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"It"s Wrong, And It"s Scary" – Baltimore County Teachers "Frightened" By Spike In Violence

"It"s Wrong, And It"s Scary" – Baltimore County Teachers "Frightened" By Spike In Violence.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 13th, 2018

Brazil"s Bolsonaro Sends In Troops To Eradicate Criminal Gangs Amid Spike In Violence

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has sent 300 soldiers to the northern city of Fortaleza with orders to stop a surge in criminal attacks targeting banks, buses and shops, according to France24.  Ceara on fire... pic.twitter.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 6th, 2019

Baltimore County Council approves $78M for Tradepoint Atlantic infrastructure

The Baltimore County Council unanimously approved a $78 million grant Monday night to fund infrastructure at the 3,100-acre Tradepoint Atlantic development. The deal is a shift from the $150 million tax increment financing request Tradepoint had propos.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 17th, 2018

Baltimore County Spends $147 Million On School Laptops; Four Years Later Test Scores Still Terrible

Four years ago Baltimore County began a $147 million program to put laptops in the hands of students from first through 12th grade in the hopes that access to technology would transform the way kids learn and .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 14th, 2018

Here are Greater Baltimore"s 2018 SAT scores. See which school scored the highest.

River Hill High School maintained its ranking as the public school with the highest mean SAT score in Greater Baltimore. The Howard County school had a mean total score of 1309, a 30-point increase from last year. The SAT is comprised of two secti.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 10th, 2018

However You"re Defining Risk in This Scary Stock Market, You"re Probably Wrong

Risk is really how much portfolio volatility you can live with.....»»

Category: topSource: barronsDec 7th, 2018

FA Center: However you’re defining risk in this scary stock market — you’re probably wrong

Risk is really how much portfolio volatility you can live with, writes Mark Hulbert......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 4th, 2018

Maryland releases new star ratings of public schools. Here"s who came out on top.

Baltimore's County's Eastern Technical High School and Howard County's River Hill High School are the best high schools in Greater Baltimore, according to new data from the Maryland State Department of Education. That means they showed strong perfor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 4th, 2018

Olszewski defeats Redmer in Baltimore County Executive race

John Olszewski Jr., a Democratic former teacher and state delegate who touted his family's local blue-collar roots, handily defeated Republican Al Redmer on Tuesday to become the next county executive in Baltimore County. Olszewski — whose nickn.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 7th, 2018

Prince George"s planning board details maglev concerns

Prince George’s County planning officials have submitted a list of concerns to the Maryland Department of Transportation about plans to build a $12 billion high-speed train connecting Baltimore and D.C. Prince George’s County Planning Board Cha.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2018

The nation"s top haunted attraction is a short drive from D.C.

Take this drive to Baltimore County, if you dare. The commute to 7875 Eastpoint Mall might be a nightmare, but what awaits promises to be even scarier. There, you’ll find Bennett’s Curse, named the best haunted attraction in the United States, a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2018

Federal grant will pay for 100 new Triad teachers over four years

A $4 million federal grant to be shared by two Triad universities and Guilford County Schools will guarantee 100 new teachers will remain in county classrooms for at least three years each. The U.S. Department of Education awarded the Teacher Qualit.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2018

In the C-Suite: Samuelson"s Diamonds CEO is putting a new shine on an old business

Samuelson's Diamonds moved to a new location in Baltimore County after nearly 100 years in the city......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 8th, 2018

You probably grew up terrified of toxic shock syndrome — here are 12 things you"re getting wrong about it

Stefan Wermuth/Reuters Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is commonly thought to be a scary death sentence that appears when you leave in a ta.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 31st, 2018

Fresh off NCAA upset, UMBC athletics see business boost

Six months after the University of Maryland, Baltimore County's historic upset in the NCAA men's basketball tournament, the school's athletics department remains abuzz. Ticket sales and sponsorships are soaring at UMBC as the fall sports season gets un.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 25th, 2018

Guinness brewery in Maryland attracts 10,000 visitors in first weekend

It's been pretty well established that the Guinness Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House, which opened last week in Baltimore County, hopes to draw in 300,000 visitors during its first year in business. The new brewery found itself 3 percent of the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 10th, 2018

Spike Gjerde"s Parts & Labor to close Aug. 5

Remington restaurant and butchery Parts & Labor will close Aug. 5 after a five-year run, a spokeswoman for Foodshed LLC confirmed Monday morning. An article in Baltimore Magazine attributes the close to profitability challenges related to operatin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2018

Tradepoint Atlantic to seek $150M TIF for infrastructure at Sparrows Point

The massive redevelopment of the Sparrows Point steel mill in Baltimore County will need up to $150 million in tax increment financing assistance to help build new roads and infrastructure, the developer says. Tradepoint Atlantic officials said they.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 25th, 2018

These are the largest chambers of commerce in Greater Baltimore

The Howard County Chamber of Commerce is the largest chamber in Greater Baltimore, with more than 700 members – from sole proprietors to large international firms. The chamber's top five reasons for doing business in Howard County: a central l.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 13th, 2018

Shooting reported at newspaper in Annapolis, Md.

A shooting has reportedly occurred at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Md. A reporter for the newspaper told the Baltimore Sun that multiple people had been shot. A spokesman for the Anne Arundel County Police Department said officers ar.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 28th, 2018

Baltimore County"s Guinness brewery sets an opening date

The new Guinness brewery in Baltimore County is getting ready to open its gates to the public. The brewery — Guinness' first on American soil in 64 years — has set a grand opening date of Aug. 3, brand ambassador Ryan Wagner said Wednesday. Th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018