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Jul 26, 2023

Hahn Bros. plans expansion in Carroll County

Westminster-based meat production company Hahn Bros. said it will relocate to Hampstead as part of an expansion.

Aug 7, 2018

Controlled dam breach begins at Maryland lake

A controlled breach of a Maryland dam has begun at a lake pushed to capacity by heavy rains.

Aug 6, 2018

Officials plan controlled dam breach at Maryland lake

Officials in Maryland are planning a controlled breach of a dam at a Maryland lake pushed to capacity by heavy rains.

Ocean City
Apr 15, 2014

Maryland’s “most dangerous” city might surprise you

Real estate research website Movoto names the 10 safest and most dangerous places to live in Maryland.

Apr 3, 2013

Jos. Bank earns less but tops Wall St.

Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc., of Hampstead, reported net income for its fiscal fourth quarter ended Feb. 2 of $28.4 million, or $1.01 per diluted share, on revenue of $354.8 million, versus net income of $44.1 million, or $1.58 per share, on revenue of $346.3 million in the prior-year period.

Apr 2, 2013

648,000 eggs a day: A look at Sauder’s farm in Hampstead

HAMPSTEAD — It takes three to four minutes for an egg to go through the process of washing, rinsing and sanitizing before it is packed into a carton of a dozen eggs and shipped off from Sauder’s Eggs. While business is busier during the spring, said Evan Fogarty, the operating manager of Sauder’s Eggs, it’s […]

Feb 26, 2013

Rural areas struggle to find Internet providers

ELDERSBURG — Lush hills and cornfields along acres of land mark Carroll County as a haven for people who want to get away from the city life and compact suburban developments — but finding reliable and affordable Internet can be a headache in rural areas. The problem is that many people live away from cable […]

Mar 28, 2012

JoS A. Bank fiscal 4Q net income rises

Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. said Wednesday that its fiscal fourth-quarter profit climbed 8 percent as revenue improved. But the men’s clothing company cautioned that the first quarter is beginning more slowly than expected, as direct marketing sales and revenue at stores open at least a year are both down for the first eight weeks […]

Jun 2, 2011

Week in review: 6/3/11

Immigrant tuition foes gather names Opponents of in-state tuition rates for illegal immigrants submitted petitions with more than 40,000 signatures to the State Board of Elections in their plan to put the measure on the November 2012 ballot. This was more than twice as many signatures than needed for the first deadline on Tuesday. They will […]

Jun 1, 2011

Jos. A. Bank profit up, but shares plunge

Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc., the Hampstead-based men’s clothing retailer, said Wednesday that its first-quarter profit rose 13 percent as revenues improved. But the results fell short of Wall Street analysts’ expectations — by a penny, and its shares plunged more than 13 percent in Nasdaq trading. Wall Street also was worried that sales at […]

Jun 1, 2011

JoS A. Bank’s profit rises, misses predictions

HAMPSTEAD — JoS A. Bank Clothiers Inc., the men’s clothing store, said Wednesday that its first-quarter profit rose 13 percent as revenue improved. But the results missed Wall Street expectations, and its shares tumbled more than 13 percent in pre-market trading. CEO R. Neal Black said that profit margins had improved but didn’t give details […]

May 24, 2011

Maryland farm turns to solar power to cut costs

Running a farm with 400,000 chickens that produce 25,000 to 30,000 eggs a day requires a lot of electricity. Don Lippy, owner of Sunnyside Farms Inc. in Westminster, said the farm’s total electrical bill for 2010 was about $150,000. Now, he’s not only cutting his electric bill by more than a quarter, he’s hoping the […]

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