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  • 1st Mariner Bank heads to auction

    1st Mariner Bank heads to auction
    The future of 1st Mariner, Baltimore's largest independent bank, could be decided this week. A bankruptcy judge approved First Mariner Bancorp's request last month to sell its bank as part of the parent company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. Bids for...
  • Harford Water Authority status moving along, county executive reports [Letter]

    As you are aware, Harford County has joined with the Cities of Aberdeen and Havre de Grace and the Town of Bel Air to consider the formation of a Regional Water Authority. I would like to take the opportunity to provide the citizens of this county with...
  • Mayor's $2.5 billion budget includes property tax break, no cuts in services

    Mayor's $2.5 billion budget includes property tax break, no cuts in services
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will unveil a proposed $2.5 billion budget Wednesday that would give city workers a 2 percent raise and — for the first time since 2008 — would not cut city services, officials said. The plan includes the...
  • Eastpoint Mall sold to Baltimore firm

    Eastpoint Mall sold to Baltimore firm
    A Baltimore-based real estate company acquired the troubled Eastpoint Mall last month for $33.4 million, only slightly more than the 68-acre property fetched at auction in 2012. P. David Bramble, managing partner of buyer MCB Real Estate LLC, said the...
  • Legg Mason to acquire QS Investors

    Legg Mason to acquire QS Investors
    Legg Mason Inc. has agreed to acquire QS Investors, a New York-based investment firm with $4.1 billion in assets under management and nearly $100 billion in assets under advisory. Financial terms of the deal, announced Tuesday, were not disclosed. The...
  • COPT reports gains as it completes repositioning

    COPT reports gains as it completes repositioning
    Profits at Corporate Office Properties Trust, a Columbia-based owner and developer of office parks, rose for the three months that ended Dec. 31, as the real estate investment trust finished repositioning its portfolio. "We have completed the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Businesses invest in education [Commentary]

    Businesses invest in education [Commentary]
    Business leaders are investing in education in Baltimore, and not just out of charity or to "give back." While both are worthy purposes, our business leaders recognize the bottom line value in a growing and diverse Baltimore economy. Investment in...
  • 1st Mariner Bank to be sold to investors

    1st Mariner Bank to be sold to investors
    The parent company of 1st Mariner Bank said Monday that it has signed a deal to sell the bank after years of regulatory demands that it increase its capital, potentially ending the company's long struggle to right itself after the mortgage crisis. A...
  • David Craig: The State of Harford County 2014

    The following is the text of Harford County Executive David Craig's State of the County Address delivered to the Harford County Council on Feb. 4, 2014: Good evening Council President Boniface, Members of the County Council, and fellow citizens.  When...
  • The Bernanke legacy [Editorial]

    The Bernanke legacy  [Editorial]
    Outgoing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, 60, probably won't win many popularity contests. He's frequently been vilified by the political left for doing too little and by the right for doing too much. Most Americans probably have no idea what he...