchase of phone-related equipment by the mayor's technology office, purchases Pratt says violate city procurement regulations.
Pratt, who has...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 6:36 PM
As the Baltimore comptroller's office was seeking bids for a multimillion-dollar upgrade of the city government's telephone system last year, the mayor's technology office was buying about $500,000 worth of equipment that could be used for the same kind...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:54 AM
Dick Van Dyke brought his characteristic charm to the SAG Awards this weekend, and Internet users dutifully searched for all sorts of details on him -- anything to distract us from the icy weather that caused school closings from here to Ann Arbor. ...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt took a jumbo check to the city's Board of Estimates meeting Wednesday to represent the $2.8 million she says the city has wasted since June on its outdated, expensive phone system.
It was the second time in three...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 12:45 PM
In June 2009, my husband Sam and I slammed down the hatchback of our Honda CRV, the interior bulging with containers of Legos and books, school supplies and board games, and a box of shoes, a tin of Old Bay in the glove compartment. On the roof was a...
| 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...