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  • No more Harbor Point surprises

    No more Harbor Point surprises
    Those who are dead set against the proposed $107 million in tax increment financing bonds to cover roads, parks and other infrastructure associated with the Harbor Point project are bound to find disquieting the news that developer Michael Beatty plans to...
  • Harbor Point developer to buy project's city-issued bonds

    Harbor Point developer to buy project's city-issued bonds
    The developer of Harbor Point plans to buy the initial offering of city-issued bonds for the $1.8 billion project, accruing millions in interest from the controversial public financing deal, city officials confirmed Thursday. Developer Michael S. Beatty'...
  • Council committee guts bill aimed at capping Ticketmaster fees

    Council committee guts bill aimed at capping Ticketmaster fees
    Ticketmaster and other ticket sellers could add unlimited fees to the price of admission for concerts and sporting events under legislation approved by a key City Council committee on Tuesday. The committee gutted a bill that sought to limit...
  • Claims that tax big subsidies for developers will help the poor ring hollow

    Claims that tax big subsidies for developers will help the poor ring hollow
    Congratulations to City Council members Carl Stokes and Nick Mosby for forcefully questioning the proposed $107 million in taxpayer assistance for a major waterfront development ("Harbor Point tax deal challenged," June 3). After four decades of working...
  • Harbor Point and Perkins Homes

    Harbor Point and Perkins Homes
    Tomorrow City Councilman Carl Stokes plans to hold a hearing on a resolution calling on the developers of the tony Harbor Point project on Baltimore's waterfront to invest at least $15.6 million into the nearby Perkins Homes public housing development. It...
  • Council committee approves aid for Harbor Point

    Council committee approves aid for Harbor Point
    After hearing from scores of citizens opposed to the deal, a Baltimore City Council committee approved a plan Wednesday night to give millions in taxpayer assistance to the $1.8 billion Harbor Point development. The 3-0 vote came over the objections of...
  • BDC says Stokes spreading misleading information about Harbor Point

    BDC says Stokes spreading misleading information about Harbor Point
    The Baltimore Development Corp. has accused City Councilman Carl Stokes of spreading misleading information about the $1 billion Harbor Point development and how it qualified for tax breaks meant for impoverished areas. Stokes, chairman of the City...
  • Two more killed as Baltimore violence continues

    Two more killed as Baltimore violence continues
    An alarming rise in summer violence continued Thursday, as the past week's death toll rose to 12 in Baltimore and politicians began sniping over blame. City police announced arrests — including men charged in previous violence — even as...
  • Mayor plans to introduce tax program for city apartments

    Mayor plans to introduce tax program for city apartments
    As part of her push to increase Baltimore's population, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to introduce legislation to the City Council next week that will provide generous tax breaks to builders of apartment buildings downtown and in six other...
  • Despair, resolve in Baltimore after 20 shot over the weekend

    Despair, resolve in Baltimore after 20 shot over the weekend
    Surrounded by farmland at an Iowa facility for troubled youths, Gervontae Burgess' circumstances could hardly have been more different from those in his violent Baltimore neighborhood. Brad Knight, Burgess' football coach, remembers a bright young man...
  • Stokes will hold hearing on Harbor Point

    Stokes will hold hearing on Harbor Point
    The chairman of the City Council's taxation committee says he'll hold a hearing on $107 million in infrastructure financing for the Harbor Point development now that he's received documents outlining the case for the funding. Last week, Councilman...