State officials looking to tap anticipated growth in the East Coast shipping industry are back at the drawing board after abandoning a freight rail project that has been central to their strategy for half a decade.
State officials have pulled more than $30 million in designated funding from a proposed rail cargo transfer facility in an economically depressed corner of West Baltimore, after local residents put up more of a fight than was expected.
Baltimore's future should be built around a world-class transit system that will spur economic development, create additional jobs, and attract and retain residents. The Red Line is a project that will move Baltimore forward.
If bills pending before the Havre de Grace Council are approved, an auto repair shop will be allowed to move a few blocks to the former Coca-Cola building and residents will have more options for building fences on corner lots.
Under increasing legal and political pressure the Obama administration issued a new rule Friday designed to ensure female employees have access to birth control while accommodating religious employers that object to covering it through their health insurance plans.
It's time for all citizens to recognize and take responsibility for their personal decisions in and around their homes and businesses that do, indeed, affect the Chesapeake Bay and those who live along its shores.
According to county officials, the revitalization of downtown Columbia is not just about adding mouth-watering restaurants, high-end retail and arguably the nation's most coveted grocer. It's also about putting in the work and making downtown a thriving employment center.
Women-owned businesses account for 37 percent of all the businesses in Baltimore, and with about 1,200 women launching a new business a day in the U.S., women are the fastest-growing population of small-business owners
Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan promised government officials from across the state Saturday that he would usher in a "new era of state and county cooperation," while Democratic rival Anthony G. Brown vigorously defended Maryland's strategy for cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay.
Whether it's a glass of wine at Galloping Goose Vineyards, a three course dinner at Brick Ridge Restaurant or the County Cork Wine Pub featuring produce from local farms or lunch at J Cafe in Westminster, Carroll County Restaurant Week offers something for everyone and their budget.