Oct 19, 2011

Baltimore County gets $7 million for school renovations

ANNAPOLIS — Emotions ran high and discussions ran long as the Board of Public Works approved $7 million in Baltimore County school renovation projects — but not a cent of it going toward air conditioning in old schools. Comptroller Peter Franchot voted against the projects because he said the lack of air conditioning in 65 […]

Sep 7, 2011

$750K facelift has Broadway Market’s merchants optimistic

As workers put final touches on a $750,000 facelift of a city-owned market in Fells Point Wednesday, Joann Cha was busy cleaning and stocking up to reopen her pizza and deli stalls. “I was shut down for almost four months,” Cha said, referring to the Broadway Market’s south shed, where renovations include new flooring, upgraded […]

Jul 11, 2011

Annapolis Market House to reopen

ANNAPOLIS — Annapolis’ historic Market House is ready to reopen. City officials plan to reopen the renovated market Monday morning and introduce the new vendors who will occupy the centuries old downtown location near City Dock. The market first opened in 1788 and the current building was built in 1856 and renovated in 1972. In […]

Jun 12, 2011

$24.4M being spent to spruce up the Convention Center

At the Greater Baltimore Committee’s annual meeting last month, a crowd of 800 was wowed by plans to expand the Baltimore Convention Center, as well as build a new hotel and arena. But what Baltimoreans may not know is that the convention center is already in the middle of a $24.4 million project to upgrade […]

May 11, 2011

CJCC gets Baltimore courthouse renovation study

The latest plan to upgrade Baltimore’s outdated and dysfunctional circuit court buildings calls for extensive renovations to the existing Calvert Street courthouses and the construction of a new criminal courthouse a block away, an undertaking that will cost as much as $600 million. The feasibility study presented Wednesday at the Criminal Justice Coordinating Commission’s monthly […]

Apr 3, 2011

Changes will be noticeable to stadium fans

Baltimore Orioles fans will flood Eutaw Street on Monday to see an updated and enhanced stadium, much like the way they came to a new ballpark on April 6, 1992. As Camden Yards enters its 20th season, the Maryland Stadium Authority and the team are in the middle of a three-year, $30 million renovation project. […]

Apr 3, 2011

Staying on the cutting edge at Camden Yards

Oriole Park at Camden Yards was considered on the cutting edge of ballparks and heralded a new era of the baseball industry when it opened in 1992. But it’s now Major League Baseball’s 10th-oldest ballpark, and the state of the art has changed in those 19 years. Maryland Stadium Authority officials and the Orioles are […]

Mar 6, 2011

Baltimore County Circuit Court renovations unveiled

Timothy Sheridan escorted visitors into Baltimore County Circuit Court’s new Courtroom 18 last week and paused before describing all of the state-of-the-art features. “This is our home run,” said Sheridan, the court’s administrator. The new courtroom is part of a complete renovation of the north side of the building’s fourth floor. What was once dull, […]

Nov 22, 2010

Salisbury University projects to be done by summer

SALISBURY — The massive overhaul now transforming the face of Salisbury University’s campus is, according to officials, moving along nicely and all work should be wrapped up by summer. There are four active projects ongoing: construction of the new Perdue School of Business and the Seagull Square residence hall and retail complex, and the renovations […]

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