| Apr 2, 2012
| 10:15 AM
When you go out to buy some shampoo, a lamp, light bulbs, a new TV, shoes, or some other basic necessity for your house or yourself, where do you usually go?
Chances are pretty good you will go to a large, national retailer like Target, Walmart, Home...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Harford County continued to deal with widespread power outages, road closings and minor damage to buildings Tuesday afternoon, but the immediate danger from Storm Sandy's sweep through the region appeared to be over.
The county and the lower...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Residents who shop at Giant or Safeway grocery stores or Target are encouraged to sign up for the rewards programs at the stores that benefit school. Participants do not need to have children at an area school to enroll.
Recent examples of projects...
| Oct 3, 2012
A bag of carrots, a gallon of milk and a pound of chicken go a long way at Hillcrest Elementary School.
The groceries helped transform 10 classroom chalk boards at the school on Frederick Road into new, multi-use whiteboards.
At Catonsville High School,...
| May 11, 2012
| 9:56 AM
With so many home mortgages underwater, perhaps it's little wonder that interior designers have found inspiration in the murky depths of the sea. Let's call it turning a negative into a positive.
The rustic, woodsy themes of the fall and winter have...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:18 PM
Vernon L. Hackett's latest stint at the Howard County Detention Center ended early last month after 54 days awaiting trial on a misdemeanor theft charge that was eventually dropped. The 41-year-old from Baltimore City says he's been in and out of the jail...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Christian Soto-Perez, 25, of the 200 block of Plaza Court, was arrested on a bench warrant Friday in a case in which he was charged with second-degree assault.
| May 9, 2012
| 5:43 AM
Online shoppers prefer Walmart to Target.
That's one of the findings of an index released today that scores the top 100 online retailers on customer satisfaction.
ForeSee's Top 100 E-Retail Satisfaction Index based its analysis on nearly 21,000...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:36 AM
The surveillance state expands. The Patriot Act allows our phones to be wiretapped. Our email and Internet transactions leave a trail for some to follow. The police can access our GPS location data through our smartphones without a warrant. Retailers...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:18 AM
When Jill Andrews redesigned her Hampden rowhouse last year, it finally sank in how narrow it really was —12 feet wide.
Traditional, bulky furniture just wouldn't do.
She purchased custom pieces, such as her living room table and her son's bunk...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 1:21 PM
As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community.
These groups and the people they serve need our...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 3:10 PM
Andrea Eiblum and her family moved to Eldersburg from Baltimore County seven years ago, and love their new community.
"I love the area, I love the people, I love the community," said Eiblum.
What she doesn't quite love, though, is what she calls a...