| May 16, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Maryland gained 9,300 jobs in April as businesses threw off the paralyzing effects of the frigid winter, according to federal estimates released Friday.
The state's unemployment rate inched down to 5.5 percent as more Marylanders got back to work, the U....
| May 19, 2014
| 2:15 PM
The developer of Hunt Valley Towne Centre, Annapolis Towne Centre at Parole and other area shopping complexes has pledged a $15 million gift to create the Johns Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute.
The gift from Erwin L. Greenberg and his wife...
| Jun 20, 2014
The Perryville Farmers Market is open every Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the corner of Broad Street and Roundhouse Drive in Lower Ferry Park downtown Perryville. Vendors are selling produce, crafts, baked goods and more.
An all-you-can-eat breakfast is...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:56 AM
The Bloomsbury Community Center was bustling with activity on Wednesday afternoon as employees of the Baltimore County Board of Elections tested voting machines in preparation for the early voting that starts June 12.
For Catonsville resident Edward...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Investors who tried for years to get a stake in 1st Mariner Bank have closed on their purchase of the Baltimore institution.
New CEO Jack E. Steil and president Robert D. Kunisch Jr. said Wednesday that the deal was finalized Tuesday night. The...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:24 AM
After a winter like the one that seems like it ended only a few days ago, it's natural for conversations to turn to matters relating to when it's good policy to close schools because of snow, ice or some other inclement weather.
The starting point in...
| May 28, 2014
| 9:52 AM
With five candidates lined up for the race to be the next president of the Harford County Council, county voters will get to narrow down that field in the June 24 primary election.
This is one of the few local primary races in which there is a contest...
| May 12, 2014
| 5:38 PM
A high-ranking state official whose wife is running against Baltimore County State Sen. Jim Brochin is being accused of stealing Brochin's campaign signs, an incident the senator's opponent called "a misunderstanding."
Marc Lazerow, Brochin's campaign...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Nalley Fresh will open locations this summer in Timonium and Canton.
These will be the fourth and fifth locations, respectively, for Nalley Fresh, a locally owned restaurant specializing in customer-designed salads, wraps and rice bowls.
| May 12, 2014
| 4:13 PM
The Arc Baltimore said Monday that it expects to launch an employment-assistance program for people with developmental disabilities, an effort helped by a $160,000 grant from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation.
Weinberg's two-year funding to the...
| May 28, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Date: March 29
Her story: Annabelle Alberts, 30, grew up in Detroit. She lived in New York City for 31/2 years before moving to Maryland in September 2012. She is the manager of marketing for Deloitte Forensic in Baltimore. Her parents, Marcia and...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:10 AM
From Rep. Elijah E. Cummings playing a leading role in televised hearings on American deaths in Benghazi, to the Game Show Network visiting a Baltimore church to play matchmaker for a member of the congregation, there is going to be a distinct local...