Bel Air resident Richard Bock has been named president of FranNet of Maryland, which assists individuals interested in exploring self-employment as a career option through franchised business ownership
Colliers International in Baltimore, a full-service commercial real estate firm, on behalf of Multi Properties Inc., brokered a portfolio sale of three properties totaling 80,400 square feet in Harford County to Goodier Baker LLC, a Maryland-based real estate development company. The total sale price was $6.2 million
With a new General Assembly session starting Wednesday, state lawmakers say they are pushing ahead on multiple fronts. Legislation is anticipated that would punish private contractors for processing erroneous speed camera citations; require a way for motorists to be able to fact-check their tickets and bar contracts that pay companies a share of each $40 citation.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration is taking substantive steps to fix problems with the speed camera system, but its opacity and defiance in response to questions about it diminishes public trust in its efforts.
2013 began with a very unique occurrence in the world of pro wrestling. On Jan. 6 in Toronto, Ring of Honor and Dragon Gate USA, two very well-respected outfits among professional wrestling fans, saw both their champions in the same ring, facing off against each other.
Residential property values in the southwestern Route 40 areas of Harford County plummeted by 15 to 20 percent since 2009, while those in northern Harford and the Havre de Grace area dropped by an average of 7 percent, according to the latest round of property tax assessments.
The Howard County Housing Commission in September purchased the 5.5-acre mobile home park with the intentions of building a 33- to 50-unit apartment complex for the chronically homeless in Howard County. The park is scheduled to close Nov. 15, 2013.
When River Hill's Austin Altman was at a football camp during his sophomore year, someone pointed out that ¿ with his droopy eyes and easy smile ¿ he resembled future Hall of Fame NFL quarterback Peyton Manning. The youngster didn't get upset. Instead, he went out and did everything he could to make the nickname "Manning" stick.
Lost in the smoky haze of 1960s history is the Laurel Pop Festival held in July 1969, which was attended by 15,000 fans and offered an incredible lineup of some of the biggest pop performers of the year.