| Mar 15, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Mayo A. Shattuck III, who coordinated the sale of two Baltimore institutions to out-of-state concerns and ran the region's power company for a volatile decade, has retired from the parent of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.
Chicago-based Exelon Corp. didn'...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I can hear 'em now. "He's a good guy"; "He's a family man"; "He'll govern like a moderate"; "It will be so good for the country"; "He's post-partisan."
That the election of a mixed-race candidate for president sent positive messages about America around...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Sen. Ben Cardin joined local business leaders and elected officials Friday in Howard County for an informal town hall meeting to discuss the impact of sequestration and federal budget battles on the county's business community.
"It is affecting our...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Waste Industries, Harford County's biggest trash collection company, will be taking over the customers of Alley Cat Trash Removal, Harford County's Public Works Department confirmed Friday.
Waste Industries, which owns and operates Harford Sanitation...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Brenda Richardson "used to spend any time off running like a madwoman catching up on home projects," says the Towson endodontist.
She has since farmed out tasks such as meeting workmen, running errands and waiting for deliveries to Beth Adams and...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 11:33 AM
A hearing is scheduled for next month in a Towson law firm's challenge of the Recher Theatre's liquor license, Baltimore County officials said Thursday.
Liquor Board Chief Administrator Mike Mohler said the hearing, which is the result of a petition...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:31 PM
You make a call from your land line or text a friend from your smartphone. You browse an online retailer for clothing, a book or music; you create a wish list or write a review.
You walk past a security camera outside your home; you use GPS to find...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Imagine you are a benevolent monarch and you have the power to institute a sales tax. (Even benevolent government has to be financed, after all.) Would you set one up that gave preference to sellers located outside your kingdom and penalized your own...
| May 28, 2013
| 11:10 AM
As the five-year anniversary of the Lehman Bros. bankruptcy and the collapse of the mortgage market approaches, Americans are still struggling to cope with the consequences of the Great Recession. More than 4 million households have lost their homes to...
| May 31, 2013
| 3:37 PM
At one point during the three years that Harbor Bank of Maryland operated under heightened federal scrutiny, a regulator asked CEO Joseph Haskins Jr. why he stuck it out. Why not just retire?
But for Haskins, one of the founders of the Baltimore bank in...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Baltimore school union leaders questioned the need for an outside firm to conduct a national search for the next permanent superintendent Thursday as the school board began the process of hiring a consultant.
Neil Duke, chair of the city school board,...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Annette Walter was chief operating officer of a fast-growing Baltimore real estate company. Her husband, Shawn, a former construction project manager, had launched a successful career in sales.
But in March, the Hunt Valley couple walked away from the...