| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:00 AM
As the government shutdown continues, credit unions whose members are federal workers offering low-rate loans and other assistance. Here is just a sampling, but check out your credit union if you need money to tied you offer while your paycheck is delayed...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:00 AM
In a 3-2 vote, the Board of Carroll County Commissioners voted in favor of extending the moratorium on the education impact fee through fiscal year 2016.
Commissioners Robin Frazier, Richard Rothschild and David Roush supported the measure Oct. 3,...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
When Dan and Margo Duesterhaus moved into their Ellicott City home 12 years ago, the solar power movement was still more concept than reality. But the couple had always been environmentally conscious, and they put their ideals into action.
| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Charles Neal Mauck, 26, of the 100 block of Poplar Hill Road, was charged Sunday with drug possession other than marijuana.
Aberdeen police report:
Joy Shontel Perry, 24, of the 5500 block of Cadillac Avenue in Gwynn Oak, was charged Monday...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:40 AM
In spite of opposition by 72 percent of the American public, Republican members of the House of Representatives have driven the government, and possibly the economy, over the shutdown cliff. More ominous is their threat not to agree to an increase in...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot and the Maryland Health Care For All Coalition are encouraging small businesses in Anne Arundel County to use federal tax credits available through the Affordable Care Act to cover some of the costs of providing...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Under the health reform law, everyone who files a federal income tax form is required to have insurance. Most employers also have to offer it. The idea is that for reform to work, everyone needs to enroll so that there is a good mix of healthy and sick...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Just three months after Baltimore officials caused an uproar by unexpectedly raising the property taxes of 315 owners, the city is once again revising those bills.
Michael Plaisted saw the July tax bill on his Ridgely's Delight condo jump from about $1,...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:18 AM
Beginning today, millions of Americans — and hundreds of thousands of Marylanders — who could not afford health insurance, or didn't have access to it, will finally be able to sign up for coverage through health marketplaces like the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Among the most annoying calculations in modern life are those that project how much money you could save over the course of a year if you did something simple, like give up your daily Starbucks.
It is always these modest pleasures that are targeted...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Even before local and federal agents raided Jade Heart Health in Towson in March and charged its operators with prostitution and human trafficking, what went on at the massage parlor at 1404 E. Joppa Road was hardly a secret.
Men arrived day and night...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Friday that the persistence of tax bill errors is a "serious problem," even as criticism of her administration grew over errors that have caused the cash-strapped city to miss out on revenue.
Rawlings-Blake said she is...