| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:59 PM
A pharmaceutical company, a corporate-data analytics firm and a lighting company learned Monday night that they won the top prizes at the state's inaugural competition for start-up firms — $100,000 each.
The InvestMaryland Challenge drew entries...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Colleges and universities charge too much, deliver too little and channel too many students into a lifetime of debt. Genuine reform must be brought to bear to curb those abuses.
College graduates still earn more and are unemployed less often. However,...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:46 PM
First Mariner Bancorp announced Friday that it is dropping out of an agreement that called for Priam Capital Fund I, a New York investment firm, to invest $36.4 million in the Baltimore-based bank holding company.
"Circumstances of the bank have...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Harford County Executive David Craig's proposed capital budget for 2013 features some new projects that residents could see this year.
One project of interest in Havre de Grace is a long planned addition to the Susquehanna Hose Company's Number 3...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 10:10 AM
When the Orioles open their season Friday, it's a safe bet that while many in attendance will be rooting for the home team (and some for the visitors, alas), all will appreciate the venue. Oriole Park at Camden Yards has remained one of the great...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Maryland's unemployment rate in January fell to the lowest level in three years, reflecting an improving economy that spurred the state's employers to add 5,000 jobs during the month, the U.S. Department of Labor announced Tuesday.
The state's jobless...
| Apr 1, 2012
Harbor East, Harbor Point and most of Locust Point would be removed from a state enterprise zone that offers businesses tax breaks under new maps drawn up by the Baltimore Development Corp.
The Baltimore City Council will review the plan this month to...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Give anyone age 40 and older a time machine and they would likely go back to their early 20s — to open an IRA.
That's because by 40, many of us have learned the miracle of compound earnings over time. We kick ourselves for not socking away even...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Football and politics meet again: Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue and his wife have said they will give $100,000 to Maryland's same-sex marriage campaign.
The donation, reported first by the Washington Blade, is the latest in what is becoming...
| May 31, 2012
| 4:02 AM
Today's forecast calls for sunny skies and a high temperature near 84 degrees. Thursday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low temperature around 65 degrees.
Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues as you plan your...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Maryland's state treasurer, Nancy Kopp, has duties that include supervising more than $36 billion in investments for the pension fund covering state employees and teachers. It's her business to protect and grow that portfolio for years to come, and that...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 10:01 AM
Corporate Office Properties Trust, a real estate investment and development firm based in Columbia, is offering 7.5 million new common stock shares for $24.75 apiece, the company announced Thursday.
An additional 1.1 million shares have been offered to...