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  • Baltimore-area housing market sees bidding wars return as buyers' choices shrink

    Baltimore-area housing market sees bidding wars return as buyers' choices shrink
    David D. Igla lost out on three Ellicott City homes in the past few months before he finally beat the competition and had an offer accepted. What kind of so-called buyer's market is this, he wondered? Some houses zip off the market —...
  • Home sales rose, prices fell in Baltimore area in July

    Home sales rose, prices fell in Baltimore area in July
    As if foreclosures, high unemployment and tight credit weren't enough, would-be homebuyers in the Baltimore region got more fodder for wariness Wednesday as the Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 500 points and a new local report showed...
  • City schools with federal turnaround grants have mixed results

    City schools with federal turnaround grants have mixed results
    Once students hurled computers out the windows at Calverton Middle School, but today they are learning on state-of-the-art technology that has flooded into the West Baltimore school. Once teachers couldn't wait to transfer out of a place where students...
  • Laurel Police announce CrimeLine reward of $3,000 in Route 198 hit and run

    Laurel Police announce CrimeLine reward of $3,000 in Route 198 hit and run
    Laurel Police are now offering a $3,000 CrimeLine reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the driver responsible for a hit and run on Route 198 east near the intersection of Route 1 north at about 2:13 p.m. Feb. 29. Information can...
  • Study: New arena, larger convention center would transform city

    A $900 million proposal to build a downtown sports and entertainment arena linked to an expanded Baltimore Convention Center would appeal to national and international convention planners seeking a "destination package" and could transform the city,...
  • Letter: Campaign contributions pay off for developer

    Catonsville developer Steve Whalen denounces community objections to his recent PUD, claiming people want to violate his property rights. This project, however, is just another example where elected officials increase developers' property values and...
  • Baltimore Co. officials welcome residential development on Route 43

    Baltimore County leaders hailed the official opening Wednesday of a 356-unit luxury apartment building on Route 43 in White Marsh as a magnet for businesses. About 83 units are ready for occupancy in the multi-story building, with a six-level garage,...
  • Baltimore-area home sales, contracts rose in February

    Baltimore-area home sales, contracts rose in February
    Baltimore-area home buyers picked up the pace in February ahead of the important spring selling season, helped along by unseasonably mild weather. Real estate agents say they're seeing more activity and hope it's a good sign for spring, rather than...
  • New Windsor students dig deep to explore archaeology and local history

    New Windsor students dig deep to explore archaeology and local history
    Digging into the past can be an intriguing and enlightening experience. But when it involves slogging for hours through shin-deep mud and frigid water on a chilly November morning, it might tend to dampen the intrigue and stifle the enlightenment a...
  • O'Malley DGA fundraising: The appearance of conflict

    O'Malley DGA fundraising: The appearance of conflict
    Perhaps it is a pure coincidence that Energy Answers International cut a $100,000 check to the Martin O'Malley-led Democratic Governors Association on the very same day that Governor O'Malley indicated he would sign state legislation that could be worth...