| Jan 31, 2012
| 8:22 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley wants to apply Maryland's 6 percent sales tax to gasoline, a change that at current prices would add 18 cents a gallon to the cost at the pump.
The increase — to be phased in over three years —would be on top of the 23....
| Oct 20, 2012
| 8:13 PM
A construction mishap led Saturday to prolonged closures of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and the West Nursery Road business corridor near BWI, but state officials said the roads should reopen by rush hour Monday morning.
The problem occurred as crews...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 12:08 PM
When Gov. Martin O'Malley gives his annual State of the State address Wednesday, he will officially unveil his plan to apply a 6 percent sales tax to gasoline. The public's mood about gas prices being what it is, the governor probably shouldn't expect...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 2:48 PM
The 7-Eleven store in Forest Hill will be moving across the street with the construction of a new store and the closing the existing one. A storage warehouse is also being built at 2100 Emmorton Road in Bel Air.
During Wednesday's Harford County...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Tom Booth, who owned and developed many properties on Catonsville's Main Street of Frederick Road, died Sept. 10, 2012, of cancer. He was 70.
An Oct. 19 memorial Mass will be offered at St. Mark Catholic Church for the Catonsville resident, who donated...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 11:00 AM
It is most amusing to see the controversy surrounding speed cameras and the revenue they generate ("Speeding drivers get the blame," Sept. 13). I wonder what we tell our children sitting in the back seat. When they say, "Daddy, why are you speeding?" do...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 9:44 AM
The Royal Farms chain of convenience stores wants to build a new store with a gas station at 29th Street and Remington Avenue in Remington, on a corner where Pizza Boli's is now, community leaders say.
The Hampden-based chain has reached out to the...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Something really wonderful is coming to Owings Mills. The Solo Cup factory (which used to be Sweetheart Cup, which used to be Maryland Cup Corp.) was sold in 2011. Less than a year later, a shovel-ready proposal awaits zoning approval by the Baltimore...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 10:44 AM
The National Retail Federation says Halloween will be an $8 billion industry this year, with seven in 10 Americans celebrating and spending an average of nearly $80 per person on costumes, candy and decorations.
Don't believe it? Look no farther than...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 2:01 PM
Automotive dealership Jones Junction is planning to open another auto sales building on Belair Road and a detail shop just up the street on Harford Road.
The county's Development Advisory Committee reviewed the plans Wednesday morning, which drew many...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 2:36 PM
Royal Farms confirmed last week it is moving forward with not one but two stores in Aberdeen, within 1 1/2 miles of each other on Route 40.
With one store-and-gas-station combination ready for construction within Aberdeen city limits, on Route 40...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 7:28 AM
Just say "No!"
That's the only way for Aberdeen to deal with the cockamamie notion of borrowing millions to pay for road repairs. Road repairs don't last nearly as long as it generally takes those kinds of loans to be repaid, no matter how they're...