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  • Annapolis budget increases business taxes, lays off 7 employees

    Annapolis budget increases business taxes, lays off 7 employees
    The Annapolis City Council adopted a $96.5 million operating budget early Tuesday morning that lays off seven employees, increases a tax on businesses and increases some parking fines. The budget also eliminates the Annapolis Economic Development Corp.,...
  • NAACP to cut national staff 7%, citing financial concerns

    NAACP to cut national staff 7%, citing financial concerns
    The NAACP will lay off 7 percent of its national staff as it continues to search for a permanent leader, a decision the civil rights organization says is necessary because of financial concerns. "Like many nonprofits in transition during a difficult...
  • New head of NAACP, a relative unknown, has deep civil rights background

    New head of NAACP, a relative unknown, has deep civil rights background
    He'd been leader of a New Jersey social justice organization since 2008, making inroads on housing and employment issues, when Cornell Brooks, a soft-spoken lawyer and minister, got an opportunity he didn't see coming. The NAACP, a national...
  • Verizon Wireless to add 100-plus jobs in Maryland

    Verizon Wireless to add 100-plus jobs in Maryland
    Verizon Wireless said Friday that it is adding more than 100 retail and customer service jobs in Maryland, a move that comes on the heels of plans to cut about 380 jobs at a Hanover call center. The new positions will be full time and come with health...
  • UMUC to lay off 70 amid declining enrollments

    UMUC to lay off 70 amid declining enrollments
    The University of Maryland University College announced Friday that it would lay off 70 employees — the latest problem to hit the school that caters to nontraditional students, including members of the military, the federal government and working...
  • Sheraton City Center warns of layoffs

    Sheraton City Center warns of layoffs
    The management of the Sheraton Baltimore City Center warned the state Tuesday that it expects to lay off the majority of its workforce by the end of May and the large Fayette Street hotel could close. The notice filed with the Department of Labor,...
  • AAI in Hunt Valley lays off 24 workers

    AAI in Hunt Valley lays off 24 workers
    AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems, a Hunt Valley company known for its "Shadow" spy drones, has laid off 24 employees, officials confirmed on Thursday. The layoffs, which occurred Wednesday, affect about 2 percent of the more than 1,400 employees based in...
  • City of Annapolis budget hearings set for Monday

    City of Annapolis budget hearings set for Monday
    The Annapolis mayor and city council will hold public hearings on the city's proposed budget Monday night. The hearings are scheduled as part of the council's regular meeting at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 160 Duke of Gloucester St. Mayor Mike Pantelides'...
  • Annapolis residents question new mayor's inaugural budget

    Annapolis residents question new mayor's inaugural budget
    Sam Brice, a senior engineer who works for the city of Annapolis, told the mayor and city council Monday that residents expect a high level of service from local government. That, he said, requires employees who cost money. "Your employees are your most...
  • Loyola University Maryland lays off 15 employees

    Loyola University Maryland lays off 15 employees
    Loyola University Maryland has laid off 15 staff members and its president said Friday that the college had reached a "critical moment" where large tuition increases could no longer be sustained. The 15 layoffs did not include any faculty members, and...
  • New Annapolis mayor struggles in first months on job

    New Annapolis mayor struggles in first months on job
    Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides thought winning election as a Republican in a Democrat-dominated city would be hard. "The entire state was against me," he said. Governing has been even tougher. In the five months since his 59-vote victory,...
  • Local Patch editors among those to lose jobs

    Local Patch editors among those to lose jobs
    The editors of many local Patch websites were among a large number of employees reportedly laid off by the news company Wednesday, under a national "restructuring" by its new owner. Investment holding company Hale Global agreed to assume majority...