| Jun 27, 2011
| 12:51 PM
Constellation Energy Group has made a minority equity investment in an Annapolis Junction-based solar company focused on residential customers.
The terms of the investment in Astrum Solar, announced Monday, were not disclosed.
In regulatory documents...
| Jul 14, 2011
Summer is officially here when the carnivals come to town, and the Owings Mills Volunteer Fire Company's carnival was 11 days of nonstop fun! As a major fund-raiser, this event has been a mainstay of the community, and has undergone many changes over...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 4:30 AM
Indana Gov. Mitch Daniels, a Republican, did something pretty amazing recently. With bipartisan approval in the legislature and working with state employees, he was able to bring about a surplus in the state's budget. He generated $1.2 billion dollars...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 1:54 PM
Nick Charles, a pioneering figure in cable TV sports at CNN and one-time Baltimore broadcaster at WJZ-TV, died Saturday at his home in New Mexico, according to the cable news network. He was 64 and had been battling bladder cancer since 2009.
| Aug 3, 2011
| 6:07 PM
When Kathleen Thompson learned this week that her Forest Glen engineering firm would not receive payment from its biggest client, the Federal Aviation Administration, the decision she had been dreading suddenly became inevitable: She told employees that...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 1:34 PM
The dismantling of Exelon Corp.'s Zion Station nuclear power plant near Chicago is setting several remarkable precedents.
It's the biggest-ever nuclear decommissioning job in the United States, says Exelon, which is seeking permission to buy...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 7:45 AM
Thomas A. Firey's recent suggestion in The Sun ("Better pension reform," July 27) of a statewide "buy-back" program for public employees to reduce Maryland's future public pension should be vetted very closely by citizens and officials, given the...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 3:21 PM
Former Del. Kenneth L. Webster, who led the battle for and wrote the historic legislation that made the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday a legal state holiday in Maryland, died Friday of kidney failure at the Baltimore Veteran Administration Medical...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 5:19 PM
There is no media process more fascinating to watch this week than the one unfolding around Texas Gov. Rick Perry, the newest GOP presidential candidate.
The process involves network news and cable channels trying to take the candidate down a peg --...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 5:23 PM
As the pace of electricity restoration slowed Tuesday, the aftermath of Hurricane Irene continued to frustrate thousands of utility customers and officials announced another storm-related death in Maryland.
More than 165,000 customers remained without...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 12:41 PM
National independent political groups that played a significant role in last year's midterm elections are beginning to engage again in competitive House districts in Illinois, Florida and other states, though so far they've pulled their punches in what...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 12:56 PM
Seeing a chance to stop one of the most deadly kinds of cancer before it forms, doctors at Johns Hopkins and at other hospitals around the nation are focusing on the common pancreatic cyst.
Up to 20 percent of pancreatic cancer begins as one of these...