| Jan 25, 2013
| 2:10 PM
House Speaker Michael E. Busch said Friday that he has created a work group of delegates to study strategies for economic revitalization of the Baltimore region.
Busch said he has directed the nine-member panel to review existing programs and recommend...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:54 AM
A Baltimore County councilman's failure to disclose his outside employment has drawn the attention of the county ethics board, whose director says she expects the issue to come up at this week's meeting.
Councilman John Olszewski Sr., a Dundalk...
| May 27, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Bang Warren dismissed the pounding on her cabin door early Monday morning as "children playing a prank." Then a horn blared and she heard people running through the halls of the Grandeur of the Seas
A fire had broken out in the early morning hours...
| May 26, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The Transportation Infrastructure Investment Act of 2013 will provide crucially needed funding for improving, expanding and building transportation projects throughout Maryland. Projects critical to continued economic growth throughout Central Maryland...
| May 18, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Although it leads the East Coast in several categories of shipping activity, the port of Baltimore often seems to be hiding in plain sight.
So officials used the Saturday observance of National Maritime Day to throw open a pier at the Canton Marine...
| May 19, 2013
| 8:18 AM
A Baltimore County councilman did not disclose his outside employment over the past several years, including his work with a painting and drywall company that has a $3.1 million contract at a new high school being built in his district.
| May 19, 2013
| 6:15 PM
A cluster of “sea containers” recently placed at a storage business near the corner of Virginia Avenue and Massey Boulevard prompted a reader to inquire about it earlier this month.
Do the storage containers violate any Washington County...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 4:45 PM
The Army Corps of Engineers expects to lift navigational restrictions on the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal this week after emergency dredging removed shoaling that emerged in November.
At 14 miles long and 450 feet wide, the canal is a major artery for...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 3:18 PM
A weekend strike by dockworkers from Maine to Texas was averted Friday after union and management negotiators settled a major sticking point and extended the contract deadline until Feb. 6 to hammer out the rest of a long-term deal.
The announcement came...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Connie Morella served as an ambassador in Paris. Helen Bentley became a consultant to the port of Baltimore. Wayne Gilchrest opened an environmental education center on the Eastern Shore.
Former members of Congress from Maryland, they rebounded from...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 2:44 PM
Talks have broken down between the union representing nearly 15,000 East Coast and Gulf longshoremen and the group representing shippers and port operators, with little more than a week to go before their contract expires.
Meeting Tuesday in Newark, N.J....