| May 22, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Harford County officials were all smiles as their fiber-optic system, designed to give every school, library, volunteer fire company, law enforcement and local government agency equal access to high-speed Internet, went live Thursday.
| May 22, 2014
| 5:14 PM
Verizon Communications announced this week that its expanded Fios DVR television service is now available in the Baltimore region.
The Quantum TV set top box can record six or 12 programs at once, depending on the customer's service plan, said Harry J....
| May 2, 2014
| 4:48 PM
On one side are technologists, preaching that open access to unlimited Internet bandwidth is the bedrock of innovation for a 21st-century economy — and is under threat.
On the other are telecommunications giants that say they are equally committed...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:34 AM
The proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner highlights the vast gap between the imagined world the broadband industry's critics and the real world in which these companies must compete.
For years, the critics have advocated forcing companies...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:34 PM
The Havre de Grace Activity Center is without heat or air conditioning after contractors hit the center's geothermal heating and cooling line causing a coolant leak Monday afternoon, fire officials said.
The contractors were laying fiber-optic cable...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:44 PM
The filing deadline is just days away, and while a number of candidates have filed for Harford County executive and county council, a few slots remain open in both the Democratic and Republican party primary races.
Candidates for county and state...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:50 PM
It had been years since Tammy Bresnahan dialed 936-1212 to hear the Baltimore-area weather forecast, and when she called it again last month, she was surprised to learn the once-popular hot line had been disconnected.
"The weather's been kind of...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Drivers have reported that new cell phone blocking technology at the Baltimore City Detention Center may be extending beyond the jail's walls, despite assurances to the contrary.
Three people have told The Baltimore Sun that they were using their cell...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:19 PM
There was lots of mail on the Fox telecast of the Ravens' epic win Sunday over the Vikings.
In the interest of getting more reader reaction into this post, I'll keep my words to a minimum. I'll try anyway. I've noticed the "Z responds" part is sometimes...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Brie Daugherty doesn't object to the Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. replacing a gas line in her Arbutus neighborhood.
It's the flooded basement — courtesy of a sewer line broken by a BGE contractor — that bothers her.
| Sep 22, 2013
| 7:12 AM
TESSCO Technologies supplies 30,000 different products to the wireless industry, the vast majority of them the sort that the nation's cellphone users don't see or hardly notice. Antennas. Cable. Industrial surge protectors. Ceiling tile enclosures that...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Harford County Chamber of Commerce held its 21st annual Harford Award on Sept. 18 as the Water's Edge Events Center in Belcamp's inaugural event.
The theme was "Businesses in Bloom," and more than 300 business members were in attendance to honor this...