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  • Here comes the sun - and the solar panels - in Harford

    Here comes the sun - and the solar panels - in Harford
    Sunny days can mean many things to different people: vacations, open pools, outdoor festivals and fairs. For the many new users of solar panels in Harford County, though, the summer sun means their investment in "greener" energy is paying off. The...
  • City says largest supermarket to open in Howard Park after years of lobbying

    City says largest supermarket to open in Howard Park after years of lobbying
    Residents of one of Baltimore's many "food deserts" will gain more access to fresh meats and produce when what officials say is the city's largest grocery store opens Thursday in Howard Park. The 67,000-square-foot ShopRite store reflects a push to...
  • Tax sales tax city [Commentary]

    Baltimore City auctioned off more than $20 million worth of tax, water and other liens this spring in an online auction. These liens are tied to almost 7,000 properties, assessed at a total of more than $720 million. But while the tax sale system...
  • Stake in Sparrows Point could be sold to local group

    Stake in Sparrows Point could be sold to local group
    The owner of the closed Sparrows Point steel mill is working on selling a "significant percentage" of its stake in the property to local buyers, raising hopes for its eventual redevelopment. An attorney disclosed the potential sale this week in a court...
  • D. A. Davidson & Co. opens Baltimore office

    D. A. Davidson & Co. opens Baltimore office
    Montana-based financial services firm Davidson Companies said this week its investment unit will open an office in downtown Baltimore focused on real estate investment banking, with the hope of creating a base from which to expand the company's East Coast...
  • Forging a smart growth economy [Commentary]

    Forging a smart growth economy [Commentary]
    The best state in the nation for innovation and entrepreneurship three years in a row is Maryland. This is according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (hardly a mouthpiece for the Maryland Democratic Party), which also ranks Maryland No. 1 for STEM...
  • Grow Md. economy through innovation [Letter]

    Grow Md. economy through innovation [Letter]
    The Sun's editorial, "Maryland's stagnant economy" (June 12), noted that a better way to improve economic growth is to "foster private investment and entrepreneurship, start-ups and business incubators," in addition to action being taken by the state...
  • Harborplace owners move forward with plans to improve pavilions

    Harborplace owners move forward with plans to improve pavilions
    Baltimore officials said the owners of Harborplace are moving closer to renovating the signature Inner Harbor properties, which have faded since their celebrated opening more than 30 years ago into a collection of stores dominated by chain restaurants,...
  • T. Rowe Price chairman to give up portfolio management role

    T. Rowe Price chairman to give up portfolio management role
    The chief investment officer and chairman of T. Rowe Price will step down next year as portfolio manager of one of the company’s biggest investment funds. Brian C. Rogers, who has managed the Equity Income Fund since its start in 1985, will remain...
  • Katzen Eye Group acquired by private equity firm

    Katzen Eye Group acquired by private equity firm
    Home-grown Katzen Eye Group has been acquired by a large private equity investment firm based in Los Angeles in a deal the eye care company hopes will help it to expand into a regional — and eventually national — brand. Varsity Healthcare...
  • Jane W. Dickinson, executive secretary

    Jane W. Dickinson, executive secretary
    Jane W. Dickinson, a retired executive secretary and community activist, died Feb. 13 of complications from a stroke at Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. She was 94. "Jane was outgoing and friendly and was involved in everything in a very...
  • Carroll-Camden area hopes Horseshoe casino brings luck

    Carroll-Camden area hopes Horseshoe casino brings luck
    The gleaming new Horseshoe Casino Baltimore that greets visitors entering the city on Russell Street rises from gritty surroundings, flanked by a Holiday Inn Express and a concrete bunker-like block of storage units. Those two neighboring properties...