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  • Outside Opinion: Apprenticeship programs can close skills gap

    Outside Opinion: Apprenticeship programs can close skills gap
    The White House recently announced a $600 million investment in professional apprenticeship programs. The administration hopes to strengthen ties between community colleges and private companies — and equip workers with the skills they need to...
  • 100 years later, DiPasquale's grocery keeps family food tradition going

    100 years later, DiPasquale's grocery keeps family food tradition going
    Sometime in 1914, Luigi DiPasquale, who had left his home of Abruzzi, Italy, came to Baltimore and opened a corner store in Highlandtown. Ever the entrepreneur, he butchered and sold meats and also sold live goats tethered in the backyard. This week I...
  • Two ways about it [Commentary]

    Two ways about it [Commentary]
    The reactions triggered by the Board of Estimates' recent approval of a study of the feasibility of converting St. Paul and Calvert streets back to two-way traffic have demonstrated that this city is at a crossroads. Policies are changing and new ideas...
  • Wedded: Lisa Ponzoli and Matt Schaefer

    Wedded: Lisa Ponzoli and Matt Schaefer
    Date: May 17 Her story: Lisa Ponzoli, 35, grew up in Lutherville. Before becoming center manager at Nava Health & Vitality Center in Columbia last year, she owned Babe, a boutique in Fells Point, for six years. Her parents, Penni and Jack Hopkins,...
  • GLCCB to host post-Pride town hall meeting to discuss changes

    GLCCB to host post-Pride town hall meeting to discuss changes
    Organizers of Baltimore Pride, which occurred last month in a new location for the first time in years, will host a town hall meeting to hear feedback on the changes from members of the public. The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. July 23 in the Mason Lord...
  • Unicorp may face Winter Park parking, traffic questions

    Unicorp may face Winter Park parking, traffic questions
    Traffic and parking may be big issues at a public meeting Thursday about Unicorp National Developments’ latest project on U.S. Route 17-92 in Winter Park. The developer planned the meeting to gather input on building a new retail center on the...
  • Orlando among least affordable rental markets, report finds

    Orlando among least affordable rental markets, report finds
    Orlando, long considered a relatively affordable market for homebuyers, now stands as one of the country's least affordable markets for renters, a new report shows. Apartment renters in the area spent an average of 34.3 percent of their income paying...
  • Two years after shooting, second Mid-Town victim dies

    Two years after shooting, second Mid-Town victim dies
    Larry Peterson, a Mid-Town resident who was one of two people shot in a robbery outside his bed and breakfast in August 2012 has died, according to friends. He was 58. Peterson and artist Alex Ulrich, 40, were sitting outside of Peterson's bed and...
  • Edward Snowden, Pulitzer Prizes: Sunday topics

    Edward Snowden, Pulitzer Prizes: Sunday topics
    UPDATED: Edward Snowden and the Pulitzer Prizes will be topics Sunday on the morning programs. Glenn Greenwald is giving his first interview since winning the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for The Guardian's coverage of Snowden's National Security...
  • Historic YMCA in Mount Vernon to become Hotel Indigo

    Historic YMCA in Mount Vernon to become Hotel Indigo
    A historic YMCA in Mount Vernon, once home to confessed Soviet spy Whittaker Chambers and a hotel run by the former Baltimore International College, is to become a 197-room Hotel Indigo, one of the new owners said. Focus Development LLC principal...
  • Wedded: Kathleen Miller and Michael Pukacz

    Date: March 1 Her story: Kathleen Miller, 30, grew up in Darnestown in Montgomery County. She is a risk analyst at Legg Mason in Baltimore. Her mother, Peggy Miller, lives in Frederick, and her father, Ted Miller, lives in Bethesda. His story: Michael...