| Apr 3, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Although she has a full house — two dogs, one cat and twin 2-year-old daughters — Erin Proctor's Roland Park home smells great, she promises, even in the dead of winter, when the heat is cranked up and fresh air drifting through open windows...
| 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...
| 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 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 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...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 10:27 AM
More than three years after its closing, the Valley Inn is back in business.
Now owned by Ted Bauer, the owner and operator of the Oregon Grille in Hunt Valley, the landmark on Falls Road just north of the beltway had its newly remodeled pub open for...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:33 PM
My golden retriever is a serious chewer. She loves Nylabones, but I'm worried about splintering. People have suggested marrow bones or antlers, but I'm not sure if they're healthy for her. She doesn't like Kongs or other rubber toys — the harder,...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Clinton Pettus is deliberately sketchy on the details. He wants to protect the participants' identities. Still, it got ugly when one neighbor accused another neighbor of building something that encroached on the neighbor's property. Words were said....
| Mar 2, 2014
| 3:05 PM
While most Marylanders will be shoveling snow and cursing freezing rain Monday, a seasonal chain will be doing operating at the opposite end of the spectrum. They'll be selling ice.
Owners of about half of Maryland's Rita's Italian Ice locations are...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Snow was tapering off by late morning in Baltimore and points north and west, expected to end with 3-6 inches of accumulation around the region. A blast of cold air was meanwhile moving in behind the storm.
Snowfall totals included 5.5 inches in...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:43 PM
I have a 14-year-old female West Highland terrier. She was recently diagnosed with a collapsed trachea. She is eating and drinking fine. She has this horrible seal-like cough upon rising from a supine position and when she overexerts herself. My vet...
| 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...