| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The primary election results are in, and – despite an unusually numerous field of new, untested candidates – didn't yield many election-night surprises or upsets.
But Tuesday's outcomes offered some interesting takeaways and themes to...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:04 PM
The Baltimore area has an outsized share of job openings in fields that make heavy use of science, technology, engineering or math skills, occupations that pay more and are harder for employers to fill, according to a new analysis.
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:50 PM
With veterans health care services in the forefront of the news, I am reminded of my recent sighting of an unusually decorated car driving in front of me on Route 32 as I approached Route 198, near Fort Meade. The car had lettering all over it, posters...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:49 PM
The Goldstar Group, a Bethesda-based private investment firm, announced Wednesday that it purchased the 300-unit Shelter Cove Apartments in Odenton for approximately $43 million.
Goldstar intends to proceed with ongoing renovations to 200 of the...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 10:13 AM
— Christen McWithey is sitting in front of a 3-D printer the size of a microwave, figuring out how to turn computer graphics into model satellites and telescopes to support a NASA mission.
Christen McWithey is 19 years old.
McWithey, who just...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
It's a mostly clear June day — not a rain cloud in the sky — but Fred Frederick has flooding on his mind. Specifically, the April 30 flood that left much of his Route 1 car dealership underwater.
"See that van?" he says, pointing to a...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Maryland's unemployment rate ticked upward in May as employers shed 1,300 jobs, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday.
Most states added jobs that month. Maryland was one of 14 that lost ground, its job reductions split about equally between the...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 2:27 PM
The Army is planning to launch a pair of blimps over Maryland this fall to watch the Eastern Seaboard for incoming cruise missiles.
It's what else they might be able to see from up there that worries privacy advocates.
The Army says the aerostats ...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:30 AM
A recent editorial ("Maryland's stagnant economy," June 12) and news article ("A bumpy year for Maryland's economy," June 15) made some valid points about Maryland's economy but overlooked much of the work done in recent years to expand new and emerging...
| May 26, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Military veterans have a knack for building successful businesses, professionals say, but they have more trouble than non-veterans attracting investors.
That's a challenge now being tackled by a crop of Maryland-based initiatives aimed at helping...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The primary election for state and local candidates is fast approaching: the June 24 polling date is, as of today, less than a month away.
This year, with eight wide-open state-level House and Senate seats and a vacancy on the County Council and for...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:51 PM
The latest report from the U.S. Department of Commerce reveals that Maryland's gross domestic product or GDP, a primary measure of the economy's health, was unchanged in 2013. That zero growth rate caused Maryland to be ranked second to last among all...