| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:15 AM
I see that the Baltimore Development Corp. has hired a Texas-based consultant to "develop a strategy [for Baltimore City] to improve its business climate" ("City to study ways to improve Baltimore's economic and business climate," Dec. 3).
In a previous...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:27 PM
With momentum building for higher hourly pay in Maryland, Rep. John Delaney, a co-sponsor of a federal minimum wage bill and a former CEO, urged Baltimore-area business leaders Thursday to have a voice in a measure he said is long overdue.
| Dec 14, 2013
| 12:11 PM
When demolition begins next week on several blocks of rowhomes, it will mark the start of a new phase for the nonprofit created by the city and others to redevelop 88 acres in East Baltimore just north of the Johns Hopkins University medical campus.
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:51 PM
Men's Wearhouse suddenly likes the way Jos. A. Bank Clothiers looks.
Under pressure from its shareholders after rejecting a takeover by Jos. A. Bank, Men's Wearhouse turned the tables Tuesday, proposing to buy its smaller rival for $1.2 billion.
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Though MGM Resorts International won the state's Prince George's County casino license just last month, the company has had a point man in Maryland for more than a year.
Lorenzo Creighton was tapped for the job of president and chief operating officer of...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:32 AM
The long-anticipated Carroll County Fiber Network is expected to be completed by Aug. 31, and the county could see new businesses forming or relocating to the county because of the network as soon as six months after that date.
The pace of new...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:59 PM
When the Orioles were sold 20 years ago today for $173 million at a bankruptcy auction in New York City, the sense was that the cavalry had come to rescue its community treasure.
Leading the charge of well-heeled Maryland investors was Baltimore...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:58 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley on Wednesday appointed Anne E. Hoskins, an executive with a New Jersey-based energy company, to the powerful board that regulates utility rates in Maryland.
Hoskins, a Baltimore resident, would fill the vacancy left on the Public...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Paul T. Walker Sr., a partner in the Washington law firm of Walker & Walker Associates who was moved to become a lawyer because of the civil rights movement of the 1960s, died July 25 of sarcoidosis at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 70.
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Two new state traffic laws went into effect Oct. 1. The new laws make using a hand-held cell phone or electronic device while driving a primary traffic offense and also requires all occupants of a vehicle to wear a seat belt. Prior to Oct. 1, drivers...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 2:49 PM
It's a war that seemingly ended a long time ago, being fought in the most unlikely of places: contraception, at homes for the elderly run by an order of Roman Catholic nuns.
The Little Sisters of the Poor, with a house in Catonsvlle, are fighting the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:25 PM
Robert Taylor says problems with alcohol cost him his job as a city laborer four years ago. He quit drinking, but without a permanent source of income or place to stay, it's been difficult for him to get back on his feet.
He's held a few odd jobs, but...