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Award-winning Silver Spring community planner adds National Planning Award to list of accomplishments

An award-winning Silver Spring community planner and innovator has received another honor in the American Planning Association’s National Planning Excellence Award

Analysis: zip code 21223 in Baltimore has 20th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 21223 zip code area was 2,156 in the third quarter of 2018, a 49-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

THE GREATER BETHESDA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Empower Energies Welcomes Vanessa Deutschmann as Senior Director of Human Resources

Empower Energies, a leading provider of renewable energy solutions for commercial, institutional and industrial customers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Vanessa Deutschmann as Senior Director of Human Resources.

Analysis: 9 Maryland medical centers ranked among top U.S. hospitals

Nine Maryland medical centers were listed among the top facilities in the nation in a study of patient care by Healthgrades.com, a company that aims to help hospitals maintain customer loyalty and provide objective health information to patients.

Analysis: Maryland has 5th highest average credit card debt

Maryland finished fifth in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

Analysis: Baltimore has highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Baltimore was nearly 18,000 in the third quarter of 2018, a 701-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Baltimore-Towson area has 24th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Baltimore-Towson area was nearly 23,600 in the third quarter of 2018, a 1,091-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Maryland ranked No. 35 in average charitable giving

Maryland residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $5,248 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Maryland has 22nd highest home vacancy rate in nation

Maryland posted the 22nd highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION: Lockheed Martin Names Paul Colonna As President And Chief Investment Officer Of Lockheed Martin Investment Management Company

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has appointed Paul Colonna as president and chief investment officer (CIO) of Lockheed Martin Investment Management Company (LMIMCo), effective Jan. 7, 2019.

Maryland’s population rose 0.3% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Maryland’s population increased by 17,827, or 0.3 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Baltimore 67% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Baltimore is $152.61, 67 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

Analysis: Home affordability in Frederick County tanks

Frederick County had the lowest home affordability index in Maryland in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION: Lockheed Martin Names Kenneth R. Possenriede Executive Vice President And Chief Financial Officer

Lockheed Martin's board of directors has approved the appointment of Kenneth R. Possenriede, 58, as executive vice president and chief financial officer, succeeding Bruce L. Tanner, who intends to retire in mid-2019. Possenriede's appointment is effective Feb. 11, 2019.

FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY: FSU Presents the Outstanding Mentor Award to Three Faculty

Frostburg State University presented the Outstanding Mentor Award to three new nominees at this year’s Career Expo luncheon.

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