Wed February 18, 2015

Spirit adding flights from BWI to Atlanta, Los Angeles

LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) — Spirit Airlines says it will start offering nonstop daily flights from BWI Airport to Atlanta and Los Angeles.

The airline said Tuesday that flights to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will begin June 18, and flights to Los Angeles International Airport will start on July 10.

Spirit will fly one daily roundtrip flight between BWI Marshall and both Atlanta and Los Angeles.

Atlanta and Los Angeles are the eighth and ninth destinations served by Spirit Airlines from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

Read more


Mon February 16, 2015
Restaurant Week-Annapolis

Annapolis Restaurant Week begins Feb. 23

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The city of Annapolis is gearing up for its Restaurant Week.

Annapolis Restaurant Week will begin Feb. 23 and run through March 1. More than 40 restaurants plan to participate in the week of meal deals.

The Annapolis Business Association, which is behind the event, says that this year's meal deal prices will be $12.95 for breakfast, $15.95 for lunch and $32.95 for dinner.

The breakfast and lunch meal deals are two-course meals while dinner is a three-course meal.

Read more


Mon February 16, 2015
Revenue Review Panel

Review panel continues to mull Delaware tax structure

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — A panel exploring how to make Delaware's revenue portfolio less unpredictable and more reflective of economic conditions is taking a close look at the state's corporate income and gross receipts tax systems.

Monday's meeting of the Structural Revenue Review Committee includes a background look at the corporate tax system, its conformity with the internal revenue code, and how it compares to other states.

The panel also will look at the background and history of the gross receipts tax on businesses.

Read more


Tue February 3, 2015
Bank of America-Layoffs

Bank of America laying off 200-plus in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Bank of America is planning to lay off more than 200 workers in Norfolk in a division that handles troubled mortgages.

The company recently filed a notice with state and local officials alerting them to the planned staff reduction in the Legacy Asset Servicing division. Layoffs are expected to take place March 29.

Read more


Mon February 2, 2015
Business Help

New Delaware website offers information to businesses

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — State officials are announcing a new website aimed at helping entrepreneurs find the information they need to form businesses in Delaware.

Gov. Jack Markell planned to join state employees and business leaders Monday in New Castle to tout the website, called Business First Steps.

Officials say the website will help businesses find information on licenses, permits, and other requirements. The site includes an index of almost 200 industries, professions and products that require state registrations, licenses, certifications or permits.

Read more