| Jan 23, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Maryland has taken the first step toward replacing its two travel plazas on Interstate 95 north of Baltimore with expansive, airy welcome centers filled with amenities and operated by a company with years of experience serving travelers.
| Jan 31, 2012
| 4:15 PM
The multimillion-dollar contract to turn Maryland's travel plazas on Interstate 95 over to an out-of-state company is being challenged by a Bethesda-based firm that says the bidding process favored the eventual winner.
HMSHost has filed a protest with...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 7:42 PM
The state is poised to approve a 35-year deal with the U.S. unit of a Spanish hospitality company to rebuild and manage two travel plazas on Interstate 95 even as questions emerge about its track record and experience.
The Board of Public Works meets...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Having worked for both HMSHost and Areas USA at travel plazas along the Florida Turnpike, I can assure Marylanders that Areas USA is the superior employer and operator ("Judge blocks award of travel plazas contract," Feb. 23).
While I have the utmost...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Paul Girello doesn't have to buy flood insurance anymore.
The Pembroke Pines resident recently received a letter from his mortgage lender confirming his home is no longer in a high-risk flood zone and, as a result, flood insurance coverage is no...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 8:47 AM
A dump truck struck a construction worker on Florida's Turnpike early Wednesday, critically injuring him, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The accident happened about 2:45 a.m. in the northbound lanes near Mile Marker 89 near Boynton Beach. That'...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Drivers in the vicinity of the Hollywood interchange on Florida's Turnpike may have traded one problem for another.
The good news: A new southbound SunPass-only off-ramp for drivers heading west to Pembroke Pines has diverted more than 5,000 vehicles...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
It may be right there on your refrigerator shelf: That familiar red-and-white carton bearing the logo, "McArthur Farms."
But it's more than just something to pour on your cereal. The dairy, one of the state's largest and most modern, was established...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Lots of people wanted to escape the cold of New York, Chicago and Detroit, so why should mobsters be any different?
During the 1930s and continuing past World War II, Meyer Lansky and his brother Jake ran posh gambling houses in Hallandale Beach and...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Winter Park: Small Business Education Series, 8 a.m. Sept. 19; Winter Park Welcome Center/Chamber of Commerce, 151 W. Lyman Ave. Cost: free to Chamber members, $10 for nonmembers. Details: 407-644-8281.
East Lake County: Networking Breakfast,...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Broward College is no place for Muscovy ducks — or the mess they make, college officials say.
Hired trappers rounded up dozens of ducks in the past couple weeks that had waddled onto the north campus, said John Dunnuck, vice president of operations...
| Sep 10, 2014
A $41.03 million proposed budget for 2014-2015 was OK'd before two hearings when the public can weigh in on how the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District is spending taxpayers' money.
People who live in the Beach & Park District will be able to...