The management of the Sheraton Baltimore City Center warned the state Tuesday it expects to lay off the majority of its workforce by the end of May and the large Fayette Street hotel could close entirely.
Pay university athletes, offer them the opportunity to earn a degree over five or six years, but don't require them to enroll if they are not capable or are simply disinclined. By disengaging university-sponsored athletics from academic programs, the potential to corrupt admissions and faculty would be greatly reduced, and a broader range of gifted young athletes would have the opportunity to participate.
State lawmakers are poised to approve reforms to speed camera programs across the Maryland. The House of Delegates on Monday advanced a bill that would put tighter rules on the when the automatic tickets could be issued and make it easier for motorists to appeal bogus citations without going to court.
A long wait for Laurel residents came to an end on Friday, March 28 with the opening of the first retailer at the Towne Centre at Laurel, a new retail area still under construction. The grand opening of Burlington Coat Factory Friday is a major milestone in the $130 million development at the site of the former Laurel Mall on Route 1.
Orioles fans reached the depths of despair this winter as their team made little move to improve its playoff chances. But after a spending spree at the break of spring training, those same fans are as excited for Opening Day as they have been in years.
On the day after a federal judge barred Carroll County commissioners from invoking Jesus Christ during their meetings, Commissioner Robin Frazier opened Thursday's meeting with a prayer mentioning Jesus Christ mulitple times.
Trinity Episcopal Church's The Surprise Shop, a consignment store located in the former rectory, will turn 50 on April 1. Some of the volunteers are generational: their mothers worked at the shop when opened.
You've flipped through the magazines, you've set up wedding boards on Pinterest -- and you've maybe even watched a wedding reality show or two (it's OK; we all do it). Four months after my big day, I'm here to give you the rundown on the things that no one will tell you about getting your big day together.
It's one of the most important wedding decisions ¿ where to, you know, have the wedding. Apart from finding a spot that fits your unique tastes and themes, there's the matter of timing. Some wedding consultants suggest booking one year or more in advance. Yeah, these places fill up fast.
There's no business like show business at Chapelgate Christian Academy. Though smaller in size and resources than local public schools, it presents a consistently stellar spring musical. This year's production? "Annie Get Your Gun,"
Last March, Maxine and Robert Pineda began storing and distributing food from a walk-in pantry in the church basement. In August, Boggs gave up his Pastor's Conference Room to move the Food Pantry into a larger space. As it continues to grow, Robert Pineda wants to expand the pantry into an offsite location, ideally on Main Street.
"We've seen some good things in the economy, but some negatives as well," Jim Richardson, executive director of the Harford County Office of Economic Development, said as he addressed about 25 representatives of Mason-Dixon Business Association at their recent meeting
Dr. Robert W. Gibson, a seminal figure for more than three decades at the Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital where he oversaw the desegregation of its facilities, ended its bankruptcy and extended it into the community, died March 8 of heart failure at his Parkton home. He was 89.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Traffic, environmental degradation, property damage, diminished home values were among the litany of issues raised by about 40 people who attended a community input meeting on a proposal to build up to 46 townhouses on a narrow property off Red Pump Road north of Bel Air.
Maryland (16-14, 8-9 ACC) will be looking for a signature win while Virginia (25-5, 16-1) comes in as hot as the then No. 2 Terps were in 2002, when they won their first national championship. The Cavaliers have won 13 straight.
Tamarian Carpets has come a long way from 1994 when founder Steve Cibor loaded a few samples of Tibetan rugs in his Ford Explorer and drove for days along the East Coast trying to convince retailers to sell the high-end, hand-woven pieces
Safeway Inc.'s announcement Thursday that private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management would acquire the company in a deal valued at about $9.4 billion is the latest sign from the troubled grocery industry that supermarkets have fallen out of style.
By By Heather Somerville and San Jose Mercury News
The Rawlings-Blake administration is proposing new regulations for the city's rapidly growing food truck industry — setting up zones for the mobile chefs to sell their designer grilled-cheese sandwiches, spicy tacos and decadent cup cakes. But the city's proposal was in flux Monday night. A city official said the administration might amend the plan to allow trucks to operate outside the zones as well.
When some kids hear the hallowed words "Snow Day" in advance of Monday's storm, they'll grab their coats and sleds and head outdoors. But for Maryvale Preparatory School senior Elizabeth Piet, like a growing number students across the Baltimore region, she'll power up her iPad to see what assignments her teachers have waiting.