| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:56 AM
After an unsuccessful attempt by the village of Glencoe to buy a $1.1 million house officials hoped to tear down to make way for more parking in the village's downtown, officials said this month that the setback provides an opportunity to hear from...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Once again, Baltimore County with help from the Dundalk Renaissance Corporation is attempting to take advantage of the Dundalk area. In a very clandestine move, the county administration sold the North Point Government Center for $2.1 million even...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:59 PM
The long simmering issue over the Sagebrush territory in La Cañada — an area whose students have historically been served by Glendale Unified — is still ongoing, school board members confirmed this week.
The decades-old battle on behalf of La...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:17 PM
When the weekend rolls around, many locals in Belmont Shore don't even bother to leave home. At least not in their cars.
Parking in "the Shore" is so notoriously difficult that residents are accustomed to circling the neighborhood, block by block, in...
| Feb 5, 2014
More than 200,000 low-income Illinoisans have applied for new coverage under Medicaid, the state-federal health insurance that was expanded in Illinois and several other states as part of the Affordable Care Act.
But for certain members of that group,...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:58 AM
The gleaming new Horseshoe Casino Baltimore that greets visitors entering the city on Russell Street rises from gritty surroundings, flanked by a Holiday Inn Express and a concrete bunker-like block of storage units.
Those two neighboring properties...
| Feb 27, 2014
As a milliner, Lisa Farrell makes hand-crafted hats for women and children and sells them from her shop, Ooh-La-La in Highland Park.
Lately, she's also been playing the Powerball.
"I keep hoping I win the lottery so I can buy the building," Farrell...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: I was trying to buy a condominium in Florida when the agent told me he was a transaction agent but could help both the seller and buyer. Also, the seller wanted to sell "as is" and I was not able to get an appraisal...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Over the concerns of Baltimore's finance officials, the City Council is considering a two-year extension of tax breaks on historic properties.
Council members will vote tonight to extend tax credits for property owners who improve historic properties...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:10 AM
Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides said Monday he's in the early stages of exploring whether to buy two controversial properties in the city.
Pantelides said he's been approached by residents and activists about buying the Crystal Spring Farm property on...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Dissent over the latest Harford County appropriations for parkland appear motivated by political gamesmanship in this election year, rather than actual concern for public recreational opportunities.
Be it a grouping of properties associated with the...