- The Baltimore area produces a lot of research, but the region is merely middling when it comes to patenting innovations. A new report suggests that high-profile efforts at change haven't taken hold yet.
- Three-dozen students from New Town High School, Overlea High School, and the National Academy Foundation High School in Baltimore City spent the morning learning about Stanley Black & Decker its mission from leaders of the company's construction and do-it-yourself division on Friday morning.
- Baltimore becomes the third city in the country to get a ToolBank where churches and charitable groups can borrow tools for a small fee
- Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and some County Council members accepted thousands of dollars worth of sports tickets from developers and others last year.
- Just over a dozen East Towson residents turned out for Monday's meeting with Baltimore Gas & Electric representatives to learn about an infrastructure project
- Even after Stanley Black & Decker shareholders rejected the tool and security company's executive pay plan last spring, the company paid Nolan D. Archibald, its chairman and the former CEO of Black & Decker, a total of $64.4 million in 2011.
- The announcement this week that Chicago-based Exelon Corp. has struck a deal to take over Constellation came as something of a psychic blow. If the $7.9 billion deal is approved, and the parent of local utility BGE is absorbed , then Baltimore will lose its sole remaining Fortune 500 headquarters.