| Apr 26, 2012
| 2:23 PM
The Howard County Board of Education unanimously approved Renee Foose to be its new superintendent Thursday afternoon in Ellicott City.
"It's official," said Board Chairwoman Sandra French, after she and Foose signed the four-year contract that will...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Buoyed by rising assets under management and market gains, T. Rowe Price Group reported Wednesday that it earned $247.3 million, or 94 cents per share, for the third quarter.
Revenue reached $769.7 million for the three months ending Sept. 30.
| May 23, 2012
| 4:10 PM
Three newly elected members of the Havre de Grace City Council were sworn in during a brief ceremony as part of Monday night's council meeting.
Harford County Circuit Court – and Havre de Grace resident – Judge Emory Plitt administered the...
| May 22, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Bel Air's town employees will get a 3 percent raise in July and residents of English Country Manor should soon get their long sought traffic light at Gateway Drive and Boulton Street under the 2013 town budget that received final approval from the Board...
| May 29, 2012
| 12:06 PM
Restaurateurs expect the summer tourism season to be better than the past few summers, Nation's Restaurant News is reporting.
Easing gas prices and growing consumer confidence bode well for travel and tourism, which should help restaurant sales, the...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 9:44 AM
TAMPA, Fla. -- Working to preempt a parade of Republican governors who will take the stage tonight at their party's national convention, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said here that the GOP vision for the nation's economy would "spell disaster for...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 7:05 PM
TAMPA, Fla. —Former Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. rushed through a convention hall that holds more than 15,000 journalists to get to an interview about why Republican nominee Mitt Romney should be elected president.
Across town, Democratic...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Tonight is Fashion's Night Out, and not only in New York City.
Baltimore area shopping destinations are getting in on the fashion world's "shopping extravaganza," a single night that started in New York in 2009 to highlight fashion, restore consumer...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Does anyone really think that the explosion in the size of federal, state and local governments and their intrusion into every aspect of American life has no relationship to the failing economy and the spectacular decline in consumer confidence?
| Jul 15, 2012
It's the height of summer, but inside many Baltimore-area stores, fall has arrived.
While shoppers sorted through racks of discounted shorts and tank tops, retailers at White Marsh Mall began displaying school backpacks and uniforms. Area Target stores...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Here's a quiz for all current and future college students and their families: Which of the following has risen in price the most sharply over the last several decades — tuition, health care, the consumer price index or textbooks?
For the correct...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley and the Democratic leaders of the General Assembly are proposing to raise taxes on gasoline by $2 billion over five years to pay for highways, transit and other transportation projects.
The legislation endorsed by the governor,...