| Oct 7, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Hundreds of miles of new fiber-optic cable about as thick as a garden hose are lighting 21st-century ambitions from one end of Maryland to the other.
Economic development officials imagine businesses opening or expanding thanks to more robust Internet...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:08 PM
A $400 million gambling complex that will house a "world-class" casino is rising along Baltimore's Russell Street — land that until last year was barred from construction because of the risk of flooding.
City officials' high hopes for casino...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services has shown leadership and courage in its commitment to supporting positive transitions for individuals re-entering the Baltimore City community from incarceration ("Closing prison's...
| Oct 12, 2013
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. faces a difficult fight in its $2.3 billion quest to acquire rival Men's Wearhouse, experts say.
And that's not only because Houston-based Men's Wearhouse said it doesn't want to sell out to Jos. A. Bank.
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:07 AM
An independent grocer's profit margin is so slim that Baltimore's bottled-beverage tax may be to blame for the pending demise of Santoni's Supermarket, industry experts said Monday.
"It was, in my opinion, a prime factor" said Jeff Metzger, publisher of...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Bel Air's Board of Town Commissioners recently honored a local business that occupies a unique niche in the world of health care.
During the most recent town meeting on July 15, Mayor Edward Hopkins presented a proclamation to Lisa Limberger, founder and...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:38 AM
By now, you probably know the names of the politicians involved on both sides of the Harbor Point debate — the ongoing argument over $107 million in public financing for the $1.8 billion waterfront project.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, among...
| 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 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...