Supermarket chains like Wegmans and Harris Teeter are trying to find ways around Maryland's ban on groceries selling wine, drawing pushback from Maryland's powerful liquor lobby and package goods stores but support from consumers hoping for one-stop shopping.
Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton: A mild winter has left many of us with an early case of spring fever, but a sure sign that spring has arrived is the return of the Howard County farmers markets, which begin this week.
Regulators nationwide are pushing life insurers to do a better job of tracking when policyholders die and locating the beneficiaries — an effort that potentially could recover billions of dollars for consumers.
Although Maryland's veterinarian board is considered to be relatively assertive, experts say that across the country, penalties are low and often inadequate. Some animal rights advocates say the laws providing remedies when a pet has been harmed or mistreated by a veterinarian are outdated in most states, and fail to recognize that, to many, a pet is truly a part of the family.
The third-generation owner of Maryland's oldest tackle shop (96 years and counting) talks about survival in a world of big-box stores, how the business has changed and how long he can keep the doors open on his family's Fells Point store.
Even if Baltimore doesn't adopt a formal moratorium on tax sales for unpaid water bills, it needs to take steps to make sure the widespread problems with the Department of Public Works' billing system aren't leading people to lose their homes.
Michael Gimbel, a substance abuse counselor, has put together a compelling anti-drug presentation, complete with props all too familiar to his young audiences. He addressed Parkville's advanced health students last week.
To help their clients, and others in the community, learn about the impact of credit scores, staff and interns at Laurel Advocacy and Referral Services hosted a community forum on consumer credit at the Laurel Police Department's Partnership Activity Center March 7.
Coppin State University President Reginald Avery told an auditorium of roughly 300 students, faculty and staff that he is accountable for the direction of the institution and that he will address concerns about his leadership head-on.
It's bad enough being hounded by collection agencies for debt that's yours. Imagine calls from fake debt collectors in India threatening to have you arrested for not repaying payday loans you don't owe.