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  • At Kake Korner, Ulman touts Route 1 tax credit program as sweet deal

    At Kake Korner, Ulman touts Route 1 tax credit program as sweet deal
    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced on Wednesday a new tax credit program aimed at incentivizing revitalization along the aging Route 1 corridor. Standing in front of Kake Korner, a pastry shop on Route 1 in North Laurel, Ulman said he hoped the...
  • Harford mall, Looney's Pub report thefts [Police blotter]

    Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Chantel Wanita Grace, 19, of the 3700 block of Federal Lane, was charged Monday with disorderly conduct and failure to obey a police order. Items were stolen on Spesutia Road...
  • Tax breaks for 'House of Cards' fall short

    Tax breaks for 'House of Cards' fall short
    The breakdown in Annapolis over boosting incentives for films and television series shot in Maryland has left the state without enough money to give Netflix's "House of Cards" what it was seeking to produce its next season here, officials acknowledged...
  • Maryland launches new tax credit program

    Maryland launches new tax credit program
    The state has started a new tax credit program designed to help make home ownership more affordable for working families, Housing and Community Development Secretary Raymond A. Skinner said Thursday. The Maryland HomeCredit program allows eligible...
  • Reversing the crab collapse [Commentary]

    Reversing the crab collapse [Commentary]
    The recent bad news on the serious decline in female blue crabs (" May 1) and the subsequent editorial ("Singing the blues," May 5) calling for much tighter harvest restrictions should be a wake-up call for all who care about the Chesapeake Bay. The...
  • Pennies for the arts, millions for Netflix [Letter]

    Pennies for the arts, millions for Netflix [Letter]
    The Maryland General Assembly has shown that funding for the arts is more precarious than a house of cards ("How the 'House of Cards' film tax credit shrank," April 8). Our homegrown nonprofit arts groups simply cannot compete in glamour with the...
  • Arts funding diverted to help keep film industry in Maryland

    Arts funding diverted to help keep film industry in Maryland
    Netflix's Capitol Hill drama "House of Cards" may receive millions more in tax credits to continue filming in Maryland, now that the General Assembly has agreed to make more funding available. But the local arts community may not like the politics. To...
  • Crabbing moratorium isn't the answer [Letter]

    Crabbing moratorium isn't the answer [Letter]
    In response to Dan Rodricks' article, "Stop tinkering: Ban crabbing for a year" (May 4) I must say that his solution to the Chesapeake Bay's crab shortage, placing a moratorium on crab harvesting, is too simple and elementary for this complex and multi-...
  • Ban commercial harvesting of female crabs [Letter]

    Ban commercial harvesting of female crabs [Letter]
    While I seldom agree with columnist Dan Rodricks, his commentary on the Chesapeake Bay's declining crab population hit the nail on the head ("It's time to stop tinkering and just ban crabbing for one year," May 3). My family is from the Eastern Shore,...
  • Crab moratorium the right thing to do [Letter]

    Crab moratorium the right thing to do [Letter]
    Dan Rodricks' recommendation for a one-year moratorium on the crab harvest is correct ("It's time to stop tinkering and just ban crabbing for one year," May 3). The members of the Maryland General have a history of not showing courage when faced with...
  • Maryland and 'House of Cards' reach deal to keep series in state

    Maryland and 'House of Cards' reach deal to keep series in state
    "House of Cards" and the state of Maryland reached a deal late Friday that will keep the Netflix series in state to film Season 3. "Spoiler alert: we're going to keep the 3,700 jobs and more than 100 million dollars of economic activity and investment...
  • Franchot urges veto of wind farm curb

    Franchot urges veto of wind farm curb
    Comptroller Peter Franchot urged Gov. Martin O'Malley on Wednesday to veto a bill that would halt a major wind energy project on the Eastern Shore, arguing that Somerset County desperately needs the jobs the project would generate. Franchot wrote in a...