Given anticipated improvements in national economic activity built into state budgetary forecasts, Maryland must be in disequilibrium. Our economy is simply not expanding quickly enough to finance all of the spending in which Annapolis' policymakers collectively want to engage.
This holiday season, Santa Claus Anonymous mailed roughly 15,000 gift certificates to families in Baltimore and nearby counties for parents to use to buy presents for their children. The charity is in its 79th year.
With momentum building for higher hourly pay in Maryland, Rep. John K. Delaney, a co-sponsor of a federal minimum wage bill and a former CEO, urged Baltimore-area business leaders Thursday to have a voice in a measure he said is long overdue
Ellen Irene Rhudy, a writer and activist for Patapsco Valley environmental causes who also performed in community theater productions, died of leukemia complications Nov. 24 at Howard County General Hospital. The Marriottsville resident was 69.
Mixed emotions led Allan Stover to come clean with the military about having enlisted at 14 — and, ultimately, to found Veterans of Underage Military Service, a nonprofit created for the thousands who served before they were old enough.
Captain Thomas L. MacKenzie, a retired career Navy officer who was a staff member of the House Armed Services Committee, died Sept. 27 at Alexandria Hospital in Alexandria, Va., from complications of a fall. He was 65.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
The Green Business Network, which launched in late May, has six businesses certified, including Interior Harmony, LLC Acupuncture and Feng Shui, Double Diamond Construction Corporation, Lowe's in Westminster, Fern Rodkey Electric, Inc., Byrdcall Studio and Northrop Grumman in Sykesville.
A recent Fallston High School graduate is one of 24 winners of Northrop Grumman Corporation's 11th annual Engineering Scholars Program, which will provide a total of $240,000 in college scholarships this fall to high school seniors across Maryland interested in studying engineering, computer science, physics or math.
Computer science students at Hammond High School aren't just reading textbooks and taking notes these days, but are designing actual software, like interactive fossil fuel maps, for their fellow students to use in other classes.
Pastor Mark Smiley, who has been senior pastor at Hiss for the last eight years, has been appointed by Bishop John Schol of the Baltimore-Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church to the position of guide to the Western Region.
Manufacturers in the Baltimore region are disproportionately high tech, according to a new study. The Brookings Institute report calls on leaders to build on local strengths, rather than writing the long-shrinking sector off as a dying field.
Defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. warned state regulators that it will be laying off 224 employees across the country, including dozens based at Fort Meade, after losing a contract to provide security for the National Security Agency.
Northrop Grumman Corp. will lay off 90 workers in Maryland — part of a total of 400 nationwide — in its Electronic Systems sector, part of a downsizing plan announced in October, the company said Tuesday.