The seller of an 11-acre site in Remington, where developer Rick Walker was planning to build a shopping center with a Walmart called 25th Street Station, has terminated the sale and filed a legal complaint against Walker, casting into doubt the future of the development.
Retailers now may recoup "swipe" fees, thanks to a proposed lawsuit settlement with Visa, MasterCard and major banks. When a consumer pays with a credit card, retailers can tack on a surcharge or "checkout fee" of up to 4 percent of the purchase to cover processing. But few are.
After several postponements since last year, attorneys for a developer seeking to build a 198-unit apartment complex at the southwest corner of Plumtree Road and Route 24 – and the residents of the community adjacent to the proposed building site who are opposed to the development – are in the thick of an appeals process before a Harford County hearing examiner.
MedStar Health's plan to build a $30 million medical facility on the outskirts of Bel Air, at Emmorton and Plumtree roads, cleared nearly every aspect of a Harford County Development Advisory Committee review Wednesday morning. The one exception was the proposed traffic plan for a key intersection south of the site.
Fearing the investigation into Phylicia Barnes' death was closing in on him, prosecutors say Michael Maurice Johnson told his girlfriend in text messages that he was thinking about fleeing the country.
In your article "Walmart protests resume in Bel Air" (Jan.16) Walmart spokesman Bill Wertz stated: "Certainly our charge, from the county is to ensure that we are not aggravating the traffic situation.
The Harford County Council passed a bill earlier this week accepting a $50,000 donation from Exelon toward a room at the new emergency operations center complex the county expects to build north of Bel Air..
Sherri Ingram-Hudgins steps into the homeless resource center on U.S. 1 in Jessup on the cold, rainy afternoon after Christmas, just about two years to the day since she began her effort to help people living on the margins. The place has been open more than an hour, and already crowded with people stopping in to do laundry or use a computer, get a meal, maybe pick up donated clothing or canned goods.
Harford County Executive David Craig said he will do what he can to work with Walmart and avoid having a Supercenter built on Plumtree Road in Bel Air. In a statement Craig said: "I have serious concerns regarding the proposed construction of a Walmart at the site discussed.
Vi Ripken, the mother of baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr., was abducted from outside of her home. She was tied up and put in the back seat of her car and driven all around Central Maryland. She was later found with her hands bound but unharmed in her car parked a few houses away from her Aberdeen home.
A smoking ban went into effect at the start of 2012 for all properties owned or leased by the Harford County government, with one exception, the Circuit Courthouse on Bel Air's Main Street. There would still be a designated smoking area away from building entrances and at least 25 feet away from the building doors.
Jordan Latham spent his freshman year at Xavier homesick and missing his family. Now he's back in Baltimore and playing well for Loyola, while spending plenty of time with younger brother Myles, who has autism.
On Dec. 8, while counting the coins from the Salvation Army's kettles, Janice Veney, director of Carroll County Salvation Army Service Center, received a pleasant surprise. A 1893 Liberty $10 gold piece was wrapped inside a note in a small plastic bag in a kettle located outside of the Walmart in Mount Airy.
Walmart is not the only business itching to get into the corner of Plumtree Road and Route 924 south of Bel Air. MedStar Health announced Monday plans to build a 100,000-square-foot healthcare facility at the same intersection.
The display of police presence was part of the 11th annual Shop with a Cop program, bringing dozens of children from across Baltimore County to shop with men and women in blue for a morning of bonding and laughter.