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  • Ellicott City: Sieg honored for efforts to restore Whipps Garden Park Cemetery

    On June 2, over 50 community members and dignitaries gathered to honor Barbara Sieg for her 25 years of service restoring and protecting the historic Whipps Garden Park Cemetery. The event began with an invocation given by the Rev. Gigie Sijera-Grant,...
  • Bobby Jindal: The next vice president?

    Bobby Jindal: The next vice president?
    Republican Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana last weekend won re-election with a staggering 65.8 percent of the vote in a state that remains heavily Democratic. It is, the governor's office contends, the highest percentage achieved by a candidate since...
  • A roadmap for city schools

    A roadmap for city schools
    The physical needs of Baltimore City schools seem overwhelming. Leaky roofs, faulty boilers, boarded-over windows, broken or non-existent air conditioning, unusable water fountains and outmoded science labs. Baltimore has the oldest inventory of schools...
  • The Interview: Randall M. Griffin has overseen growth of COPT

    The Interview: Randall M. Griffin has overseen growth of COPT
    He's led the Columbia-based company through two recessions and overseen its growth into a nationally known developer with $5 billion in assets and a specialty in high-security buildings for defense agency and defense contractor tenants. In March, Randall...
  • No 'courtesy' for Wegmans

    No 'courtesy' for Wegmans
    Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond faces the kind of decision that makes a job like hers tough. She is being asked whether to allow the rezoning of an empty industrial site in Owings Mills to allow a major retail development anchored by a Wegmans....
  • Mississippi biotech startup moves to Baltimore

    Mississippi biotech startup moves to Baltimore
    Ken Malone and the board members of his startup biotech company gathered in a conference room at the University of Southern Mississippi last October to make a gut-wrenching decision. Ablitech Inc.'s funding was slowly drying up, and it couldn't find...
  • A tax cut that could make sense

    A tax cut that could make sense
    At an appearance before a business group in Howard County, state Sen. Edward Kasemeyer recently made a comment that he'd like to see Maryland's corporate tax rolled back from the current 8.25 percent by one-quarter of a percentage point per year for...
  • COPT: Art of the successful workplace

    COPT: Art of the successful workplace
    COPT might be a prominent real estate investment trust that specializes in serving U.S. government and defense information technology tenants, but it's also an arts patron. A big one. In October, the Columbia-based firm was named one of the 10 Best...
  • Tax reform to believe in

    Tax reform to believe in
    Americans could scarcely be blamed for viewing any proposal to "simplify" taxes with skepticism. From Steve Forbes' flat tax of 1996 to Herman Cain's recent 9-9-9 proposal, efforts to make taxes simpler have usually meant — at least when held up...
  • City economic development chief Brodie to retire

    City economic development chief Brodie to retire
    M.J. "Jay" Brodie, who has headed Baltimore's economic development agency under four mayors and helped shepherd projects such as the Harbor East redevelopment, said Thursday he plans to retire. The Baltimore native and former city housing commissioner is...
  • Study says wages for families in Carroll don't keep up with costs

    Costs for Carroll County families have risen more quickly than wages over the past decade, making self-sufficiency harder to achieve, according to a new study. A Carroll County family of one adult, a preschooler and a school-aged child needs $58,463 a...
  • Carroll County wages don't keep up with costs

    Costs for Carroll County families have risen more quickly than wages over the past decade, making self-sufficiency harder to achieve, according to a new study. A Carroll County family of one adult, a preschooler and a school-aged child needs $58,463 a...