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Michaels in Bel Air (Credit: Patch File Photo)
Harold Sullivan April 19, 2014 at 07:03 am
Why has god forsaken such an adherent follower, such as this faith-driven organization?
itsneverboring April 19, 2014 at 07:50 am
Harold - you might be thinking of Hobby Lobby. Unfortunately I shopped at the Michael's in FrederickRead More during that time period. Again...
Buck Harmon April 20, 2014 at 08:04 am
These situations will most likely continue to get worse...technology works in both directions, andRead More considering the fast pace of it's development real security can't possibly be achieved. If you live off of cards your finances will never again be secure.
Life April 22, 2014 at 06:43 pm
Cee, Cee, Listen, the reason a self-employed person gets taxed in the first place is because he/sheRead More made money! Get that through your head! If my business failed, I wouldn't be paying any taxes. Instead, in 2012 and 2013, my business exploded and my company made tons of money. It's so obvious that your ignorant on the matter because you're telling me I don't know how to run a business and you're giving me advice on how to be successful. I have proven to myself first and foremost that I can start and sustain a profitable company because I'm good at what I do, I know my competition, I know my target area, I know how to market myself, etc. etc..But if you knew anything about TAXES and business, you would know that the more you make, the more the government wants. And the more the government takes, the less money I have to hire new employees or give raises to my existing employees. Believe me, my employees worked very, very hard and they deserve a raise. But the government took it from my company. If only you knew how many business owners DON'T pay themselves or DON'T give themselves a raise because of this anti-free market mentality of Obama ass kissers like yourself! It's tragic that you think you're smart when you're just so plain stupid!
CeeCee April 23, 2014 at 01:39 pm
Finally, we are in an agreement your employees deserve a raise.
Life April 23, 2014 at 03:41 pm
But you believe the government should get their raise. I believe my employees should get it.Read More Therein lies the difference. We don't agree at all.
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
mark April 18, 2014 at 08:23 am
When taxes are imposed on various industries then to stay in business the prices increase on theRead More consumer! Obamacare , gas taxes, payroll taxes, tolls, the proposed soda and candy tax , your tobacco tax is 75% of what the product really costs! Commercial Property tax increases! Do you people see what's going on here? This country is being destroyed by the Democrats! It is starting to resemble The a Soviet Union! We should change the name of this country to the USSA!
all-c-ing-eye April 18, 2014 at 03:14 pm
And all this time i thought it was Pork Barrel spending.
JBrad April 19, 2014 at 02:57 pm
Mark, Your words are absolutely disgusting. Please do not use this comment thread as a vehicle toRead More spew your racist mentality. And for your information, food-borne illnesses come from agriculture, period. All around the world, including in the U.S. Lastly, your hatred for people of colour does not mean that you understand disease, at all. Good luck in life.
Arne Sorenson, CEO of Bethesda-based Marriott International. File|Patch
Maryellen Brady April 4, 2014 at 08:59 am
Hearing some good things about Heather. Going to take a look but Gansler seems to be running strongRead More and of course Brown's Ads are good.
Bob Bobbers April 4, 2014 at 09:26 am
LT Governors usually don't far well in Maryland. That leaves us with Gansler. He strikes me as justRead More another corrupt politician who is only interested in himself.
MoCoRes April 4, 2014 at 11:45 am
Yes, Maryland arguably has good schools and jobs at the moment. But a quick trip around the BeltwayRead More will show you that Virginia and D.C. are progressing and developing. Do I think it's becasue of lax rules in those areas? Maybe but not entirely. I'm a Democrat and I gladly voted for O'Malley. But my biggest problem with progressives in Maryland and other places is they tend to be more interested in activism rather than governing. Should businesses be able to walk all over us and do whatever they want? No. But there needs to be a proper balance between attracting business and regulations. And I don't think Maryland has it right now. Regarding the next governor, I don't know Brown and Mizeur all that well. But I don't trust Gansler.
Under Armour founder Kevin Plank. File|Patch
William H. Wilson April 2, 2014 at 08:41 am
Wonderful for this MRYLAND Firm.
Avery Schlacter April 3, 2014 at 12:57 pm
Thanks for sharing this with me. I've been looking for a company where I can make signs or banners.Read More My friend said I should try checking out this site <a href='http://www.royalstamp.ca/products' > http://www.royalstamp.ca/products </a>.
Wegmans grocery store chain, which has several stores in Maryland, ranks tops for customer satisfaction. File|Patch
Veronica Pond April 1, 2014 at 07:14 am
GO WEGMANS! And since the evil city of Westminster does not have a Wegmans (nor do they deserveRead More one!), it's a win win to take your hard earned dollars and spend it in a city that doesn't treat their residents as criminals! I used to feel guilty when I shopped at Wegmans. NOT ANY MORE!! Best food store on the planet!!!
Maryellen Brady April 1, 2014 at 11:00 am
Good for Wegmans, I sure hope they pay their employees well, promote from within and most of allRead More dont rely on taxpayers as does WALMART for their government corporate subsidies. Each WALMART costs taxpayers $900,000 a year. It would be good to know if WEGMANS is a real plus to the community, as is Costco.
Energy efficient appliances and products can be purchased this weekend without paying 6 percent sales tax. File|Patch
Bryan Harz February 17, 2014 at 06:55 am
I think we have 2 tax free holidays this year. This one and the one in August (3rd thru 9th). OfRead More course I needed to replace my hot water heater last month so I miss out on this one. lol
Shanna February 17, 2014 at 08:59 am
well they don't advertise it very good. Did anyone even know about this?
Bryan Harz February 17, 2014 at 09:23 am
You are right. I heard from a friend on Saturday. I also saw a TV ad, but still, not enough timeRead More to take advantage of it.
1st Mariner Bank in Perry Hall. (Credit: Patch File Photo)
William H. Wilson February 11, 2014 at 09:08 am
Doesn't look good! Not good publicity for First Mariner Bank and I don't blame the investors ifRead More they take all their money now!
macgeek February 11, 2014 at 11:42 am
I dont trust any banks anymore. they all follow the same outdated rules which help them and not us.Read More they win and we lose. borrow money and they charge 19% interest or more. if I save money, they give me .001% interest. seems a little one sided don't you think?
Bill Bateman's, Bel Air. (Credit: Elizabeth Janney)
John Manchester February 5, 2014 at 06:50 am
Bateman's Rt 1 food quality had gone down hill over time. Even the Bistro is not the same as theRead More original Harford Rd and Cub Hill Rd location.
Alana Denise Hicks-Amoroso February 5, 2014 at 01:36 pm
We actually loved Bateman's!! The Cajun wings were outstanding and their burgers are to die forRead More but.....the atmosphere in the dining section needs to be either updated or changed all together. It has no appeal at all. We always liked the old town Bel Air pictures that hung on the walls at one time. The tv was a nice touch but the wires hanging down were a distraction. I don't know.....I think a renovation would help the place immensely but please don't leave town.....no place in BelAir that I can get my Cajun wings that I love so much!!!! Good luck with everything.
Kelly C. Anderson February 6, 2014 at 10:12 am
I agree with the person above. I love the wings and the burgers.
Maryland's unemployment rate continues to remain below the national rate. File|Patch
HappieGrannie January 28, 2014 at 06:39 pm
Ok this report is so far from the truth it is sad. The reason the Unemployment rate is down isRead More because folks have used up their 29 weeks and are now off the books. They are still unemployed and those folks either are on welfare ( if they have kids otherwise they get no help there) or have just given up and are either living with friends or family or they are homeless. OweMalley doesn't count those folks because it messes with his numbers
Chicken on the Roof in mid-January. (Credit: Elizabeth Janney)
Rose Cooper February 2, 2014 at 11:05 pm
I totally support them being able to have the chicken on the roof, but the drop in business mightRead More have something to do with it being 13 degrees below 0 lately
ssaunders March 6, 2014 at 11:41 am
The chicken is back on the roof!
Just Wondering March 10, 2014 at 01:08 pm
Just goes to show when you take over or buy a business you should always check to see if it was inRead More compliance with local laws and state laws. Just because it was there when you bought doesn't mean that it was within compliance.