The Baltimore County school board unanimously approved Tuesday night one of the largest contracts it has undertaken in recent years, an ambitious $205 million plan to supply laptop computers to the system's 150,000 students and teachers over the next seven years.
Peter Marvit, a 51-year-old scientist who sang with the Baltimore Choral Arts Society and sought to widen music education opportunities for city students, died at Johns Hopkins Hospital after he was shot near his Northeast Baltimore home last Monday night. He had been returning home from a choral rehearsal.
Social recruiting: While just a few years ago, much of the action took place on online job boards, now sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter has supercharged the experience for recruiters and job-seekers alike.
When NovaSom Inc. was looking to produce its diagnostic kits for measuring sleep apnea, the Glen Burnie-based company didn't look to factories in Asia or Mexico. Instead, it found a manufacturer right off the Beltway in Woodlawn.