Continuing a tradition begun in 2008, members of the Bel Air New Car Dealers Association have made two $5,000 donations to Harford County charitable institutions that serve members of the community who are in the greatest need for food and shelter.
Lawmakers chastised the State Highway Administration Wednesday over an audit that criticized the agency's work zone speed camera program even as officials assured them that any problems with the program have been resolved.
Retailers striving to remain relevant are experimenting with new concepts at malls across the Baltimore region and elsewhere this holiday selling season. Specialty retailers are opening even more specialized stores, targeting specific segments of shoppers.
Laurel's Health and Wellness Ambassador Carl Powell says people don't have to kick staying in shape to the curb this time of year. Powell has a list of things people can do during the holiday season to ward off those unwanted extra pounds. He advises people to first, "Do some research and create a practical fitness plan. Don't wait until January to think about it."
Baltimore County has installed GPS technology in more than 900 government vehicles. The devices are pricey, but officials say they will save taxpayer dollars in fuel costs. Some disagree, saying the technology isn't always worth it.
The weather was fine, the crowds were large and Bill Rudow was in good humor at the Mayor's Christmas Parade in Hampden on Sunday.Rudow, a 52-year-old lawyer in Mount Washington, was riding in a 1967 Good Humor truck that sat in his father's garage in Roland Park for three decades before the younger Rudow began restoring it last summer.
The public fascination with who won the record $587.5 million Powerball jackpot turned to Maryland on Friday, as reports surfaced that a customer at an Upper Marlboro gas station claimed he had the coveted winning ticket.
Marylanders were buying $2 Powerball tickets at an average of 569,000 per hour Wednesday as the jackpot climbed to $550 million. And, while hopefuls lost out to out-of-state ticket holders, one local woman landed the second-tier prize of $2 million, lottery officials said.
Christmas season comes early for The Aegis Empty Stocking Fund, and the elves are busy working to get toys packed for the 831 Harford County children who will receive gifts of toys this holiday season.
The new Aberdeen Corporate Park promises 269,000 square feet of LEED-certified office space off of Route 22. But defense contractors have been slow to set up shop at this and many other office projects in and around Aberdeen.
The news that Patrick Turner's Westport Waterfront development is facing foreclosure has been taken in stride by Westport residents and city officials, who are not pegging all their expectations for the South Baltimore community on the long-stalled Turner project.
Baltimore County police say precious-metal dealers' transaction records enable them to track stolen property as it starts its way through an elaborate black market. But incomplete paperwork, or, the lack of paperwork is not uncommon among gold buyers who might be enticed to overlook procedures because payoffs can be big.
More and more, participants in the annual day-after-Thanksgiving ritual of mass shopping are — like Townes — starting the day of. Lines for break-of-dawn deals get going early. And many of the big retailers now kick off the sales Thursday night.
Small Business Saturday is just the event, say area small businesses, retailers and boutique clothing stores to bring in customers the day after Black Friday. Among them are Corradetti glass-blowing studio in the Woodberry area, which will hold a Christmas ornament making workshop for families.