| Apr 17, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Melissa Kuchta couldn't be happier. After several years away, she is back where she grew up — Hampstead.
"I am ecstatic to be back," Kuchta said. "Everywhere else is crazy. The crime and the number of people in Sparks and Hunt Valley — sheds...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Hunt Valley-based PSA Insurance & Financial Services announced Wednesday a $3 million merger with Armada Employer Services, a retail employee benefit consulting and human resources firm.
Armada Employer Services, which is also headquartered in Hunt...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 9:36 AM
Women's clothing retailer Coldwater Creek Inc. on Friday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after failing to find a buyer said it plans to close its stores by early summer.
Coldwater Creek joins other retailers to seek protection from creditors in recent...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Harford County will be purchasing the nearly 10 acres occupied by the University Center of Northeastern Maryland near Aberdeen, as well as leasing the adjacent parking area, but it won't exactly be breaking the bank to do so.
The members of the county'...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Peet's Coffee & Tea is expanding into the Baltimore and Washington markets, with plans to rebrand 23 former Caribou Coffee shops, including one in downtown Baltimore.
The combined Baltimore and DC area will become Peet’s second largest market...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Pandora Jewelry, the Danish charm and bracelet seller with U.S. headquarters in Columbia, has joined Rolex and Hana Financial Group as top-tier sponsors of this July's LPGA International Crown at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, the tournament...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:59 AM
She organized 200 family and friends for a charity walk. She put together a bowling tournament and raffle that raised $5,000. Last month, she held a bake sale that earned $798 in a single day. Over the past five years, Lily Cavallaro, a whirlwind of...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:39 AM
A long wait for Laurel residents came to an end on Friday, March 28 with the opening of the first retailer at the Towne Centre at Laurel, a new retail area still under construction.
The grand opening of Burlington Coat Factory Friday is a major...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 8:12 PM
James Joseph O'Donnell, a former Maryland transportation secretary and World War II lieutenant commander, died of respiratory failure Tuesday at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. The former Cedarcroft resident was 95.
"Jim got things done in a quiet way....
| Mar 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Gayle Hafner, a senior staff attorney of the Maryland Disability Law Center and a co-founder of Medicaid Matters Maryland who was an outspoken advocate for those with disabilities, died March 22 of a heart attack during an operation at the University of...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:30 AM
It is unfortunate that Baltimore's major newspaper uses language suggestive of class warfare in its editorial about estate tax relief ("The $431 million payoff," March 21).
"Aging millionaire?" "Ultra-rich?" "Manor homes and penthouses?" The editorial's...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:50 PM
PSA Insurance & Financial Services announced Thursday that it has acquired the Towson-based health care risk management firm Councill.
PSA is an insurance and financial services firm based in Hunt Valley. Councill focuses on nursing homes, assisted...