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Manufacturing and Engineering

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  • April is a good time for planting trees

    April is a good time for planting trees
    I ordered some trees from North Carolina and the nursery wanted to send them in February. What is a good time to have them delivered? You can't put the trees into the ground until the soil is workable, meaning it's dry enough so a clump crumbles in...
  • Labor dispute a stubborn anchor on port business in Baltimore

    Labor dispute a stubborn anchor on port business in Baltimore
    The port of Baltimore's continuing labor dispute, which boiled over in a three-day dockworkers strike in October before a three-month "cooling-off" period, now simmers with uncertainty. Labor peace in the port seems precarious. A contract covering the...
  • Carnival comes back [Editorial]

    Carnival comes back  [Editorial]
    It seems strange to celebrate the return of a ship that hasn't left yet, but that's what the recent announcement that the Carnival Pride will be sailing out of Baltimore beginning in March of 2015 amounts to. Last summer, Carnival Cruise Lines announced...
  • Franchot, Kopp fight transfer of pension money

    Franchot, Kopp fight transfer of pension money
    Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp and Comptroller Peter Franchot warned senators Wednesday that Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposal to divert $100 million a year from the state pension fund to next year's budget threatens the long-term health of the retirement system....
  • Howard earns AAA rating for 17th year

    For the seventeenth year in a row, Howard County has earned a AAA bond rating from all of the "big three" ratings agencies. Howard was one of only 40 counties out of 3,000 in the nation to receive the highest possible rating from Fitch Ratings, Moody's...
  • Costs for Red, Purple lines increase, even as major funding is proposed

    Costs for Red, Purple lines increase, even as major funding is proposed
    The estimated costs for the Red and Purple transit lines in Baltimore and suburban Washington increased in recent years, an analysis released Wednesday by the Federal Transit Administration showed. The Red Line, which would cut west-to-east across and at...
  • Harford bonds get top ratings ahead of $40 million sale on March 11

    Harford bonds get top ratings ahead of $40 million sale on March 11
    Harford County government has received top ratings from the nation's three major municipal bond rating agencies in advance of a $40 million bond sale scheduled for March 11. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services informed the county Tuesday it had upgraded...
  • Digital fabrication company brings advanced manufacturing to UMBC

    Digital fabrication company brings advanced manufacturing to UMBC
    It's Tuesday morning and the whir of machinery fills the room at the newest company to join the south campus of BWTech Research and Technology Park at UMBC. Technician Steven Turrentine, 50, of Catonsville, has just programmed an infrared laser...
  • Time to do away with UCBAC title games [Editorial]

    Time to do away with UCBAC title games [Editorial]
    Last spring, the Harford Tech girls lacrosse team had a good season, so good they ended up as the top team in the Susquehanna Division of the Harford and Cecil high school athletic league known as the Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference. It's a...
  • Richard A. Hartman, CEO of Automobile Club of Md.

    Richard A. Hartman, CEO of Automobile Club of Md.
    Richard A. Hartman, former president and CEO of the Automobile Club of Maryland who fought at the Battle of the Bulge, died Feb. 28 of complications from cancer and renal failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The former longtime Cedarcroft resident...
  • Pnina Wilkins, interior designer

    Pnina Wilkins, interior designer
    Pnina Wilkins, an interior designer and past president of Hadassah, died Feb. 22 of heart failure at Seasons Hospice in Randallstown. She was 90. The daughter of Benjamin Laikin, a wiping cloths manufacturer, and Anna Golomb Laikin, a homemaker, Pnina...
  • Speed camera reform bill passes General Assembly

    Speed camera reform bill passes General Assembly
    The Maryland General Assembly approved legislation Thursday that will provide new protections for motorists from erroneous tickets and other speed camera abuses, sending the bill to the governor for his expected signature. The compromise measure —...