| May 8, 2012
| 1:13 PM
The kerfuffle over the proposed wine store in Wegmans' newest location in Columbia heralds the next looming battle in consumers' fight to modernize Maryland's alcohol policy. The recent Howard County liquor board hearing demonstrated the intensity of both...
| May 10, 2012
| 6:50 AM
If local pharmacists could write the regulations, Marylanders probably wouldn't ever have been allowed to get their prescriptions filled at chain stores like Walgreens and Rite-Aid. Independent video stores probably would have liked to outlaw Blockbuster,...
| May 11, 2012
| 12:37 PM
Update: In an email Friday, drama teacher Maura Morrison said Thursday night’s show was standing room only with people turned away from the 900-seat auditorium.
“Wegmans’ executives were there and were wildly supportive of our show,&...
| May 17, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Your recent editorial expressed the view that "the ban on grocery store sales of alcohol has one purpose — preventing competition, to the benefit of existing retailers and to the detriment of consumers" ("Liquor and capitalism," May 14). Yet it also...
| May 23, 2012
| 7:19 AM
With residents being bombarded by fliers, robocalls, even a telephone opinion survey, the fight over the future of the former Solo Cup site in Baltimore County is taking on the trappings of a political campaign.
As the debate continues about whether...
| May 23, 2012
| 3:51 AM
Today's forecast calls for cloudy skies, patchy fog in the morning and a chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high temperature near 80 degrees. Wednesday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low temperature around 66 degrees....
| May 27, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond faces the kind of decision that makes a job like hers tough. She is being asked whether to allow the rezoning of an empty industrial site in Owings Mills to allow a major retail development anchored by a Wegmans....
| Jun 29, 2012
| 12:47 PM
Marshall Klein, fourth-generation scion of the Klein's grocery store family, is proud of the sweet potato pies stacked near the entrance to his newest supermarket, ShopRite of Perring Crossing in Parkville.
"We steam the potatoes ourselves," and on a...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:20 AM
ON THE SITE...
Alston convicted of theft, misconduct in office: The freshman state delegate from Prince George's County, was convicted of dipping into legislative funds for $800 in January 2011. Jurors deliberated for more than two hours.
| Jun 16, 2012
Plenty of shoppers at a Baltimore Safeway have started checking their cell phones while pushing carts and scanning shelves.
They may have been texting or checking Facebook updates, but now grocery customers could use mobile devices to plan meals,...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 9:19 AM
ON THE SITE...
Mother of rape victim describes horrific attack: Woman who worked at Mad River Tavern in Federal Hill woke up naked on a north Baltimore lawn and was let in when she knocked on the door of a nearby home, her mother said.