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  • District 12: Kent Boles Jr.

    District 12: Kent Boles Jr.
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council. I have a B.S. with honors from the University of Baltimore's Robert G. Merrick School of Business and a J.D. from the University...
  • Howard Co. Council to consider green building tax credits

    The Howard County Council is considering this month a bill to authorize property tax credits for homeowners whose property meets environmental design standards, a measure that would make the county one of the few local governments to give such breaks....
  • Sun analysis finds 17 owners with three or four homestead credits, hundreds of double-dippers

    Sun analysis finds 17 owners with three or four homestead credits, hundreds of double-dippers
    Since 2009 Patrick Tong has received "homestead" property tax breaks worth $18,000 on three rowhouses he owns in East Baltimore. He's quick to agree that he hasn't been entitled to a penny of it. Homeowners qualify for the break only on their...
  • Rawlings-Blake looks to legacy of full term

    Rawlings-Blake looks to legacy of full term
    As Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake embarks on a full four-year term after Tuesday's election victory, she faces the challenge of forging a legacy in a city grappling with decades of decline and years of financial shortfalls. Some political...
  • Howard should go green, not go easy

    Howard County is considering creating "green" residential property tax credits for property owners ("Bill would foster green construction," Nov. 6). To get the proposed credit, a project would have to earn a Silver Rating as defined by the U.S. Green...
  • Bartlett Village President Michael Kelly resigns amid questions about late property taxes

    Bartlett Village President Michael Kelly resigns amid questions about late property taxes
    Bartlett Village President Michael E. Kelly abruptly resigned from office this week amid questions about his failure to pay his property taxes on time. Kelly, an attorney who was elected village president in 2009 after a dozen years as Hanover Township...
  • Don't raise debt cap, lawmakers told

    The General Assembly's chief budget analyst warned lawmakers Thursday that too much borrowing to achieve Gov. Martin O'Malley's goal of creating jobs through public works spending could put the state's sterling bond rating in jeopardy. Warren G....
  • A year of challenges for city residents

    A year of challenges for city residents
    A year ago, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake gave an inaugural address that was both lofty in vision and grounded in reality — the poetry of growing Baltimore by 10,000 residents in the next decade tempered by the prose of how to get there. "We...
  • Surf, turf and taxes

    Surf, turf and taxes
    Visitors to Ocean City are often struck by the contrasting fortunes of the vacant Ocean Plaza Mall on 94th Street and the bustle of development along U.S. 50 in West Ocean City, with its new Walmart and other big-box stores. There are a number of...
  • Reducing Baltimore taxes doesn't require a casino

    Now that Baltimore has finally received approval for a vendor for a slots casino, MayorStephanie Rawlings-Blakestates she wants to use the proceeds to reduce the property tax rate ("As city's casino moves forward, Rocky Gap plans to scale back," Aug. 1)....
  • Letter: 'Watchdogs' offer suggestions for economic development

    The following was sent to Harford County Executive David R. Craig. A copy was provided for publication. In reference to all the information provided about the Economic Development Policy, I submit the following from my committee, The Citizens of...