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Author Archives: Melody Simmons

Remodel and Rejoice: A guide to avoiding common renovation pitfalls

You’re ready to start that remodeling project, the one you hope will transform your home into a bigger, better castle. It’s an investment that could cost thousands in planning, labor and materials but that, with luck, will result in a ...

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Buses battle for NY tourist trade

With fare specials as low as $1 one way from Baltimore to New York from the likes of foreign-owned and BoltBus, a joint venture between Greyhound and Peter Pan, local, family-owned bus companies like Superior and Hunt Valley Motor Coach say they are hoping to draw on years of prompt, customer-oriented service to remain competitive.

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One unit not enough? Supersize it!

Back when they first toured the 4,000-square-foot apartment in Canton that soon would become their home, Sloane Brown and her husband, Steve Sobelman, were awestruck by the sweeping views of Baltimore’s waterfront. Making the point more dramatic was the fact ...

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Lawsuit: Mandatory retirement at 70 violates Equal Protection Clause

A 69-year-old Baltimore Circuit Court judge is taking the state to court, charging the mandatory judicial retirement age of 70 is unconstitutional. Judge Charles G. Bernstein filed suit in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. The action charges that the mandatory ...

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