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  • Horner Park residents fight tree-felling river restoration

    Horner Park residents fight tree-felling river restoration
    After searching for years, Michael Heltzer was overjoyed when he found a location for his company tucked away on Rockwell Street with a view of the Chicago River and the wildlife that frolics in the surrounding woodlands. So last week, Heltzer and...
  • Restored council chambers in Annapolis honor former mayor

    Gone are brightly-colored paintings of Colonial Annapolis life. Gone is the crumbling molding. Gone is the blue-painted trim. Annapolis city officials last week celebrated their renovated council chambers in City Hall, starting the Monday council meeting...
  • Errors cut tax bill on tower owned by Angelos

    Errors cut tax bill on tower owned by Angelos
    Baltimore has underbilled a downtown office tower owned by Orioles majority owner Peter G. Angelos by $390,000 in property taxes since 2011, government officials say — the most recent example of mistakes emerging from the city's Finance Department....
  • Changing places for a park view

    Changing places for a park view
    Trent Waite wasn't new to the Butchers Hill area when he purchased a home there three years ago. He simply exchanged the renovated one he already had in the Baltimore neighborhood for another that was in desperate need of fixing up. His reasoning was...
  • City Homes files for bankruptcy protection

    City Homes files for bankruptcy protection
    Facing a flurry of lead paint lawsuits, a nonprofit company that provides affordable housing in Baltimore has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. City Homes Inc. and its subsidiaries, which operate more than 300 apartment units in what...
  • Education briefs

    Perkins presents $192 million construction plan to school board Anne Arundel County Public Schools will host a hearing on Sept. 25 to gather public comment on a $192.1 million capital budget proposal unveiled last week by interim Superintendent Mamie J....
  • Capitol architect fires back at Quinn for cost criticism

    Capitol architect fires back at Quinn for cost criticism
    SPRINGFIELD --- The architect in charge of a $50 million renovation project at the Illinois Capitol is defending his work in the wake of criticism from Gov. Pat Quinn, saying Friday that the governor was "completely out of line."   J. Richard Alsop III...
  • Glendale residents asked to step up, lobby for Los Angeles River restoration

    Glendale residents asked to step up, lobby for Los Angeles River restoration
    Advocates for restoring natural areas along the Los Angeles River are calling on Glendale residents to lobby federal officials for inclusion of the city’s Verdugo Wash area in habitat rehabilitation plans. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday...
  • Five city projects receive historic tax credits

    Five city projects receive historic tax credits
    A century-old Station North movie theater, an East Baltimore church, a former cotton mill and two downtown office towers are among the renovation projects selected for financing next year under Maryland's historic preservation tax credit program. At a...
  • Bok Tower Gardens: State grant will help preserve grilles on landmark

    Bok Tower Gardens: State grant will help preserve grilles on landmark
    The Singing Tower at Bok Tower Gardens will undergo preservation efforts following a grant from Florida's Division of Historical Resources. The tower's restoration project, which will begin this summer, will focus on the large, decorative grilles on the...
  • Anonymous $1 million gift will jump-start Plaza Live renovations

    Anonymous $1 million gift will jump-start Plaza Live renovations
    How does a $1 million Christmas gift sound? That's how much one secret Santa gave to the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra to begin renovations at the Plaza Live theater, which will become the group's administrative headquarters and rehearsal facility....