| Jul 20, 2014
| 8:22 PM
As baby boomers ebb out of the workforce and into retirement, financial advisers are helping wind down their clients' careers by preparing them for soon-to-be-reduced incomes.
Meet Cyndi Hutchins, Bank of America Merrill Lynch's director of financial...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 10:30 AM
As a 67-year-old retiree living in Maryland my whole life I am sick and tired of politicians picking winners and losers ("Hogan tells veterans he would eliminate state income tax on military pensions July 16).
As one of the tens of thousand of Bethlehem...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:10 AM
Harford County's zoning hearing examiner has recommended a special exception be granted to Harford County Airport to expand the facility, despite objections from some people living in the area who expect the expansion to negatively impact their...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:40 AM
On Monday, the Supreme Court dashed the hopes of noncitizen children who had already waited years for visas to come to the United States with their families. Federal law allows immigrants to bring their unmarried, minor children with them to the U.S., but...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:10 PM
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
These days, I find myself looking back on my father's work life with a mix of nostalgia and envy.
He worked for 40 years for the same company and never worried that Alcoa would go out of business or that his industry would become obsolete. He had...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:10 AM
In response to community concerns about concentration of affordable housing in some areas of Howard County and citing a desire to "improve residential properties in mature neighborhoods," the County Council has introduced new legislation that takes a...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:55 AM
In Severna Park, candidates repeat two words again and again this primary season: rain tax.
County Councilman Dick Ladd, a Republican who represents Severna Park, Arnold and Broadneck in the 5th District, is being targeted by six challengers, most of...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:49 PM
The U.S. Department of Interior has awarded more than $7 million to four projects in Maryland aimed at guarding Chesapeake Bay shoreline and habitat against future severe storms. The funding is part of $107 million in "coastal resilience" grants...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:14 PM
Sixth in a series of profiles of candidates for governor.
Not long into her campaign for governor, Democrat Heather R. Mizeur coined a response to the question still dogging her today: Can she win?
To the pundits and the radio hosts, to donors and...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The Harford County Council seemed to bow to public outcry Tuesday night, failing to act on a charter amendment that would have removed the council as the zoning appeals board.
The potential charter amendment is effectively dead, since the council will...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 2:27 PM
The Army is planning to launch a pair of blimps over Maryland this fall to watch the Eastern Seaboard for incoming cruise missiles.
It's what else they might be able to see from up there that worries privacy advocates.
The Army says the aerostats ...