| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:49 AM
The city of Aberdeen plans to spend $685,000 to buy three homes on Franklin Street, between the senior center and the library, as well as contribute toward buying a vacant property off Rock Glenn Boulevard to be used as playing fields.
City Manager Doug...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:41 AM
The Harford County Council is continuing to look into the possibility of buying a Joppatowne swim club that closed abruptly right as the summer began.
Southern Baptist Church has a contract to buy the swim club property, centrally located off of Joppa...
| Aug 27, 2013
The owners of Barrett's Grill at the Hunt Valley Towne Centre will open a restaurant in the Glyndon location that was the site of Mia Carolina until earlier this year.
The new restaurant will be called Glyndon Grill, according to Michael Sipes, who co-...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 3:56 PM
When developer Michael Beatty comes home from a hard day of reshaping the city's skyline, first with Harbor East and now with its neighbor, Harbor Point, he relaxes by cooking.
"I love seeing projects through, but they take so long to get done,"...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Advocates for saving the Mariner Point Swim Club in Joppatowne, as well as having the county purchase the property and turn it into a community center, have been meeting with top Harford County officials in recent weeks.
"It's really very in the early...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Joppa residents echoed their desire for a community center and again discussed plans to buy the now-defunct swim club on Joppa Farm Road to make that happen.
Community leaders said at a community council meeting Monday night they hope Harford County...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:26 PM
A 59-acre waterfront parcel in Port Covington that has long been eyed for development was bought for $35 million, the property's longtime owner announced Tuesday.
Bethesda-based Finmarc Management Inc. bought the property in 2005 with plans for an...
| Dec 12, 2013
"At this festive season of the year," I have been known to quote a line or two from Charles Dickens.
For some reason, the phrase, "A poor excuse for picking a man's pocket every twenty-fifth of December!" for me conjures up visions of government...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:50 PM
It has been more than eight years since Brian DiMaggio purchased nearly 4.5 acres at the corner of Gamber and Old Gamber roads in Finksburg with the intention of relocating his auto and truck repair business there.
After what DiMaggio describes as a...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 9:02 AM
A Connecticut-based developer plans to turn 60 acres of unoccupied land in west Columbia into 100 single-family homes and 106 townhouses by 2020.
The development, called Simpson Oaks, will be built adjacent to the headquarters of W.R. Grace, a...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Sidney Silber, a retired real estate developer, philanthropist and accomplished gardener who once ran his family's bakery, died of cancer Tuesday at his Lutherville home. He was 95.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Isaac and Dora Rodbell Silber....
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:46 PM
To win the two-bedroom Canton condo Jillian Rimmer wanted, she offered to pay $75 more a month than the asking rent of $1,600.
It worked: The landlord chose her bid, and she and a roommate live there now.
"I was willing to pay that for the great...