As the general election campaign moves beyond its post-primary lull, Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan have critical strategic objectives to achieve to become Maryland's next governor.
We need to build on it to establish a true and equitable apprenticeship system in the United States. An apprenticeship system spanning business sectors would create more direct, intentional paths between job seekers and well-paying jobs.
Two businesses located off of Snowden River Parkway in Columbia have been denied standing to challenge a county decision that would allow direct access to the parkway for a proposed Royal Farms gas station across the street.
For Maryland's two largest cities on the Chesapeake, flooding that once occurred just a day or two in any given year is increasingly common – more so than anywhere else in the country, according to a recent National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration study.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake used her first veto since taking office in 2010 to strike down a bill passed by the City Council aimed at reducing or eliminating many of the so-called "minor privilege" fees the city charges.
Despite lower turnout last Friday due to the threat of rain, hundreds packed into the parking lot of Peace a Pizza on Mellor Avenue to attend Frederick Road Fridays, an event that continues to grow in popularity among the Catonsville crowd.
The number of homes for sale in the Baltimore metro region climbed to the highest level in nearly three years last month, but closings failed to follow suit, a "mismatch" that reflects weakness in the housing market, analysts said.
With Councilman William H. Cole IV leaving to run Baltimore's economic development corporation, candidates began lining up Friday to take over his south Baltimore council seat representing the Inner Harbor and Federal Hill.
Gov. Martin O'Malley joined U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez Wednesday at a popular burrito restaurant in Bethesda to praise its higher-than-minimum wages and to promote a raise for other American workers.
Bel Air area residents opposed to the construction of a 514-unit retirement community and 144 single-family houses, in the midst of their neighborhoods, urged county and state officials Wednesday make the retirement community smaller and control overall growth along the Route 543 corridor.
The popular ride-sharing company Uber Technologies is a "common carrier" and is subject to the same regulations imposed on other passenger-for-hire services in the state, the Maryland Public Service Commission ruled Wednesday.
Completion of a $1.7 million State Highway Administration project to improve the service road between the lanes of Route 40 West (South Philadelphia Boulevard) and Aberdeen businesses along that road has been delayed until at least the spring of 2015, Aberdeen's city manager said Monday.
Beginning Friday, the question of where to eat gets a little more interesting. Local restaurants, half of them in the Towson area, are participating in Baltimore County Restaurant Week. For 17 days and nights, special menus highlight diners' favorites or give chefs a little space for experimentation — all at a bargain price designed to draw new customers into the dining rooms of 61 participating restaurants.
Disappointment and frustration were expressed by scuba divers Sunday morning following the recent announcement that Hyde's Quarry lake would be closed for the next few months while water testing is performed.
Arnold Jolivet was often at loggerheads with government officials, and, as Doni Glover, the owner of a communications company, pointed out, "He had no problem suing the city for millions of dollars when it was wrong. He had no problem calling Gov. Martin O'Malley on the carpet."
The federal government steered $83.1 billion in contracts to small businesses last year, meeting a goal intended to boost those firms for the first time in eight years, according to a report released by the Obama administration Friday.