| Jun 10, 2012
| 1:54 PM
The University of Maryland, College Park will use a $1.1 million grant from defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. to establish a new honors concentration in cybersecurity, school officials announced Monday.
With the program, which will accept its...
| Jun 23, 2012
Bob Deasy and his wife, Janet, have lived in the same Unionville house with the same kitchen for 44 years.
They're retired, living on a pension and Social Security, but last October Bob Deasy decided to flatter both his wife and their home with a new...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 6:14 PM
Friends recall that Tom Boyle faced many deadly situations on the streets of Chicago during more than 30 years as a police officer. More than a decade after retirement, at age 62, he was training police in war-torn Afghanistan how best to keep the peace...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 5:58 AM
As soon as a natural disaster strikes, so do scammers who promise to repair damages but only make off with your money.
The Maryland Insurance Administration quickly issued these tips on choosing a contractor and insurance claim adjuster:
Get at least...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 1:17 PM
The City of Wichita's Bid Board unanimously rejected an appeal from contractor Dondlinger/Hunt Tuesday afternoon.
Dondlinger/Hunt says its bid to build the new airport terminal was the lowest. The company was disqualified because city officials say it...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Improved technology is changing the spy game, merging once-disparate roles in the intelligence field and favoring an increased download of traditional spy roles to the private sector.
This week, Canada's Postmedia News cited a speech by Richard Fadden,...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 6:00 AM
National Fire Systems & Services — whose remodel of former Councilman John Drayman's condominium continues to drag out in court over claims of nonpayment — is claiming that the firm actually in charge of the project was the affordable...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Tuscarora School District officials recently received an unwelcome surprise when they learned Mercersburg Elementary School’s gym floor has mercury that needs to be professionally removed.
The elementary school is in the midst of a $7 million...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Q: I moved to Boston a few months ago, but my adult son is living at our home on Route 611 in Williams Township. Imagine my surprise when visiting him in late June to find a brand new guardrail installed on the canal side of northbound 611, directly...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Taxpayers will be picking up former City Councilman John Drayman’s legal bills after he swapped a high-powered criminal attorney for a public defender.
Drayman was indicted in May on charges that he embezzled between $304,000 and $880,000 from a...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:54 PM
KEYW Holding Corp., a Hanover-based defense contractor, on Tuesday said it intends to sell 7.4 million shares at a public offering of $11.75 per share in an effort to raise money to pay down debt and to fund a recent corporate acquisition. The company...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 1:46 PM
In attempt to crackdown on unlicensed contractors operating in the city, Department of Code Enforcement inspectors opened up an abandoned house in the 3900 block of Carrollton Avenue to lure under-the-table operators into making renovation bids.