| Mar 16, 2013
Seven years after opening the South Locust Point cruise ship berth and terminal, Maryland port officials have a problem: capacity, as in, not enough.
Without expansion, the record-breaking annual statistics will plateau at about 100 cruises and 241,000...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 9:00 AM
After years navigating the office politics of both big business and government, Trent Kittleman had seen her share of women sidelined for promotions in favor of their male counterparts. It niggled at her, because by 2002, while she was working as minority...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 7:42 PM
The state is poised to approve a 35-year deal with the U.S. unit of a Spanish hospitality company to rebuild and manage two travel plazas on Interstate 95 even as questions emerge about its track record and experience.
The Board of Public Works meets...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 6:34 PM
A circuit judge blocked the award of a contract worth up to a half-billion dollars to a Miami-based company to build and operate two travel plazas on Interstate 95, saying it appeared the state did not follow its own procurement law.
| Dec 26, 2012
| 5:50 AM
The day after Christmas morning commutes are flowing smoothly with just one traffic incident reported throughout the greater Baltimore metro area.
A disabled car was affecting traffic on the Interstate 695 outer loop just before the Jones Falls...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 5:38 AM
Two early morning collisions were cleared on area interstates by mid-morning, leaving area roadways clear for commutes.
As of 8:30 a.m., a three-vehicle crash that had blocked one shoulder and a lane on I-695 at Chesaco Avenue on the outer loop in...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 11:20 AM
Four attorneys and a former staple of government agencies have been named to a newly created Baltimore city school Ethics Panel, officials announced at the most recent board meeting.
The new members presented are: Letina Green, an attorney who...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 4:08 PM
The Maryland Department of Transportation is working with CSX Transportation to review four sites in Baltimore that the railroad company could use as a new multi-million-dollar cargo transfer facility needed to accommodate increased freight demands at the...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:25 PM
The state, city and CSX Transportation have tentatively selected the Mount Clare train yard in Southwest Baltimore for a roughly $90 million facility where containerized cargo would be transferred from trucks to trains, a project designed to improve the...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 8:30 PM
ELDERSBURG — The next community meeting on the proposed Freedom Area Trail Network in Sykesville and Eldersburg will be held Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m., in the South Carroll Senior and Community Center, 5928 Mineral Hill Road.
Recently, a $55,...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 9:57 AM
As shocking as it may seem, there are times when local government and the private sector can work together for mutual benefit in a way that promotes economic development while simultaneously protecting a community's quality of life. The $95 million plan...