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  • Loch Raven school construction questioned by planning board, comptroller

    Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance faced questions last week from the Baltimore County Planning Board and Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot regarding the controversial central area elementary school construction plan. "The...
  • Congressional candidate predicted campaign long, long ago

    Congressional candidate predicted campaign long, long ago
    General contractor David Wagie is seeking the Republican nomination to run against freshman U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach. Many years ago, he knew he'd be making the race, or at least a race for Congress. Here's an article, "Once-reluctant...
  • Housing market recovery lays foundation for job growth

    Housing market recovery lays foundation for job growth
    At the start of the economic downturn, one of the factors that brought our country into a recession was the burst of the housing bubble. Now, as the housing market slowly recovers, it’s helping to spur economic growth. A new study by CareerBuilder...
  • Harbor Point's risk not worth reward

    Harbor Point's risk not worth reward
    The talk about city projects always goes round and round. The mayor's glowing study for the magic kingdom of Harbor Point shows that there will be 9,200 permanent jobs and 7,200 construction jobs ("Mayor, builder push for Harbor Point tax deal," June 7)....
  • California jobs: Construction sector sheds thousands of jobs

    California jobs: Construction sector sheds thousands of jobs
    The California construction industry lost thousands of jobs last month, according to new government data, bucking a trend that saw the industry outpace growth in other sectors amid a resurgent housing market. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said...
  • New development plans revealed for prime Columbia site

    New development plans revealed for prime Columbia site
    A prime lot near Lake Kittamaqundi in Columbia that has sat vacant for years is likely to become a construction site in the next few months, the land's owner said Monday. David Costello says he's eager to move forward with his vision for the site: a $65...
  • Monkeys take center stage in $15M Lincoln Park Zoo construction plan

    Monkeys take center stage in $15M Lincoln Park Zoo construction plan
    Lincoln Park Zoo will feature a new Japanese macaque exhibit and a new train for little kids under a construction plan announced by officials at the Chicago zoo Wednesday. The $15 million project will replace the old penguin habitat — closed...
  • William K. 'Bill' Lee III, SHA chief engineer

    William K. 'Bill' Lee III, SHA chief engineer
    William K. "Bill" Lee III, who rose from being a State Roads Commission laborer to chief engineer for the State Highway Administration, died Tuesday from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Cockeysville resident was 82....
  • Irvine council takes park reins

    Recently elected Irvine Mayor Steven Choi initiated Tuesday's City Council meeting with New Year greetings, but not much good cheer appeared to be on the minds of council members when three controversial motions passed early Wednesday — each about...
  • 10 years after E2 nightclub deaths, a mixed record on exit safety

    In the aftermath of the E2 nightclub disaster that killed 21 people in 2003, the city of Chicago vowed to step up weekend inspections of clubs. Ten years later, city data released to the Tribune, as well as interviews with club owners and others,...
  • Santa Ana River Marsh dredging begins

    Santa Ana River Marsh dredging begins
    Contractors for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have begun dredging sediment in the Santa Ana River Marsh in Newport Beach — some of which is being piped just offshore for beach replenishment, drawing concerns from residents. The roughly $5-...