| Feb 10, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Members of a local longshoremen's union are scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to accept a contract proposed by employers at the port of Baltimore.
The contract covers automobiles, forest products and other break bulk cargo. The union has already...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Lighting up a cigarette on playgrounds, athletic fields and other areas in public parks could draw a $50 fine in Baltimore County and $500 in the city under legislation being considered in those jurisdictions.
Supporters of bans on tobacco use say...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Unionized longshoremen who work the docks at the port of Baltimore voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to reject a contract proposal from their employers, once again extending a labor standoff that has destabilized the state's primary trade hub for months....
| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Three firefighters and two residents were injured in a 2-alarm fire in a row house in Locust Point Tuesday afternoon, the fire department said.
All five were taken to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. One of the firefighters was hurt in...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Tuesday was Baltimore's coldest day in 18 years, with temperatures cold enough to shatter two records, strain the region's electricity supply, fill homeless shelters and even render fire hydrants near a South Baltimore blaze useless.
The air temperature...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 2:50 PM
The team behind McHenry Row and Canton Crossing is planning offices for the Phillips Food headquarters and warehouse in Locust Point the group purchased in November.
Mark Sapperstein's 28 Walker Development bought the 1215 East Fort Avenue site in...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:04 PM
Members of a local longshoremen union "resoundingly rejected" what has been described as a "best and final" contract offer from employers at the port of Baltimore on Monday night, according to the union president.
The International Longshoremen's...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Discord has erupted within the longshoremen's union at the heart of the labor dispute at the port of Baltimore, with some members calling for an end to the union's standoff with port employers and others promising to push on.
The dissension is growing...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Janis Smith feels a lot healthier — and more confident — since shedding 65 pounds in six months, and that has helped in her job leading employee training for 1st Mariner Bank.
"Being in front of a classroom of people … I don't feel...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Cities around the world are working to revitalize brownfield sites — areas where redevelopment or reuse may be complicated by some kind of contaminant — particularly in former waterfront industrial zones, where there is often the greatest...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:43 PM
It seems strange to celebrate the return of a ship that hasn't left yet, but that's what the recent announcement that the Carnival Pride will be sailing out of Baltimore beginning in March of 2015 amounts to. Last summer, Carnival Cruise Lines announced...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Pride will only leave the port of Baltimore for a few months.
Carnival Cruise Lines announced Thursday that its Carnival Pride cruise liner will return to the port of Baltimore in March 2015, after only a brief stint in Florida, thanks to new...