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  • City approves money for outside audits over Pratt's objections

    City approves money for outside audits over Pratt's objections
    Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt objected Wednesday to the city's use of outside auditors, saying her office could do the reviews of municipal agencies for less money and with greater independence.
  • West Baltimore development receives preliminary approval of $58.6 million TIF

    West Baltimore development receives preliminary approval of $58.6 million TIF
    The city's Board of Finance approved $58.6 million in financing Monday for new homes, shops and other construction near the University of Maryland Biopark and the Edgar Allan Poe House — an area that has suffered from disinvestment and blight. The...

    Democratic club looks to reinvent Baltimore tradition

    Democratic club looks to reinvent Baltimore tradition
    Long gone are the days when Harry "Soft Shoes" McGuirk ruled South Baltimore's Stonewall Democratic Club as a benevolent despot, the last of the city's old-school political bosses. So, too, is the era when the Curran family's United Third District...

    City should reject privatizing water

    City should reject privatizing water
    I stand with those who rallied to keep public water in public hands and applaud Councilman Carl Stokes for calling for a hearing ("Hearing scheduled for concerns on city water system privatization," Oct. 27). Baltimore should not enter into a contract...

    Fire won't affect redevelopment, neighbors say

    Fire won't affect redevelopment, neighbors say
    Burned-out rowhouses on East Preston Street, charred by a wind-swept fire Sunday, were outfitted Monday with new plywood coverings over downstairs windows and doors. Normally, such boards are evidence of a neighborhood in decline in Baltimore. But...