| Jan 31, 2013
| 10:17 AM
In the six months that have passed since Margaret Fulcher received her most recent homeowners insurance policy, she has moved on from being shocked to simply incensed.
The premium to fully insure her Baltimore rowhouse increased fourfold last year ...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Forty-five years ago, I bought a set of electric curlers. They were made in America by Americans. They seemed expensive at that time. As it turned out, I was wrong about the price. After thousands of uses, they turned out to be a superb bargain —...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 3:57 PM
The staff at Anne Arundel Medical Center considered canceling some surgeries on a recent weekend because the hospital was running low on a common drug used to help bring people out from under anesthesia.
It is the kind of problem hospitals and doctors...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 5:40 PM
About 400 retired Baltimore County Police Department employees could see their health insurance premiums reduced and past overpayments reimbursed, after the Maryland Court of Appeals ruled Monday in favor of a grievance brought by the police union....
| Dec 2, 2012
Hearings begin Monday in a case that will decide whether Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers can expect higher distribution charges next year.
BGE is asking for increases that would come to about $6.62 a month for the typical residential electric...
| Nov 28, 2012
We're officially into Christmas buying season -- when American consumers determine the fate of American retailers and, indirectly, the American economy.
What's often forgotten is that consumers are also workers, and if their pay doesn't keep up, they...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Vocus, a Beltsville digital marketing company that's growing fast, has a number of useful services for marketers and public relations pros. One of them is PRWeb, a news release service that disseminates business announcements all over the web.
| Nov 13, 2012
| 12:04 PM
The debate about whether the United States should export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Cove Point and other waterfront terminals has been going on for months. It is time for action.
The United States has an abundance of cheap natural gas, thanks to...
| Nov 18, 2012
When Gail Folena-Wasserman joined Gaithersburg biotechnology startup MedImmune in 1991, she was its first employee in research and development, and dreamed of what the company might be "when it grew up."
Two decades later, the senior vice president for...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 5:11 PM
— It's quiet these days at Dominion's liquefied natural gas terminal in the Chesapeake Bay. Only five tankers docked last year at the pier a mile off the Calvert County shoreline, and not much traffic is expected this year, either.
But thanks in...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Pazza Luna is postponing its regular Monday night pasta night, and will offer a special Valentine's Day menu on Monday, February 14. Pictured: From Dunkin' Donuts, the new Cupid's Choice heart-shaped donut, a heart-shaped yeast shell donut filled with...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 4:22 PM
B, usually closed on Mondays, will be open on Monday, February 14 and serving both a fixed-price and a la carte menu. Still room as of 1:24.Cinghiale is offering a $76 (or $116 with paired wines) fixed-price menu on Monday,......