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.
Parking is banned for the ciclovia Saturday and a high number of police will be present. That has led to questions about how people will be able to go grocery shopping and how much police are too much.
No matter whose version of events you believe, one thing is clear about the confrontation between the Werdesheim brothers and Corey Ausby: It wouldn't have happened if the brothers had stayed in the car and called the police.
The judge presiding over the trial of two brothers accused of assaulting a teen in Northwest Baltimore said after the attorneys' arguments concluded Wednesday that she planned to give her ruling in the case Thursday afternoon.
Baltimore County Police are investigating a report that three people apparently robbed a man of a bottle of Oxycodone — after two of them gave him a ride from Timonium to Glen Burnie to get his prescription filled.
Tim Johnson's Ride on Washington is a grueling five-day, 500-mile bicycling event from Boston to Washington, D.C., that raises funds for the Bikes Belong, a group that advocates bicycle safety and bike programs for children. Johnson hopes to raise $100,000 for the group.
While there are a lot of things that could be done to make Harford County — especially its suburban environs — more useful for walkers and cyclists, linking neighborhoods safely to business centers and cracking down on drivers who don't afford the appropriate level of respect to walkers and cyclists would be a good first step.
Before this project goes a step further, the county, state and federal governments need to make it crystal clear to the public exactly what is going on with the Joppa waste to energy plant, when, where and if the Energy Answers plant will be built and, above all, why the county needs to build a waste transfer station when the garbage is being collected by private companies and the shipped to another private for incineration.
Sol Goodman, a retired auto leasing and sales executive who wrote poetry that spoke of the joys of living in Baltimore, died of kidney failure Feb. 18 at the Sunrise Assisted Living in Pikesville. The longtime Mount Vernon resident was 88.
Though just two Baltimore Police officers accused of taking kickbacks from Majestic Auto Repair are on trial this week in federal court, witnesses, prosecutors and attorneys have broadly described cops behaving badly.
Gasoline prices in Maryland and across the nation are climbing fast, and motorists could see $4 a gallon at the pump in the coming months, fueled by stiff demand in China and India and turmoil in the oil-rich Middle East, experts said.
A motorcycle rights group came to Annapolis to call on the General Assembly to pass a bill that would require Maryland tire dealers to inform consumers of research showing that tires deteriorate with age and that a federal agency recommends that they be replaced after six years even if the tread depth is adequate.
Most people filling up the tank in Howard County are already paying more than the $3.60 per gallon state average cost of gasoline, a price that is expected to escalate to $4 per gallon this spring. So naturally the idea of paying a sales tax on gasoline is not sitting well with county residents and businesses.
In 2008, Alex Moreno said, he was approached by a Baltimore police officer with an idea to help boost sales at his fledgling Rosedale car repair shop: In exchange for a cut, officers would funnel cars to the shop.