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Jul 12, 2012

Sommer to chair Harford County chamber board

Robin Sommer, owner of Images of Sommer, has been elected chair of the board of directors for the Harford County Chamber of Commerce for 2012-2013. Sommer is a long time photographer in Harford County, specializing in all aspects of child and family photography. Her on-location, natural portraits reflect her personal connection with the families she […]

Jul 5, 2012

Spend less, tax less, MBRG urges legislators

Maryland’s budget is too large and taxes are too high, according to a General Assembly report card released Thursday by Maryland Business for Responsive Government. In its annual evaluation of state legislators, the pro-business group targeted the state’s budget, which increased $1.2 billion year-over-year, continuing an upward spending trend that MBRG blames for tax increases. “While [&hel[...]

Jun 25, 2012

Lawyer suspended 4 years after hearing

A Harford County lawyer was indefinitely suspended Friday for taking money from his client trust account as well as failing to pay a real estate settlement tax, maintain funds in his trust account and answer inquiries by bar counsel. James Charles August Moeller violated numerous rules in the Maryland Lawyers’ Rules of Professional Conduct, the […]

Jun 20, 2012

Jury awards $1.5M for devastating injury from missed bacteria

A U.S. District Court jury in Baltimore has awarded $1.5 million to a 38-year-old man whose genitals were mutilated by a flesh-eating bacteria that went untreated for 58.5 hours due to a misdiagnosis in a Harford County hospital. Wednesday’s award to Glenn Marc Garczynski will be reduced to about $780,000 due to Maryland’s statutory cap […]

Jun 5, 2012

Harford casino not such a bad idea, expert says

Harford County Executive David R. Craig raised some eyebrows when, in a recent letter to the chairman of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gambling expansion work group, he suggested that his county be approved for a slots license. The group, led by Maryland Stadium Authority Chairman John W. Morton, is already studying the viability of creating a license […]

Jun 5, 2012

Eye Opener: Harford officials haven’t discussed a casino

With the state’s largest casino set to open Wednesday night, Anne Arundel County’s economic development arm said the casino could spur lots of development in the already dense commercial district. Here’s a few other headlines around the web: The Baltimore Sun reports that earmarked slots money has not been distributed to small, minority and women-owned businesses. […]

May 31, 2012

CBRE brokers $11.6M sale of Hanover property

CBRE this week brokered the $11.6 million sale of a fully-leased, multi-tenanted industrial building in the Baltimore-Washington corridor. A group affiliated with the Industrial Income Trust Inc. purchased the rear loaded, flexibly designed property located at 7463 New Ridge Rd. in Hanover from an affiliate of Bavar Properties Group LLC. “Industrial assets in this region […]

May 16, 2012

Craig honored by The ARC Northern Chesapeake Region

Harford Couny Executive David Craig received The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region’s 2012 Award of Excellence on May 9. Craig was honored for  his initiatives that support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.  

May 14, 2012

Small firm’s expansion part of Harford trend

The recent expansion of a suburban label making plant has pushed the number of small manufacturing jobs in Harford County to just over 6,000, economic development officials there say. The move in mid-March by Bizerba Label Solutions from a 25,000-square-foot facility to a 60,000-square-foot plant in Joppa has led to the hiring of three new […]

Apr 6, 2012

The intersection of government and small business

Have you ever gone to an event, only to be asked “what are you doing here?” by someone whose social filter wasn’t working and whose mind wasn’t comprehending the connection between you and the event’s big picture? That was about the reaction I received when some friends found out that I would be contributing to […]

Apr 1, 2012

You don’t have to be a judge to play one on TV

A show that casts pre-teens and teenagers as lawyers in mock courtroom competition is in the market for attorneys and judges to play jurists on television, pro bono. Farzan Mohamed and Sterling Schepers — who are neither lawyers nor judges — have attracted some high-powered talent as executive producer and marketing director of School Court […]

Mar 7, 2012

Starbucks leaving I-95 travel plazas

A Board of Public Works vote will cost some Maryland drivers their grande cups of Pike Place Roast and venti Caramel Macchiatos. Areas USA Inc., the winning bidder in a Maryland Transportation Authority project to renovate two Interstate 95 travel plazas, does not have a relationship with Starbucks. The contract’s losing bidder, HMSHost — which […]

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