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Maryland Attorney General calls for public input on potential Kroger-Albertsons merger

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown is actively seeking input from Marylanders regarding the proposed merger between two major national supermarket companies: Kroger, known for operating chains like Harris Teeter, and Albertsons, which operates chains like Safeway. As part of its commitment to safeguarding fair competition, worker rights, agricultural interests, and consumer welfare, the Office of Attorney General’s (OAG) …


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Attorney General Frosh issues statement opposing DOJ’s settlement with T-Mobile, Sprint

BALTIMORE, MD – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Friday released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it had reached a settlement with telecommunications giants cellular carriers T-Mobile and Sprint that supports their proposed merger: “The addition of Dish to the mix is a fig leaf that doesn’t cover up the ugly parts of …


Middle River rescue, fire companies to merge, effective today

On Wednesday, August 31, 2016, the Middle River Volunteer Ambulance Rescue Company 52 and the Middle River Volunteer Fire Company 22, will merge and become one fire company. The companies are changing their names but not their mission. The new Middle River Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company 74 celebrates its new beginning with a ceremony at the Wilson Point Station, 1100 …

Mars supermarket in Carney Village to become Weis

UPDATE: It’s official. The new Weis in Carney Village Shopping Center is now open for business. Original story below… —— The Mars supermarket in Carney Village Shopping Center will soon become a Weis. Weis Markets on Tuesday announced that it has entered into an agreement with Mars Super Markets, Inc. to purchase five Mars stores in Baltimore County, including two …