| May 15, 2014
| 5:15 AM
William Smith writes that Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s column concerning the Republican Party being the champion of small business is a fantasy and sets forth his own storyline that he alleges to have a "ring of truth to it" ("Ehrlich's small business rhetoric...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:23 PM
An Easton small business will be the subject of an upcoming MSNBC "Your Business" when the television show visits Mercantile Home this week. MSNBC will profile local business owners Ken Jones Jr. and Ron Morris and film them as they......
| May 18, 2014
| 4:10 AM
WETHERSFIELD — Comics gets top billing at Scott Wool and George Fietziewicz's business, Omni Comics and Cards, but Wool laughs when he's asked how much of the sales are comic books these days.
"Negligible. Two percent or so," he says, laughing...
| Jun 22, 2014
It's not about the recipes, or vanilla spongecake versus chocolate, or square layers versus round. For Elysia Root, cake is the medium to create memories and happiness. The satisfaction of being a cake designer is hearing love stories, making kids smile...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:08 PM
The June primary is about three weeks away, and mailboxes are brimming with candidate mailers.
I'm oddly fascinated with them.
Interestingly, these mailers are double-edged swords.
Bombard voters with too many and you run the risk of turning them...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Last week I poked some fun by reading between the lines of political mailers I'd received over the past few weeks.
I found especially entertaining the recent mailers from 74th Assembly District candidates Keith Curry and Emanuel Patrascu.
| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Your editorial "Kamenetz the kingmaker" (May 22) was misguided conjecture based on a four-month-old campaign finance report.
As The Sun recently reported, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz transferred the vast majority of the funds in the A Better...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:25 PM
An influential conservative group in Orange County has pulled its endorsement of an Assembly candidate, saying he broke a pledge to reject political donations from public employees unions.
The Lincoln Club of Orange County no longer lists Newport...
| May 24, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Democrat Anthony G. Brown's campaign calls his new 30-second television spot "Not About the Numbers." The ad lives up to its title by offering no statistics, just broad generalities about Maryland's economy.
What the ad says: The ad opens with a shot of...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Baltimore's Latino Economic Development Center will open a satellite office along Eastern Avenue in Highlandtown, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Wednesday.
The office, to be located in space donated by the Southeast Community Development...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: I'm thinking about operating my own small business but I have no interest in 3-D printing, dime-sized personal hearing amplifiers or the wonders of alternative fuel converted from cow manure. Too technical! Suggestions? -- M.H.
How are you...