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  • Direct Energy buys Howard County based Astrum Solar

    Direct Energy buys Howard County based Astrum Solar
    Direct Energy said Tuesday that it bought Howard County based Astrum Solar for $54 million, giving the Texas company a foothold in the residential solar market. Astrum, founded in 2007 and headquartered in Annapolis Junction, has installed 4,000 solar...
  • McCain says Larson cast 'large shadow'

    McCain says Larson cast 'large shadow'
    Sen. John McCain of Arizona, a classmate of Charles R. Larson at the U.S. Naval Academy, says the four-star admiral and former academy superintendent was a "dear friend" and "great man" who, like McCain's father and grandfather, cast a large shadow....
  • More BGE customers earning bill credits for cutting back

    More BGE customers earning bill credits for cutting back
    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. said 640,000 customers earned a credit on their bills last week for cutting back on electricity, the biggest test of a fledgling program aimed at reducing demand on hot days. The "Energy Savings Day" on Wednesday —...
  • Thwarted by mayor, Snowden finds new gig with housing board

    Thwarted by mayor, Snowden finds new gig with housing board
    The Annapolis housing authority created a new position for Carl O. Snowden, whom the city's mayor decided not to reappoint to the authority's board. Snowden's five-year term as chairman of the board of the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis is...
  • Summer camp, Maryland Hall join forces for arts programs aimed at Annapolis youth

    Summer camp, Maryland Hall join forces for arts programs aimed at Annapolis youth
    The campers formed two single-file lines and practiced a hip-hop dance exercise — kick-step-step, kick-step-step — from one side of the classroom to the other as pulsating beats reverberated off the walls. The dance lesson at Maryland Hall...
  • Kevin Bacon eats a 'Kevin Bacon' in Annapolis; jams on yacht

    Kevin Bacon eats a 'Kevin Bacon' in Annapolis; jams on yacht
    Kevin Bacon spent his weekend doing what you do in Annapolis -- sailing and eating good food. The actor was in town to perform Friday at Rams Head On Stage with his brother, Michael.  The pair began touring as "The Bacon Brothers" nearly two decades...
  • Adm. Charles R. Larson, former Naval Academy superintendent, dies

    Adm. Charles R. Larson, former Naval Academy superintendent, dies
    Adm. Charles R. Larson, the onetime commander-in-chief of military forces in the Pacific who became superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy to restore discipline and morale after his alma mater had been rocked by the largest cheating scandal in its...
  • California man indicted on allegations he solicited Arundel teen

    California man indicted on allegations he solicited Arundel teen
    A California man has been indicted for alleged sexual solicitation of an Anne Arundel County teenager he met online, according to Anne Arundel County State's Attorney Anne Colt Leitess. Murray Lee Chesak, 25, of Ontario, Calif., was indicted Friday...
  • Manure-burning power plant in limbo

    Manure-burning power plant in limbo
    The project seemed simple enough — build a waste-to-energy plant on the Eastern Shore fueled by poultry manure, keeping it from flushing into and polluting the bay, while creating green jobs and boosting Maryland's fledgling renewable energy...
  • Mini mani pedi: Spas try catering to a much younger clientele

    Mini mani pedi: Spas try catering to a much younger clientele
    This fall, 11-year-old Shayna Slatkin will start middle school. Before her first class, she and her mother will cover all the usual bases: shopping for new notebooks, pencils and erasers — and visiting a spa for a new look. Shayna, who lives in...
  • Oprah visits Baltimore, enjoys Canton crab feast

    Oprah visits Baltimore, enjoys Canton crab feast
    You get a crab, and you get a crab, and you get a crab! Everybody here gets a crab!  Oprah's in town. The billionaire media magnate, whose career took off after a stint as an anchor on WJZ in Baltimore, came back to the city Wednesday for a dinner...
  • Md. commission rules Uber is 'common carrier,' will face regulations

    Md. commission rules Uber is 'common carrier,' will face regulations
    Ruling that the popular ride-sharing company Uber Technologies is subject to the same regulations imposed on other for-hire vehicle services in the state, state regulators at the same time ordered a revision of those rules to reflect the changing...