John Murray has joined Greenspring Energy as area sales manger for Arundel County, southern Maryland and portions of the Eastern Shore. As a sales manager for Greenspring Energy, a regional provider of solar and efficiency products and solutions, Murray works with customers to assess their energy utility patterns and develop customized solutions to significantly and […]
HAGERSTOWN — The American Red Cross says it’s cutting 17 full-time staff positions across western, central and southern Maryland. The nonprofit organization said Thursday it must consolidate operations in the Chesapeake region to reduce costs. Spokesman Doug Lent says the budget for disaster relief isn’t affected. Lent says offices in Cumberland and La Plata will […]
WASHINGTON — Schools in areas of southern Maryland that were hit hard by Hurricane Irene are still closed. All schools in Calvert and St. Mary’s counties will be closed Wednesday. And in Anne Arundel County, about 15 schools remained closed. In Howard County, all schools were open with the exception of Atholton High School. One […]
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LA PLATA — In a business park of red brick buildings and ornate marble fountains, programmers at Zekiah Technologies are engineering the next generation of software that will help the U.S. government and military respond to natural disasters and terrorist attacks. Zekiah’s neighbors include defense industry giant Scientific Applications International Corp. and Facchina, a family […]
Just look at the stock market over the last few weeks, jobless figures, unemployment insurance claims or really any metric you can think of and you won’t need much, if any, convincing the post-recession recovery has been anything but smooth sailing. The state adds jobs one month and loses them the next. Big stock market […]
UPPER MARLBORO — The University of Maryland Medical System will partner with Prince George’s County to revamp the long-struggling health care system in the county, Gov. Martin O’Malley announced Thursday. The partnership, which also includes the University System of Maryland and Dimensions Healthcare System, will review the county’s health care facilities and study the poss[...]
A Maryland appeals court has upheld Allstate Insurance Co.’s decision to stop offering new homeowners’ policies in Southern Maryland, the Lower Eastern Shore and parts of Anne Arundel County due to the company’s potential for catastrophic financial losses if a hurricane hits that region. In its 3-0 holding, the intermediate Court of Special Appeals said […]