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Hogan appoints 8 to UMMS board, including panel leaders

Retired U.S. District Judge Alexander Williams, shown in a 2017 photo, is the Democratic co-chair of the governor's commission to redraw the state's 6th Congressional District bounndaries. (File Photo / Bryan P. Sears)

Gov. Larry Hogan has named eight more members to the board of directors of the University of Maryland Medical System following the scandal that led to wholesale governance changes for the board. Included in Hogan’s appointments Monday were James “Chip” ...

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Baltimore County gets $1.65M grant for a Towson Circulator

A schematic of 101 York looking north in Towson. The Greater Towson Council of Community Organizations, which represents 30 neighborhood groups in Baltimore County, wanted to challenge a zoning decision related to the mixed-used development, but the Court of Special Appeals last week held such umbrella groups generally lack standing. (Courtesy DMS Development LLC)

Baltimore County has won a $1.65 million federal grant award to support the launch of a Towson Circulator pilot, county officials announced. The award announced today by U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Reps. Dutch Ruppersberger and John ...

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Md. CEO starts foundation in memory of ‘Route 29 Batman’

In this March 27, 2012, photo, Leonard Robinson, dressed as Batman, poses for a photo outside his home, in Owings Mills. Authorities say, Robinson, known for visiting hospitalized children dressed in his Batman costume, died, Sunday in a crash on Interstate 70, in western Maryland. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post via AP)

A coincidence of Aug. 16 calendar dates and the number 29 among business partners and friends inspired the creation of a foundation in memory of a Maryland man who was known for dressing up as Batman and visiting children in hospitals.

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Trash wheel, Baltimore’s 4th, to collect garbage at Gwynns Falls

A photo illustration of what the latest trash wheel, this one at Gwynn Falls, will look like. (Courtesy Ziger/Snead Architects)

The Waterfront Partnership’s Healthy Harbor Initiative announced today a fourth trash wheel will join Mr. Trash Wheel, Professor Trash Wheel and Captain Trash Wheel by next spring. The to-be-named trash interceptor will be at the mouth of the Gwynns Falls, where it will ...

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Watch: Kapowza makes 3 home equity loan ads in Md. for Figure


Ads by a Baltimore creative agency feature a father and daughter sharing tender moments over a treehouse and a home, a man at a backyard luau talking to a sadder version of himself buried under credit card bills, and a borrower with a ...

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Lockheed Martin to bring Challenge Box to UM campus next week


University of Maryland, College Park, students will be asking not “what’s in the box?” but “how do I get into the box” next week. Lockheed Martin will bring its Challenge Box to the university’s Brandon Iribe Center for Computer Science ...

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Baltimore-based Terra’s Kitchen files for bankruptcy

Mike McDevitt, CEO of Terra’s Kitchen, seen here holding a cooked plate of food with eco-friendly delivery vessel that the business uses to deliver its pre prepped ingredients to its customers. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

The Baltimore-based meal delivery service Terra’s Kitchen has filed for bankruptcy and appears to have shut down. According to federal court filings, the company’s revenues had dwindled over the last couple of years and investment had dried up. The company ...

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