| Sep 14, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Kristina and Anthony Pannone spent eight months looking for a house. The ones they liked kept getting snapped up, until they finally topped three other would-be buyers for a place in Columbia — by offering $5,100 more than the asking price.
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:16 PM
The Baltimore County Council on Monday approved leasing a valuable piece of land to a Towson developer, over the objections of a councilwoman who said the deal negotiated by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's administration lacked transparency.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 11:46 AM
If you didn't get a Bel Air town property tax bill yet, the town wants to hear from you.
Town officials Monday disclosed a snafu in processing and mailing this year's property tax bills that delayed them getting to homeowners and business owners at the...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Two years after the Obama administration relaunched an effort to get rid of surplus federal buildings, almost all of the excess property identified in Maryland remains in government hands, a review by The Baltimore Sun has found.
Red tape, lack of...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Traditional is a word rarely found in the vocabulary of Michael and Jennifer Schiff — except when defined as love for family, friends and each other.
"Different is the theme of our lives," explained Jennifer Schiff, a 30-year-old real estate agent...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Even before local and federal agents raided Jade Heart Health in Towson in March and charged its operators with prostitution and human trafficking, what went on at the massage parlor at 1404 E. Joppa Road was hardly a secret.
Men arrived day and night...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 3:15 AM
An election is under way in the Town of Bel Air, but it might be a quiet one.
With Commissioner David E. Carey choosing not to seek another four-year term, the two candidates who filed before the deadline are all but guaranteed the two open seats on the...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Maryland's largest distributor of wine and spirits is moving its headquarters to White Marsh, taking more than 500 jobs from Anne Arundel to Baltimore County.
Baltimore County officials said Wednesday that Reliable Churchill will consolidate its...
| Oct 13, 2013
"Robotic parking" might conjure up images of a far-off future. Wes Guckert is trying to make it a lot more common now.
Also known as automated parking garages, such facilities are the vehicle version of a high-tech warehouse: Hydraulic lifters "park" the...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:16 AM
Family scrapbooks hold so much history!
Getting back to some of the many years of the Ryland Lee Mitchell donated books, we found the scrapbook of the year of 1972 very interesting. Within its pages were clippings of articles about some of Aberdeen's...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Earlier this month, incumbent Howard County Register of Wills Byron Macfarlane announced his intention to run for re-election in 2014. Which begs an important question: What exactly does a register of wills do?
As might be inferred from his title,...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
For Catonsville residents, "Life is Great in 21228" is more than a slogan on a bumper sticker.
It's the walkability from their homes to restaurants on Frederick Road, the Catonsville Library and area parks. It's the weekly free concerts in the...