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Christopher Dinsmore

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  • To our readers

    To our readers

    “You can’t expect your employees to exceed the expectations of your customers if you don’t exceed your employees’ expectation of management.” — Howard Schultz This statement from the CEO of Starbucks says a lot about how to build a Top Workplace. With an approach to managing workers like that,...

  • Summer of the sewer overflow for Baltimore's Jones Falls

    Summer of the sewer overflow for Baltimore's Jones Falls

    Pity the Jones Falls. The tributary to the Patapsco River that runs from Baltimore County through north Baltimore along Interstate 83 into the Inner Harbor has had a stinker of a summer. The second-rainiest summer on record has forced the urban stream to absorb tens of millions of gallons of sewage-tainted...

  • Destructive Asian gypsy moth eggs found on ships in port of Baltimore

    Destructive Asian gypsy moth eggs found on ships in port of Baltimore

    Three egg masses of the destructive Asian gypsy moth were discovered on a vehicle transport ship in the port of Baltimore earlier this month. Agriculture specialists from U.S. Customs and Border Protection found the masses on Aug. 2 aboard the Volans Leader, the agency announced Wednesday. They...

  • Williams Scotsman completes acquisition of ModSpace

    Williams Scotsman completes acquisition of ModSpace

    Williams Scotsman, a Baltimore-based company that rents office trailers, storage containers and other modular spaces, has completed its $1.2 billion acquisition of Pennsylvania-based competitor ModSpace. WillScot Corp., the parent of Williams Scotsman, announced the closing of the deal for Modular...

  • Howard Bank's loss narrows in first full quarter after First Mariner acquisition

    Howard Bank's loss narrows in first full quarter after First Mariner acquisition

    The parent of Howard Bank reported that its loss narrowed in the quarter ended June 30, the first full quarter after its acquisition of First Mariner Bancorp on March 1. Howard Bancorp, now based in Baltimore, reported late Wednesday that it lost $2.28 million, or 12 cents a share, in the April-to-June...

  • Legg Mason earnings rise 30 percent amid drop in assets managed

    Legg Mason earnings rise 30 percent amid drop in assets managed

    Legg Mason reported Wednesday that its earnings surged 30 percent in its most recent quarter even as its assets under management dropped. The money management firm based in Baltimore said it earned $66.1 million in the three months ended June 30, the first quarter of its fiscal year, up from $50.9...

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