A Columbia woman who participates in the government-funded Housing Choice Voucher Program has filed a discrimination complaint against a major real estate company after she was denied the opportunity to rent a Columbia town house last year.
A three-story brick house built in the early 19th century is being sold by its owner James Knowles for $379,000. The Windcrest Estate served as a lookout for Confederate soldiers, a speak easy and a church before Knowles bought it for $10,000 in the 1960s.
Aberdeen plans to cut its 2013 budget by 28 percent, or more than $4.8 million, much of the cut coming from savings through the refinancing of debt on Ripken Stadium. The city made most of its savings on the debt service, as the stadium debt of $9.3 million was refinanced in October 2011.
Whether they bike more, buy a more fuel efficient vehicle, convert their gas engine to electric, or simply ride more public transit, Marylanders are looking for ways to cope with pump prices. Since 2008, according to the Maryland Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Council, Marylanders have hit the roads with 52,000 more hybrid cars. They've also added 289 electric vehicles.
Jim Adams owner of Falls Road Running Store is featured in a full page print ad today in Politico, part of a National Retail Federaion campaign to promote retail as a career. Adams was selected as one of five national finalists in the NRF¿s ¿This is Retail¿ video contest.
The team promoting Baltimore's Grand Prix — a group announced by city officials this week following the collapse of two other race organizers — has fewer than four months to hawk sponsorships, market the event, sell tickets and set up the race course and grandstands.
Legendary singer-songwriter Judy Collins will be the keynote speaker at the fifth annual Women in Recovery Luncheon May 22 at Father Martin's Ashley, a non-profit alcoholism and drug addiction treatment center near Havre de Grace.