| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Despite signs and talk nationally of a slow recovery in housing construction, Harford County is experiencing one of its slowest years since the nationwide slump began six years ago.
According to figures released by the Harford County Department of...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:21 AM
As the sun rose on a recent Tuesday morning, Paul Koluch and his brother Kevin powered their boat through the briny water of North Point Creek.
Once they located one of their 32 crab lines, they began pulling up crab pots, large cages with bait hidden...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:10 AM
To head off a tough bout with stagflation — slow growth and high inflation — the Federal Reserve should start raising interest rates soon.
Most economists expected 2014 to be a breakout year. A surge in new home construction was expected...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Home sales in the Baltimore region dipped slightly last month amid concern about a relatively weak housing market nationwide.
The number of sales in Baltimore city and the five surrounding counties fell by 23, or 1 percent compared with April 2013,...
| May 17, 2014
| 12:33 PM
There will be fewer of the familiar blue-and-white Prudential signs marking homes for sale across the Baltimore region next month as some are replaced with plum-colored signs bearing another storied name.
Berkshire Hathaway, the company headed by...
| May 20, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Kim Alan Leatherman, who had owned a Talbot County landscaping business and was a charity auctioneer, died of pulmonary fibrosis May 9 at the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Dorchester. The Easton resident was 67.
Born in Baltimore and...
| May 19, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Cornell Brooks is inheriting the leadership of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People at a time when the nation's oldest civil rights organization is experiencing a resurgence of influence and membership in its long struggle for...
| May 23, 2014
| 8:50 AM
An Iowa-based real estate investment group has closed on a 352,850-square-foot Anne Arundel County warehouse occupied by Under Armour.
The building, located at 7629 Gambrills Cove Road and known as Brandon Woods II, fetched $26.475 million from buyer...
| May 30, 2014
| 7:31 AM
When Elmhurst Nursery School in the Hampden area celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2005, founder Margaret Louisa "Lou" Pine was still director and showed no signs of slowing down.
It seemed then that only her own mortality could ultimately tear her...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Buying a house is a stressful experience on its own, but a couple moving to Baltimore will soon experience America watching their journey.
The Baltimore Business Journal reported that on Wednesday, HGTV’s uber-popular real estate show “House...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:11 AM
The number of homes on the market in the Baltimore region rose to the highest level in more than two years in May, while there was little change in the number of sales or the median price compared to last year, according to a monthly report published...
| May 1, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Leaders of the Friends of Harford land use advocacy group said they are still waiting for Harford County to pass a law that will regulate how bright outdoor lights can be on businesses and other properties.
The group wants to limit what it calls "light...