| Dec 19, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Maryland's second-in-command on economic development matters will step into the top job in January when the current secretary leaves for the private sector, state officials announced Wednesday.
Dominick Murray, who joined the Maryland Department of...
| Dec 22, 2012
The new green at Maryland's state parks is cash, and lots of it.
This has been a banner year for the 66 parks, which logged nearly 11 million visitors by early December, 1.1 million more than at the same point last year. Long the destination of day...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 10:27 AM
The effort to connect former Sparrows Point workers with training for new careers gained more urgency last week as the final hopes of the steel mill reopening were dashed — and as the deadline to apply for the help or forever lose it fast approaches...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley Monday announced something that had been widely known in Baltimore at least for the last two weeks: That the Netflix series "House of Cards" was back in town to film its second season.
The White House Correspondents Dinner in...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Bill Burwell wants to see more Maryland firms competing globally.
"We want to enable Maryland firms to win in overseas markets," said Burwell, director of the U.S. Commercial Service in Baltimore, the Commerce Department's trade promotion arm and part of...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Maryland's competition for startup companies — with three grand prizes of $100,000 each — was narrowed to nine finalists Monday.
The companies, based largely in Baltimore and Montgomery County, were part of an original field of nearly 260...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Owings Mills has reason to celebrate as the new library is nearing completion at the Metro Center. Tentatively slated to open in the spring of 2013, this will be the largest branch in Baltimore County. A joint use facility, the library shares space with...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 4:55 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley has postponed his planned post-Thanksgiving economic development trip to the Middle East, saying he does not want to create a distraction during the conflict between Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
The governor's office...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 4:19 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is launching a micro-loan fund for small businesses in Baltimore, to help them hire and stabilize their businesses.
The effort, called BaltimoreMICRO, will enable small businesses with under $1 million in annual revenue...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 1:34 PM
A group formed by a Maryland businessman argued in a report released Monday that the state's Department of Business and Economic Development is a political marketing organization rather than the job-creation agency it should be.
The department needs to...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Protenergy Natural Foods Corp. expects to add as many as 100 workers to its Eastern Shore operations by next spring, the state announced Tuesday.
The Canadian food processing company, which currently employs 53 in Cambridge, is ramping up faster than...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 5:21 AM
Catonsville's bid to qualify for special state funding as a "Maryland Sustainable Community" received a boost last week as the Baltimore County Council passed a resolution Nov. 19 to support the designation.
Catonsville is one of four Baltimore County...