| May 22, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Melissa Meeker is stepping down as head of the South Florida Water Management District to take a private sector job with a Stuart-based environmental consulting firm.
Meeker resigned Monday after two years leading the agency that is charged with...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 10:27 AM
The agency that guards South Florida against flooding and leads Everglades restoration on Thursday got its second new leader in two years.
The South Florida Water Management District’s board looked within and made Ernie Barnett the interim...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Professional engineer Thomas M. Wirth has been promoted to vice president of Geo-Technology Associates Inc., a mid-Atlantic geotechnical engineering and environmental consulting firm.
With 12 years of professional experience, Wirth specializes in...
| Mar 8, 2013
For many people the defining moment in the Field Museum's recent history was the bid at a 1997 auction that made Chicago home to the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton known as Sue.
But that choice could have far less impact on the Field's future than another...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:27 PM
From hot-chocolate stands to dog walking to helping people with computers, kids can start their own businesses — and learn about the value of money along the way.
On a chilly day last November, 5-year-old Sylvia Fordham caught the business bug....
| Apr 9, 2013
When the Field Museum sold more than 30 works of 19th-century Western art for millions of dollars in 2004, it eased controversy by announcing plans to spend the proceeds on new artifacts and by holding on to four of the best paintings from the collection....
| Apr 5, 2013
| 6:17 PM
As thousands of federal workers prepare to be furloughed, many are concerned about how to deal with a pay cut.
Keith Everett, a chief steward with the American Federation of Government Employees, said his union held two meetings in recent weeks at...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Rockwell Collins' $1.39 billion acquisition of Arinc likely will have some impact on the aerospace technology firm's 900 Anne Arundel County employees, but what that might be remained unclear Monday.
Rockwell Collins Inc. announced Sunday that it would...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Rachel A. Pines, a classically trained pianist who later changed careers and became chief learning officer for a business consulting company, died Nov. 7 of breast cancer at the Cancer Treatment Center in Philadelphia. The former Mount Washington resident...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Alexander R. "Ruffie" Holmes, a retired certified public accountant who later became treasurer of the old Church Home and Hospital in East Baltimore, died Sunday of complications from dementia at the Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville. He was...
| Dec 8, 2013
Few companies watch their bottom line with more anxiety than startup firms, but the ones who want to move into a new business accelerator in Columbia will need to think beyond revenue and expenses.
Howard County's Conscious Venture Lab is on the hunt...