| Dec 10, 2011
| 3:49 PM
Kirk-Habicht Co. in Essex doesn't do much business in Europe, but problems on the continent are buffeting the manufacturer all the same.
Its employees rely on a heavy wire to make springs tough enough for trucks, and the only plant they know of that...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:14 PM
A state lawmaker who helps set tax policy is calling for an overhaul of Maryland's property tax cap law, after a Baltimore Sun investigation documented how the costly program has resulted in homeowners across Baltimore paying vastly different amounts...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 5:15 AM
Three years in the making, Wednesday's U2 concert at M&T Bank Stadium could attract a record crowd — along with gridlock in the streets — at a time when uncertainty over the NFL season leaves Baltimore looking for more ways to fill the...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 5:37 PM
As the economy improved, the number of jobs in downtown Baltimore rose 6 percent last year — the first gain in three years and a much faster pace of employment growth than in the entire city, statistics to be released Tuesday by the Downtown...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 7:18 PM
Bracing for the loss of a steady paycheck is becoming something of a routine for Frank Silberstein.
A statistician for the U.S. Census Bureau and a union steward for the American Federation of Government Employees, Silberstein said the pitched battle...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 2:58 PM
Penn Wilbert and his wife, Amanda Ferchak, have lived in Southeast Baltimore for six years — riding bikes to the grocery store, playing kickball at Patterson Park and meeting friends for drinks at bars inCanton.
But last month, when the young...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 7:06 PM
Charleta Jones isn't looking for just one job. She's looking for two: something full time and something on the side, to help repair the financial damage she suffered after losing her job last year as a paratransit driver.
"I've been out of work for...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:14 PM
The owner of the financially ailing Sparrows Point steel plant is idling operations there, warning 1,975 workers Thursday that they would be laid off starting next month.
The news, the latest casting doubt on the future of the Baltimore County facility,...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:42 AM
It was almost deja vu. Tuesday, May 22 was the annual meeting of the Roland Park Civic League. Many of the same people who spoke at the October 2008, standing-room-only meeting at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School, spoke there again: Civic League...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:17 PM
As the sun waned Tuesday afternoon in Northeast Baltimore, 51-year-old Stephanie Yancey held back tears as she placed flowers, balloons and a teddy bear in front of Sully's Seafood & Subs on Belair Road, across the street from her home.
A day earlier,...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Maryland shed 7,500 jobs in May, as the state posted one of the largest losses in the country for the second month in a row, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday.
Only North Carolina and Pennsylvania saw bigger cuts in May, according to the new...